The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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FAQ

What is the duration of the Programme?
The normal duration for the Programme is one year full-time or two years part-time.

When is the application period for next intake(s)?

We provide both September and January intakes. The application period may vary from year to year. (However, for those applicants who need a VISA, you are at risk of coming late, especially for those who require to complete the pre-entry course.) As Jan intake has limited space only, we will consider your application as both Jan & Sept at the same time. Please state if you are only interested in Jan intake in "Additional Information".

What is the tuition fees per year?

The Tuition Fee 2020-2021*: HK$ 155,000 (full time); HK$15,500/course (part-time); a number of student scholarships will be provided.
*Vary from year to year

What is the admission criteria and requirements for the MSc Programme?
To be eligible for entry into this Programme, candidates should have:
1. A bachelor’s degree with first or second class honours from a recognised tertiary institution (applicants with a non-psychology first degree have to complete a pre-entry course); or equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and
2. An applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent score in a recognised test. Equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
3. Interviews may be conducted when needed. And applicants are required to fulfill additional requirement, if any, set by the programme.

What is the language requirement?
As all courses will be mainly conducted in English, an applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent score in a recognised test. Equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to submit the application?
Please note that you can apply via Online Application System [Apply Here].

Why I cannot go to the payment page in the Online Application System? / Why the system warn me that I have not upload the required documents?
There are three document types to upload, "Transcript/Certificate", "ID Card, a passport or travel document" & "Others". If you do not have all three types of files, the system will block you for payment. If you have nothing to include in "Others" sessions, you may upload a blank page of document to fulfill system requirement.

When will the application results be released?
The selection process will begin as soon as we receive your application materials. Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview conducted by the Programme Director and/or other teaching staffs of the Programme.

Is there any scholarship offered by the University?
A limited number of scholarships may be provided.

What is the course offering?
This is a full-time/part-time, credit-based postgraduate programme. Students must obtain a minimum of 30 credits, which consist of 5 required courses and 5 electives.