Short-term Courses: Guidance and Counselling and Personal Growth

  • Admission Level

    Bachelor's degree

  • Venue

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Mode

    Part-Time

  • Commencement

    March 2024

  • Application Deadline

    18 January 2024 (Thursday)

  • Language

    Cantonese

    (English is used as a supplement when required)

Admission Details

Applicants should be:

  • Full-time teachers in primary or secondary schools in Hong Kong.

  • Full-time school social workers or youth workers.

  • Teaching professionals or administrators in educational institutes or parents, who are holders of a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university.


  • Photocopies of academic/professional certificates and transcripts

  • Photocopy of the applicant’s HKID Card OR other identity document as specified in the application forms

  • Application Fee (HK$200) per application*:

    1. A Crossed Cheque or Cashier Order of HK$200, made payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” (Name of applicant, course title and contact telephone number should be clearly marked on the back of the cheque) OR;

    2. Photocopy of Bank-in Slip of HK$200 (Name of applicant, course title and contact telephone number should be clearly marked on the back of the slip)

      Bank Name: Hang Seng Bank Limited
      Account Name: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
      Account No.: 293-005005-001 (HKD)

      *Fees paid are neither refundable nor transferable.

  • Read the "Notes for Applicants" carefully [download here]

  • Complete the Application Form [apply now]

  • The application fee and required documents should be submitted by post* before the application deadline:

    Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research
    Room 204, Ho Tim Building
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong
    [Envelopes should be marked: Short-term Courses]

*Please affix sufficient stamps on the envelope (According to Hongkong Post, mails with insufficient postage may not be delivered). To avoid delay in the application process, please make sure that your application package bears sufficient postage by weight and mail format (i.e., small letter, large letter or packet). For details, please visit the website of Hongkong Post:
https://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/sending_mail/local/ordinary/index.html

  • Applicants are selected on a competitive basis and an interview is required for some programmes in the selection process. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail within six weeks after the interview.