Admission Requirements


  • should hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent; and
  • should have a degree from a university in Hong Kong or an English speaking country; or submit one of the following original score reports/certificates for assessment:

    - TOEFL (minimum score: 550 Paper-based; 213 computer-based; and 79 internet-based);

    - IELTS (Academic) (Band 6.5 or above);

    - College English Test (CET 6) of PRC (450 or above) ; and

  • will be given preference with a background in social sciences and/or humanities.;and
  • if short-listed, may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process.

Tuition fee and Scholarship

The tuition fee of the whole Programme for AY 2020-2021 is $107,800 which is payable in two semester for 1 year Full-time programme. Some courses (please visit Course List page for details) in MSocSc (Contemporary China Studies) are reimbursable by the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) courses. Eligible applicants for the CEF will be reimbursed their tuition fees, subject to a maximum sum of HK$20,000. You may also visit CEF website for more information:

Scholarship in MCCS Programme is in Merit-based and will be given to students who achieved outstanding academic performance.

Application Procedure

Regarding to application procedure, please read Apple Now from Graduate School webpage or register via Graduate School's Online Application System directly.

Application period for AY 2020-21 Spring Intake Application (for both Full-time and Part-time)

Start from: 28 September 2020 (Monday)
Deadline: 30 October 2020 (Friday)

Application period for AY 2021-22 Fall Intake Application

Start from: 16 November 2020 (Monday) (for both Full-time and Part-time)
Deadline for local students: 26 July 2021 (Monday)

Deadline for non-local students: 15 June 2021 (Tuesday)