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HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law

Invitation for Applications to the HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law

Students who have already submitted applications for admission in 2020 via JUPAS or Non-JUPAS and who have listed The University of Hong Kong (HKU) LLB programme (JUPAS code JS6406) or (Non-JUPAS code 6406) as one of their Band A choices (for JUPAS) or as the first choice (for Non-JUPAS) may apply for admission to the HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law (the Programme).

Programme Information

Students will spend the first two years at UCL and the following two years at HKU. Upon successful completion of the whole programme at both UCL and HKU, separate LLB Bachelor of Laws degrees will be awarded by UCL and HKU. For the first and second year at UCL, students must pay the published tuition fees for the LLB Bachelor of Laws programme at UCL via the normal payment procedures at UCL. For the third and fourth year at HKU, students must pay the published tuition fees for the LLB Bachelor of Laws programme at HKU via the normal payment procedures at HKU. Information regarding the syllabus can be found at https://www.law.hku.hk/dm/. All information regarding this Programme may be subject to change without notice.

Admissions

Applicants for the Programme are required to apply via either HKU or UCL using the relevant admissions processes for each university. Applicants for the Programme applying to both HKU and UCL will be disqualified from the admission process to this Programme.

Admission to this rigorous and demanding programme will be highly selective. The maximum annual intake to the Programme is around 10 students, consisting of a maximum of around 5 students recruited by UCL and HKU respectively.

Only applicants who have listed the HKU LLB Programme in one of their Band A choices via JUPAS (JUPAS Code JS6406) or as the first choice via Non-JUPAS (Non-JUPAS code 6406) can apply for this programme via HKU.

Applications

Both JUPAS applicants and non-JUPAS applicants should apply separately through the Faculty of Law online application system at http://www.law.hku.hk/hkuucl/, There is no separate JUPAS code for the HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law.

In addition to the Faculty online application, applicants are required to submit a separate personal statement for this Programme through the online application system.

Applications for this Programme via the Faculty of Law online application system will close at 23:59 (Hong Kong Time) on 15 January 2020.

Late applications will not be considered. Applicants who have applied for the Programme and for the HKU LLB programme will be considered for both programmes.  To facilitate the consideration of the Admissions Committee of the HKU Law Faculty, JUPAS and non-JUPAS applicants are encouraged to arrange for their academic references and predicted grades by your school for the programme to be emailed to hkuucl@hku.hk  by 23:59 (Hong Kong time) on January 31, 2020. All correspondence from applicants regarding the Programme should state the applicant's full name and JUPAS/non-JUPAS application number for easy reference.

Applicants who are interested in applying for the Programme via UCL should refer to the website of the UCL Faculty of Law for the UCL admissions procedure. Questions regarding the application to the programme via UCL (including questions relating to the UCAS admissions procedure) should be directed to the UCL Faculty of Law.