Do you offer spring/summer admission?
The programme only provides autumn admission (September).
I am a final year student. Can I apply for the programme before my degree is conferred?
If you are in your final year of study, you may submit applications before obtaining a confirmation of graduation. Successful applicants will be given a “Conditional/Provisional Admission Offer”.
I am an applicant with a few years of working experience. Can I apply for this programme?
Yes, you can. Over the years, we had students with working experience.
What is the application deadline?
We will declare the start date and deadline for each year’s application through webpages.
Does the programme review applications on a rolling basis?
Yes. Once we received a full admission package, we will begin to review it. That’s why we encourage prospective students to apply as soon as possible. Once the admitted number of students is met, the admission process would stop even before deadline.
Which kind of mathematics preparation do I need in order to be admitted?
We expect our applicants have foundational knowledge of statistics. These knowledge is helpful for the study in this programme.
Can I apply for any scholarship?
For details about the scholarships, please click here.
How long will it take to complete this programme?
Generally, a student can complete the full-time programme in 1 year and part-time programme in 2 years.
If I am admitted; will Hong Kong Baptist University provides accommodation?
Admitted students can apply for the dormitories on campus. However, due to limited supply, most students might not be able to live on campus. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.
What are “Bridging Courses”? Do they have exam?
“Bridging Courses” are designed to help students to get used to the academic environment and prepare for the first semester course work. These courses mainly cover basic mathematics, statistics, programming knowledge and economic theories. They are free of charge and there are no exams. The Orientation Day provides key information of the programme that should be noted by students and career-related matters.
I am a non-local student. Can I work in Hong Kong after I have completed my study?
Persons who have obtained a qualification in a full-time and locally accredited programme in Hong Kong may apply to work in Hong Kong under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates (IANG). For detailed information, please refer to the Immigration Department, HKSAR.