Skip to content
  •      About OUHK     

  •      Admissions     

  •      Academics     

  •     Administration    

  •      Library     

  •     Research    

  • Home > Postgraduate programmes
    Postgraduate programmes

    Postgraduate Diploma‧Masters Degree programmes|OUHK

    Planning to have a Masters Degree, Postgraduate Degree or Postgraduate Diploma? Find your suitable choice in the OUHK.

    If you are planning to upgrade yourself by getting a Masters Degree or Postgraduate Degree, The Open University of Hong Kong has lots of choices for you. The OUHK offers a variety of face-to-face postgraduate programmes in full-time and part-time modes leading to the awards of Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

    There are different schools for you to choose, including School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Science and Technology, School of Education and Languages. Face-to-face postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma normally ranges from one year to two years, though some may allow a maximum study period of six years. Students can usually complete a full-time face-to-face masters degree programme in one year.

    The OUHK adopts a credit system. Each qualification stipulates a specific credit requirement and each course carries a credit value. As you pass courses prescribed under a qualification, you accumulate the credits toward that qualification. Postgraduate Diploma required total 40-50 credits and Masters Degree required total 60 credits. Also, you may be able to get credit for your previous studies. Credit transfer, known as 'advanced standing' at the OUHK, is available for students who have completed tertiary-level studies elsewhere. Advanced standing awards may considerably shorten the time you need to complete your OUHK study programme. The maximum advanced standing possible of Masters Degree is 30 credits and Postgraduate Diploma is 20 credits.

    What is the advantage of choose to study in the OUHK? The OUHK provides well-equipped learning facilities, including computer laboratories, self-study rooms, discussion rooms, classrooms and lecture theatres at its Ho Man Tin campus, Jubilee College and Kwai Hing Learning Centre which is located in the Kowloon Commerce Centre in Kwai Chung. While you are studying in the Masters Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in the OUHK, you are free to use the award-winning Electronic Library which gives students round-the-clock access to an extensive collection of databases, and full-text e-journals and e-books. Find out more information of the programmes of the OUHK on its website.

    Postgraduate Degree
    Re-registration for Continuing Students
    Postgraduate Degree
    Postgraduate Degree
    Local Applicants
    Overseas Applicants

    Maintained by: Educational Technology and Development Unit ( )
    Modified Date: Oct 31, 2018

    Accessibility | Privacy policies | Terms and policies | Webmaster
    © 2020 by The Open University of Hong Kong. All Rights Reserved.
    Site Map Site map
    About OUHK
    President's Message
    Vision & Mission
    Strategic Plan
    Governance & Organization
    Principal Officers
    Honorary Graduates & University Fellows
    Facts & Figures
    Academic Programmes
    Full-time face-to-face undergraduate programmmes
    Face-to-face postgraduate programmes
    Distance learning programmes
    Research degree programmes
    Professional programmes and short courses
    eLearning programmes
    Academic Support & External Links
    Research Office
    Office of Academic Supports
    Student Affairs Office
    OUHK Shenzhen Office
    Administrative Units
    Educational Technology & Publishing Unit
    Finance and Facilities Management Unit
    Human Resources Unit
    Information Technology Unit
    Public Affairs Unit
    Full-time face-to-face undergraduate programmmes
    Face-to-face Postgraduate programmes
    Distance learning programmes
    Research degree programmes
    Professional training and short courses
    eLearning programmes
    Annual Report 2015-2016
    Broadcast on TVB Pearl to Enlighten All
    Choose your study programme
    Events Calendar
    Giving to OUHK
    Implementation of a unified academic calendar
    Information for
    Prospective Students
    Current Students
    Jockey Club Home Health Watch Programme
    Media coverage
    Motto: Disce, Progredere, Crea
    Open Learning Resources
    iTunes U
    Open for Learning
    Knowledge Network
    Privacy policies
    Terms and policies
    About Research Office
    Internal R&D Funding
    External R&D Funding
    Ethical Review Regarding Human and Animal Research
    Research Safety Review
    Research Bulletin
    Journal Database
    Visiting Scholars
    Schools and LiPACE
    School of Arts and Social Sciences
    Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
    School of Education and Languages
    School of Nursing and Health Studies
    School of Science and Technology
    Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE)
    Site Search
    Social Media
    YouTube Channel
    Student Life & Support
    Students' Achievements
    Switch on to e-materials
    Useful Information
    Adverse weather arrangements
    Campus location
    Job Openings
    Contact us
    Telephone: (852-2711-2100)
    Facsimile: (852-2715-0760)
    View the videos of Full-time Face-to-face Undergraduate Programme selected seminars
    Web for All
    Back To Top