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Master of Arts in Religious Studies

Master of Arts in Religious Studies - Admission


​Entry Requirements

  • Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor’s degree (major subjects are not restricted), normally with honours not lower than Second Class or achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or 
  • Completed a course of study in a tertiary education institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree; and
  • Fulfill the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Gradaute School before being considered for admission.


Study Mode & Normative Study Period

Full-time: 1 year (2 semesters) 

Part-time: 2 years (4 semesters)

* Students need to take 8 subjects (24 units) for graduation.


Tuition Fee (2024-25)  - Subject to Review

Within normative study period,

Full time: HK$118,000 by 2 installments
Part time: HK$118,000 by 4 installments

* Additional tuition fee will be charged for each course taken after the normative study period. 


Application Deadline

Priority round: 29 February 2024

Final round: 14 April 2024

*Applications will be processed on a rolling basis from September until all places are filled.  Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged. 


Application Procedures

STEP 1: Submit an ONLINE APPLICATION via the Graduate School website.


STEP 2: Upload scanned copies of all required applications documents (in PDF format, A4 size only), to the Online Application System for Postgraduate Programmes. Please read the checklist for the required application documents.


STEP 3: If you are shortlisted (will notified individual applicants via email), please mail the supporting originals in hardcopies to:


  Ms. Crystal Wong 

  MA in Religious Studies (MARS) 

  Room 301, Leung Kau Kui Building, 

  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 

  Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong.

  (Please remark your name and application number on the envelope.) 


STEP 4: Final results will be updated via the ONLINE APPLICATION platform no later than 2 weeks after application deadline. (Shortlisted candidates will be notified via individual email at a timely manner.)



Contact Person: Ms. Crystal Wong

Telephone: (852) 3943-6508