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  1. should hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent; and
  2. should have a degree from a university in Hong Kong or an English speaking country/region; or submit one of the following original score reports/certificates* for assessment:
    • TOEFL (minimum score:  79 internet-based);
    • IELTS (Academic) (Band 6.5 or above);
    • College English Test (CET 6) of the PRC (450 or above) ; and
  3. will be given preference with a background in social sciences and/or humanities.


*The submitted proof should be attained within 2 years prior to the date of the issuance of our Admission Offer letter, including the proof of College English Test (CET 6) of the PRC. 


The tuition fee of the whole Programme for AY 2024-2025 is HK$152,600 which is payable in two semesters 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 the CEF website for more information.


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


Regarding to the application procedure, please read the instruction via the Online Application System directly.


Spring intake is NOT available for AY2024/25. Thank you. 



Application period for AY 2024-25 Fall Intake Application (Full-time only*)

Start from 9 October 2023 (Monday) (Full-time only*)
Deadline for local students 24 July 2024 (Wednesday)
Deadline for non-local students 5 June 2024 (Wednesday)


* Part-time application for AY2024/25 fall intake will be suspended.