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Law with Hong Kong Law LLB and LLM

UCAS code: M100

Key information

Course type:
Single honours at King's plus other award at partner institution
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Our Law with Hong Kong Law LLB is a stimulating course that allows you to fulfil the requirements of a qualifying law degree in England & Wales while also gaining knowledge about the Hong Kong legal system.

Key benefits

  • Recognised globally as one of the UK's premier law schools.
  • Teaching by internationally respected, leading academics, visiting lecturers and practitioners from global law firms.
  • Unrivalled location for law, with the Royal Courts of Justice, Law Society and Inns of Court all on your doorstep.
  • Excellent legal research resources at the College’s impressive Maughan Library.
  • Active student-run societies organising social and career-oriented functions as well as mooting competitions.
  • By studying two legal systems, you will have a better understanding of the law by being able to compare both systems, will be in a better position to advise clients in legal practice, and have the opportunity to widen your intellectual horizon.
  • Allows you to appreciate culturally and socially diverse environments and thereby contribute to a better understanding of both countries.

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Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed. The English Law with Hong Kong Law LLB is an exciting three-year course offering you a fantastic opportunity to gain international experience by spending one year studying law abroad. Our partner university for this course is currently University of Hong Kong (HKU) During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course. At the end of your studies you will be awarded with “English Law and Hong Kong Law LLB” from King’s and an LLM from the University of Hong Kong. Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed.

Course Aims

  • The English Law with Hong Kong Law LLB is an exciting three-year course offering you a fantastic opportunity to gain international experience by spending one year studying law abroad.
  • During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course.
  • At the end of your studies you will be awarded with “English Law and Hong Kong Law LLB” from King’s and an LLM from the University of Hong Kong.

Base campuses

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Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

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Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply to study abroad, supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional internships

Students will be supported through innovative digital education tools to discover meaningful work experience for themselves, including internships, insight programmes, which you can undertake alongside your studies.

Find out more about internships

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

This course is further regulated by the: • Law Benchmark Statement (2015) • Criteria for degrees (King’s College London) • Joint Statement of the Law Society and the General Council of the Bar (1999) • H-level descriptors of the framework for higher education qualifications (2014)

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

There is no direct entry to this programme. Students on the King's LLB (M100) may apply for transfer once enrolled. Transfer is not guaranteed.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be assigned a personal tutor, who will advise on academic and personal issues and offer some careers assistance. We attach great importance to maintaining good relations between staff and students and our Staff- Student Liaison Committee meets regularly.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Essays

Assessment in optional modules varies and may encompass, for example, examinations, essays, moots, or a negotiation exercise.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed. During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

King’s Law graduates are popular with many employers. The majority of our students choose to become solicitors in leading law firms. Some choose broader business roles such as financial analyst, management consultant or graduate trainee in a variety of sectors. Others find their law degree opens up opportunities in international development, advisory work, the public sector and teaching. Although the employment market is competitive, our students have been very successful in obtaining posts with the firms or sets of chambers for which they wanted to work. Many law firms will target our students because they have come to associate King’s with very high-quality, motivated applicants comparable to those from other top law schools both in the UK and overseas.

King’s Careers Service can provide you with all the information and support you need to make an informed career choice and to increase your chances of success.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • United Nations Official
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Head of Trading
  • Management Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academic

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books, if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Graduation costs
  • Travel costs for travel around London, and between campuses.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed. The English Law with Hong Kong Law LLB is an exciting three-year course offering you a fantastic opportunity to gain international experience by spending one year studying law abroad. Our partner university for this course is currently University of Hong Kong (HKU) During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course. At the end of your studies you will be awarded with “English Law and Hong Kong Law LLB” from King’s and an LLM from the University of Hong Kong. Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed.

Course Aims

  • The English Law with Hong Kong Law LLB is an exciting three-year course offering you a fantastic opportunity to gain international experience by spending one year studying law abroad.
  • During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course.
  • At the end of your studies you will be awarded with “English Law and Hong Kong Law LLB” from King’s and an LLM from the University of Hong Kong.

Base campuses

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Special features

Study abroad

On this programme, you will have the opportunity to apply to study abroad, supported by the Study Abroad Tutor in your department and King’s Global Mobility Office. Together with partner organisations around the world, you will be supported in navigating your international, educational journey, developing new skills and competences and learning to apply different perspectives to your chosen discipline.

Find out more about Study Abroad
Optional internships

Students will be supported through innovative digital education tools to discover meaningful work experience for themselves, including internships, insight programmes, which you can undertake alongside your studies.

Find out more about internships

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

This course is further regulated by the: • Law Benchmark Statement (2015) • Criteria for degrees (King’s College London) • Joint Statement of the Law Society and the General Council of the Bar (1999) • H-level descriptors of the framework for higher education qualifications (2014)

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

There is no direct entry to this programme. Students on the King's LLB (M100) may apply for transfer once enrolled. Transfer is not guaranteed.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You will be assigned a personal tutor, who will advise on academic and personal issues and offer some careers assistance. We attach great importance to maintaining good relations between staff and students and our Staff- Student Liaison Committee meets regularly.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • Essays

Assessment in optional modules varies and may encompass, for example, examinations, essays, moots, or a negotiation exercise.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Students on the Law LLB (M100) course may apply during their second year to transfer to this course. Selection is on the basis of academic performance, seriousness of purpose and maturity. Selection for the programme can be competitive and transfer is not guaranteed. During the first two years of this course you will study the Law LLB at King’s. Your third year will be at HKU, where you will study on their LLM course.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

King’s Law graduates are popular with many employers. The majority of our students choose to become solicitors in leading law firms. Some choose broader business roles such as financial analyst, management consultant or graduate trainee in a variety of sectors. Others find their law degree opens up opportunities in international development, advisory work, the public sector and teaching. Although the employment market is competitive, our students have been very successful in obtaining posts with the firms or sets of chambers for which they wanted to work. Many law firms will target our students because they have come to associate King’s with very high-quality, motivated applicants comparable to those from other top law schools both in the UK and overseas.

King’s Careers Service can provide you with all the information and support you need to make an informed career choice and to increase your chances of success.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • United Nations Official
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Head of Trading
  • Management Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academic

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • Books, if you choose to buy your own copies
  • Clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • Library fees and fines
  • Personal photocopies
  • Printing course handouts
  • Society membership fees
  • Stationery
  • Graduation costs
  • Travel costs for travel around London, and between campuses.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Key information

Course type:
Single honours at King's plus other award at partner institution
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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