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Programmes on offer in 2020/2021

Postgraduate Diploma|Masters Degree|OUHK

Up and Rising: Master's Degree, Postgraduate Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Offered by the Open University of Hong Kong

The OUHK offers a variety of postgraduate programmes in full-time and part-time modes: Master's Degree, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

The Open University of Hong Kong first established in 1989 as a provider of distance education. With a mission to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of quality higher education, the university started to offer full-time programmes in 2001. Programmes today include undergraduate degree, postgraduate and master's degree, postgraduate diploma and postgraduate certificate. All taught by experts from the field, the programmes spark inspiration for students with interest of a particular area of study.

Postgraduate degree programmes of the Open University of Hong Kong are offered in both full-time and part-time modes to suit individual study needs. Master's Degree, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate will be awarded upon graduation. Studying in postgraduate degree programmes expands knowledge of students in the expertise and thus boosts chances of employment and competitiveness. The postgraduate degree programmes, including Master's Degree, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate, are widely recognised by different organisations, corporations and institutional bodies.

Students have wide choices of the preferred topic of study in postgraduate degree. In terms of Arts and Social Sciences, topics such as Humanities, Languages and Translation are traditional courses that have a long history of education. The university also engages in professional training of master degree talents in Creative Arts, Creative Industries and Cultural Assets to respond to the growing demand of cultural activities and the relevant preservation in Hong Kong and worldwide.

Another major scope of study of the postgraduate and master degree students is Business and Administration. In view of the ever-changing and dynamic global economic situation, needs for experts of area such as Accounting and Finance, Corporate Governance, Global Business and Marketing have been soaring. The university also offers Master Degree of Professional Management in Digital Business (MPMDBF) which provides specialized knowledge and practical skills to cope with the smart development blueprints for Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Quantitative Analysis and Computational Mathematics is also another highlight of the postgraduate degree programme. It is a face-to-face part-time Postgraduate Diploma programme that keeps students abreast of the rapid growth in areas of analysis including Computer Algebra and Simulations, Computational Methods for Risk Analysis and Decision Making, Quantitative Methods for Decision Analysis, Multivariate and Time Series Analysis and more.

All postgraduate degree programmes including Master's Degree, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate welcome both local and non-local students to register. First round application for the Autumn Term of 2020/21 is currently opened. Interested applicants may observe the general entry requirements, English language proficiency requirements and programme-specific entry requirements. Students who are eligible for individual programme may observe the application procedures and apply online with an easy portal. Second round of application will be starting from 1st February 2020.

The Open University of Hong Kong has rooted in Hong Kong for 30 years since 1989. The university has multiple campuses, including the Main Campus and Jockey Club Campus in Ho Man Tin and the Kwai Hing Campus. The campuses provide holistic and well-equipped study environment to students, and at the same time, focusing on their wellbeing as a whole. Apart from the postgraduate degree and diploma programmes, the university also provides quality undergraduate programmes. Graduates from all discipline are equipped with necessary knowledge and skills, while showing empathy and understanding to the fast-changing world market. In the coming years, the university will continue to advance learning, knowledge, and research that meet students' learning aspirations and society's talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes.

The OUHK offers a variety of postgraduate programmes in full-time and part-time modes leading to the awards of Master’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate. Programmes on offer in 2020/2021 are as follows:

Programme Title Programme Code Local  Applicants Non-local Applicants1 Remark
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Humanities, Languages and Translation
Master of Arts in Applied English Linguistics MAAELF 2, 3
new Master of Arts in Bilingual Professional Translation MABPTF 2
中國文學文學碩士 MACLF
Creative Arts
new Master of Arts in Creative Industries and Cultural Assets MACICAF 2
new 創意寫作文學碩士 MACWF
Social Sciences
Master of Arts in Cultural and Heritage Tourism (English Version) MACAHTF 2
文化及保育旅遊文學碩士(中文版) MACAHTCF 2
new Master of Social Sciences
(Specializations: Applied Economics and Policy Analysis / Applied Psychology / Criminology and Social Policy Studies / Global Governance)
MSSCF 2
Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
Accounting and Finance
Master of Accountancy MACF
Master of Accountancy (Special Entry Route) MACF-S
Master of Applied Finance in Risk Management MAFRMF
Master of Applied Finance in Risk Management (through Pathway 1) MAFRMF1
Master of Applied Finance in Risk Management (Special Entry Route) MAFRMF-S
Master of Applied Finance in Wealth Management MAFWMF
Master of Applied Finance in Wealth Management (through Pathway 1) MAFWMF1
Master of Applied Finance in Wealth Management (Special Entry Route) MAFWMF-S
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration MBAF
Master of Business Administration (through Pathway 1) MBAF1
Master of Business Administration (Special Entry Route) MBAF-S
工商管理碩士(中文) MBACF
工商管理碩士(中文)(循途徑一) MBACF1
Corporate Governance
Master of Corporate Governance MCGF
Master of Corporate Governance (Special Entry Route) MCGF-S
Global Business and Marketing
Master of Global Business and Marketing MGBMF
Master of Global Business and Marketing (through Pathway 1) MGBMF1
Master of Global Business and Marketing (Special Entry Route) MGBMF-S
Digital Business
Master of Professional Management in Digital Business MPMDBF
Real Estate
new Master of Professional Management in Real Estate MPMREF
School of Education and Languages
English Language Teaching
Master of Education in English Language Teaching MEDELTF 4
School of Nursing and Health Studies
護理學(中醫護理)
護理學碩士(中醫護理) MNCMNF
護理學深造文憑(中醫護理) PDNCMNF
School of Science and Technology
Mathematical Studies, Statistics and Decision Science
Master of Science in Quantitative Analysis and Computational Mathematics MSCQACMF
Master of Science in Quantitative Analysis and Computational Mathematics (through Pathway 1) MSCQACMF1
Postgraduate Diploma in Quantitative Analysis and Computational Mathematics PDQACMF
Environmental Studies
new Master of Science in Global Environmental Management for Sustainable Development MSCGEMSDF
Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Studies PCESF 5


Table Key
1   Definition of Non-local applicants:
(1) require a student visa to study in Hong Kong, or
(2) hold a visa under the ‘Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates’ (IANG), or
(3) hold a dependent visa and aged 18 years old or above when they were issued with such visa by the Director of Immigration.
2   IELTS and TOEFL English requirements could be subsequently waived upon applicants’ taking and passing a designated English written and/or translation test offered by the programme team.
3   Elective courses will be offered subject to demand and available expertise.
4   This programme will not be offered in the 2020/2021 academic year.
5   The University has withdrawn the offer of the programme for the 2020/2021 academic year.
  Full-time mode
  Part-time mode

 


Modified Date: Jul 28, 2020