My cgpa is slightly higher than 3. I received my offer a few days ago! Went to a decent UK Uni where I got a high 2. Good luck to everyone! I received my offer in April. I graduated from a UK uni and I got a high and my core avg is over Hope this help.
Just wish to inform anonymously that I got pcll offer today! Hope this helps! Hope this helps and good luck everyone!
Just a heads up. Our cgpa ranges from 3. I have a law GPA of around 3. CUHK notified us through email. In case one would like to reference to my application, my CGPA is around 3.
Please see if you could share this information with the rest of the SJ audience? I hope those who are still waiting for a PCLL offer will hear good news soon. So I believe CityU does give out early offers. I am just writing regarding the PCLL admission this year. I have applied in the CityU, and got an admission offer in June. I got a from a UK law school. Just want to give a quick status update and say good luck to everyone, and looking forward to meeting my fellow peers the coming term.
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Credit: CUHK. Share this: Facebook.The Senate approved recommendations on honours awards and classification applicable to both the 3-year and 4-year cohorts of students admitted in The recommendation establishes that the awards of honours be standardized and sets prescribed ranges of Cumulative Grade Points Average CGPA to determine various classes of honours.
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These skills include legal research and writing, document drafting and analysis, problem-solving and advocacy.
Moreover, our students will learn professional ethics and analysis of company accounts. Most of our students have undertaken their undergraduate legal studies in prestigious law schools from common law jurisdictions around the world.
Some of our mature students may be working or have worked in local law firms, others in the government and private sectors. We have a cosmopolitan mix of PCLL students from diverse backgrounds. An intending solicitor who has completed the PCLL will be required to complete satisfactorily a period of employment as a trainee solicitor two years in order to be eligible for admission to practice in Hong Kong as a solicitor.
An intending barrister who has completed the PCLL is eligible for admission as a barrister, but must undertake pupillage for 12 months during the last 6 months of which there is a limited right of practice.
The HKU PCLL programme brings together a strong team of excellent and experienced teachers who are committed to providing world-class professional legal education in Hong Kong. Our full-time teachers come from a wide range of common law jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Australia.
All of them are professionally qualified and experienced in their respective areas of expertise. Besides, we have a strong team of practitioners serving as part-time teachers in our programme, bringing a wealth of practical insight to our students.
Many local judges and practitioners participate in our programme as advocacy assessors and part-time tutors. The knowledge and exposure that our students acquire in the PCLL programme are invaluable to their future legal careers in Hong Kong.
If you have any questions regarding this requirement, please contact:. No other English language test e. TOEFL will be accepted.
No exemptions will be granted. The PCLL.
About the PCLL.No exemption will be permitted. However, any offer of a place will be conditional upon your fulfilling all the specified conditions before the prescribed deadline. We do recommend that you complete the CEB exams as early as possible. Under the Special Track Programme, our school offers up to around 20 places for applicants who have previously applied but were unsuccessful gaining entry into our PCLL Programme.
Eligible applicants must demonstrate that they have acquired at least 2 years in total of solid law-related working experience e.
Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview. Admission to the PCLL is based solely on merit. The most important indicator of merit is past academic performance. Applicants must have a minimum of a high or equivalent in their law degree.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview in order to assess their suitability for admission to the PCLL. The examinations in the core subjects and the top-up subjects are administered by the Hong Kong Conversion Examination Board. For more information, contact the Board at —. Applications are made online on the School of Graduate Studies website. LATE application will not be accepted. You are recommended to submit your application in good time and not to wait until the last minute.
PCLL applications are processed on a rolling basis, strong applicants may be given offers prior to the application deadline so early applications are therefore strongly encouraged. The UGC-funded places are limited in number and are awarded on the basis of merit subject to relevant or applicable regulations. The tuition fee indicated in the above schedule will apply until the end of your study in this programme.
The tuition fee is subject to annual review. If there are no changes to the government-set tuition fee, the fee for the academic year indicated above will apply until the end of your study in this programme. The application period for the PCLL programme normally starts from mid-November and ends on 30 April of the following year.
Admission Criteria.The programme is mainly aimed at intending solicitors and barristers in Hong Kong who have completed their Bachelor of Laws LL. These skills include legal research and writing, document drafting and analysis, problem-solving and advocacy. Moreover, our students will learn professional ethics and analysis of company accounts. Most of our students have undertaken their undergraduate legal studies in prestigious law schools from common law jurisdictions around the world.
Some of our mature students may be working or have worked in local law firms, others in the government and private sectors. We have a cosmopolitan mix of PCLL students from diverse backgrounds. No other English language test e. TOEFL will be accepted. No exemptions will be granted. Medium of Instruction English. Applicants who: 1. Programme Admissions Advisor s Mr. Alwin Chan Email: alwinwh hku. Contacts Tel: Email: pcll hku.
