SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

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.

Course Modules

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

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
LLM Other Fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM Other Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Upper second class honours preferably in a related discipline