You can book the RLSA test session via ELC’s booking system: https://elc.polyu.edu.hk/booking/rlsa.php.
Please take the RLSA in your first semester of study at PolyU and enrol in the English enhancement subject(s) only after obtaining the result of the RLSA as informed by ELC.
The coursework requirements of individual programmes may vary. You should check with your department or refer to the programme document for individual programme requirements. Approval from your Chief Supervisor must be sought before taking any subjects. For general coursework requirements, please see here. The GPA requirement and calculation of the qualifying GPA can be found here.
Confirmation of Registration
Changing your Mode of Study
As a full-time research student awarded a research stipend, you will receive certain training as assigned by the Head of Department/Dean of School in consultation with the supervisor(s) within your Department/School for not less than 100 hours per year for teaching and professional service. You have to complete the training requirement as a condition of receiving the stipend and are not allowed to fulfil part of the training requirement through the completion of the Practicum credits. You are also required to report the teaching and professional service training in annual progress reports.
Research Student Attachment Programme
Successful incoming applicants will receive payment by cheque. Subsequently, the student shall pick up the cheques from the GS on a monthly basis until his/her departure from Hong Kong or until the funding is exhausted.
Thesis Submission, Oral Examination and Graduation
Please note that respective departments may have different graduation requirements, you are advised to refer to the programme documents for individual programme requirements.
For RPg students admitted from the 2018/19 cohort onwards, please submit the thesis and related documents to the general office of the Department/School; while RPg students admitted in or before the 2017/18 cohort should submit the thesis and related documents to GS via the D/SRC. The detailed guidelines can be found here.