Further Study in Hong KongOur education system in Hong Kong emphasises multiple pathways and multiple entry and exit points. That means you can have rich and diverse choices in planning your own pathways for future studies according to your interests, career aspirations and personal development. You may even consider pursuing research postgraduate study in one of the MPhil or PhD programmes offered by our institutions.
The following are some guidance for you to consider your future academic pathway –
- Students graduating from sub-degree programmes can look for top-up degrees offered by both our local institutions as well as non-local providers (not applicable to students from the Mainland of China;
- Students graduating from undergraduate programmes can either pursue a taught postgraduate programme (e.g. MBA programme) offered by local or non-local institutions (not applicable to students from the Mainland of China), or pursue research in one of our publicly-funded institutions;
- Although you may already have a hectic study schedule for your current study programme, do not miss the application deadlines for the programme(s) that you would like to take for further study.
Financial AssistanceAlthough you will not be eligible for government grants and loans which are exclusively offered for local students, you can apply for various scholarship and fellowship schemes offered by the HKSAR Government, some of which are dedicated to non-local students. Please visit our “Scholarship” page for information on eligibility and application procedure.
Apart from the scholarships and awards offered by the HKSAR Government, post-secondary institutions and other public and private organisations do offer numerous scholarships to provide financial assistance for non-local students in pursuing their education in Hong Kong. Of course, the scholarships and awards will only be offered to qualified applicants.