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Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy

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法律學學士與工商管理學士(會計)
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Academic Year of Entry
Admission Code

1062 (JS1062)

Indicative Intake Target

8(For First-Year Entry)

Normal Duration of Programme
5 years
LLB Programme Director
Prof Michael TSIMPLIS

Ph.D., LLM

Major Leader of BBAAC
Prof XIN Xiangang

Ph.D.

Why Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy?

The School of Law and the Department of Accountancy are internationally renowned for the strengths of their respective disciplines. Their work is linked with the financial and corporate sectors, which often have legal disputes that can only be solved by those with a detailed knowledge of accounting. Students in the double degree programme will acquire wide-ranging legal knowledge and skills that will enable them to progress to professional legal training, and will also acquire foundational knowledge that can assist them to qualify as accountants. The graduates of the double degree programme, the Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy, benefit from a rigorous legal education combined with solid academic training in accounting within a global business mindset.  It is thus expected that they will be highly sought after for positions in the commercial and financial sectors.

Entrance Requirements
JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Entrance Requirements

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title

Minimum Level Required

Eng. Lang.

Chi. Lang.

Mathematics

Citizenship and Social Development

Elective SubjectsNotes

Elective 1

Elective 2

JS1062 

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy

Level 5

Level 3

Level 3

Attained

Level 3

Level 3

Notes: 
- Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.

- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.

- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Direct/ Non-JUPAS Applicants Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission to this double degree programme, you must satisfy the general entrance requirements and the following minimum programme-specific requirements:

  • an overall IELTS band score of 7#; OR
  • a TOEFL score of 600# (paper-based test) OR 100# (internet-based test); OR
  • a score of 6 in IB English (SL/HL); OR
  • Grade B/Grade 6 (for First Language) or Grade A/Grade 7(for Second Language) in IGCSE English; OR
  • Level 5 in HKDSE English Language; OR
  • Grade C in HKALE AS-Level Use of English; OR
  • other equivalent qualifications. 

#Obtained within 3 years before admission

Curriculum Structure

Students will enrol in a number of courses offered by AC (accounting courses) and SLW (law courses) in all semesters in the five-year programme, to complete a minimum requirement of 150 credit units (including 54 credit units for accounting and business courses and 51 credit units for law courses). In line with the University’s tuition fees policy, any extra credit units exceeding 144 completed in the first four years and any credit units taken in the fifth year of study and beyond will be charged on a self-financing basis.

Suggested Study Plan for Year 1 study

Semester

Credit Units

Recommended Courses

Semester A

3

GE1401 University English

3

GE Area 1

3

LW2601 Hong Kong Legal System

3

LW2603A Law of Tort I

3

LW2604 Legal Methods, Research and Writing 

15

 

Semester B

3

CB2200 Business Statistics = GE Area 2 (GE2262)

3

CB2201 Operations Management

3

CB2300 Management = GE Area 2 (GE2264)

3

LW2603B Law of Tort II

3

LW3605A Constitutional Law

15

 

Summer

3

GE2402 English for Business Communication or GE2411 Legal English

3

GE Area 3

6

 

Start Your Career Here

The double degree will prepare students for a career in the legal and financial sectors, and they will also have the option to become a legal professional. Students will receive a well-rounded education from our staff, which includes distinguished teachers and scholars from Hong Kong, Mainland China, the UK, Australia, India, and Malaysia. In addition, students will have the opportunity to be taught by visiting faculty from law schools all around the world.

Professional Accreditation

Students who complete the Law Major and four additional specific law electives (12 credits) will satisfy the requirements stipulated by the Standing Committee on Legal Education and Training to apply for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL).

In accordance with the professional accreditation guidelines, after commencement of the double degree programme requests for accreditation will be submitted to professional bodies, e.g., The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), to obtain the same professional accreditation as the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy programme.

Bonus Features

Curriculum designed for legal and accountancy professionals.

Opportunities for students to enrol in an intensive credit-bearing law course for one month at University College, Oxford* (UK) in summer.

Professional development opportunities for students to participate in business case competitions, professional seminars, and credit-bearing professional internship courses offered by the Department of Accountancy.

* The G-LEAP agreement will be renewed, subject to confirmation

Scholarship

• Extensive scholarships and financial support are provided to students for participation in the overseas-learning activities, mooting competitions and overseas placement.

• CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents are available to JUPAS and Non-JUPAS entrants.

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Department of Accountancy

acgo@cityu.edu.hk 

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Title (For sorting)
Bachelor of Laws and Accountancy
Minimum Entrance Requirement (Elective)
Subject Weighting
Programme Calculation Method
Best 5 Subjects
Late Application (Deadline applicable to all types)
Off
Minimum Entrance Requirement (Core)
DSE Subjects for calculate firstly
Maths Core / M1 / M2 Calculation as one Subject
No

Bachelor of Laws

College/School
Subtitle
法律學學士
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Academic Year of Entry
Admission Code

1061 (JS1061)

Indicative Intake Target

39 (For First Year Entry)

Normal Duration of Programme
4 years
Programme Director
Prof Michael TSIMPLIS

Physics Degree (National University of Athens); Ph.D. Physical Oceanography (University of Southampton); L.LM Maritime Law (University of Southampton)

Programme Associate Director
Ms Anna LUI

LLB (Middlesex University); LPC (The College of Law of England and Wales); LLM (University of Hong Kong)

Why Bachelor of Laws?

