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Modular Structure

Courses are offered on a modular basis to allow students to focus on one area of study at a time. Normally, each module consists of 7-8 weeks including the examination week. Courses for full-time students are normally scheduled in the daytime at HKU Town Center in Admiralty, Cyberport Campus or Pokfulam Main Campus. Part-time classes will be held in weekday evenings,  or on Saturdays. Examinations are normally on Saturdays.

The curriculum shall extend over a minimum of one academic year and a maximum of two academic years for full-time study, or a minimum of two academic years and a maximum of four academic years for part-time study. Full-time students normally need to take four classes each week whereas part-time students normally take two evening classes each week.


Graduation Requirements

Students are required to successfully complete all the core courses plus two electives. Students who have failed a course are required to sit for a re-examination or to retake the course. If the failed course is an elective, students may choose to take another elective course as a substitute. In order to graduate, the total number of failures cannot exceed two in the entire period of study and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above must be achieved.





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