Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Law and Chinese

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.

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 650 6325