Tuition Fee and Financial Assistance

Tuition Fee

 
Programme Tuition Fee
Associate Degree Programmes
(4 terms in 2 years)
HK$27,800 per term
Higher Diploma Programmes
(4 terms in 2 years)
Higher Diploma in Business Administration HK$26,550 per term
Higher Diploma in Chinese Media Writing and Production
Higher Diploma in English and Communications
Higher Diploma in Japanese Language and Communications
Higher Diploma in Marketing and Advertising
Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting
Higher Diploma in ​Fitness Training and Management HK$27,900 per term
Higher Diploma in Psychology (Guidance and Counselling)
Higher Diploma in Sports Coaching and Leadership
Higher Diploma in Airline Service and Management HK$29,250 per term
Higher Diploma in Hospitality (Hotel Operations)
Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education HK$33,400 per term
Diploma in College Foundation Studies
(2 terms in 1 year)
HK$20,100 per term

 

Remarks:

1. A payment advice for the tuition fee of the 1st academic term will be sent to applicants upon notification of the offer of admission.

​2. Along with the tuition fee of the 1st academic term, student also needs to pay:
  • HK$600 deposit
  • HK$6,000 administration fee (for Mainland students only)
3. Applicants, who have accepted an offer from JUPAS of (i) a full-time UGC-funded undergraduate programme (programmes offered by OUHK and HKAPA are not UGC-funded), or (ii) an undergraduate programme subsidized under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), can apply for a refund of tuition fee. An administrative fee of $500 will be charged.

​4. Deadline for refund application 2018/19:
  • Noon of 8 Aug 2018 (for applicants with JUPAS main round offer)
  • Noon of 20 Aug 2018 (for applicants with JUPAS offer based on rechecking and remarking results)
  • Noon of 22 Aug 2018 (for applicants with JUPAS clearing round offer)
5. Late refund applications will NOT be considered.
 
​6. Except for the above condition stated in point 3, all tuition fees paid are neither refundable nor transferable regardless of whether students have attended classes or not.

7. LIFE does not authorize any third parties for handling admissions application.  All fees should be settled directly with LIFE using the designated method.  LIFE ensures fair admission.

 
Government Financial Assistance
 

Students who are in financial needs may apply for student financial assistance under the following Schemes through the Government:

  Associate Degree Higher Diploma Diploma
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) #
Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)
Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

 

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students# (FASP)
The FASP is a means-tested financial scheme offered to eligible students in the form of grant and / or loan. Students who are eligible to apply for assistance under FASP may also apply for student travel subsidy through FASP application.
#Applicant must be aged 30 or below
 
Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)
The NLSPS is applicable to full-time students pursuing eligible programmes under the FASP. The NLSPS provides financial assistance in the form of loan to eligible students to meet their tuition fees.

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)
The ENLS is applicable to eligible students pursuing specific part-time and full-time post-secondary and continuing and professional education courses. The ENLS provides loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees.
 
For details of the government financial assistance, students may make direct enquiries to the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.

 

Financial Assistance Schemes

Address

Hotline

Website

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post- secondary Students (FASP)

4/F, Trade and Industry Tower, 3 Concorde Road, Kowloon

2152- 9000

 www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo

Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post- secondary Students (NLSPS)

12/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon

2150-6222

 www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo 

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) 11/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon 2510-6223  www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo