The MAIA programme is primarily designed for degree holders in politics-related disciplines, other social sciences, humanities, law, communications, business or other relevant training who would like to prepare themselves for international related careers or advanced academic studies.
- To be eligible for entry into this programme, candidates should:
a) hold a relevant bachelor’s degree awarded by a tertiary education institution recognized for this purpose by the University; or
b) have obtained an equivalent qualification; or
c) have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment.
For an applicant who applies for the Lingnan MAIA degree, he/she whose degree, or exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent, is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country, should obtain proof of English proficiency through one of the following:
a) a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
b) a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Apart from IELTS and TOEFL, we also consider the following alternative on a case-by-case basis:
a) an equivalent score in a recognized test, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency.
- Interviews may be conducted when needed.