FAQ for applying for Associate Degree, Higher Diploma and Diploma Programmes
1) Where are the learning centres?
Associate Degree, Higher Diploma and Diploma programmes will be delivered at main campus of Lingnan University in 2019-20 academic year.
2) What are the quality of Associate Degree, Higher Diploma and Diploma programmes offered by LIFE?
LIFE is committed to providing high quality education to post-secondary students. All programmes are developed and assessed under the rigorous quality assurance system of Lingnan University and recognized as the appropriate QF level under Qualifications Framework (QF).
3) What are the levels of programmes under Qualifications Framework (QF) recognized by HKSAR Government?
4) What is the medium of instruction for Associate Degree, Higher Diploma and Diploma programmes offered by LIFE?
Apart from Chinese/Translation courses and courses which require students to have working knowledge of Chinese, all courses are normally taught in English.
5) Are there any scholarships for students?
Yes, there are a number of scholarships available for students who have outstanding performance in academic achievements, services for the LIFE, University and the Community. Entrance Scholarships are awarded to newly admitted students who possess good academic qualifications. Progression Scholarships will be granted as incentives to Associate Degree and Higher Diploma Year 1 students who progress to Associate Degree or Higher Diploma Year 2 with outstanding academic results. Academic Scholarships will be awarded to students according to their academic merit, achievements in extra-curricular activities and contributions to LIFE or University. Community Service Scholarships are also awarded to the students who have outstanding achievement in the extra-curricular activities and contributions to LIFE and the community.
6) If I cannot meet the entry requirements of the Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes (i.e. without Level 2 in five subjects in HKDSE Examination), are there any other programmes I can apply?
If you cannot meet the entry requirements of the Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes, you may apply for admission to Diploma or Diploma Yi Jin programmes of Lingnan Institute of Further Education. You may visit our website (life.LN.edu.hk) for details.
7) How much are the tuition fees for Associate Degree, Higher Diploma and Diploma programmes?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:
|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 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
8) Can I apply for financial assistance from 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)||✘||✘||✔|
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