The Preparatory Programme for Bachelor of Laws (LLB) aims at preparing students for the examinations leading to the award by the University of London (UoL). The LLB examinations will be arranged by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority each year. All examination questions will be set by faculty at the University of London.
Upon successful completion of the examinations, students will be awarded a University of London Degree or Diploma. Candidates granted Degrees or Diplomas by the University of London will have attained the same academic standard as those study on campus.
Primary Area of Study
To be eligible to register for the LLB, applicants must normally* be at least 17 years of age at the time of registration and have passes in:
(i) either 2 subjects at GCE 'A' level and at least 3 further subjects at GCSE or GCE 'O' level (at not less than grade C or a 'pass' if taken prior tp 1975); OR
(ii) 3 subjects at GCE 'A' level (1 of which must be at least grade D or above); OR
(iii) 3 subjects at GCE 'A' level and 1 further subject at GCSE or GCE 'O' level (at not less than grade C); OR
(iv) 2 subjects at GCE 'A' level and 2 further subjects at 'AS' level.
* Applications will be considered from applicants who do not meet the normal minimum age requirement for admission.
English language required standard:
Candidates will meet the English language requirements on the basis that they have:
- passed acceptable examinations in English equivalent to GCSE/GCE 'O' Level English Language grade C; OR
- passed, at an appropriate level within the past three years, a test of proficiency in English that is acceptable to the University.
Entrance requirements for Graduate Entry Routes
(i) graduates holding a full first degree from a state university in the United Kingdom or another European country or in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa or the Caribbean
(ii) graduates holding a full first degree from a regionally accredited institution in the USA
(iii) graduates holding a full first degree from an Indian Institute of Technology or a four-year, full-time first degree from a recognised university or a three-year, full-time first degree from a limited number of acceptable universities in India
(iv) graduates holding a four-year full-time first degree from a limited number of acceptable universities in Vietnam.