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Cross-institutional Course Enrolment Scheme

To enhance the opportunities for research postgraduate (RPg) students to have access to courses available at local institutions in Hong Kong, the eight UGC-funded universities (CityU, CUHK, EdUHK, HKBU, HKU, HKUST, LU and PolyU) entered into an agreement to set up mechanisms to allow RPg students to enroll in courses offered by sister institutions.

HKBU RPg students taking courses offered by sister institutions

Course Enrollment

HKBU RPg students may take any cross-institutional courses subject to your supervisors' approval. To enroll in the courses, students should complete the following forms and submit them to the Graduate School:

 

For students applying for courses offered by The University of Hong Kong, please provide the course outline/syllabus indicating the number of contact hours.

For students applying for courses offered by City University of Hong Kong, please also submit copies of transcript(s) of your current study record and all your previous academic qualifications obtained. 

In case you wish to drop the enrolled course, you have to complete the form and submit it to the Graduate School. For more details, please refer to the Application Procedures.

 

Transfer of Units

The course(s) you have taken at the sister institutions will be transferred automatically upon fulfillment of the grading requirement at the end of the semester. It is important to note the equivalence of unit/credit to be transferred.  In most cases, 1 unit/credit equals 13 contact hours. For more details, please refer to section 7.4 of our Student Handbook. If you have enquiries about unit transfer, please contact the GS at hkbu_rpg@hkbu.edu.hk.

 

Important Dates for 2021/22 Semester 1

Institutions

Information available from

Application deadline

Semester begins on

City University of Hong Kong

2 August 2021 20 August 2021 30 August 2021

Lingnan University

30 July 2021 25 August 2021 *  1 September 2021

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

23 July 2021 16 August 2021 6 September 2021

The Education University of Hong Kong

30 July 2021 20 August 2021 6 September 2021

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

23 July 2021 20 August 2021 30 August 2021

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

3 August 2021 25 August 2021

1 September 2021

The University of Hong Kong

30 July 2021 20 August 2021 1 September 2021

* The application deadline is applicable to most courses. Some courses have deadlines ranging from 13 August 2021 to 10 September 2021.

HKBU courses opened to RPg students of sister institutions

List of courses offered by HKBU – 2021/22 Semester 1
Important Dates for 2021/22 Semester 1  
Application Due Date 20 August 2021
Semester Start Date 1 September 2021

Interested students can submit the application form together with a copy of HKID card to the Graduate School of HKBU via your universities.