Admission/Registration

Part-time (distance learning) programmes/courses

Application Period & Important Date

Term 2019 Autumn Term
Application Deadline 1 September 2019

Application for admission to the 2019 Autumn term is closed. As some courses still have limited quota available, late registrations may be considered on an individual basis. If you wish the University to consider your late application, please submit your application IN PERSON or BY MAIL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE while course places are still available.

Application for the 2020 Spring term will begin in 1 November 2019.

 

Term Start Date 2 September 2019

Admission Requirements

The OUHK does not have any academic entry requirements for most of its part-time (distance learning) first degree programmes. Admission is open to anyone in Hong Kong over the age of 17.

You should note, however, that some of the OUHK programmes, especially those in the areas of education and nursing, are designed for people already holding certain qualifications. Besides, each programme in postgraduate level stipulates its own programme-specific entry requirements (see details here).

Fees

Application Fee HK$ 300
  • Application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to another term or another use.
  • The application fee is applicable to new students (except students who have studied at the University before or LiPACE higher diploma graduates), or new/ continuing students applying for programmes with specific entry requirements (except graduates of the University or LiPACE higher diploma).
Course fee Please refer to this page for course fee

Payment Methods

Course fees and the application fee (if applicable) payment could be made by the following methods:

  Online registration In person By mail

Credit card

 

e-Banking

1    

PPS (Online instant payment)

   

Cheque/Cashier order made payable
to 'The Open University of Hong Kong'

 

EPS

   

Tuition Fees Payment by
Installment offered by CMB Wing Lung Bank

2    

Interest-free tuition loan
offered by CMB Wing Lung Bank

  2  

Make payment at a bank

1,3
Only applicable to applications
submitted on or before 5 July 2019.
 

Remarks
1 Not applicable to application fee. Applicants are required to settle the application fee first by credit card or PPS (Online instant payment).
2 Only applicable to holders of valid OUHK Mastercard.
3 Debit note will be sent to you by post within 10 working days, please pay tuition fee before the stipulated deadline. Besides, the University will only reserve for you a place in the course but not the specific class section. Specific class section will only be assigned to you upon receiving payment from your bank. If there is no place left in the class section that you choose, you will be allocated in a different class section.

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I. Documents Required

  • A copy of your HKID card with the word 'copy' written across the face; or
    A copy of your passport if you are an overseas applicant; or
    A copy of your PRC Resident ID card if you are a mainland applicant;
  • Additional supporting documents mentioned in section II below.
    (Applicable to the programmes with entry requirement)
  • The completed application form (for new students); or
    The completed re-registration form (for continuing students);
    (Click HERE to download the form(s))
  • Your HKID card; or
    Your passport if you are an overseas applicant; or
    Your PRC Resident ID Card if you are a mainland applicant;
  • Additional supporting documents mentioned in section II below.
    (Applicable to the programmes with entry requirement)
  • The completed application form (for new students); or
    The completed re-registration form (for continuing students);
    (Click HERE to download the form(s))
  • A copy of your HKID card with the word 'copy' written across the face; or
    A copy of your passport if you are an overseas applicant; or
    A copy of your PRC Resident ID card if you are a mainland applicant;
  • Cheque/cashier order in favour of 'The Open University of Hong Kong' for the total course fees and/or the application fee;
  • Additional supporting documents mentioned in section II below.
    (Applicable to the programmes with entry requirement)

II. Additional Documents Required (Applicable to the programmes with entry requirements ONLY)

If you are applying for programmes with specific entry requirements, you should submit the following items. Original documents will need to be presented for verification upon request by the University (see details here).

  • The completed "Admissions Supplementary Form for Programmes with Specific Entry Requirements";
  • A copy of academic transcript(s) with examination results;
  • A copy of certificate(s) to prove that you have fulfilled the entry requirements;
  • Additional document(s) to prove that you have fulfilled the entry requirements, e.g. proof of working experience as required for certain programme(s).

