Students are admitted only in September of each year.
Application for 2022 Sep Intake
Priority round: 31 January 2022
Final round: 30 April 2022
Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.
Applications submitted after 31 January 2022 may be considered, subject to the availability of places.
Potential candidates should fulfill the following requirements:
Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; AND
Obtained a Bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in medicine, physiotherapy, nursing, exercise science or other allied health-related disciplines.
Candidates who do not obtain a degree in related disciplines but with relevant work experience in health or sport related areas are still considered.
Past academic record, work experience and reference letters will be considered in the admission decision.
Applicants must have satisfactorily completed human anatomy (3 credits) and human physiology (3 credits) courses during their undergraduate / postgraduate studies. For those who do not fulfill this requirement, they are required to complete the online anatomy and physiology courses listed below. They must submit the e-certificates together with other supporting documents.
Introductory Human Physiology (offered by Duke University)
Anatomy: Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems (offered by University of Michigan)
If applicants did not take human anatomy and physiology courses in their previous academic training but completed other relevant courses, please email their inquiries and course details to email@example.com for evaluation before application.
Applicant should bear his/her own costs and expenses incurred.
It is entirely applicants’ decision whether taking the above said anatomy / physiology courses or not. We declare no conflict of interest with the courses and institutes.
Applicants who graduated from non-English speaking countries (e.g. China, Japan) are required to satisfy the English Language proficiency requirement of Graduate School. They are required to provide additional documents for assessment of English Language Proficiency. Please click her for details.
Information for overseas students
Here is some useful information for preparing studying in Hong Kong
Office of Student Affairs (OSA) of the University provides some information for overseas students. Non-local students are recommended to read them in order to learn more about studying in CUHK.
Off Campus Accommodation
Non-local students taking self-financed taught postgraduate programme are not eligible to apply for the postgraduate halls at CUHK campus. If you are looking for off-campus accommodation information in Hong Kong, you can visit this website: