Application for admission for 2023-2024 would commence in around November 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Applicants are required to hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in an appropriate subject.
Part-time students may be required to attend lectures with the full-time students on weekday afternoons. Hence, part-time students with full-time jobs are recommended to apply for day release to attend the lectures or compromise with their employers on a mutually agreed work schedule before applying for this programme.
Only online applications are accepted. Applicants could visit the HKU website at https://admissions.hku.hk/tpg/programme/master-arts-china-development-studies.
From 2022-2023 intake onward, applicants with qualifications obtained from universities in Mainland China are required to provide the Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate (教育部学历证书电子注册备案表) issued by the CHESICC (学信网) to us.
Application deadline for 2023-2024: 28 February 2023 (Tuesday)
(subject to the University’s approval)
*Subject to approval from the University Senate
Local and non-local students pay the same composition fee for their study in the Programme. Local students are those who have the right of abode in Hong Kong, whilst non-local students are those who are required to apply for Student Visa to study at The University of Hong Kong.
The first instalment shall be paid when accepting the admission offer before the start of study.
The second instalment shall be paid in January of the first year of study.
The third and fourth shall be paid in September and January of the second year of study.
The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes (applicable to Hong Kong students only). This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level ).
For details, please visit Continuing Education Fund website https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef.