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Online Application Form

Online application is open from 3 September 2018; the application fee is HK$300. You can access the application form at (Go to Step 3: Submit an Online Application > Select "Inter-Faculty" > Select "MA (Master of Arts) in Chinese Studies". In your application, please indicate your planned stream of study (Chinese Arts and Culture or Issues in Contemporary China) at "field of study".

Supporting Documents

In addition to a completed application form and the application fee, all required supporting documents in hardcopies must be received by the deadline. If you need to contact the Programme Office about your application, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from the email address that is associated with your online application. You are not expected to correspond with a faculty member regarding your application.


Applications should reach the Programme Office by 17:00 Hong Kong time on the application deadline date, and should include all required supporting documents. Applications submitted beyond the below-mentioned deadlines will be considered on a rolling basis until spaces are filled. [Update: Due to quota availability, applications received after 28 February 2019 will be considered for a reserve pool.]

Application deadlines apply to the MA Class of 2020 (entering Fall 2019):


  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
Application Deadlines 30 Nov 2018 31 Jan 2019 8 Mar 2019
(See above update)
30 Apr 2019
(See above update)
Decision Notification 31 Dec 2018
28 Feb 2019 8 Apr 2019
Subject to quota availability
3 June 2019

Decision Notification

The Admission Committee considers each application holistically, based on all information provided and the overall strength of applicants. No single factor is decisive. Due to confidentiality concerns, we will only release your application result via email to the address that is associated with your online application. We do not respond to requests for an early decision, or provide feedback to declined applicants.



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