Graduate Diploma in Law Part Time - Diploma en Derecho
Part-time: 60 months (normative study period).
The JD/MBA Programme is an integrated postgraduate double-degree that is academically rigorous and professional enriching leading to the award of both a Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This Programme is jointly hosted by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Business Administration and is the first of its kind in Asia. It is specifically designed to equip you with the education and skills required for leadership roles in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Asia.
graduated from a recognised university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in a non law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
graduated from an Honours Programme of a recognised university with a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, achieving an average grade of not lower than “B” in undergraduate courses; or
completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
Full-time Mode: the Programme type is “MBA, Full-time”, code is R9H-0W-26; and
Part-time Mode: The Programme type is “MBA, Part-time”, code is R9H-0W-08.
For the Full-time Programme: 3 years’ post-qualification full-time work experience or recognised professional qualifications are expected;
For the Part-time Programme: at least 3 years’ post qualification full-time work experience or recognised professional qualifications.
Part-time mode: 96 units: including 60 units of JD component and 36 units of MBA components;
YEAR 1 JD COMPONENTS:
Legal Research, Analysis and Writing
Principles of Contract
Principles of Civil Procedure
Principles of Tort
YEAR 2 JD COMPONENTS:
Ethics and Professional Virtue
Principles of Constitutional Law
Principles of Criminal Law
Principles of Administrative Law
Principles of Criminal Procedure
YEAR 3 JD COMPONENTS:
Principles of Company Law
Principles of Equity and Trusts
Principles of Land Law
Principles of Commercial Law
Principles of Evidence
Independent Research OR Independent Research Dissertation
Principles of Conveyancing
Minimum Cumulative grade-point average: for both the JD and MBA components of the Programme. Students who do not satisfy this requirement will be dropped from the Programme.
IT Proficiency Requirement: all students are required to pass the University IT Proficiency Test before they graduate.
Further study options:
Postgraduate studies for Master or PhD degrees.
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) (on completion of required elective courses and meeting other rigorous admission requirements).