Chinese Law Taught in English (CLTE) will expose international students to the historical background, transitional nature and developmental trajectory of Chinese law. Courses aim to provide students with concrete knowledge of Chinese law as well as with a comparative approach to legal studies.
CLTE will offer courses on: Introduction to Contemporary Chinese Law, Chinese Law and Society, Chinese Legal History, Chinese Labour Law, Chinese Business Law, and Chinese Criminal Justice. New courses on Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Property Law have been added for 2012.
Please see Curriculum
for more details.
Twenty-one students from eight countries took part in the first CLTE programme. Students visited a law firm
, a prison
, attended both a civil
and a criminal trial
, and Baidu as part of the course.
CESL has already completed preparations for the 2013-14 Master of Chinese Law in English. The number of Chinese law courses taught in English has been increased to 16. Each course will be worth one or two credits, and each credit requires 18 class hours. A total of 30 credits are required. The syllabus will teach Chinese law in a systematic way. It will mainly focus on Chinese law, and will look at the legal problems which arise in the practise of law and actual cases, as well as how disputes are settled via the justice system. The programme will last two years and upon successful completion, CUPL’s Master’s of Chinese Law (LL.M.) will be awarded.Information for International Applicants to the 2013 Master of Chinese Law (Taught in English)Programme in Brief (Exchange Programme)
Programme in Brief (Degree Programme)
- One semester
- Total credits: 20 (students are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits)
- Each credit 18 class hours
- Support for transfer of credits
- Scholarships available
- Minimum number of students: 10; maximum: 50
- CLTE certificate and transcript awarded by CESL
Duration: two years (from September 2013 to July 2015)One year on campusOnly one year’s tuition feesAfter completion of the dissertation the viva will be organised in the second semester of the second year. Upon successful completion a master’s degree will be awarded.