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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 enroll 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 2nd Term, 2018-19:

Institution (click to visit website) Information available on Application deadline Term begins on
City University of Hong Kong 14 December 2018 7 January 2019 14 January 2019
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 26 November 2018 14 December 2018 7 January 2019
Hong Kong Baptist University 10 December 2018 11 January 2019 14 January 2019
The Education University of Hong Kong 26 November 2018 14 December 2018 2 January 2019
The University of Hong Kong 1 December 2018 2 January 2019 14 January 2019
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 8 January 2019 23 January 2019 30 January 2019
Lingnan University 11 December 2018 11 January 2019* 18 January 2019
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 15 December 2018 28 December 2018 14 January 2019

* This application deadline applies to most courses. Some taught postgraduate courses may have earlier deadlines. Please refer to the course offering list posted below for details.

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 of the 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 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 Registry 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 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 7 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 Registry 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 application results by the course offering institution directly via email.
  5. After successfully enrolled in the courses, if students would like to drop the courses subsequently, the requests should be submitted via the Registry 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 2nd Term 2018-19 (click to download ) (last updated: 27 December 2018).
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 Registry on or before 11 January 2019* via the coordinating office of the home institution. [* This application deadline applies to most courses. Some taught postgraduate courses may have earlier deadlines. Please refer to the course offering list given in point 1. above for details.]
4. Students will be notified of the application results by email.

 

Important Dates of 2nd Term, 2018-19 of Lingnan University (Applicable to most courses)

   
11 January 2019 Application deadline for cross-institutional course enrolment to reach Lingnan University
18 January 2019 Term 2 classes begin
2 May 2019 Term 2 classes end
9-22 May 2019 Examination period for Term 2

 

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

 

 

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