According to Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance, a course syllabus will be available for all courses. The course syllabus will describe course arrangements and contents, as well as any prerequisites and other conditions, apart from basic qualifications, which are needed for admission to the course. The course syllabus will also indicate when the course syllabus, or a change to it, will be applicable, as well as the transitional provisions and other regulations that are required. Course literature and examination dates will also be indicated.
A course syllabus may change up to three weeks before the start of the course.