Course Information

  • 7 Mar 2023 (Tue)
Registration period
21 Nov 2022 (Mon) - 28 Feb 2023 (Tue)
Course Level
Study Mode
32 Day(s)
Cantonese, English

Course Overview


Legal knowledge is an indispensable part of our daily life. A good sense in law can greatly promote the quality of decisions made for business or personal issues. This programme meets the needs of people who want to grasp comprehensive, essential legal knowledge in a relatively short period of time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, students should be able to:

  • Describe the key concepts and comprehensive knowledge of laws in Hong Kong;

  • Explain how different laws can impact on everyday lives;

  • Evaluate the functions of laws in protecting the rights of persons in society;

  • Apply the general approach for analyzing legal problems; and

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Hong Kong legal system and its procedures for both civil and criminal cases moving through the court system.

 Target Audience

  • Those who would like to learn essential legal knowledge for work or interest;

  • Those who would like to have a foundation for taking a law degree.

 Programme Features

  • A foundation programme to provide comprehensive legal knowledge;

  • Study of real legal cases helps students understand legal concepts in depth;

  • Taught by experienced lawyers;

  • Suitable for those with little or no prior knowledge in law.


Practicing lawyers with extensive legal experience

 Recommended Admission Qualifications

  • Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects (including English and Chinese); or

  • Diploma Yi Jin, or

  • 5 passes in HKCEE (including English and Chinese at level 2 or grade E) or equivalent plus 1 year of relevant working experience, or

  • Yi Jin Certificate plus 1 year of relevant working experience, or

  • Other acceptable equivalent qualifications (at QF level 3); or

  • Mature applicants aged 21 or above with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience may also be considered.

What You’ll Learn

Major Topics

  • Comparative English & Hong Kong Legal System
  • Tort Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Wills, Probate & Succession
  • Family Law
  • Tenancy and Land Law
  • E-Commerce Law

Skills covered in this course

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