Special Notice


The School of Continuing and Professional Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUSCS) will undergo system upgrade on 3 October 2020 (Saturday). Limited services on over-the-counter enquiries will be provided at Learning Centres, while enrollment and payment services will be suspended. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



In line with the CUHK announcement on latest development of the pandemic situation, CUSCS will take necessary measures to return to full operation gradually.

  • Higher Diploma and Diploma in Foundation Studies Programmes – All classes will be conducted online.  Face-to-face class delivery will be resumed when the pandemic stabilizes and situation permits.
  • Part-time Professional and Continuing Education Programmes – Face-to-face class delivery will be resumed by phase from 31 August 2020.  Instructors and students will be contacted individually for details.
  • CUSCS Learning Centres – The operating hours for over-the-counter enquiries and enrollment services will resume to normal from 31 August 2020.  Please check here for details. 

For protection of health of students and staff, users of CUSCS Learning Centres are required to observe the COVID-19 monitoring measures. Users are required to wear a face mask, perform temperature screening and use hand sanitizer when entering the Learning Centres.   Individuals under compulsory quarantine or with respiratory infection symptoms should stay home.

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Online and Distance Learning


Your Connection to Knowledge – Learning Anytime


Life is not just about labouring and work; through life-long learning, we could understand the world and different domains of knowledge more, enrich our living, and broaden our vision and dreams.  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 enrich and enhance themselves in their spare time. Our online and distance learning courses cover subjects in foundations of Language, Business and Management, IT, 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 Mode. All courses will only provide written course materials and some online courses are supplemented with pre-produced video clips so as to bring you an interactive mode of learning to suit your busy schedule.



Courses for July to December 2020

Postal Mode Jul Sep Nov
Enrolment Deadline 13/07 14/09 09/11
Commencement Date 27/07 28/09



Internet Mode Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Enrolment Deadline 13/07 10/08 14/09 12/10  09/11 07/12
Commencement Date 20/07 17/08 21/09 19/10 16/11 14/12


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.