Applicants who do not wish to pursue a full programme of study at the University but are interested in taking courses on a short-term basis (less than one academic year) may apply for admission as a visiting student to attend selected course(s) and take the assessment as decided by the course offering unit. Visiting students will be admitted only if the relevant course offering unit is satisfied with their academic ability and if there are places available in the lecture groups for the course(s) concerned.
The University's medium of instruction and assessment is English, unless otherwise specified for a specific course.
Visiting students can apply to the Academic Regulations and Records Office for a testimonial or academic transcript.
Tuition fees are charged on a credit basis, with a course normally carrying 3 credit units. The fees for courses offered at the Bachelor's degree level are as follows.
|Local Applicants (HK$)||Non-Local Applicants (HK$)|
|HK$2,800 per credit||HK$4,000 per credit|
Applicants will be required to pay the tuition fees in full upon acceptance of an offer of admission. Tuition fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The University reserves the right to cancel any course, in which case any tuition fees paid will be refunded.
An academic year comprises Semester A, Semester B and a Summer Term.
|10 January 2017 to 10 March 2017||10 January 2017 to 5 May 2017||for admission in Summer Term 2017
(5 June 2017 - 5 August 2017)
|17 April 2017 to 9 June 2017||17 April 2017 to 4 August 2017||for admission in Semester A 2017/18
(4 September 2017 - 23 December 2017)
|4 September 2017 to 21 October 2017||4 September 2017 to 16 December 2017||
for admission in Semester B 2017/18
|15 January 2018 to 15 February 2018||15 January 2018 to 15 April 2018||for admission in Summer Term 2018
(11 June 2018 - 11 August 2018)
* Please refer to the 'Points to Note for Non-Local Applicants' below.
The application fee is HK$400 per application (subject to annual review). Up to 10 courses can be included in each application. After an application has been submitted, any additional courses (even if the original application includes less than 10 courses) will require a new application and fee payment. Please note that the application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
You are only required to pay the prescribed application fee but not any other fees in connection with your application.
Please DO NOT send personal cheques or cash.
Application forms should be sent to the Admissions Office (5/F, Fong Yun-wah Building, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong) with the following documents.
Application information, including your HKID card/passport number, will be used in the admission evaluation process. Upon your enrolment in the University, such information will become part of your student record and may be used for any purposes relating to your study in accordance with University procedures.
In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right of access to and correction of the information contained in your application, as well as the right to request a copy of such data. If you wish to obtain more information, please write to the Admissions Office. You may be charged a fee for each request.
The application data of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed at the end of the admission exercise.
The studies of visiting students are governed by the University's Academic Regulations.
Upon completion of their studies, students are required to settle any loan/fines with the relevant department(s)/office(s) of the University and to return their student ID cards to the Academic Regulations and Records Office.
A visiting student who wishes to discontinue his or her studies should send a written notification and return his or her student identity card to the Academic Regulations and Records Office. Tuition fees will not be refunded for any reason.
|Admission Applications||Course Offerings and Timetable||Student Visa & Non-Local Student Matters|
|Admissions Office||Academic Regulations and Records Office||Global Services Office|
|Tel: (852) 3442-9094
Fax: (852) 3442-0266
Online Enquiry Form: www.cityu.edu.hk/admo/enquiry
|Tel: (852) 3442-2300
Fax: (852) 3442-0270
|Tel: (852) 3442-8089
Fax: (852) 3442-0223