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Fees

Undergraduate Degree and Post-Secondary Programmes

Tuition fees

The annual tuition fees are payable in two equal installments before the start of each semester, i.e. September for Semester 1 and February for Semester 2. Fees paid are not refundable.

Programme Tuition Fee of Local Students per year (2020/21) Tuition Fee of Non-local Students per year (2020/21)
Degree Programmes HK$42,100 HK$52,000
Non-degree Programmes HK$31,575 HK$39,000

Caution Money and Graduation Fee

On registration in a new academic programme, students are required to pay a caution money sum of HK$400 which will be converted into a graduation fee upon graduation. Caution money will be used to cover any unpaid claims charged to a student, such as outstanding library dues. Except for official withdrawal, the balance of the caution money is not refundable. 

Students’ Union Fees

All full-time students of the Academy are full members of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Students’ Union (SU) and are required to pay the prescribed fees. For the 2020/21 academic year, an entrance fee of HK$100 on first joining the SU and an annual subscription fee of HK$120 will be charged.

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Tuition Fees

The annual tuition fees are payable in two equal instalments. The first instalment is due before September and the second instalment is due before February. Fees paid are not refundable. The tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year are as follows.

Mode of Study Full-time Part-time
Programme Master of Fine Arts in Cinema Production programme Other Master's Degree programmes Master of Fine Arts in Cinema Production programme Other Master's Degree Programmes
Annual tuition fees (HK$) 122,000 101,000 81,400 67,400
Normative study period (academic years) 2 3 or 4
Number of required credits for registration per year 24-36 12-22

Tuition fees for the first year of study will be specified in the letter of offer. Tuition fees for subsequent years are announced at the end of each academic year. These tuition fees apply to both the continuing and new students. Registration beyond the normative study period will incur additional charge per semester.

 

Caution Money and Graduation Fee

On first registration in a new academic programme, students are required to pay a caution money sum of HK$400, which will be converted into a graduation fee upon graduation.Caution money will be used to cover any unpaid claims charged to a student, such as outstanding library fines. Except for official withdrawal, the balance is not refundable.