College of Science
School of Law

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics

Bachelor of Laws & BSc in Computing Mathematics
Academic Year of Entry
Admission Code

1220 (JS1220)

Indicative Intake Target

Local Places:

9 (For First Year Entry)*

Normal Duration of Programme
5 years
Programme Website
Programme Leader and Admission Tutor
Prof. Wei XIANG
Programme Leader and Admission Tutor
Prof. Michael TSIMPLIS
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* for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions

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Why Bachelor Laws and Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics?

There is an increasing number of legal tasks in which a detailed knowledge of mathematics is a significant asset to lawyers. The law-math double degree programme therefore fills an important market need in the legal profession. The training provided by this double degree programme will bring additional mathematical knowledge to law students and equip them with critical skills in areas such as probability and statistics, quantitative analysis and formal logic that are becoming increasingly important in the legal world. The mathematical and computational skills that the graduates acquire in this double degree will give them an advantage in several legal fields.

Entrance Requirements
JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Entrance Requirements

JS1220 Bachelor Laws and Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics 
HKDSE SubjectMinimum Level Required
English LanguageLevel 5
Chinese LanguageLevel 3
MathematicsLevel 3
Citizenship and Social DevelopmentAttained
Elective 1Level 3 in one elective subject from: 
- Business, Accounting and Financial Studies 
- Chemistry 
- M1/M2 
- Physics 
Elective 2Level 3

- Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.  
- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.  
- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Direct/ Non-JUPAS Applicants Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission to this double degree programme, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and the following minimum programme-specific requirements:

English Requirements

  • an overall IELTS band score of 7#; OR
  • a TOEFL score# of 600 (paper-based test) OR 100 (internet-based test); OR
  • a score of 6 in IB English (SL/HL); OR
  • Grade B / Grade 6 in IGCSE English - First Language or Grade A / Grade 7 in IGCSE English as a Second Language; OR
  • Level 5 in HKDSE English Language; OR
  • Grade C in HKALE AS-Level Use of English; OR
  • other equivalent qualifications. 

# Obtained within 3 years before admission

Mathematics Requirements

  • a HL Math score of 4 in IB Diploma; OR
  • grade D in GCEAL Further Math; OR
  • an SAT Math score of 600; OR
  • level 3 in AP Calculus BC; OR
  • level 3 in HKDSE Mathematics; OR
  • other equivalent qualifications.
Curriculum Structure

Students will study a mix of law and mathematics courses throughout the 5 years of study, with the fifth year on self-financing.

The minimum number of credit units required for graduation is 150 credits. In line with the University’s tuition fees policy, any extra credit units exceeding 144 completed in the first four years and any credit units taken in the fifth year of study and beyond will be charged on a self-financing basis.

More details can be found on the programme website under the "Suggested Study Path" section.

Professional Recognition

Students who complete Law Major and two PCLL prerequisites electives (6 credits) will satisfy all the requirements stipulated by the Standing Committee on Legal Education and Training to apply for admission to Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL).

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