The LLB programme is an undergraduate law degree for students interested in legal education and practice. It provides students with legal knowledge in the areas of law which are prerequisites for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) and helps students develop relevant intellectual, personal and technical skills. The programme is also suitable for students aiming for a range of other careers where legal knowledge is an advantage. 

Entrance Requirements
JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Entrance Requirements

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title

Minimum Level Required

Eng. Lang.

Chi. Lang.

Mathematics

Citizenship and Social Development

Elective SubjectsNotes

Elective 1

Elective 2

JS1061 Bachelor of Laws

Level 5

Level 3

Level 2

Attained

Level 3

Level 3

Notes: 
- Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.

- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.

- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Direct/ Non-JUPAS Applicants Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and the following programme-specific entrance requirements:

  • an overall IELTS band score of 7#; OR
  • a TOEFL score of 600# (paper-based test) OR 100# (internet-based test); OR
  • Level 5 or above in HKDSE English Language; OR
  • grade C or above in HKALE AS Level Use of English; OR
  • other equivalent qualifications

#Obtained within 3 years before admission

Curriculum Structure

First-Year Study Schedules

Subject Area

Recommended  Courses

Credits

Core Courses

LW2601 Hong Kong Legal System

3

LW2602A/B Law of Contract I/ II

6

LW2603A/B Law of Tort I/ II

6

LW2604 Legal Methods, Research and Writing 

3

Gateway Education (GE) courses

GE1401 University English

3

GE2411 Legal English

3

GE courses

6

For the full curriculum structure, please refer to the School website at https://www.cityu.edu.hk/slw/

School of Law

The School of Law apires to be an internationally renowned centre for legal research and teaching in the Asia-Pacific region. The School's mission is to provide students with an excellent education and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge. Through cooperation with other law schools and professional organisations, the School aims to foster an environment in which both students and staff can develop and use their legal knowledge, professional skills and expertise for the benfi of the entire Hong Kong community.

Our Target

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme is delivered over four years and emphasises the acquisition and development of wide-ranging legal and intellectual skills. Learning and teaching are interactive and aligned with intended learning outcomes. Students are trained to apply laws and legal principles to solve real-life problems. The LLB programme provides a firm foundation for a career in law and law-related fields, public service and post-graduate studies in Hong Kong and overseas.

Students receive a well-rounded legal education from our staff, all of whom are distinguished teachers and scholars from Hong Kong, the Mainland China, the UK, Australia, India, Malaysia, etc. In addition, students have the opportunity to be taught by visiting faculty from law schools all around the world.

Our LLB programme guides students to develop the skills, knowledge and attitude required to put them within the best and brightest minds applying for jobs in law, business, civil service, banking and other fields.

Start Your Career Here

The School of Law prepares you for the legal profession and law-related careers in both the public and private sectors. Our law degree is particularly suitable for those who wish to become legal professionals in Hong Kong and those who plan to become legal professionals in Mainland China or in any country of the Asia-Pacific region and wish to have a thorough knowledge of the Hong Kong legal system.

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is a recognised qualification for admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), a prerequisite for entering the legal profession in Hong Kong. This requires taking specific options during the four-year study.

Bonus Features

Curriculum designed for the legal professional who seeks to be a valuable adviser in the “One-Country-Two Systems” constitutional arrangement.

A number of exchange programmes with overseas universities such as in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Korea, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the U.K., the U.S., etc.

A credit-bearing Legal Placement course, which provides students with an opportunity to obtain practical experience working in law offices or other law-related work environments.

Opportunities for students to take an intensive credit-bearing law course for one month at the University College, Oxford* (U.K.) in the summer.

Collaborative degree programme with Georgetown University providing LLB students with an opportunity to obtain professional degrees in the United States and Hong Kong.

 

* The G-LEAP agreement will be renewed, subject to confirmation

Student Achievements

The CityU mooting programme has earned a formidable world class reputation. In addition to winning several local rounds in the Jessup competition, CityU has own twelve championships in international mooting competitions over the past years. These include being a three-time winner of the Susan J. Ferrell Intercultural Human Rights moot in North America (2011, 2013, 2016), winning both the prestigious Vis East and Vis Vienna moot championships (2012-2013) in Asia and Europe; being the first Asian team ever to win the International Criminal Court Trial Competition in Europe (2012); and being champions of the 8th Asia-Pacific M&A Moot Competition and the first International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Commercial Mediation Competition - Hong Kong (both in 2018).  In addition to international championships, our students have won numerous awards for best speaker and best memorials.

Student Exchange / Internship

Student Exchange
Students are encouraged to pursue exchange studies outside Hong Kong by participating in the student exchange programmes organised by CityU and the School of Law, with the opportunity to study for one semester at a university in Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Italy,  Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the U.K., the U.S., etc.

Internship
SLW provides a credit-bearing legal placement programme for its students. Students complete these placements in law firms, barristers’ chambers, legal journal publishing houses, international companies and banks.

Scholarship

• Extensive scholarships and financial support are provided to students for participation in the overseas-learning activities, mooting competitions and overseas placement.
• CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents are available to JUPAS and Non-JUPAS entrants.

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Admission Year
Programe A-Z
author_college
Title (For sorting)
Bachelor of Laws
Minimum Entrance Requirement (Elective)
Programme Calculation Method
Best 5 Subjects
Late Application (Deadline applicable to all types)
Off
Interview Arrangement - Direct Yr1

When necessary

Minimum Entrance Requirement (Core)
DSE Subjects for calculate firstly
Maths Core / M1 / M2 Calculation as one Subject
No
Late Application (Non-JUPAS Year 1 Admission)
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Off
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