FAQ

Admission

  1. What are the admission requirements?

    Please refer to the Admission Requirements.

  2. What is the admission period?

    Application for the 2021 intake will commence around in September 2020.

  3. How can I submit my application for admissions to the MAcc Programme?

    Applications can be submitted online.

  4. Is the admission interview mandatory?

    Yes, shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend admission interviews.

  5. Do I need to take GMAT?

    GMAT is not required. A satisfactory GMAT score will serve as supplementary information in the selection process.

  6. Am I required to take TOEFL or IELTS Test?

    If English was not the medium of instruction for the first degree, applicants are required to provide evidence of English proficiency, e.g. English standard with a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based) or IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

  7. I have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS Tests yet, should I submit the application?

    You can submit your application prior to taking the exam, but you should specify the tentative test date on the application form. The Admission Panel, in any case, needs to have your relevant test results before an admission offer can be made.

Programme

  1. When does the programme start?

    The programme commences in September of each year with some pre-core programme courses commences in August each year.

  2. How many courses am I required to complete?

    You must complete 12 core and elective courses (equivalent to 36 units) and a maximum of 7 pre-core programme courses.

  3. Can I apply for exemption or credit transfer?

    Please refer to Exemption Policy

  4. When are the classes held?

    Most courses for full-time students are held on weekdays evenings and/or weekend afternoons/evenings on campus throughout your studies. Some classes will be scheduled in weekdays mornings/afternoons.

    Classes for part-time students will be held in weekdays evening and weekends afternoons/evenings.

Visa Application for Non-local students

  1. I am a non-local applicant. What are the entry arrangements for me to take up my study in Hong Kong?

    The Hong Kong Immigration Department requires all full-time non-local students (from overseas or the Chinese Mainland) to obtain a student visa in order to study in Hong Kong. Applications should normally be made at least two months in advance.

    For applicants from the Chinese Mainland, the student visa applications should be submitted through the University. Applicants will be informed of the details once they are given the admission offer.

    For applicants from overseas, they should make their own enquiries about the student visa requirements from a Chinese Embassy in their local Government, or by writing directly to: The Immigration Department, 7 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Students who have encountered difficulties in nominating a local visa sponsor may approach the Graduate School for assistance.

Tuition Fee

  1. How much do the programmes cost?

    Please refer the Tuition Fee.

  2. Is the tuition fee paid in a lump sum or by installments?

    Tuition fee is paid by 3 installments for full-time programme and 6 installments for part-time students. The first installment will be paid according to the deadline stated in the offer letter.

Accommodation for Non-local Students

  1. Will the University arrange on-campus accommodation for non-local students?

    Students can arrange the accommodation via our Student Affairs Office. Students can choose to live at the Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House, a 3-star hotel situated on the campus or the off-campus accommodation. However, since only limited rooms are available, accommodation will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

Financial Aid

  1. Are there any scholarships/awards for MAcc students?

    Please refer to Scholarships & Awards.

  2. Is financial assistance available?

    Local students can apply for the Government’s Continuing Education Fund and non-means tested loan.

  3. What are the general living costs in Hong Kong?

    The estimated monthly spending for a moderate-student lifestyle is as follow:

Monthly spending (HK$)
Accommodation 6,000
Meals 3,000
Other expenses 2,000
Total monthly spending 11,000
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