About the Double Degree Programme
Eligibility for admission
Language requirement
Admission quota

Under this arrangement, students will complete two master degrees in two jurisdictions in two to three years, depending on the study mode. Students have to complete their first year of study at PKU in Beijing as a full-time student, and then complete their second year (and/or third year) of study at HKU Law and fulfil the dissertation and oral examination requirement held at PKU.

To be eligible for admission, a candidate shall:

a) be a local Hong Kong student*, and
b) hold a permanent Hong Kong Identity Card and the Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents (港澳居民來往內地通行證), and
c) have a Bachelor of Laws degree with at least second class honours or an equivalent qualification, and
d) be admitted to one of the LLM programmes offered by HKU Law under the September 2022 intake, and
e) comply with the General Regulations of HKU and PKU.

*Applicants from Mainland China should approach PKU School of Law for more details.

The language of instruction and examination at PKU is Chinese (Putonghua and simplified Chinese); while the language of instruction and assessment at HKU is English.

For eligible candidates seeking admission based on qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong, the language of instruction and/or examination is not English, must satisfy the Faculty’s English proficiency requirement. The Faculty accepts IELTS and TOEFL with the specific requirements below:

IELTS: Minimum Requirement- Overall band 7 or above, with no subtest below 6.5
TOEFL (Internet-based Test): Minimum Requirement - A score of 97 or above
TOEFL (Paper-based Test): Minimum Requirement - A score of 593 or above

Up to three (3) students in 2022-2023.

If you experience any difficulties during your application, please email lawpgs@hku.hk for assistance.

Interested applicants must complete the following instructions on or before 12:00 PM HKT of 28th February 2022 (Monday):

1) Complete the online application at https://admissions.hku.hk/tpg/programme-list-2223 and mail your support documents to the following address; and

LLM/MCL Admissions Team
10/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, HONG KONG
(Attn.: Ms Doris CHENG, Faculty of Law Office)

2) Confirm your participation in this arrangement by attaching your application letter via email at lawpgref@hku.hk with your full name, application number and programme applied on the email subject line [e.g., HKU-PKU Double Master Degree Programme – CHAN Siu-ming, 110xxxxxx, LLM(MEL)].