Academic transcript - Applicants who will graduate soon shall upload a photocopy of their most up-to-date transcripts before the application deadline and within four weeks from the date of the creation of application account. Potential applicant with BA degree to be awarded will be granted conditional offer, and required to submit a complete transcript by the due date shown on the letter of conditional offer issued by the Arts Faculty.
Graduation certificate - Not applicable to candidates who will graduate soon.
IELTS/ TOEFL report – For applicants with qualifications from a university or comparable institution outside HK where the language of teaching or examination is English, it is not necessary to submit IELTS/ TOEFL reports as supporting documents.
No photocopies of certificates/ transcripts are accepted. We only accept:
- official copies certified by HKU or comparable institutions; or
- verified true copies, which can be arranged by (i) notary public (e.g. a Commissioner for Oaths at a City District Office in Hong Kong); or (ii) your home institution.
Documents which are not in English should be accompanied by a formally certified translation in English. The translation should be certified by either the appropriate office/department of your institution, or notary public.
Academic referee's reports – Applicants are required to invite 2 academic referees to complete a standard report* and send it to the Department of Comparative Literature (MALCS)
, in sealed envelope marked with name of applicant and application number. (*Please refer to the downloadable documents "Supporting Documents" at https://aal.hku.hk/tpg/
Writing Sample(s) - English language is the medium of instruction in the MALCS. Applicants are required to submit writing sample(s) in English only, which may serve as review materials regarding applicants' language capacity in essay writing in advanced studies (length: 1,000 – 1,200 words). [Note: Personal Statement does not serve as English Writing Sample.]
All submitted documents will not be returned.