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LLM(CFL) Corporate and Financial Law (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Part Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

55000 HKD
55000 HKD

Application fee

International 300 HKD
National 300 HKD
Faculty of Law
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)93
TOEFL-PBT (min)583

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About this course

Hong Kong is today one of the world’s leading financial centres, and its vibrant economy and world-class regulatory regimes offer outstanding opportunities for study, rarely matched elsewhere. This programme combines expertise in the area of corporate and financial law and provides a comprehensive study of the law and problems encountered in a sophisticated commercial and financial community.


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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must comply with the General Regulations and fulfil at least one of requirements 

  • hold a degree of Bachelor of Laws with at least second class honours or an equivalent qualification accepted by the University for this purpose; or
  • hold a degree in a discipline other than law with at least second class honours accepted by the University for this purpose and have at least two years relevant experience and professional qualifications; or
  • have obtained either the Common Professional Examination of England and Wales or the Common Professional Examination Certificate of this University, provided that in either case a second class honours degree or a qualification of equivalent standard of this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose has also been obtained.
  • for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the Faculty English language requirement with one of the following recognized English tests:
    •  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A score of 593 or above (paper-based test) or 97 or above (internet-based test)
    •  International English Language Testing System (IELTS): An overall band score of 7 or above with no subtest below 6.5
  • The test score report is valid for two years for admissions purpose.

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Course Modules

Compulsory courses

  • LLAW6055 Law of international finance I
  • LLAW6025 Company law and securities regulation in the People’s Republic of China
  • LLAW6207 Corporate conflicts
  • LLAW6082 Corporate government and shareholders remedies

Capstone courses

(Candidates must choose at least one 9-credit course from the list below.)

  • LLAW6127 Current issues in financial law
  • LLAW6224 Mergers and acquisitions
  • LLAW6057 International securities law
  • LLAW6054 Dissertation (9 credits)
  • LLAW6014 Dissertation (18 credits)


  • LLAW6187 Advanced topics in competition law
  • LLAW6236 ASEAN law
  • LLAW6024 Banking law
  • LLAW6153 Business and human rights
  • LLAW6172 Carriage of goods by sea
  • LLAW6185 China investment law
  • LLAW6186 China trade law
  • LLAW6124 Communications law
  • LLAW6025 Company law and securities regulation in the People’s Republic of China
  • LLAW6248 Comparative contract law
  • LLAW6154 Competition law I
  • LLAW6155 Competition law II
  • LLAW6101 Competition, mergers and acquisitions
  • LLAW6245 Compliance in the Hong Kong securities industry
  • LLAW6252 Construction of Commercial Contracts
  • LLAW6207 Corporate conflicts
  • LLAW6082 Corporate governance and shareholder remedies
  • LLAW6267 Courts
  • LLAW6002 Credit and security law
  • LLAW6206 Cross border corporate finance: issues and techniques
  • LLAW6214 Current issues in Chinese law
  • LLAW6087 Current issues in insolvency law
  • LLAW6088 Derivatives: law and regulation
  • LLAW6111 E-business law
  • LLAW6210 Energy law
  • LLAW6222 Financial dispute resolution: Hong Kong and international perspectives
  • LLAW6194 Global business law I
  • LLAW6195 Global business law II
  • LLAW6107 Insurance law
  • LLAW6099 International commercial arbitration
  • LLAW6133 International economic law
  • LLAW6128 International trade law I
  • LLAW6096 International tax and tax planning
  • LLAW6110 Law and regulation of banking and insurance in the People’s Republic of China
  • LLAW6239 Law and regulation of private banking and wealth management I
  • LLAW6246 Law and regulation of private banking and wealth management II
  • LLAW6230 Law and practice of investment treaty arbitration
  • LLAW6256 Law of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing and compliance issues
  • LLAW6178 Law, economics, regulation and development
  • LLAW6265 Law, regulation and compliance of insurance industry in Hong Kong
  • LLAW6094 Law of international finance 2
  • LLAW6181 Management and commercialization of intellectual property
  • LLAW6097 Pension and investment funds in Hong Kong and the PRC
  • LLAW6165 PRC economic law
  • LLAW6048 PRC security and insolvency law
  • LLAW6213 Property protection in China: law, politics and culture
  • LLAW6093 Regulation of financial markets
  • LLAW6266 Regulatory compliance in international finance and OCT derivatives documentation
  • LLAW6049 Securities regulation I
  • LLAW6244 Securities regulation II
  • LLAW6211 World trade law, policy and business

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How to Apply

  • Look for the interested research areas
  • Create an application account
  • Complete the online application form
  • Check the application deadlines

Documents required:

  • A copy of your identification document (e.g. HKID card / passport / National identity card / birth certificate) 
  • A copy of your visa / entry permit issued by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government (if applicable)
  • Academic transcript(s) issued by your high school / institution, showing your grades/examination results of the last two years
  • National / International examination results# (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, GCSE, HKCEE/HKALE/HKDSE, including in the case of GCE
  • AS-/A-Level, the Statement of Results which shows the numerical scores achieved)
  • Predicted grade for your upcoming examination issued by your school (if applicable)
  • A summary of not more than two A4-size pages of your extra-curricular activities, personal achievements, working experience, and/or any other information in support of your application
  • Two academic referee's reports


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