Bachelor of
Business

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QF Level: 5

Bachelor of
Communication
and Media Studies

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QF Level: 5

Bachelor of
Computer Science

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QF Level: 5

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These programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications to reach HKQF level 5, which is equivalent to the standing of bachelor's degrees offered by local universities in Hong Kong. The degree qualification is formally recognised by the Government for employment purposes within the Civil Service.


QF5-Locally accredited by HKCAAVQ at QF Level 5. Full-time students are eligible to apply for Government grant, loans and scholarships.


These are exempted programmes under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance in Hong Kong. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualifications to which these programmes may lead.

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Features of UOW's Top-Up Degree Programmes

Worldwide Recognition and Alumni Base

  • Internationally recognized degree awarded by UOW
  • Locally accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications at QF Level 5
  • A long history of successful transnational education delivery in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
  • UOW already has a long established presence in Hong Kong that includes research relationships with leading academic institutions (City University of Hong Kong), professional corporate training for leading organizations like the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) Corporation, and niche transnational education programme delivery over the last 16 years in areas such as nursing, education, business and information technology
  • Over 131,000 UOW alumni worldwide, with over 3,100 of those alumni from Hong Kong

Strong Academic Support

  • Face-to-face lectures by well-qualified, carefully selected teaching staff
  • Visiting lectures by UOW scholars who possess strong industry experience and connections
  • Full access to online learning resources of UOW including over 300,000 eBooks, 63,000 eJournals, scholarly articles, multidisciplinary and specialist databases for the three UOW programmes
  • Full access to library services of Telford Library
  • All classes to be held in Telford Campus
  • All subjects not directly delivered by UOW academic staff will be quality assured by UOW and the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
  • Professional bodies like the Australian Computer Society, which has affiliations with the Hong Kong Computing Society, visit all our locations to accredit the relevant programmes

Competitive Tuition Fee

  • Total fee of top-up degree programmes: HK$84,600 payable in 3 instalments

Flexible Study Mode

  • Top-up degree programme can be completed in 12 months (24 credit points equivalent to 3-4 subjects per trimester)
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Teaching and Learning Facilities

All students enrolled in UOW Bachelor Degree programmes are entitled to use the Telford Campus, Telford Library, UOW’s online resources library and sports complex at the Telford Recreation Club.

Telford Campus
The Telford Campus is located in Kowloon Bay and has a total area of around 80,000 sq ft, spread over 6 levels. The campus includes 6 lecture theatres, 24 classrooms, 6 computer laboratories, 3 quiet study rooms, 2 roof gardens, a courtyard and a library. It is conveniently situated 1 minute away from Kowloon Bay MTR station and is surrounded by the Telford Plaza shopping malls and restaurants.

UOW’s Online Resources Library
All UOW students have access to UOW’s award-winning Library, that includes extensive online resources and discipline specialist librarians.

Telford Library
The Telford Library, located in the Telford Campus, supports the learning, study and research needs of all degree students and staff. The library is fitted with personal computers and is connected to the campus wireless LAN.

Sports Facilities
Sports constitute an integral part of student life. The Telford Recreation Club in Kowloon Bay, a stone’s throw away from the Telford Campus, houses facilities for physical fitness training, an indoor heated swimming pool, dance studio, tennis courts, badminton courts and fitness center. Physical education courses and team sports, taught by qualified coaches, are organized throughout the year to help students develop both physically and socially.

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Application and Admission

Application form

Please fill in the application form.

Required documents

All completed application forms should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Photocopies of relevant certificates and transcripts
  • Photocopy of HKID card
  • Original Proof of application fee payment

Payment of application fee

Applicants must pay the application fee (HK$150) by:

  • Direct deposit or ATM transfer at any branch of the Hang Seng Bank (Bank Code 024) (A/C number: 359-300001-004); OR
  • Octopus Card payment in CCCU offices located in Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (Room 6104, 6/F), City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, OR CCCU Telford Campus, G/F, Telford Plaza, Kowloon Bay

Application by post

Completed application forms together with relevant documents and the original proof of application fee payment may be sent to the Community College of City University, Room 6104, 6/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

Application in person

Completed application forms together with relevant documents and the original proof of application fee payments can be submitted to the following offices:

Community College of City University
Room 6104, 6/F,
Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Kowloon

Community College of City University
Telford Campus, G/F, Telford Plaza
33 Wai Yip Street
Kowloon Bay

Result of application

Successful applicants will receive an offer letter. To confirm acceptance, students are required to pay the Acceptance Fee on or before the date indicated in the offer letter. Places will be allocated to other candidates if applicants fail to provide the required documents certifying that they have satisfied the conditions mentioned in the conditional offers.