List of Programmes. Juris Doctor. Master of Common Law. Master of Laws. Master of Laws in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Master of Laws in Chinese Law. Master of Laws in Compliance and Regulation. Master of Laws in Corporate and Financial Law. Master of Laws in Human Rights. Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law. Postgraduate Certificate in Laws.It allows graduates to proceed to legal training before qualifying to practice as either a barrister or a solicitor in Hong Kong.
The "LL. As in England and Walesthe legal profession in Hong Kong consists of two branches: solicitors and barristers. After successfully completing the PCLL:. The degree or qualification must be in common law, and should include passes in eleven core subjects, including the following or equivalent : . From September onwards, all candidates with overseas qualifications i.
In addition to the above admission requirements, all students applying for PCLL must take the IELTS English proficiency test Academic Modulethe results of which is not earlier than three years preceding the closing date for applications. In —08, students had to choose one of two streams: CPC commercial, probate and corporate practice; for intending solicitors or Litigation for intending barristers and litigation solicitors.
Course content is identical in the first semester. In the second semester, while the subjects taken remain identical for both streams, CPC students focus more on the commercial aspect letter writing, agreement drafting, etc.
As all barristers must have taken the Litigation stream, many students wishing to leave their options open may opt for Litigation even if they plan to be a solicitor in the short term, to avoid having to retake the PCLL. The programme is taught in two stages. In the first term, five compulsory subjects involve the study of core practice areas necessary for progression into the second term: Professional PracticeCommercial Practice, Property and Probate Practice, Civil Litigation Practice, and Criminal Litigation Practice.
In the second term, students are free to choose five electives which builds upon the core skills and knowledge from the first term. HKU's intake is currently approximately full-time and 80 part-timewith approximately 70—80 of those from its own LLB programme. Others come from universities in other common law jurisdictions, particularly the United Kingdom and Australia.
The minimum academic level required has increased with each intake. Others come from universities in other common law jurisdictions, particularly the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. Non-CityU students usually require at least a honours.
Admission to the programme is highly competitive. Successful applicants have, on the whole, achieved at least a honours or its equivalent in their law degree. The course is only offered as a one-year full-time course, with one point of entry in September. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from PCLL. The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with Hongkong and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
You may improve this articlediscuss the issue on the talk pageor create a new articleas appropriate.The full-time PCLL programme is normally completed over one year commencing from September and ending in June in the following year. The HKU PCLL will provide typical transactional knowledge and fundamental and core skills training to all students with a degree of specialization. Compulsory Core Practice Areas focusing on essential procedural and transactional knowledge and skills.
Elective Practice Areas with specific focus so that students can receive training which is better suited to their interest and career choices, and the diverse needs of different sectors of the profession can be better provided for. Pervasive subjects including Professional Practice and Taxation with introduction by way of separate and distinct large group sessions followed by issues integrated into small group practice sessions. A key set of fundamental lawyering skills which are non-practice specific but are building blocks for the practice of other more complex skills.
The part-time PCLL programme will normally be completed over two years. This programme is well suited for people who wish to study the PCLL while continuing with their working lives.
Students need to attend three to four evening classes normally p. There will also be some scheduled court visits, examinations and occasionally other learning activities during the daytime on weekdays. The order of preferences must be consistent on both forms. Please note your digit Application Number s one for each University Application Form and keep it them confidential. Application form s must be submitted by this deadline. Please note that the PCLL application webpage will shut down promptly once the Application Deadline has expired so all applications must be completed by this time.
As such, we do not recommend leaving your application until the last minute. Late applications will not be accepted. We are no longer able to verify documents ourselves. All applicants must provide either the original or a certified true copy of their documents. We have had a few instances of documents sent by ordinary post not arriving. We do not accept documents submitted to us in person. As strong applicants may be given offers prior to the application deadline, early application is recommended.
Applicants requiring student visas should note that it will take several weeks for visa applications to be processed. It is therefore even more important for these applicants to send us all of their information and supporting documents as early as possible so that, where appropriate, we can issue early offers to them to enable them to make their visa applications. In any event, once you have made your application splease provide us with all your supporting documents, in particular, a transcript of the results in your primary law qualification including, where you have not yet completed your primary law qualification, your latest available interim transcriptAS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
If you are a sufficiently strong applicant, once we are in possession of your supporting documents we will be able to make an early admission offer to you.
To the extent that some supporting documents are not yet available, for example, because you have not yet had an opportunity to take the IELTS test, we can make our offer conditional upon your obtaining satisfactory IELTS results.
Please note that the PCLL application webpage will shut down promptly once the application deadline has expired so all applications must be completed by this time.