Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the English Language Proficiency Requirement?

All students should fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed below before they are admitted:

  • Obtain a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
    • Hong Kong Advanced Level Exam (including AS Level);
    • Hong Kong Higher Level Exam; 
    • CUHK Matriculation Exam; 
    • General Certificate of Educational Exam (GCE) Advanced Level (A-Level)/Advanced-Subsidiary Level (AS-Level); or
  • Achieve Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; or
  • Obtain a degree from a university in Hong Kong or a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or
  • Achieve scores in the following English Language tests as indicated:
    • TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based): /79 (Internet-based)
    • IELTS (Academic): (Band 6.5); 
    • GMAT: Band 21 (Verbal)
  • Have a recognized professional qualification awarded in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country.

2. Is there any written test?


3. Is there any selection interview?

Interview may be arranged for short-listed applicants, who will be informed individually.

4. When will the admission results be announced? Will each individual applicant be informed of the result in mail, e-mail or phone call?

Applicants can login the "Online System for Applications for Admission to Postgraduate Programmes" to check their application results from time to time. Admitted applicants will be notified of the update of application status by Graduate School as soon as the selection process is completed. However, there may be several rounds of selection, the process may span over several months.

5. Is there any scholarship? How do I apply?

Entrance scholarship will be offered to qualified students on a competitive basis. No application is required. The awarded students will be notified individually.

6. May the deposit be refunded to me or transferred to another applicant?

According to University Policy, deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.