Key information

Qualification type


Subject areas

Asia: Law Chinese Languages

Course type


Course summary

Students also achieve competence (reading, writing and oral) in Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) and a solid understanding of contemporary Chinese society, culture, politics and business; once on the programme it is possible for students to study more specialised areas of law and, where appropriate, graduate with a named LLM degree in one of the following areas: Commercial Law and Chinese; Intellectual Property Law and Chinese; International Law and Chinese.

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Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Candidates are generally eligible with the equivalent of an upper 2nd Class degree in law; degrees in other relevant disciplines are considered on a case-by-case basis; students are not expected to have previous experience of studying Chinese language or culture, but candidates with such experience are considered on a case-by-case basis; in the absence of the formal entry requirements employment or other educational experience that evidences intellectual ability of an equivalent standard may be given consideration; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

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