Introduction of the College

Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong

The College, with its high aspiration of education commitment to the society of Hong Kong, and with the advantages of its 69 years inheritance of quality education excellence, is established and registered as an Approved Post Secondary College under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap 320).

The New Page of the College Meeting the New Age of Education

Seeing the urgent importance of education reforms in Hong Kong, the Board of Governors of the College made its firm decision to implement its mission in tertiary education by creating more tertiary education opportunities to individuals, aiming at nurturing more future leaders, strengthening the competitiveness of Hong Kong, and bringing us a more stable, prosperous and harmonious society in a knowledge-base economy of the 21st century.

Our New Campus in Castle Peak Bay - Successful Land Grant from the Government

The College Land Grant and Start-up Loan application to construct a purpose-built new campus was successfully endorsed and approved by the Education Bureau and the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Government in June 2009.

The new campus is located at the beautiful site of Tuen Mun East Castle Peak Bay. The site is located next to the beach in a serene environment where staff and students will enjoy a nice and inspiring teaching and learning environment. The planned buildings will house many modern and state of the art equipment and facilities for teaching, learning and research activities.

A Thoroughfare to Private University with its Accredited Programmes

In 2001, the Board of Governors of the College, responding to the education reforms in Hong Kong, established the College Development Committee to be responsible for preparing and submitting practicable plans for the long term development of the College.

In 2002, after consulting the Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) and the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation (HKCAA, now known as HKCAAVQ), the College invited the HKCAA to undertake an accreditation of the College and its programmes.

In early 2003, the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation (HKCAA) confirmed the granting of accreditation status to the College. At present, a total of the following two Master Degree Programmes and fourteen Bachelor Degree Programmes in various disciplines are all successfully accredited by the HKCAAVQ, which are fully recognized under the Hong Kong Government Qualification Framework (QF).

Undergraduate Programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Chinese Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Creation in Chinese Literary Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Chinese for Professional Application
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English for Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Journalism & Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Advertising and Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Communication and Crossmedia
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Banking
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Finance and Information Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Construction Engineering and Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

The College is Registered with the Approval to award Degrees

Echoing the Government's policy of encouraging the development of private universities with a view to introduce a more diversified and vigorous education system in Hong Kong, and consolidating its long-term development towards the realization of being a private university with its unique characteristics and education excellence, the College successfully registered as an Approved Post Secondary College under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance and its Regulations (Cap 320) in July 2004.

As the result of years' effort, the College is pleased to announce that, pursuant to the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance, the Chief Executive in Council granted approval for Chu Hai College of Higher Education and change its Chinese name to 珠海學院 and to award degrees for the accredited programmes in October 2004.

Achieving Programme Area Accreditation (PAA) Status

The College had its Programme Area Accreditation exercises conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (the HKCAAVQ) IN 2014 and 2015 respectively, and the College soon successfully obtained four Programme Area Accreditation (PAA) Status for nine Programme Areas including Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Journalism, Mass Communication, Accounting, Finance, General Business Administration, Civil Engineering and Architecture.

Two Master Degree Programmes Successfully Validated

In addition to its existing the Bachelor Degree Programmes, the College also had the following two Master Degree Programmes successfully validated by the HKCAAVQ in 2015.

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Arts in Chinese Studies

The launch of these two Master Degree Programmes in academic year 2015 not only embarked a new stage of our College development, but also to a certain extent helped to further enhance the College’s overall research capability.

Success in a 4-Year Tertiary Education System

With the excellence of its 4-year tertiary education system in Hong Kong, the College expects its students not only excel in their professions but also possess virtues and broad knowledge base with confidence to cope with our ever-challenging world.