Application Procedures
  • Applications must be made online. Please visit the website (http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/) of the Graduate School for details.
  • The application fee for admission is HK$300.
  • Applicants should send the following documents to “MSSc Programme in Public Policy, Room 523, Chen Kou Bun Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong”.
    • Official transcripts of all tertiary level studies;
    • Copies of certificates of academic/professional qualifications;
    • Score reports/certificates showing you have fulfilled the English Language Proficiency Requirement;
    • Confidential recommendations from 2 referees;
    • Receipt of application fee (not necessary for credit card payment through online application system);
    • Copy of identity card or passport;
    • A statement of purpose of 500-600 words in English.
  • Official transcripts and confidential recommendations must reach our Programme directly from the University and referees respectively, or in sealed envelopes sent with other supporting documents to the Programme.
  • Applicants with degrees awarded by overseas universities by distance learning or by completing a curriculum of short duration may be required to provide assessment report from the Hong Kong Council of Academic Accreditation (HKCAA) on the level of qualification obtained.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed.
  • Successful applicants will receive our notification by phone/email and offer letters by mail from our Graduate School.
  • There may be several rounds of selection and the process may span over several months (normally from February to June). Applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us by August 2017.