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Credit requirements

The OUHK adopts a credit system. Each qualification stipulates a specific credit requirement and each course carries a credit value. As you pass courses prescribed under a qualification, you accumulate the credits toward that qualification.

Credit requirements for OUHK postgraduate qualifications*

Postgraduate qualification Total credits required
Postgraduate Certificate 20
Postgraduate Diploma 40–50
Master’s Degree 60

* Some qualifications may require a number of credits different from that indicated above. Please consult the Programme on offer in 2020/2021 for details.


Modified Date: Oct 29, 2019