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General Notes to Applicants
  1. Please read the Important Notes to Applicants for MPhil/PhD Programmes before you apply.

  2. During the normal application period, applicants may apply for admission by online application. Duplicate applications for the same programme will not be processed.

  3. An online application will only be accepted upon successful payment of the application fee by a Visa or MasterCard credit card; or UnionPay.

  4. Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to the availability of places. Late application fee will be charged accordingly.

  5. Please complete the online application in ENGLISH.

  6. If you create a subsequent application(s) using your login ID, the information you have provided in the first application will be copied automatically to the subsequent application(s). However, the copying of information takes place only once when a subsequent application is created and the attachments you have uploaded to the first application after submission of application will NOT be copied. This means that any modifications/updates which you subsequently make to the first application will NOT be copied. This also means that you will need to upload documents again to support your subsequent application(s). Therefore, please check all details, including all supporting documents, before you submit each application.

  7. Once your application is successfully submitted upon online credit card payment, the programme choice cannot be changed. You can however update your personal details (if necessary), by informing the School of Graduate Studies via email ( or by post to the following address: School of Graduate Studies, Room 03, UG/F, Lau Chung Him Building, Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong.

  8. School of Graduate Studies will send you an email to acknowledge your application. In the email, you will find an application number and a payment reference number. Please quote the application number and your full name in all your future correspondence with the University.

  9. Please read the Notes to Applicants Regarding Personal Information Submitted to the University. For general information about the University, please refer to

  10. The Online Application System is scheduled to perform regular system maintenance from Hong Kong time 6:00am to 7:00am every Monday. During this time, online application will not be available.


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Please contact the School of Graduate Studies at:
Telephone: (852) 2616 8720
Fax: (852) 3716 6988

School of Graduate Studies
Room 03, UG/F, Lau Chung Him Building,
Lingnan University,
8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun,
New Territories, Hong Kong