Department of Management
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

FAQ (Postgraduate Programmes)

  1. Where can I obtain the application information?
  2. What is the medium of instruction of the University?
  3. Are there any scholarships available for my study at CityU?
  4. When do morning and evening classes begin?
  5. What are the differences between taught postgraduate programmes and research degree programmes?
  6. What is the English language requirement for admission to CityU programmes? (Subjected to change for 2014/15 Intake)
  7. If I have fulfilled both the general entrance requirement(GER) and the programme entrance requirement(PER), does it mean that I will likely be admitted?
  8. What are the tuition fees for 2013/14 academic year? (Subjected to Review Annually)

 

 

1. Where can I obtain the application information?

For taught postgraduate programmes, research degree and professional doctorate degree programmes, please visit the website of the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies.

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2. What is the medium of instruction of the University?
The medium of instruction and assessment of the University is English unless otherwise specified for a particular course or programme.
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3. Are there any scholarships available for my study at CityU?
For details and updated information on scholarships awards, please contact the programme offering department. Details of contact are available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/sgs/tpg/admission.
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4. When do morning and evening classes begin?
The University class hours are set as follows:

Monday to Friday
9:00am – 9:50pm (Evening classes normally start at 7:00pm. Classes with a duration of more than 3 hours can start earlier at 6:30pm or extend to 10:50pm if applicable.)

Saturday
9:00am – 6:50pm
 
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5. What are the differences between taught postgraduate programmes and research degree programmes?
Taught postgraduate programmes focus more on coursework, some may require the completion of a dissertation. The research degrees of MPhil and PhD consist of both coursework and independent research studies culminating in the submission of a thesis. For details, please refer to the website of the Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies at www.cityu.edu.hk/sgs.
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6. What is the English language requirement for admission to CityU programmes? (Subjected to change for 2016/17 Intake)

For taught postgraduate programmes, applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill one of the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

 A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
An overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
Score 490 in the new College English Test (CET6) of Chinese mainland or a pass in the old CET-6 test; or
Other equivalent qualifications

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7. If I have fulfilled both the general entrance requirement(GER) and the programme entrance requirement(PER), does it mean that I will likely be admitted?
The GER and PER of a programme stipulate the minimum requirements that applicants are expected to fulfill. Fulfillment of these requirements does not guarantee admission. The assessment for admission to the University is based on a number of factors, including the applicant’s academic and professional qualifications, work experience and performance in interview/test, and other criteria as required by the respective programmes.
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8. What are the tuition fees for 2016/17 academic year? (Subjected to Review Annually)
For details of our tuition fees of individual programmes, please refer to www.cityu.edu.hk/sgs/tpg/admission.
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