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Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for the 2021-22 academic year are under review. The tuition fee for the 2020-21 for individual full-time MPhil/PhD programmes is HK$42,100, payable by two equal instalments of HK$21,050 each. The first instalment is payable on first registration while the second one before the start of the second term. Self-financed students are required to pay HK$84,200 (full-time) and HK$56,134 (part-time).

For details of tuition waiver, please read Tuition Waiver.


A deposit of HK$600 (subject to adjustment) is payable by all students on first registration and is refundable only when a student has completed at least one academic year and, withdraws officially from the University or his/her study is discontinued by the University. A deduction will be made by the University for any outstanding debts not previously settled.

Graduation Fee

A graduation fee of HK$600 (subject to adjustment) is payable upon approval for graduation. The full amount or the balance of the deposit paid on first registration is used to pay this graduation fee. If the balance is insufficient to pay the entire fee, a student must pay the difference before the degree is awarded.

Students’ Union Membership Fees

Lingnan University Students’ Union (SU) Membership Fees include an entry fee (HK$97) and an annual fee (HK$133), which apply to all its members. All full-time postgraduate, undergraduate and associate degree students are eligible for membership. Lingnan University Students’ Union is an independent registered organisation which enjoys its own management autonomy and it is not part of the University structure.  The collection of SU’s membership fees by the University is a service provided by the University. All enquiries on SU membership, including payment of fees or procedures for withdrawal and refund, should be directed to SU by phone at 2454-1111 or email: or in person to its office (2/F, Amenities Building; Office Hours: 11:30 am – 5:30 pm from Monday to Friday).