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Lingnan University, Hong Kong

8 Castle Peak Road Tuen Mun Hong Kong View map
Hong Kong


Lingnan University is a tightknit liberal arts college founded in Hong Kong in 1967. Based in the northern part of Tuen Mun, Lingnan University is just a brief 40-minute subway ride from the Hong Kong’s thriving business district.

They offer courses within the fields of humanities, business and the social sciences, primarily instructed in English, with some courses taught in Cantonese or Mandarin.

From international scholarships to setting up a peer-mentoring scheme to help students acclimate, Lingnan University has taken many steps in recent years to attract international students and foster links with universities abroad. In fact, more than 90% of undergraduate students spent a semester or winter/summer program abroad in 2016, while 15% of students are international, with 40 nationalities are represented on campus.

Lingnan University is the first university in Hong Kong to have a service learning team set up to help students share their knowledge and expertise with charities and communities through volunteering. Meanwhile, its careers guidance team offers internship opportunities, both overseas and mainland, to students seeking to gain real work experience, which perhaps explains the university’s strong employability statistics. Indeed, as many as 82% of its graduates are in employment and 13% are in further studies within six months of graduation.

In terms of its facilities, Lingnan University is unrivalled for the region. It boasts a library with over 538,000 items, which includes books and audio-visual materials, a sports complex with a tennis court, squash courts, table tennis rooms, a swimming pool and a fitness centre.

Lingnan University offers inexpensive on-campus accommodation to all admitted students, even beyond their first year, from a modest US$570 per term. The university’s 10 hostel blocks with a total 2,600 beds have their own laundromats, air conditioners, vending machines, kitchens, television sets and parking. The university offers free repair, maintenance, cleaning and garbage disposal services.

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Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Global Liberal Arts

Faculty of Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual Studies

Faculty of Business

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - Risk and Insurance Management
  • LEO Dr David P Chan Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Division of Graduate Studies

  • Doctor of Policy Studies
  • Master of Arts in International Higher Education Management
  • Master of Social Sciences in Organisational Psychology and Education Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business

Faculty of Arts

  • Master of Arts in Chinese
  • Master of Arts in Practical Philosophy
  • Master of Cultural Studies

Faculty of Business

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Science in e-business and Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Master of Science in Marketing and International Business

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Master of Arts in International Affairs
  • Master of Science in International and Development Economics
  • Master of Science in International Banking and Finance
  • Master of Science in Work and Organisational Psychology
  • Master of Social Science in Comparative Social Policy (International)

University Highlights

Total students - 3,095


International students - 632


Total faculty staff - 251


Total students - 3,095


International students - 632

Total faculty staff - 251

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