Insufficient documents may result in the delay of your application. If you fail to fulfill the specific entry requirements or present the required documents for verification, the relevant course fee that you have paid for will be refunded upon your return of all course materials, if any. Application fee is non-refundable in any case.

III. Application Methods

Notes to applicants

  1. Applicants should submit their applications early as applications will normally be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. To comply with the requirements of the HKSAR Government's Office of the CEF, the University will not offer any tuition fee discounts or reduction to students applying for 'CEF reimbursable courses'.
  3. OUHK does not forbid its students to study in another institution at the same time (except for non-local applicants whose student visa is sponsored by the OUHK). However, you should check with your current institution if it has any restriction on 'double registration'.
  4. Persons living overseas are welcome to pursue studies at OUHK through distance learning. Please read FAQ before submitting applications.
  5. Please refer to OUHK website for the latest programme information. The University reserves the right to make any necessary changes or cancel a programme/course/class if there is an insufficient number of enrollments. In every case, the University will make every effort to minimize the inconvenience caused and will give notice to the affected students of any such changes as early as possible.
  6. Starting from 2017 Autumn term, students studying in the part-time (distance learning) mode may also choose to take certain courses in face-to-face mode. You can contact our Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate) of the Registry for details.

Apply ONLINE to select programme, course(s), class section and make payment.

Apply Online (Without OUHK Student ID)Apply Online (With OUHK Student ID)

Programmes not accepting online applications

Below are programmes that only accept online course registration from continuing students who are studying the programmes. If you want to be considered for admission to the programmes, please submit hardcopy application together with supporting documents:

 

Enhancement Measures for Continuing Education Fund

The Enhancement Measures for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) has been implemented on 1 April 2019. According to the Enhancement Measures, persons who attend CEF reimbursable course(s) are required to submit “Consent for CEF Course Participant upon Enrolment (Consent Form)” to the Course Provider before attending the course(s). Otherwise, the Office of CEF would be unable to process the application for fees reimbursement.

CEF course participants irrespective of whether they will apply for fee reimbursement are required to submit the Consent Form in person or by mail to the Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate) of the Registry. (Click HERE to download the Form)

For more details about CEF, please visit CEF website: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef

Please submit your application in person or by mail to the Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate) of the Registry.

 

Enhancement Measures for Continuing Education Fund

The Enhancement Measures for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) has been implemented on 1 April 2019. According to the Enhancement Measures, persons who attend CEF reimbursable course(s) are required to submit “Consent for CEF Course Participant upon Enrolment (Consent Form)” to the Course Provider before attending the course(s). Otherwise, the Office of CEF would be unable to process the application for fees reimbursement.

CEF course participants irrespective of whether they will apply for fee reimbursement are required to submit the Consent Form in person or by mail to the Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate) of the Registry. (Click HERE to download the Form)

For more details about CEF, please visit CEF website: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef


Opening Hours for Applications / Enquiries During Application Period

Application Period Opening hours Locations

14 Jun 2019
to
14 Jul 2019

Mon - Fri:
09:00 - 17:15
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays:
Close

A0511, Block A, Main Campus

15 Jul 2019
to
18 Jul 2019

Mon - Fri:
09:00 - 17:15
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays:
Close

G34, Block B, Main Campus

19 Jul 2019
to
30 Jul 2019

Mon - Fri:
09:30 - 19:30
Sat and Sun:
12:00 - 18:30
Public Holidays:
Close

G34, Block B, Main Campus

31 Jul 2019
to
30 Aug 2019

Mon - Fri:
09:00 - 17:15
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays:
Close

G34, Block B, Main Campus

31 Aug 2019
onwards

Mon - Fri:
09:00 - 17:15
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays:
Close

A0511, Block A, Main Campus

 

Maintained by: Admissions & Enrolment Office (Part-time & Postgraduate) ( regadm@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Oct 04, 2019