Special Notice


In line with CUHK's announcement that the health of students and staff is always put as top priority, CUSCS makes the following arrangements:

  1. Higher Diploma & Diploma in Foundation Studies Programmes - All classes will continue to be conducted online until Semester 2 ends on 26 May 2020.
  2. Part-time Continuing Education Programmes - Face-to-face class delivery is suspended. Students concerned will be informed individually if online classes would be conducted.

  3. Learning Centres - Over-the-counter enquiries and enrollment services will be provided at all CUSCS Learning Centres from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

(Updated on 7 April, 2020)

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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. 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 2020

Postal Mode Jan Mar May
Enrolment Deadline 06/01 09/03 11/05
Commencement Date 20/01 23/03



Internet Mode Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Enrolment Deadline 06/01 10/02 09/03 14/04 11/05 15/06
Commencement Date 13/01 17/02 16/03 20/04 18/05 22/06


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.