Tuition Fee

Tuition fee in the academic year 2019-20 is subject to review. The tuition fees for newly admitted students in the academic year 2018-19 are as follows:
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 ​Fitness Training and Management HK$27,900 per term
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)


  1. The cost of living (e.g. accommodation, miscellaneous) in Hong Kong is estimated to be around HK$60,000 - $90,000 per year (for reference only).
  2. Students are required to arrange their own accommodation.
  3. Along with the tuition fee of the 1st academic term, student also needs to pay:
    ◇ HK$600 deposit
    ◇ HK$6,000 administration fee (including application fee and postage of student visa)
  4. All fees paid are neither refundable nor transferable regardless of whether students have attended classes.
  5. Applicants are required to pay the above fees to Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE) if they are admitted.
  6. LIFE does not authorize any third parties for handling admissions application.  All fees should be settled directly to LIFE by the designated method.  LIFE ensures admission fair.