Juris Doctor Degree in JD in China

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A Juris Doctor (JD) is an advanced course of study designed for students interested in future careers in the legal world.  Students usually attend a law school, and the degree can often be combined with other advanced degrees.

A JD is a Doctor of Jurisprudence. It is a graduate or entry-level professional degree in law. It is one of several Doctor of Law degrees. Most programs require a bachelor’s degree and completion of the LSAT. Full-time students typically study for three years to earn a degree.

China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion.

Top Juris Doctor Programs in JD in China 2017/2018

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First Juris Doctor (J.D.) Program in China

Peking University School of Transnational Law
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 China Shenzhen

Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) offers a Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree., pursuant to a three year full-time program based on a curriculum comparable to that offered in United States J.D. programs. [+]

Best JDs in JD in China 2017/2018. Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL) offers a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, pursuant to a three-year full-time program based on a J.D. curriculum comparable to that offered in United States. The language of instruction is English. The program also includes an elective fourth year course, devoted to a survey of Chinese law, with instruction in Mandarin Chinese. Courses in Chinese law are mainly open to students from Mainland China or whose first language is Chinese. Both curriculums emphasize lawyering skills and knowledge for the 21st century: (i) transnational law and practice, (ii) cross-cultural competence, and (iii) the professional responsibilities of lawyers in these contexts. No law school anywhere better equips graduates for private sector, public sector, or public interest legal work in China, the United States, the United Kingdom, or British Commonwealth nations. Application Prerequisites Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, and have attained a bachelor’s degree. Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide evidence of English proficiency—TOFEL or IELTS scores. Applicants must take the LSAT before March 2016. Application Fee The application fee is 800 RMB, non-refundable (sent with the application materials by post). Application Deadline The application for fall 2016 admission will be available from Sep 1, 2015, and the deadline for application submission for registration in Fall 2016 will be March 31, 2016. To receive a decision by early fall 2016, you must complete your application and ensure that all required documents are received... [-]