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Online and Distance Learning


Learning @ Anytime, Anywhere
In order to sustain competitiveness in society and maintain robustness in life, enriching knowledge and upgrading skills continuously are important to all of us. During the past decades, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong has developed numerous online and distance learning courses for those who are eager to enhance themselves in their spare time. Our online and distance learning courses cover subjects in foundations of Language, Business, Arts, Psychology, Culture, Library Studies, Nutrition, etc. While pursuing professional development and career success, you can learn to balance your personal and social life and to improve your health. Our distance learning courses are delivered in Postal and Internet Modes. Some online courses are provided with course materials in video clips so as to bring you an interactive mode of learning to suit your busy schedule.



Courses for January to June 2018

Postal Mode Feb Mar May
Enrolment Deadline 22/01/2018 12/03/2018 07/05/2018
Commencement Date 05/02/2018 26/03/2018 21/05/2018


Internet Mode Jan Mar Apr May Jun
Enrolment Deadline 15/01/2018 12/03/2018 09/04/2018 07/05/2018 04/06/2018
Commencement Date 22/01/2018 19/03/2018 16/04/2018 14/05/2018



Important Notes

  • Except otherwise specified, the Online and Distance Learning courses offered by the School are open to all applicants.
  • People living abroad are welcome to join our Online and Distance Learning courses.  However, students who wish to apply for courses in Postal Mode with non-local postal address, shall apply by paper form only and an extra postage of HK$200 must be paid. (Download Form).
  • Fees paid are NOT refundable. Transfer of enrolment from one course (or delivery mode) to another can only be made subject to the approval of the School and payment of an administrative charge of HK$100. The application must be made no less than one week before the commencement date of the enrolled course (Download Form).
  • Textbooks are required for some courses and are on student’s own expenses. The School will NOT acquire textbooks for students.
  • Some courses are supplemented with tutorial(s)/workshop(s) which are normally scheduled for Saturdays or Sundays at our Learning Centres.
  • Students applying for the Internet Mode must provide a valid e-mail address.