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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
  • 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 & 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 (2023-24)  - 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: 28 February 2023

Final round: 16 April 2023

*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 FORM via the Graduate School.

STEP 2: Upload scanned copies of all required applications documents to the Online Application System for Postgraduate Programmes. Please read the checklist for the required application documents.

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) 



Contact Person: Miss Ng Siu Ling, Lorrie

Telephone: (852) 3943-6508