A recognised bachelor’s degree or an equivalent professional qualification (with no work experience requirement); or
A recognised diploma plus a minimum of four years of work experience.
Language Proficiency Requirement
If English was not the medium of instruction for the first degree, applicants must meet the English language requirement as stipulated below:
TOEFL iBT: overall band score not lower than 79; or
IELTS (Academic): overall band score not lower than 6.5.
2020/21 Admission Updates (For Taught Postgraduate Programmes Only)
The University accepts the following English test results for the 2020/21 admission due to the suspension of test centres caused by COVID-19:
- TOEFL-iBT Special Home Edition: Score of 79 or above
- IELTS Indicator: Overall score of 6.5 or above
- Duolingo English Test: 110 or above
For details, please refer to the Office of Graduate School webpage
Documents Required for Application – Photocopies of:
HKID card (for local applicants); Passport or other identity documents of home country (for non-local applicants)
Degree certificate(s)/ graduation diploma(s), and transcript(s) for academic qualification(s) supporting the application
English proficiency test results (TOEFL/ IELTS results), if applicable
Hong Kong public examination results, if applicable (e.g. HKCEE/ HKALE/ HKDSE)
Work experience proof, if applicable
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Application Period, Methods and Process
Applications operate on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview* and sit for a written test during the application period or until all places are filled. We recommend that non-local applicants apply as early as possible to allow sufficient time for applying for student visa. Admitted applicants from overseas or mainland China must obtain a student visa to study in Hong Kong.
* Selected applicants will be interviewed via teleconferencing
Each completed application is reviewed by the admission committee.
Shortlisted candidates are invited to attend an interview via teleconferencing starting from December.
Review and Decision
The admission committee reviews the completed application and makes a decision.
Accepted applicants must pay the non-refundable first instalment of the tuition fees to confirm their place.
Admitted participants are required to attend.
- An 8-hour Academic Writing Workshop and an 2-hour Analytical Techniques Workshop in August/ September;
- An orientation session before the commencement of formal classes.
Full-time: payable in two instalments over one year
Part-time: payable in four instalments over two years
# Excluding fees for textbooks and other reading materials. Please refer to Curriculum page for CEF reimbursable courses.