The Master’s in Applied English Linguistics at Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) is a 1 year long program for international students, taught in English.
Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 1989. Today, HKMU is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong with approximately 12,000 students enrolled in our full-time programmes.
HKMU is committed to nurturing talent and meeting society’s needs through its high quality, professional and versatile curriculum, and advancing knowledge and research to support the development of the city and the region in this era of unprecedented change.
Academic Excellence: HKMU has been granted self-accrediting status by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, which enables the University to award degrees recognized by the HKSAR Government. HKMU offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fields such as business, creative arts, social sciences and education. These programmes are designed to prepare students for successful careers in their chosen fields, and are taught by a faculty of dedicated and experienced professionals.
Career Opportunities: HKMU offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs that are designed to meet the evolving needs of the global economy. Many of these programs have professional recognition and industry-link, which provide students with a competitive edge in the job market. The university's strong connections with industry partners give students access to internships, networking opportunities, and career resources.
Social Responsibility: HKMU is committed to social responsibility and preparing students to make a positive impact on society. The university encourages students to engage in community service and environmental causes, and it provides them with opportunities to develop leadership skills and civic engagement.
Vibrant Student Life: HKMU offers a vibrant student life that provides students with opportunities to explore their interests and talents outside the classroom. The university has a wide range of student clubs and organizations that cater to diverse interests, including sports, music, drama, and community service.
HKMU co-ordinates with some private accommodation operators for the rental of some Off-campus Accommodations to cater for non-local students who have a genuine need to live in Hong Kong on a user-pay principle.
You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.
Passport size photo
English certificate (You can take the English test online here)
2 Recommendation letters
You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here
Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.
The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.
Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification
After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.
The university may contact you directly for further questions.
We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.
After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.
Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.