Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology and Bachelor of Laws

社會科學學士(犯罪學) 與法律學學士


Academic Year of Entry 2023/24
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1123
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology and Bachelor of Laws
Mode of Study Full time
Normal Duration of Programme 5 years
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Remark: The 5th year of the double degree programme will be charged on a self-financing basis. For details, please click here for more information.



School of Law

The School of Law aspires 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 co-operation 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 benefit of the entire Hong Kong community.


Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences

The School of Law aspires 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 co-operation 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 benefit of the entire Hong Kong community.


Our Target

The School of Law aspires 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 co-operation 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 benefit of the entire Hong Kong community.


Entrance Requirements for Direct / Non-JUPAS Applicants

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 above; OR
  • a TOEFL score of 100 (internet-based test) or above; OR
  • score of 6 or above in English Higher/Standard Level in IB Diploma; OR
  • grade B/6 or above in IGCSE First Language English or grade A/7 in IGCSE English as a Second Language; OR
  • grade C or above in HKALE AS Level Use of English; OR
  • level 5 or above in HKDSE English Language; OR
  • other equivalent qualifications.

Curriculum Structure

 

Credit Units

Criminology

Laws

Gateway Education

30

Distributional areas (12 credit units)

GE 1401 University English (3 credit units)

Discipline-specific GE English (3 credit units) -- GE2411 Legal English

GE1501 Chinese Civilisation (3 credit units)

College-specified courses (9 credit units)

Major Requirement

102

Core (39 credit units)
Electives (9 credit units)

Core (54 credit units)

Professional Qualification / Minor
(Optional)

12 /
15 - 18

12 credit units of four PCLL pre-requisite courses or

15 – 18 credit units for Other Minor

Free Elective

Remaining units

Any course

Total

150

 

Start Your Career Here

Students will procure knowledge and skills necessary to undertake managerial and executive responsibilities in a wide range of professions, including policing, crime prevention, security services, correctional services, conflict resolution, and the operation of non-governmental organizations. Many opportunities will be provided for students to develop an interest in discovery and innovation to benefit society through crime control and reduction.


Professional Recognition

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.