Prospective Students

Application Procedures

Application for non-HKU students

Online Application for credit-bearing courses, as well as further information on accommodation and visa procedures are available on the following website:

Application Deadline for non-local students (student visa needed): March 31, 2020

Application Deadline for local students (not needing student visa): May 31, 2020

Application for HKU students

For non-final-year students (BA or non-BA):

Please select the suitable course(s) on SIS during the add/drop period (June 15 to 22, 2020). 

For final-year students (BA or non-BA), please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Send an email to your home faculty to request your faculty’s confirmation of the outstanding credits that you need for the completion of your degree studies.
Step 2: Send your home faculty’s email confirmation to Arts Faculty at, providing your UID, full name and the summer course(s) that you intend to enrol by June 15, 2020.  You do not need to contact the course-offering department(s)/coordinator(s) while we are processing your request.
Step 3: Upon approval, the Arts Faculty will inform your home faculty to enrol the summer course(s) for you. 

Important Notes

  • HKU students applying for the summer semester courses offered by the Faculty of Arts should be aware that individual courses will not open if there is insufficient enrolment.
  • HKU students should take this into consideration when drawing up their second semester 2019-2020 study plan.
  • The Faculty of Arts reserves the right to change or cancel any of these courses without further notice.