SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Chinese Law

This programme allows students to study Chinese law in depth, looking at areas such as foundations of Chinese law, commerce and human rights. All courses are designed not only to introduce students to the general fields of law, but also to provide an understanding of how generic legal structures and processes may operate in non-Western social and cultural settings.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours (or equivalent) preferably in a related discipline.

Course modules

Chinese commercial law; Chinese constitutionalism; economic approaches to law; foundations of Chinese law; foundations of comparative law; law and human rights in China; law and society in Southeast Asia; modern Chinese law and institutions; sociological approaches to law; dissertation in law.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
LLM Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
LLM Part-time £ 3,150 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,375 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700