MASTER OF LAWS [LL.M.]

1. Timeline for 2019 Admission

Application Procedure Intake Semester: April 20, 2019 Intake Semester: August 27, 2019 Intake Semester: November 30, 2019
Application Open January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 September 1, 2019
Application Close April 10, 2019 August 17, 2019 November 17, 2019
Application Screening and Testing Mid of April 2019 Mid of August 2019 Mid of November 2019
Admission Decision Mid of April 2019 Mid of August 2019 Mid of November 2019
Enrollment and Semester Starts April 20, 2019 August 27, 2019 November 30, 2019

2. Required Documents and Process

To be admitted to a Master’s program, applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed PUC’s graduate program application form (available at Faculty of Law and Public Affairs);
  • Three photos (4 X 6);
  • A copy of resume/CV;
  • A copy of bachelor’s degree certified by the accredited institution;
  • A copy of bachelor’s degree transcript;
  • A personal statement letter;
  • Two letters of recommendation; and
  • A passing score on PUC GAT Test (PGAT)*

*Applicants must earn a passing score on PGAT test before enrolling into a master’s program. A PGAT will be arranged once application is submitted. PGAT can be waived on one of the following conditions:

  • PUC English Diplomas: within 2 years from the date of receiving the diploma (for IEAP, GESL and EHSS), students can enter a master’s program directly.
  • Bachelor’s degree from PUC or from any native English speaking countries: students can enter a master’s program directly if they hold a bachelor’s degree from PUC or any native English speaking country.
  • Standardized Tests (TOEFL, IELTS & TOEIC): within 2 years from the date of receiving the test score, students with the following scores can enter a master’s program directly: TOEFL paper-based 550, or TOEFL computer-based 210, or TOEFL internet-based 80, or IELTS 6.0, or TOEIC 690 (TOEIC bridge is NOT accepted).

Interview

Applicants might be required to have an interview with the Dean of the Faculty if an undergraduate major is different from a major that applicants intend to pursue in a master’s program.

How to Apply for Admission

Applicants must submit all the required documents above to Faculty of Law and Public Affairs, and pay a non-refundable application fee of USD $5 for local applicants and USD $20 for foreign applicants (non-scholarship applicants).

 

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS [LL.D. AND PH.D.]

 1. Timeline for 2019 Admission

Application Procedure Intake Semester: April 20, 2019 Intake Semester: August 27, 2019 Intake Semester: November 30, 2019
Application Open January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 September 1, 2019
Application Close April 10, 2019 August 17, 2019 November 17, 2019
Application Screening and Testing Mid of April 2019 Mid of August 2019 Mid of November 2019
Admission Decision Mid of April 2019 Mid of August 2019 Mid of November 2019
Enrollment and Semester Starts April 20, 2019 August 27, 2019 November 30, 2019

2. Required Documents and Process

To be admitted to a doctoral degree, applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed PUC’s graduate program application form (available at Faculty of Law and Public Affairs);
  • Two photos (4 X 6);
  • A copy of resume/CV;
  • Two copy of master’s degree certified by the accredited institution;
  • A copy of master’s degree transcript;
  • A copy of bachelor’s degree certified by the accredited institution;
  • A copy of bachelor’s degree transcript;
  • A research proposal;
  • A personal statement letter;
  • Three letters of recommendation;
  • Certificate of Computer Literacy (if applicable); and
  • A passing score on PUC GAT Test (PGAT)*

*Applicants must earn a passing score on PGAT test before enrolling into a doctoral program. A PGAT will be arranged once application is submitted. PGAT can be waived on one of the following conditions:

  • PUC English Diplomas: within 2 years from the date of receiving the diploma (for IEAP, GESL and EHSS), students can enter a doctoral program directly.
  • Bachelor’s degree from PUC or from any native English speaking countries: students can enter a master’s program directly if they hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from PUC or any native English speaking country.
  • Standardized Tests (TOEFL, IELTS & TOEIC): within 2 years from the date of receiving the test score, students with the following scores can enter a doctoral program directly: TOEFL paper-based 550, or TOEFL computer-based 210, or TOEFL internet-based 80, or IELTS 6.0, or TOEIC 690 (TOEIC bridge is NOT accepted).

Interview

Applicants will receive an interview appointment with the Dean of the Faculty.

How to Apply for Admission

Applicants must submit all the required documents above to Faculty of Law and Public Affairs, and pay a non-refundable application fee of USD $20 for local applicants and USD $50 for foreign applicants.