Applicants should meet all qualification criteria of the Graduate School and must obtain a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in recognized tertiary institutions.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since admission is competitive and applications are processed on a rolling basis.
Applicants should upload supporting documents via the Online System for Postgraduate Applicants at https://www.gradsch.cuhk.edu.hk/OnlineApp/login_email.aspx by selecting either one category for Division’s consideration.
All required support documents must reach our Graduate Division before the application deadline. (Please note that documents once submitted will not be returned, and will be disposed if the application is unsuccessful. Please mark “MACUM Application” with your name and application number on the envelope)
The required support documents include:
*Official Transcripts and Confidential Recommendation must reach our Graduate Division directly from the University and referees, or in sealed envelopes and send by the applicant with other support documents to our Graduate Division.
**Applicants who obtained degrees from universities in Mainland China are required to provide an Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate (教育部學歷證書電子註冊備案表) issued by the CHESICC (學信網) together with other supporting documents. Please refer to the official website of the CHESICC on the sample of the Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate at https://www.chsi.com.cn/xlcx/bgys.jsp.
We value authenticity. An honest and sincere personal statement written by applicant’s own will be beneficial. Applicants do not need to submit applications via any education agents.
1 year full-time: HKD$128,000 per annum (subject to review)
2 years part-time: HKD$64,000 per annum (subject to review)
Additional tuition fee will be charged for each course taken after the normative study period.
The normative study period for this programme is 1 year for full-time and 2 years for part-time.
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Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.
Results will be posted on the Graduate School website (taught programmes) from mid-January to June every year. Successful applicants will receive the offer letter by June of that admission year. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us thereafter.
Am I eligible for admission?
Applicants must fulfill the entry requirement of Master’s programme stated on the Graduate School website at https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/:
What is the English Language Proficiency Requirement?
For the Confidential Recommendation Form, should the referees be from the academic field?
The referee can be a teacher, professor or academic advisor who is well acquainted with your current academic performance. Or someone who knows you well, such as a job supervisor, volunteer advisor, etc.
What is the word limit for the personal statement?
There is no actual word limit, around one to two pages of A4 paper, written in English.
Do I need to attend any interviews or tests?
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview or written test as part of the admission process.
When is the application deadline?
The application is open from October to February every year. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. For the exact date, please refer to the Graduate School website at https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/.
When will I receive the notification of my application result?
Application results will be posted on the Graduate School website (taught programmes) from January to June every year. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us thereafter.
(For non-local applicants) How can I apply for a valid visa to study in Hong Kong?
If you are admitted to our programme, we will assist you to apply for entry permit from the Hong Kong Immigration Department and send the permit to you by courier. You are also required to apply for a valid exit permit from your country. For details, please refer to the Graduate School website at https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/.
(For non-local applicants) Is accommodation provided by the University?
The University does not provide accommodation for postgraduate students of self-financed taught programmes. Students are responsible for their own accommodation.
Will there be any opportunity for local/overseas internship?
The Programme offers CULS5322 Internship in Cultural Management every year. It provides opportunities of practical work at local and overseas cultural institutions for four to six weeks. Students could take it as a special elective course. But a selection process is required as the opportunities are limited. For details, please refer to Practicums.
Ms. Grace Ng
Tel.: (852) 3943-6209
Address: Room 301, Leung Kau Kui Building, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.