(Government-Funded Bachelor's Degree Programmes)
Depending on your academic qualifications, you may apply for admission to a college/school, or to a major programme with advanced standing. For details of the admissions arrangements and entrance requirements, click here.
Ask yourself the following question to identify the programmes you may apply for:
Do you have or expect to obtain a qualification, which may make you eligible for
You should submit an application for:
|Application Period Start Date||1 November 2013|
Early Application Deadline: 31 December 2013
|Review of Applications on Rolling-basis||From November 2013 onwards, upon receipt of applications and supporting documents|
|Results of Application||January – June 2014|
|Application Deadline for Student Residence||31 May 2014|
|Application for Student Visa||May – August 2014|
|Semester A Start Date||1 September 2014|
Steps to Submit an Online Application
|Step 1:||Create an account|
|Input your email address, personal particulars and a password to create an application account. A confirmation showing your application number and electronic ID (EID) will be sent to your email address. Use the EID and your selected password to log in to the application account.|
|Step 2:||Complete your application|
Click “Apply for a New Programme”. Select the Application Type (Bachelor’s Degree) and Semester (Semester A, 2014/15), then selct Programme (one programme choice per application).
Follow the instructions to complete the relevant sections of the online application and click 'SAVE' before proceeding to the next section or logging off.
|Step 3:||Upload supporting documents|
|Supporting documents of your academic qualifications are required and should be uploaded via your application account.
Provide all supporting documents showing your latest academic results (e.g. transcripts, predicted grades, TOEFL/IELTS scores, public exam results if available). Transcripts and certificates which are not in English should be accompanied by an official certified translation. Scanned copies of your academic qualifications are required and should be uploaded via your application account before submitting your application.
|Step 4:||Submit your application|
Check your data entry before submitting the application.
Pay the application fee online using VISA or MasterCard. The fee (HK$200 per programme choice) is non-refundable and non-transferrable. Your application will only be processed after the fee payment is made.
|Step 5:||Application acknowledgement|
|An acknowledgement of your application will be shown immediately after your successful payment of the application fee. In addition, an email to acknowledge receipt of your application will be sent to you.|
|Step 6:||Additional information after submission of applications|
|Note that once the application fee is paid, your application is considered submitted and cannot be re-opened for data amendment (except for correspondence information). If you wish to provide additional information after submitting your application, please use the 'file upload' function. Noted that once the selection process has started for your applied programme, additional information provided to the University may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the relevant programme offering unit.|
If you cannot apply via the online application system, please contact us for the paper application form. The application fee is HK$400 per programme.
The application fee is HK$200 per online application. This fee entitles you to only one choice of programme. Submit additional applications if you wish to apply for more than one programme. The application fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and is required when submitting your application to the University.
You can pay the application fee of HK$200 using a credit card (VISA or MasterCard) through the application system.
Non-local applications will be processed on a rolling-basis, upon receipt of applications and supporting documents, before the application deadline.
If you wish to apply for more than one programme, click the 'Apply for a New Programme' button and select additional programme after logging in to your application account.
If you have applied for more than one programme, your programme choices will receive the same priority in our processing.
Note that if you receive more than one admission offer from the University, you can choose to enroll in one programme only.
It is your responsibility to provide full information to facilitate the evaluation of your application.
Please check that all required sections of your application are completed, and upload the supporting documents on your academic and / or professional qualifications (e.g. transcripts, award certificates, examination / English test results) before submiting your application. Documents unrelated to academic qualifications (e.g. ID card/passport/travel document) need not be submitted. Submitted documents will not be returned. Transcripts and certificates which are not in English should be accompanied by an official certified translation.
Selection decisions will mainly be based on the qualifications and supporting documents provided at the time of application. Once the selection process has started for your applied programme, additional information/documents provided to the University after the commencement of the selection process may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the relevant programme offering unit.
Upon request by the University, you should also present the original documents for verification. Provision of any false or misleading information or failure to supply documentation acceptable to the University for verification will lead to disqualification of the admission application and any offer / enrolment made will be rescinded. All fees paid will not be refunded.
Non-local applications are processed on a rolling basis. Admission offers are mostly made in the months of January to June. The selection process is normally completed by end June for non-local applicants.
For final year high school graduating students, whose results may not be available at the time of application, conditional offers may be issued.
You can check the application result through your application account. If you are successful in your application, we will send you an email and an official letter by post. No written notification will be sent otherwise.
Successful applicants have to indicate their acceptance and pay the acceptance fee (HK$10000) online, using VISA or MasterCard before the reply deadline. The acceptance fee is NOT refundable or transferable except under the following circumstances:
Upon your enrolment in the University, the non-refundable Acceptance Fee paid at the time of admission is credited towards the tuition fee, or other fee payment if you receive a top scholarship or a full tuition scholarship. The balance of the fee charges required for the first semester/term of study will be collected in September following the University’s fee payment schedule.
The information that you provide in the application, including the HKID card/passport/travel document number, examination results and qualifications, will be used for the following purposes:
In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right of access to and the right of correction of the personal data contained in the application, and the right to request a copy of such data during the admission exercise. If you wish to obtain more information, please write to the University. You may be charged a fee for each request. Data for unsuccessful applications will be destroyed at the end of the admission exercise.
The admission of an applicant to the University is based on academic criteria and other specified entrance requirements. If you have a physical or other disability, you are not required to declare this at the application stage. However, if you need assistance regarding your application (e.g. to attend an interview), you may discuss your needs with the University for special arrangement to be made if practicable.
The University reserves the right to cancel any programmes in which case all fees paid by applicants will be refunded.
The tuition fee for non-local students of the government-funded bachelor’s degree programmes is HK$120,000 (~US$15,380) per annum for 2014/15 academic year until the end of your study. The tuition fee may increase if there are changes to the tuition fee set by the Hong Kong SAR Government.
Student residence is available on campus for non-local students. However, there is no guarantee accommodation in the student residence can be provided because of limited capacity. Students should be prepared to arrange their own off-campus accommodation if deemed necessary. Further information can be obtained from the Student Residence Office.
The residence fees vary according to the room type. The residence fees are subject to annual review. Please refer to the website of Student Residence Office for details.
Students can choose to reside in off-campus accommodation, for which the rental could be in the range of USD1, 000-USD1, 500 a month depending on the size, location and type of accommodation. Please refer to the website of Student Residence Office for more details.
For further information, visit the website of our Student Residence Office.
Living costs will vary depending on individual lifestyle expectations. The estimated basic living expenses are as follows:
|On-campus Accommodation||HK$5,100-$10,200 (per semester)*|
|Living expenses (meals, transport, laundry and expenses for books, stationery, etc.)||HK$4,500 (per month)|
* The hall charges for 2014/15 are available at Student Residence Office website, please click here for details.
The University offers scholarships to outstanding international/non-local students upon their entrance to the University. No application for the scholarship is required. Awardees will be notified about the scholarship in the offer letter issued by the University.
The following entrance scholarships are available:
The scholarships are tenable for the full duration of studies, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
For other scholarships, please visit the website of our Student Development Services.
Non-local students will require a student visa/entry permit issued by the Hong Kong Immigration Department to study in Hong Kong. Consult the website of the Hong Kong Immigration Department for details about visa requirements.
Applicants should note that changes can be made to the information on this website. The information presented here does not form part of a contract between any person and the University.