Both the MSc and PgD programmes are offered in full-time or part-time mode. The normal duration for the MSc programme is one year for full-time study or three years for part-time study. The normal duration for the PgD programme is two semesters for full-time study or two years for part-time study. The maximum study period for both modes is six years for the MSc programme, and four years for the PgD programme.
In line with Hong Kong's immigration policy, overseas students can only apply to be full-time students, whereas students from Hong Kong can opt for either the full-time or part-time mode of study.
Prospective students should note that classes are usually scheduled in the evenings from 6:30 pm. to 9:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Additional classes may be offered during the daytime.