GE1126 - Law for Smart Consumers

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide participants with:

  1. an insight into the basic legal principles governing consumer transactions and how such knowledge can help protect their interests as consumers;
  2. training in basic legal reasoning skills and approaches to resolving consumer disputes;
  3. an awareness of current issues involving consumers’ rights and common consumer pitfalls in various types of consumer transactions;
  4. an insight into the current consumer protection framework and mechanism in Hong Kong; and
  5. training in research and presentation skills as well as oral and written arguments throughout.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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School of Law

Additional Information

Students must achieve an overall total mark of 40% or above to pass this course.