M.A in Ethics and Public Affairs at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU HUM) is the first and unique undergraduate programme in Hong Kong dedicated to giving broad liberal arts education. The programme aims to train students to think critically, to write logically, to speak confidently, and to nurture students’ ability to solve problems, to sympathize with humanity and to appreciate life, which are indeed essential for making a successful career as well as living a full life.




Admission Requirements:

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree from a recognized university or comparable institution.
Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose bachelor’s degrees were obtained from a university or comparable institution where English is not the medium of instruction (e.g. China, Taiwan). These applicants must meet the following minimum requirements for English proficiency:

  • a score of 537 (Paper-based) or 74 (Internet-based test) in TOEFL; or
  • an overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS; or
  • a score of 450 in the College English Test band 6 (CET-6) of China

* The test result provided should be within two years from the date of issuance of the Admission Offer letter.

Programme Fee:

The tuition fee for the entire programme is HK$ 100,000

(Full-time in two installments; Part-time in three installments)

Application Deadline:

31 January (1st batch),  29 March (2nd batch), 15 June, 2019 (3rd batch) &

15 August, 2019 (for part-time only).

Application Procedures:

For online applications, please visit the Academic Registry webpage at