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Application Procedure and Materials

To apply for the SEIM programme, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application form:

2. Upload scanned copies of the following documents to the system:

  • Copies of academic certificates and transcripts;
  • Proof of English language proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL), if needed;
  • ID card, passport, or any other identity document(s) of your home country;
  • A personal statement (written in English and not more than two pages);
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Other relevant supporting documents.

3. Avoid applying at the last minute as according to the system, applications may be required to provide the letter of certificate/transcript, confidential recommendation letter, and China Qualification Verification report.

4. Settle the application fee (HKD$400) with a credit card. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.


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Application Deadline: 30 June 2024 (for 2024-2025 intake)

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the programme is HK$180,000 (to be finalised) for both full-time students (for the 1-year programme) and part-time students (for the 2-year programme).

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognised higher education institution*; and
  • If the applicant's bachelor's degree was awarded by a non-English medium institution, the applicant must have the result of:
    • TOEFL: minimum acceptable score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or 
    • IELTS: minimum acceptable score of 6.5; or
    • an equivalent score in another English language test**


* Applicants with relevant academic qualifications or work experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis for this course.

 ** Applicants of equivalent English qualifications may be invited to attend an admission interview.


In addition to hostel accommodation on our Tuen Mun main campus, Lingnan offers postgraduate students the reasonably priced option of staying at Jao Tsung-I Academy’s Heritage Lodge, a historic landmark in Kowloon.   Please click here for details.


Scholarships and Financial Support

  • Programme-based scholarships are available for all applicants and students. Please contact us for more information.
  • Local students are eligible to apply for The Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS). Please click here for more details.
  • For other sources of funding and scholarships. Please click here for more details.