Double Masters’ Degree Programme with Peking University (PKU)
About the Programme
Eligibility for Admission
Application Deadlines and Enquiries
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 2024 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 (Academic): Minimum Requirement- Overall band 7.0 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
*The faculty only accepts IELTS/TOEFL score reports if the result is obtained within two years of the application deadline.
Up to three (3) students in 2024-2025.
Interested applicants must complete the following instructions on or before 12:00 PM HKT of 29 February 2024 (Thursday):
1) Complete the online application at https://admissions.hku.hk/tpg/programme-list and follow the instructions to applicants;
2) Confirm your participation in this arrangement by attaching your application letter via email at email@example.com 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(CFL)].