Cancellation of Programmes

The University of Wollongong or Community College of City University reserves the right to cancel or suspend any programme. Fees already paid for such programmes will be refunded.

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Fees and Financial Assistance

 

Fees

Students have to pay the fees listed below upon application and admission:

Programme

Application Fee

Tuition Fee (whole programme)

Graduation Fee

Bachelor of Business

Waived before 30 June 2017,
HK$150 after 1 July 2017

HK$84,600, payable in 3 installments *

HK$400

Bachelor of Computer Science

Waived before 30 June 2017,
HK$150 after 1 July 2017

HK$84,600, payable in 3 installments *

HK$400

Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

Waived before 30 June 2017,
HK$150 after 1 July 2017

HK$84,600, payable in 3 installments *

HK$400

* As a special arrangement, a scholarship of HK$11,400 will be given to students admitted in 2017. The tuition fees above have already included such scholarship.

 

University of Wollongong Scholarships

For the 2017/2018 academic year, the University of Wollongong is offering half-scholarships to be awarded to the highest achieving students entering into the top-up degree programs. For each of the top-up degree program, 2 half-scholarships will be awarded to students commencing their studies in September 2017.

The scholarships will cover half of the tuition fees for the UOW top-up degree, valued at approximately HK$43,300.

To be eligible students must have applied and been accepted to the UOW top-up program prior to the orientation and enrolment day on 31st August 2017.

Successful scholarship recipients will be advised prior to the due date of the first instalment of tuition fees.

 

Financial Assistance

These programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications to reach HKQF level 5, which is equivalent to the standing of bachelor’s degrees offered by local universities in Hong Kong.

Students enrolled in these programmes are eligible to apply for Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS). For enquiries for FASP, please call 2152 9000 or visit the website : http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/eng/schemes/fasp.htm. For enquiries for NLSPS, please call 2150 6222 or visit the website: http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/eng/schemes/nls3.htm.

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Refund Policy

Acceptance Fee

To accept an offer of admission, the applicant is required to pay an Acceptance Fee for the programme by the deadline stated in the offer package.

The Acceptance Fee of HK$5,000 is not refundable or transferable, except under the following circumstances:

  • When the applicant obtains a UGC-funded place for a degree programme from a local university;
  • When the applicant subsequently accepts another admission offer of another top-updegree programme at the College in the same term/semester and has paid the relevant Acceptance Fee; or
  • When the applicant fails to meet the condition(s) of admission resulting in a withdrawal of offer by UOW; or
  • When the programme for which an offer is made is subsequently cancelled by UOW or the College.

Tuition Fee

The non-refundable Acceptance Fee paid at the time of admission under section 1 will be credited towards the first installment of tuition fee upon enrolment.

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit a written notice of withdrawal to the College Office (Rm 6104, 6/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon).

Tuition Fee (including the Acceptance Fee credited towards the first installment) will not be refunded.

Request for the refund of Tuition Fee may only be considered under the following circumstances (subject to appropriate proof):

  • If the written notice of withdrawal is received BEFORE commencement of the term/semester, the first installment of tuition fee paid less HK$5,000 acceptance fee will be refunded to the student
  • Death of a spouse, child, parent, or legal guardian of student
  • Death of the student
  • Verifiable incapacity, illness, or injury which prevents the student from returning to school for at least four weeks of the term/semester

Graduation Fee

Students will be charged a graduation fee upon enrolment in a programme. The graduation fee will be refunded to the student who subsequently withdraws before graduation or whose studies are terminated by the College.