Introducing Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Allow us to introduce you to Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU)! Located in a vibrant section of an accessible Hong Kong region, students from all world regions have more than one reason to yen for a chance to study here.

If acquiring an outstanding education level while expanding your cultural and professional inclinations is among your top priorities, the Hong Kong Metropolitan University might present the ideal atmosphere. Let’s look at what you need to know about HKMU to make a well-informed and educated decision in furthering your academic growth.

Quick Facts

  • 3 campuses + 2 learning centres
  • 7 schools
  • 7 research institutes/ centres
  • 10,000+ full-time students
  • The 6th highest number of full-time undergraduate students among local universities

Initially established in 1989 by the Hong Kong SAR Government as the Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong, HKMU changed its name in 2021 to accurately reflect its close ties with the wider community, with a clear focus on serving the practical and social needs of Hong Kong and the region in its teaching and research. These days, the university houses seven schools offering over 160 academic programmes and seven institutes with millions in research funding.

With over 10,000 students enrolled in full-time programmes, HKMU ranks sixth among local universities for the number of full-time undergraduate students, making it one of the most prominent knowledge hubs for students locally and worldwide.

Campus and Facilities

Located in the city centre, HKMU campuses are housed in a modern, well-equipped complex offering state-of- the-art facilities for students and faculty on the area of over 75000 square meters.

The university’s facilities include: 

Libraries, Auditorium, Multipurpose Halls, Clinical Nursing Education Centre, Child Development Centre, Sports and Wellness Centre, Computer Centre, lecture theaters, classrooms and tutorial rooms, academic concourse and various laboratories (including Physiotherapy laboratories, Science laboratories, Multimedia laboratory, Testing and Certification laboratories and Creative Arts studios and laboratories, etc.)

Study Programmes

HKMU’s signature programmes include Creative Arts, Testing and Certification, Physiotherapy, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Corporate Governance and Hospitality Management, etc.

The four Schools offer more than 40 full-time undergraduate programmes for international students in 11 fields of study, and students can choose how they want to further their education.


Creative Arts Accounting and Finance
Humanities, Language and Translation  Global Business and Marketing
Social Sciences Management and Strategy
Applied Science Education
Construction and Quality Management Language Studies
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

The Admission Process

Applications for HKMU undergraduate programmes (2024 A.Y. intake) should be submitted through the online system on or before 31 May 2024 at 23:59 Hong Kong time (GMT +8 hours). 

Applicants should expect an admission interview, depending on the programme of choice.  

Learn more about HKMU

Learn more about the programs and apply to Hong Kong Metropolitan University through the links below. Or book a free call with us here.


Rubelina is the content manager at China Admissions. Born and raised in the Philippines, she has a passion for researching and is responsible for ensuring that our platform has the best information about courses, programs, and universities in China.In her free time, Rubelina enjoys exploring new places and trying out different cuisines. With her expertise, she helps students make informed decisions about their education and career path.
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