2209 7709 / 2209 7712
** This programme will not be offered in 2018-19 **
  • Apply essential concepts in cultural studies, visual arts and performing arts to approach common cultural issues
  • Integrate the concept of cultural studies with art administration and apply them into practice
  • Nurture students' interest in cultural development and broaden their horizons through participation in cultural activities

Programme Information

Admission Requirements

Applicants should fulfill any one of the following requirements:

  • Level 2 in five subjects* in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination including Chinese Language# and English Language, or equivalent; or
  • Pass in one A Level or two AS Level subjects, plus five passes in HKCEE including Level 2/Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent; or
  • Satisfactory completion of the Diploma Yi Jin Programme; or
  • Aged 21 or above.

A maximum of two Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)), can be used in the application. "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 in HKDSE subjects respectively.

Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)) will be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification for admission consideration for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) DSE candidates.

Programme Structure

This programme will be offered on a two-year full-time basis, and based on a credit unit system.

Programme Structure Details
Progression Path

Local Articulation

UGC-funded or self-funded Undergraduate Degree Programmes offered by local universities.

Study Overseas

Students who complete a higher diploma programme from CUSCS will be eligible for entry into Year 2 or 3 of an undergraduate programme of the following universities:

United Kingdom
General Information

Mode of Delivery

The programme will be delivered mainly by face-to-face instruction. A variety of learning formats will also be used to create interactive dynamics among students, to stimulate their analytical thinking and to encourage free exchange of ideas.

Medium of Instruction

Teaching activities will be conducted in English, Cantonese and Putonghua as deemed appropriate. Learning materials will be in English and Chinese as deemed appropriate.

Assessment Methods & Award

The performance of students is monitored and assessed on a continuous basis through a variety of methods, such as assignments, class participation, project and final examinations.

To qualify for the Higher Diploma in Cultural Management awarded by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK, student must:

  • Have an attendance rate of at least 70% for each module; and
  • Pass the assessment of each module.

Class Location

Tsim Sha Tsui East Ocean Learning Centre / Tsim Sha Tsui Oriental Learning Centre


Tel: 2209 7709 / 2209 7712
Email:  HD_TST@scs.cuhk.edu.hk

Tuition Fee

Local Applicants : $52,480 / per year

Non-local Applicants : $62,480 / per year