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Taught Postgraduate

Entry/admission scholarships may be provided by individual programme offering departments. For more information, select your individual course on Programmes on Offer eProspectus and check under "Duration & Credit Requirement" or "Other Information". Alternatively, contact the programme offering department for scholarship availability and further enquiries. A limited number of post-entry scholarships are donated by external organisations and individuals to postgraduate students. Most scholarship candidates are nominated by the Heads of academic departments based on academic merit.


The tuition fees of every taught postgraduate course varies, please click here to check the fees for your course.


Non-local students are not eligible to apply for financial assistance from both the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and PolyU. Please therefore secure sufficient funds before embarking on studies at PolyU.

PolyU reserves the right to change the terms or withdraw the above scholarship. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.



Please go to Taught Postgraduate Prospectus > Applying to PolyU for more details.


Research Postgraduate

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University International Postgraduate Scholarships for PhD Studies will be awarded to academically strong applicants who can contribute to the internationalisation of PolyU and bring cultural diversity to the University.

Subject to satisfactory progress in students’ studies, the scholarship granting period will coincide with that of the tuition fee charging period. Scholarships cannot be used to offset fees for extension of registration.

For details about PhD Fellowship Scheme 2020/21 and studentship, please visit here.


The fees, which are non-refundable and subject to revision, for new students admitted to our research programmes are as follows.


Annual tuition fee
Full-time Part-time
HK$42,100 (UGC-funded students)
HK$84,200 (Non-UGC-funded students)
HK$42,100 (Non-UGC-funded students) 

Continuation fee for each semester beyond the normal study period HK$7,017


Examination fee
HK$1,900 (for PhD) HK$1,500 (for MPhil)


Non-local students are not eligible for financial assistance from PolyU or the HKSAR Government. They are therefore advised to secure sufficient funds before embarking on their programme.

Please browse the Research Postgraduate e-Prospectus to view the research postgraduate programmes on offer and the latest information.


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