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English Law & Hong Kong Law LLB and JD, L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
Our English Law & Hong Kong Law LLB and JD programme offered at King's College London is an exciting four-year course offering you a fantastic opportunity to gain two qualifications in four years. Spend the first two years at King's College London and the following two years at our partner university Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). 
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Overview

Key benefits

  • Recognised globally as one of the UK's premier law schools.
  • Spend two years at CUHK Law, a world-class law school at the crossroads of Asia.
  • Teaching by internationally respected, leading academics, visiting lecturers and practitioners from global law firms.
  • Unrivalled location for law, based in Somerset House East Wing on the Strand, with the Royal Courts of Justice, Law Society and Inns of Court all on your doorstep.
  • Excellent legal research resources at the KCL’s impressive Maughan Library and CUHK's Lee Quo Wei Law Library.
  • Active student-run societies organising social and career-oriented functions as well as mooting competitions.
  • The generous The Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme aims to support the brightest and best students. The Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and open to all who apply to study Law at King's College London and who are offered a place on one of our LLB programmes.

Career prospects

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.

The English Law & Hong Kong Law LLB and JD programme is offered at King's College London.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Elements of the Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law 
  • Public Law 
  • European Law 
  • Legal Reasoning and Legal Services 
  • Law of Property 
  • Law of Tort 
  • Law of Trusts 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

Required grades

  • A*AA
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.Required subjects
  • No required subjects.
Preferred subjects
  • No preferred subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23550 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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