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Master of Social Science in Sustainable Tourism


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General Admission Requirements

Applicant should have:

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

English Language Requirements for Admission

To fulfill the University’s minimum English language requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes, applicants should have:

  • obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong1 or taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; or
  • achieved scores in the following English Language tests2 as indicated:
    • TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/79 (Internet-based);
    • IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
    • GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; or
  • obtained a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
    • Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (AS Level);
    • Hong Kong Higher Level Examination;
    • CUHK Matriculation Examination;
    • General Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) Advanced Level (A-Level)/Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS-Level); or
  • achieved Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; or
  • obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

Tuition Fee (2018-2019) (Provisional)

Full-time: HK$112,500 /year
Part-time: HK$58,250 /year

Tuition fee will be collected in two installments per year.
The tuition fee for 2019-2020 will be announced later.

Some courses in the programme are included in the list of reimbursement courses for CEF (Continuing Education Fund) purposes.

Application Fee: HK$300


Outstanding applicants admitted to the programme will be considered for the MSSST Admission Scholarship.

Amount of the Scholarship
The maximum amount of the scholarship shall be HK$20,000 per student per academic year. Up to 5 candidates will be considered for the scholarships each year.

The scholarship shall be awarded to a student who

  • is a full-time student registered for the MSSST programme, and
  • graduates from a good university with relevant academic background and high GPA (first class honor or equivalent), and
has good English proficiency