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Master of Arts in Religious Studies

Master of Arts in Religious Studies - Admission



  • 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
  • Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree, normally 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 an honours degree; and
  • Fulfill the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Gradaute School before being considered for admission.


Study Mode

Full-time: 1 year (2 semesters) 

Part-time: 2 years (4 semesters)

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


Tuition Fee (2021-22) 

Full time: HK$113,000 by 2 installments
Part time: HK$113,000 by 4 installments

* Additional tuition fee (around HK$14,125 per course) will be charged for each course taken after the normative study period. 


Application Deadline

First round: 28 February 2021

Second round: 23 April 2021

*The application period starts in September every year.


Application Procedures

STEP 1: Submit ONLINE APPLICATION via the Graduate School.

STEP 2: Read the Application Checklist after you have submitted your application. 

STEP 3: Mail the supporting documents in hardcopies to:

Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, 

Room 301, Leung Kau Kui Building, 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong.

(Please mark “MA in RS Application” with your name and application number on the envelope) 



Department of Cultural and Religious Studies:  Ms. Ivy Chau

Tel.: 3943-6508


Graduate School Office (General Enquiry):

Tel. : 3943-8976 or 3943-8977