- Holding a recognised Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Qualification.
- A pre-professional bachelor degree in architecture; AND
- 10-month working experience in the architecture-related discipline*; AND
- One of the following English proficiency requirements**:
- Scoring a Level 3 or above in English in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE); OR
- Scoring a Level E or above in English in Hong Kong AS Level Examination (ASL); OR
- Scoring not lower than 500 in writing; not lower than 213 in machine test; not lower than 79 in on-line test in TOFEL; OR
- Scoring not lower than 6.0 in IELTS (Academic paper) ; OR
- Scoring not lower than 425 in CET-4; OR
- Pass in both oral and written paper in PETS-5
*only employment blocks of at least five months duration each would be considered
**applied to applicants who have not acquired their Bachelor degree in English
Applicants should submit in person, or mail the following to:
Admissions Unit (M.Arch 2021),
Chu Hai College of Higher Education,
80 Castle Peak Road,
Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun,
N.T. Hong Kong.
1. Completed application form
A completed application form duly signed by the applicant, together with one recent photo (photo size: 1 1/2inch) and one photocopy of the applicant’s HKID Card or Passport.
2. Two letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation should be written by Recommenders to evaluate the applicant’s capability in pursuing the course. The recommenders should include the applicant’s full name and program of study in the letters.
3. Personal statement
Personal Statements should be written in English (800 words maximum) by the applicant to describe the applicant’s background, past work in the Architecture industry (note: minimum 10 months of practical training is required), plan of graduate study and professional career.
4. Academic transcripts
A certified true copy of transcript from each university attended, with class of honours and credit earned, is required.
5. Portfolio showing previous works
All applicants should submit a portfolio containing reproductions of the previous academic and professional projects that shows the original drawings, prints, graphic design, sculpture, etc. Portfolios must be A4-sized booklets, no other form of portfolio is accepted.
6. Proof of working experience
Proof of working experience, such as employers’ letters
7. Proof of English proficiency
Certificate of relevant examination
A non-refundable application fee $300.
First round: Feb 26, 2021
Second round: July 30, 2021
For 2021-2022 Master of Architecture 2-Year Full-Time Programme:
HK$ 110,000 per year (HK$ 55,000 for each installment for each academic term)
Scholarships and Bursaries
Chu Hai College of Higher Education awards scholarships to students with exceptional academic achievement and good conduct. Bursaries are also granted to qualified students who need financial assistance.
- Over 250 scholarships and bursaries are available to students.
- Work-study grants - helping students to gain working experience.
Students may apply for such scholarships and bursaries through the office of the Dean of Students.