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Admission Requirements

The following is a list of the general entrance requirements for applicants seeking admission to the programmes offered by OUHK.

Undergraduate Programmes

Students should apply through JUPAS and should normally have attained in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination results of

Chinese Language Level 3 or above
English Language Level 3 or above
Mathematics (Compulsory Part) Level 2 or above
Liberal Studies Level 2 or above
An elective subject   Level 2 or above

1. Unless otherwise stated in the Programme-specific subject requirements, HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above; or Category C subjects (Other Languages) with attainment at grade E or above can be considered as elective subjects.  
Mathematics Extended Part (i.e. Module 1 (Calculus and Statistics) / Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus)) will be counted as an elective subject. If applicants have taken both Module 1 and Module 2, only the module with best result will be taken into consideration.
3. Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) applicants, who have met the specified circumstances as announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), can use the following qualifications to replace HKDSE Chinese Language level 3 to meet the entrance requirement for Chinese Language:  
  - “Attained” or above in HKDSE Category B (Applied Learning Chinese); or
  - Grade E or above in GCE (A-Level / AS-Level / O-Level) Chinese; or
  - Grade E / Grade 3 or above in GCSE / IGCSE Chinese

For programmes with specific entrance requirements on the Chinese Language proficiency, please click here for details.
4. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual programme may require specific subject requirements. Also, some programmes may give higher weighting to certain subjects, core and/or elective, and some may also grant preference to certain elective subjects in admission selection.  Please refer to the ‘Programme-specific subject requirements’ for details or click here.  
5. The University accepts combined results of HKDSE Examinations. The best results will be considered for meeting the entrance requirements and for the calculation of admission scores.  

The OUHK also participates in the JUPAS School Principal's Nominations. More information is given here.


Maintained by: Admissions Office (Undergraduate)( regadmug@ouhk.edu.hk )
Modified Date: Feb 10, 2021