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Admission Requirements

The following applicants should apply through direct application:

  1.
applicants who have not joined JUPAS and who wish to apply for year 1 entry to Bachelor's Degree with Honours programmes. Applicants who only have HKDSE Examination results should apply through JUPAS.
     
  2.
applicants who wish to apply for Year 1 entry to Bachelor's Degree and Higher Diploma programmes.
     
  3.
applicants who wish to apply for Year 2 / Year 3 entry to Bachelor's Degree with Honours and Bachelor's Degree programmes.
     
  4.
applicants with non-local qualifications.

Year 1 Entry

For Year 1 entry to all Degree programmes:

 
Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) qualifications are required to obtain Level 3 or above in Chinese and English, as well as Level 2 or above in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and an elective subject (or equivalent).
(Bachelor's Degree with Honours programmes for Year 1 admission via JUPAS [i.e. programmes marked with an asterisk *, see 'Programme List'] are open only to non-JUPAS applicants via direct application.)
     
 
Applicants with local qualifications other than HKDSE are required to:
 
 
   
complete Year 1 study of a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programme; or
   
obtain Grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture1 and Use of English, and 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS / 4 AS subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (or equivalent).
     
 
Applicants with non-local qualifications are required to obtain:
 
 
   
Grade E or above in 2 AL / 1 AL plus 2 AS subjects2 in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) A-Level / International A-Level; or
   
an overall minimum score of 24 in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma; or
   
other equivalent overseas qualifications (as determined by the University).
   
 
AND all applicants are required to meet the appropriate English language requirements3.

Year 2 Entry4

Applicants are required to have obtained an Associate Degree or Higher Diploma (or equivalent) in any discipline.

Year 3 Entry4

Applicants are required to have obtained an Associate Degree or Higher Diploma (or equivalent) in a related discipline.

Entry to specific programmes may involve additional requirements. Please refer to the specific descriptions in the 'Programme List'.

Explanatory Notes:

 
1.
Equivalent qualifications for AS Chinese Language & Culture are:
 
 
   
Grade E or above in GCE (AL/AS) / HKALE Chinese Literature / HKALE Chinese Language & Literature; or
   
Grade C or above in GCE (O-Level) / GCSE / IGCSE; or
   
Grade E or above in a language other than Chinese or English in HKCEE. In this case, applicants must have a pass in an additional AL / AS subject to substitute for AS Chinese Language & Culture.
     
 
2.
English Language and Chinese Language subjects shall not be counted as the subjects for meeting this requirement, except in the cases of the Bachelor of English Language Studies with Honours (BLSEHJ1), Bachelor of Education with Honours in English Language Teaching and Bachelor of English Language Studies with Honours (BEDELSEHJ1) programmes, for which English Language subjects will be counted.
     
 
3.
Applicants are required to fulfil the English language requirement as follows:
   
A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 for the paper-based test, 80 for the Internet-based test, or 213 for the computer-based test; or
   
An overall Band Score of 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
   
Grade E or above in GCE (AL/AS); or
   
Grade C or above in GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O-Level English; or
   
Grade 4 or above in English in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma; or
   
Essay score of 8 or above on the SAT Reasoning Test; or
   
Relevant equivalent qualifications as determined by the University
 
 
 
4.
For certain programmes only.
 

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Modified Date: Jan 07, 2016