LLAW6003 & JDOC6003
General Course Information
1.1 Course details
|Course code:||LLAW6003 / JDOC6003|
|Course name:||Civil and Commercial Law in the PRC|
|Programme offered under:||LLM Programme / JD Programme|
|Prerequisites / Co-requisites:||No|
|Credit point value:||9 credits / 6 credits|
1.2 Course description
This course examines PRC civil and commercial law from a functional perspective. In the course students will be introduced to the fundamental legal concepts relating to civil and commercial relations and transactions in China as well as the principles underlying the areas of law, including contracts, secured transactions, and payment mechanisms. In addition to teaching the formal law in these areas, the course will examine the relationship between contract enforcement and economic development. In the teaching, both a descriptive account of law and interdisciplinary methods of studying some areas of law will be provided. Through the study of the above specific areas of law and their theoretical foundations, students will be provided with the necessary analytical skills and judgmental power essential for their future work.
1.3 Course teachers
|Course convenor||Guanghua Yufirstname.lastname@example.org||CCT 808||By email|
2.1 Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) for this course
CLO 1 Acquire a basic knowledge of the key provisions related to PRC civil and commercial law.
CLO 2 Analyze how to apply the major legal provisions of these laws to concrete civil and commercial transactions.
CLO 3 Identify and evaluate the rationales of the law from efficiency and moral perspectives.
CLO 4 Enhance the understanding of comparative law involving Chinese and Hong Kong laws.
CLO 5 Draw implications from the readings of the course for law reforms in Hong Kong and China.
CLO 6 Increase the understanding of the relationship between contract enforcement and economic development.
2.2 LLM and JD Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Please refer to the following link:
LLM – https://course.law.hku.hk/llm-plo/
JD – https://course.law.hku.hk/jd-plo/
2.3 Programme Learning Outcomes to be achieved in this course
|PLO A||PLO B||PLO C||PLO D||PLO E||PLO F|
3.1 Assessment Summary
|Assessment task||Due date||Weighting||Feedback method*||Course learning outcomes|
|Research paper||12 May 2022||100%||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6|
|*Feedback method (to be determined by course teacher)|
|1||A general course report to be disseminated through Moodle|
|2||Individual feedback to be disseminated by email / through Moodle|
|3||Individual review meeting upon appointment|
|4||Group review meeting|
|5||In-class verbal feedback|
3.2 Assessment Detail
To be advised by convenor.
3.3 Grading Criteria
Please refer to the following link: https://www.law.hku.hk/_files/law_programme_grade_descriptors.pdf
4.1 Learning Activity Plan
|Seminar:||3 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
|Private study time:||9.5 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
Remarks: the normative student study load per credit unit is 25 ± 5 hours (ie. 150 ± 30 hours for a 6-credit course), which includes all learning activities and experiences within and outside of classroom, and any assessment task and examinations and associated preparations.
4.2 Details of Learning Activities
To be advised by course convenor(s).
|Reading materials:||Reading materials are posted on Moodle|
|Core reading list:||TBA|
|Recommended reading list:||TBA|
Please refer to the following link: http://www.law.hku.hk/course/learning-resources/