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Fees

Undergraduate Degree and Post-Secondary Programmes

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for all levels of study are subject to the announcement by the HKSAR Government in due course. Tuition fees for an academic year are payable in two equal installments before the start of each semester, i.e. August for Semester One and January for Semester Two. Any fees paid are not refundable.

Programme Tuition Fee of Local Students per year (for 2019/20 as reference only) Tuition Fee of Non-local Students per year (for 2019/20 as reference only)
Degree Programmes HK$42,100 HK$52,000
Non-degree Programmes HK$31,575 HK$39,000

Caution Money and Graduation Fee

On registration in a new academic programme, students are required to pay a caution money sum of HK$400 which will be converted into a graduation fee upon graduation. Caution money will be used to cover any unpaid claims charged to a student, such as outstanding library dues. Except on official withdrawal, the balance of the caution money is not refundable. Other fees and charges include transcript fees and replacement charges for lost or damaged student identity cards.

Students’ Union Subscription Fee

All full-time students at the Academy are full members of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Students’ Union (SU) and are required to pay the prescribed fee. For the 2019/20 academic year, an entrance fee of HK$100 on first joining the SU and an annual subscription fee of HK$120 will be charged.

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the full-time programmes in 2020/21 are HK$101,000 (Master of Fine Arts in Cinema Production programme's tuition fee is HK$122,000) per year and payable in two instalments. The first instalment is due before September and second instalment is due before February of each academic year. Fees paid are not refundable.

Tuition fees for the part-time programmes in 2020/21 are HK$67,400 (Master of Fine Arts in Cinema Production programme's tuition fee is HK$81,400) per year and payable in two instalments per year. The first instalment is due before September and second instalment is due before February of each academic year. All part-time students are required to register for minimum of 15 credits per year (except in the final year of study). Fees paid are not refundable.

Tuition fees for the first yea of study will be specified in the letter of offer. Tuition fees for subsequent years are announced at the end of each academic year.  These tuition fees apply to both the continuing and new students. Registration beyond the normative study period# will incur additional charge per semester.

# Normative study period for full-time is 2 years and for part-time is 3 or 4 years

Caution Money and Graduation Fee

On first registration in a new academic programme, students are required to pay a caution money sum of HK$400, which will be converted into a graduation fee upon graduation.Caution money will be used to cover any unpaid claims charged to a student, such as outstanding library fines. Except on official withdrawal, the balance is not refundable.There are other fees and charges such as transcript fees and replacement charges for lost or damaged student identity cards.