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CROSS-INSTITUTIONAL COURSE ENROLMENT SCHEME

To enhance the opportunities for research postgraduate students to have access to courses and expertise at sister institutions in Hong Kong, the eight institutions (viz. City University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Education University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) that are offering research postgraduate programmes entered an agreement to set up mechanisms enabling research postgraduate students to enrol in courses offered by other sister institutions. Please click to see Highlights of the Agreement on Collaboration of Research Postgraduate Programmes.

Course Enrolment Details of Term 1, 2019-20:

Institution (click to visit website) Information available on Application deadline Term begins on
City University of Hong Kong 2 August 2019 23 August 2019 2 September 2019
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 26 July 2019 16 August 2019 2 September 2019
Hong Kong Baptist University 26 July 2019 26 August 2019 2 September 2019
The Education University of Hong Kong 16 August 2019 30 August 2019 2 September 2019
The University of Hong Kong 19 July 2019 20 August 2019 2 September 2019
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2 August 2019 26 August 2019 2 September 2019
Lingnan University 26 July 2019 26 August 2019* 2 September 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2 August 2019 23 August 2019 2 September 2019

* The application deadlines for taught postgraduate Accounting and Cultural Studies courses are 2 August 2019 and 15 August 2019 respectively.

For Lingnan Research Postgraduate Students

Before applying, please read the Guidance for Lingnan Research Postgraduate Students on Course Taking (click to download )

For students in Arts and Social Sciences Faculties: The maximum load for course taking is three courses per term, inclusive of all courses offered by Lingnan (including the mandatory course "RSSC510 Postgraduate Seminar" for Social Sciences students and the required course "RWTS510 Academic Writing and Research Methodology across Disciplines" for all new students) and other institutions.

For first year students in Business and Social Sciences Faculties: Students are required to complete respectively the mandatory "RBUS510 Research Methods in Business" and "RSSC510 Postgraduate Seminar" courses specifically designed for them. Existing students may also be invited to attend the courses. Enrolment in these two courses will be arranged for them in Term 1. Therefore, students concerned need not apply for enrolment in these two courses.

All new students are required to complete the course, "RWTS510 Academic Writing and Research Methodology across Disciplines" and they will be automatically enrolled into the course in Term 1. Students admitted in 2015-16 and before may take the course as an elective course.

(a) To Take/Audit Courses Offered by Lingnan University
  1. Lingnan students can apply for enrolment/auditing in taught courses offered under Lingnan’s taught postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.
  2. Brief descriptions of Lingnan courses can be accessed here.
  3. To apply, students should:
   
  • fill in an internal Lingnan application form (click to download ),
  • provide appropriate document(s) to support the application if the course(s) applied for have pre-requisite requirement(s),
  • have sought the endorsements from their Supervisor and Head of Department in Sections II & III respectively, and
  • submit the completed form with supporting document(s), if any, to the School of Graduate Studies via email (registry@LN.edu.hk) or in person on or before the application deadline of the course(s) applied for.
  4. Students will be notified of their application results via email.
(b) To Enrol in Courses Offered by Other Sister Institutions
  1. Lingnan students can apply for enrolment in taught courses offered by the other seven sister institutions. Under the scheme, students should only take courses of direct relevance to their studies. Please visit the website of individual institution for relevant information including the list of courses available by clicking on the name of institutions in the table above.
  2. Students admitted to study at a sister institution will be officially registered for the courses at the host institution, and are required to participate fully in the course, including completion of coursework and writing of the examinations. The course grades attained will be shown on Lingnan's transcripts.
  3. To apply, students should:
   
  • fill in the prescribed application form (click to download  ),
  • provide appropriate document(s) to support the application if the course(s) applied for have pre-requisite requirement(s),
  • check from the website of the course offering institution for application details and provide supporting document(s) to meet their specific requirements,
  • have sought the endorsements from their Supervisor and Head of Department in Section IV, and
  • submit the completed form with supporting document(s), if any, to the School of Graduate Studies via email (registry@LN.edu.hk) or in person at least three working days before the application deadlines of the course-offering institutions specified in the table above.
  4. Students will be notified of their application results by the course offering institution directly via email.
  5. After successfully enroled in the courses, if students would like to drop the courses subsequently, the requests should be submitted via the School of Graduate Studies of Lingnan University during the add/drop period stipulated by the offering institutions.

For Research Postgraduate Students of Other Sister Institutions to Enrol in Courses Offered by Lingnan University
 

1. Students can apply for enrolment in taught courses offered by Lingnan as shown in the course offering list for Term 1, 2019-20 (click to download ) (last updated: 24 July 2019).
2. Brief descriptions of Lingnan courses can be accessed here.
3. To apply, students should:
 
  • fill in the prescribed application form (click to download  ),
  • provide appropriate document(s) to support the application if the course(s) applied for have pre-requisite requirement(s), and
  • submit the completed application form and supporting document(s), if any, to Lingnan's School of Graduate Studies on or before 26 August 2019* via the coordinating office of the home institution. [* The application deadlines for taught postgraduate Accounting and Cultural Studies courses are 2 August 2019 and 15 August 2019 respectively.]
4. Students will be notified of their application results by email.
Important Dates of Term 1, 2019-20 of Lingnan University (Applicable to most courses)
26 August 2019 Application deadline for cross-institutional course enrolment to reach Lingnan University
2 September 2019 Term 1 classes begin
2 December 2019 Term 1 classes end
9-20 December 2019 Examination period for Term 1

 

Enquiries:  
Telephone: 2616 8750
Email : registry@LN.edu.hk
Address: Registry, Lingnan University,
  8 Castle Peak Road,
  Tuen Mun,
  New Territories, Hong Kong