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Non-degree Language Courses (2023-2024)



  1. Please make your course selection carefully by checking the course schedules for the correct course code and avoid timetable clashes.

  2. Application deadline: September 20, 2023 (Wednesday) - Extended

  3. Mode of teaching: FACE-TO-FACE “Online” mode will NOT be delivered UNLESS “Face-to-face” is officially suspended.


Entrance Requirements

  • A candidate who meets the undergraduate admission requirements of HKU (or other recognised Universities) by possessing adequate secondary school or sub-degree qualifications.



Complete application online

  • Register and create a personal application account on the online application system. An email acknowledgement will be sent to your registered e-mail address after the successful creation of an account.

  • Complete the online application form and upload all the required supporting documents.

  • Please note that the application will be processed only when ALL supporting documents are received

  • Once the application has been submitted, amendments are NOT allowed. Please contact us if you wish to make changes to your personal particulars after submission of the application. Applicants are strongly advised to check their details carefully before submitting the application and keep a record of their submission.


Confirm offer

  • An email will be sent to your registered email address to confirm offer.

  • Please proceed to your online application account to ACCEPT the offer before the acceptance deadline.

  • Once you have accepted the offer, the confirmation of offer email will be sent to you with payment information.


Payment Guide

Once you receive the offer email, you should settle the course fee via online payment by the deadline.

  • Payments can be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, UnionPay), the Faster Payment System (FPS) and both Hong Kong and China wallets of WeChat Pay and Alipay.

  • If the credit card information you submit is incomplete or if the credit card payment is declined, your application will be rejected.

  • School of Modern Languages and Cultures, HKU is not responsible for fluctuations in international exchange rates or interest charges due to the timing of credit card charges or refunds.

  • Please read the payment instructions carefully as attached with your offer letter set.

  • As all places are offered to successful applicants on a first-come, first-served basis, we will confirm your place on only until your fees have been paid in full.

  • Fees are non-refundable or transferable after you accept the offer except when the course is subsequently cancelled by SMLC.

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