Bachelor’s in Law Programs in China

About Studying Law in China

China is one of the best countries to obtain a law degree. To be an expert in international law, one must be well-versed with Chinese law and its complex legal system. Many elite Chinese universities such as Tsinghua University and Peking University offer quality law degrees in a multitude of specialized areas such as commercial law, comparative law, international law and civil law.

How long does it take? 

A bachelor’s degree in law takes four years in China, two years for master’s (LLM) and three years for full-time doctoral degrees in Law.

When are the intakes? 

Most Chinese universities have two intakes each year. One in September and another in March, international students can start the Law program in any of these two intakes.

Why Study Law in China

In addition to academic excellence, China is an excellent place to study Law because of it gives you access to China’s top legal scholars, leading lawyers, judges, business and political leaders.

The Chinese government taps law schools in an advisory role for national legislation and judicial practice, therefore, allowing students to learn only from the best.

Chinese universities offer a unique teaching approach that combines comparative and international law as faculty and professors have vast judicial experience and are at graduates of the world’ s leading law schools. In fact, there are Law degrees in China that are taught in English.

Pursuing a Law degree in China also ensures a wealth of opportunities. It enables you to build networks and connections enhancing your employability skills and career options. Graduates of law in China usually gain careers within the country or abroad.

You can read more about studying law in china here.

Foundation Programs

There are a number of foundation programs that you can study if you are not quite ready for the bachelor’s program. Read more here.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, between the ages of 18 and 25, and have attained a senior high school diploma. Residents of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who have emigrated to other countries and are applying to Peking University as international students must present valid passport or citizenship documents.

Application Materials

1. Fully filled out application form from the university of your choice
2. 2-inch passport-style photo
3. Senior high school graduation diploma
4. Official transcripts of your academic achievements up to the present, including courses taken and grades achieved
5. Two recommendation letters from your referees
6. One photocopy of your passport

Choosing a Program

You can apply by choosing the bachelor’s in law course below. Just let us know if we can help you by emailing us at

Are you not sure what you want to study? You can choose other subjects here.




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