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Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is HK$145,000 per annum in 2021/22 (subject to approval by the University) . If a student (1) intends to enroll in courses in addition to the 24 units of courses required to complete the degree, or (2) fails a course and must retake it, a supplementary course fee will be applied. In 2020/21, tuition fee per additional course is HK$18,125.


The annual tuition fees are payable by two equal installments. Tuition fee should be settled by the end of September and January for Term 1 and Term 2 respectively, Finance Office will send notification to students in two weeks prior to the payment due date. Besides, admitted students will be required to settle a deposit of HKD40,000 within two weeks after the issuance of official admission notification, the deposit will be offset against the first installment of tuition fee.


Admission Scholarships

To encourage and assist students of strong academic standing to study the Master of Arts in Chinese Studies Programme, the Programme will award a small number of scholarships in each academic year. The value of each scholarship will be equal to 50% of the tuition fee of the given academic year. Please refer to the Regulations for details. 


Merit Scholarships

The MA in Chinese Studies Programme will award up to four merit scholarships in each academic year as recognition to students with outstanding achievement on the MA programme. To be qualified for Merit Scholarships, the student must (1) obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.70 at the end of Term 2; (2) have not opted for Pass/Fail options in any courses in the event that students are given a choice to opt for Pass/Fail; and (3) successfully complete the programme within one year.


Financial Aid


U.S. Federal Student Financial Aid Program

US students attending our Programme can apply for The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program) to help pay their education expenses. The Federal School Code for CUHK is G22074. Students who plan to apply for the Direct Loan Program should contact the Scholarships and Financial Aid Section at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (852) 3943-1716 to discuss their needs. Please click here for application details.


Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program

Every year the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) supports Asian students to pursue Master degrees in selected universities, including the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Interested applicants can find more information at

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