Changes to Course Selection

(a) You must obtain prior General Office approval if your intended plan of study differs in any way from the programme requirements of your programme and instructions given for online course selection. Write before 31 August 2021 to Ms Daisy Lai (LLMMCL@hku.hk), explaining your reasons for requesting a change with a study plan, and citing your full name, student number, programme title and mode of study. Example: Chan Tai Man John, 3035123456, LLM PT2.

(b) If a course is full and you would like to be waitlisted for that course (for LLM(MEL) students also see Note 1 below), or if you would like to seek a waiver for a pre-requisite of a course, you should complete the online request form for waitlist/course pre-requisite waiver before the first class of the course.  You will need to submit separate request forms if you wish to be waitlisted for more than one course.  The names on the waitlist will be recorded on a first-come-first-serve basis. The waitlist will be closed and no further names added if too many names are already on the waitlist.  Ms Estella Ng of the General Office will process your request if a place becomes available.  If your name remains on the waitlist, you must attend the first class, add your name to the attendance sheet, and introduce yourself to the instructor.

Note 1 [Applicable to LLM(MEL students taking CMED, NURS and SOWK courses]: Any student who has not yet formally enrolled in the course by the time classes begin should contact the course teacher to ask about the arrangement regarding attendance.

(c)(i) [For LLMs students] You may change your selection and finalise your course enrolment by completing the online course add-drop request form during the add‒drop period of each semester or intensive course (but see Note 2 below).  Ms Estella Ng will process your request if a place becomes available.

(c)(ii) [For MCL students] You may change your selection and finalise your course enrolment:
(1) For LLB courses: by SIS during the add‒drop period of the 1st and 2nd semester;
(2) For LLM courses after SIS is closed: by completing the online course add-drop request form before the end of the add‒drop period of the 1st and 2nd semester;
(3) For intensive course: by completing the online course add-drop request form before the end of the second class of the course. (but see Note 2 below).  

Note 2: Dropping an intensive course in mid‒semester means that you may be unable to make up lost credits in that same semester, and will need to take an extra course in the semester that follows.

(d) The General Office deals with hundreds of queries during the add‒drop period and may be unable to respond immediately to your request. If you receive no reply to a submitted Application for Course Amendments form, you may assume that the request has been accepted. If your name is missing from a course attendance list, then when classes begin simply inform the course instructor and add your name to the list. 

(e) No amendments to course enrolment will be permitted after the add‒drop period.

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