Short-Term Study

Associate Postgraduate Students

Associate Postgraduate Students are part-time students who enroll in postgraduate courses for credits or as auditing students. They do not register for a postgraduate degree or a diploma program. An Associate Postgraduate Student normally registers for no more than 6 credits in any one term.
 

Eligibility

Associate PG Students should meet the following admission requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized institution, or an equivalent qualification;
  • One of the following English proficiency attainments*:
    • TOEFL-iBT: 80
    • TOEFL-pBT: 550
    • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)
    • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.0 and All sub-score: 5.5
       

*You are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if your first language is English, or your bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

Any exceptional cases will be considered on an individual basis.
 

Application Procedures

1

  • Consult the Schools for a list of available courses and related course fees

2

3

  • After getting an offer:
  1. accept offer via the Online Admission System and
  2. send the following documents to PGSO
    • Official transcript, certified copy of degree certificates
    • Proof of English Language proficiency, if applicable

4

  • Register as an Associate Postgraduate Student

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Term: 31 July each year
  • Spring Term: 31 December each year

 

Fees

  • Application fee: HK$300
  • Tuition fee: charged on a per-credit basis, it varies from course to course.

 

Visa Requirement

Non-local applicants are recommended to check with The Hong Kong Immigration Department regarding visa and other requirements if they take up part-time studies in Hong Kong.