Locally-accredited programmes refer to those included in the "Register of Locally-accredited Programmes" recognised by the Secretary for Education. For the 2017/18 academic year, only programmes which have been included in the Register on or before 31 December 2017 will be covered by the NLSPS. Please refer to the Course Coding Sheet which lists out the programmes covered and their course codes. Please approach the relevant institutions for more information about the programmes. You may also visit the Information Portal for Accredited Post-secondary Programmes.
For face-to-face teaching programmes, "full-time" study refers to a curriculum of not less than 450 contact hours per year or a minimum of 30 credit points per year (i.e. one credit point equaling 15 contact hours). For non-face-to-face teaching programmes, “full-time” study means a curriculum of not less than 1 350 study hours.)