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Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies

Application Procedures

  • Applications of Research Degree programmes are accepted throughout the year and will normally be considered during January - March of the admission year.
  • Applications for Professional Doctorate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes are accepted starting from 15 November 2016.

Step 1: Application Preparation

You should:

  1. check the most up-to-date programme information, entrance requirements and application period in the:
  2. read carefully the "Notes for Applicants" at the bottom of this page for useful information including Application Fee, Information for International and Mainland Applicants, Student Accommodation, etc.
  3. Note that there is no need to submit applications through any agencies or companies.  Applications could be submitted by applicants directly to the University via the online application system.

Step 2: Creation of Application Account

After reading the "Notes for Applicants", you need to create an online application account in order to create/submit your application.  Please note down the electronic ID (EID) and the application number generated once your application account is created for future access.  Applicants should not create more than one account for applications.

Step 3: Submission of Supporting Documents

You should upload by yourself the required supporting documents listed under the Section on "Supporting Document" in the online application before the application deadline. No hard copy of supporting documents will be accepted for taught postgraduate programmes.

Step 4: Application Submission

You should complete all relevant sections in the online application, pay the appropriate application fee  online using a credit card (VISA or MasterCard) and submit the application before the application deadline.  Your application will only be processed after the payment of application fee is successfully made.

Step 5: Application Acknowledgement

An acknowledgement message will be shown online immediately after you have successfully settled the application fee via online payment. In addition, an acknowledgement email will be sent to you upon receipt of your online application.

Step 6: Application Processing and Results

Depending on the programme you apply for, applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis during the application period or in batches after the application deadline. You can check the application result through your application account.

If you are successful in your application, we will send you an email notification reminding you to check the application account for view and download of the offer letter as well as completing the required procedures for offer acceptance. No hardcopy of letter will be sent to applicants. Please ensure that your email address is current and that you do not filter out any such messages.

To facilitate verification of academic qualifications, applicants admitted may be required to arrange for the relevant institutions to send the University an original copy of their official transcript for the bachelor's and/or postgraduate degree(s) that have obtained.