(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 2012|
Early Application Deadline: 15 December 2012
|Review of Applications on Rolling-basis||From November 2012 onwards, upon receipt of applications and supporting documents|
|Results of Application||December 2012 – June 2013|
|Application Deadline for Student Residence||31 May 2013|
|Application for Student Visa||May – August 2013|
|Semester A Start Date
(for new students)
|2 September 2013|
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 the application account.|
|Step 2:||Complete your application|
Click “Apply for a New Programme”. Select Application Type (Bachelor’s Degree) and Semester A, 2013/14, then selct Programme (one choice per application).
Follow the instructions to complete the relevant sections of the online application. Click 'SAVE' before proceeding to the next section or logging off.
Supporting documents of your academic qualifications are required and should be uploaded via your application account.
Selection Decision will mainly be made based on the qualifications and supporting documents provided at the time of application. 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 college/school/department.
|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.
Note that once the application fee is paid, your application is considered submitted and cannot be re-opened for data entry (except for file uploading and update to correspondence information).
|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.|
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.
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 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.
For applicants of the following Bachelor’s Degree programmes, please refer to School of Creative Media (SCM)’s website at http://www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/admissions/portolio/ regarding the submission of portfolios.
|1456||BA (Hons) in Creative Media|
|1468||BSc (Hons) in Creative Media|
|1471||BAS (Hons) in New Media|
|1041||School of Creative Media|
It is your responsibility to provide full information to facilitate the evaluation of your application. Scanned copies of your academic qualifications are required and should be uploaded via your application account at the time of submitting your application.
|Type of Applicants||Supporting Documents Required|
|Secondary education||Final year high school graduating students||
|High school graduates||
|Post-secondary qualifications||Non-final year Degree/Associate Degree/Higher Diploma study||
|Final year Degree/Associate Degree/Higher Diploma study||
|Bachelor’s Degree /Associate Degree/Higher Diploma or equivalent qualifications||
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 information 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.
Admission offers are mostly made in the months of January to June. For current-year graduates, 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 official letter by post. No letter will be sent otherwise.
Successful applicants have to indicate their acceptance and pay the acceptance fee (HK$10,000) online, using VISA or MasterCard before the reply deadline. The acceptance fee is NOT refundable or transferable except under the following circumstances:
Upon enrolment in the University, the non-refundable Acceptance Fee paid at the time of admission is credited towards the tuition fee, or other fee charges (e.g. student residence fee) 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 tuition fee for non-local students of the government-funded bachelor’s degree programmes is HK$120,000 (~US$15,380) per annum for 2013/14 academic year until the end of your study. The tuition fee may increase if there are changes to the tuition fee set by the HKSAR Government.
The university provides accommodation to students and there are currently 12 residential halls on campus. Non-local applicants should note that although student residence is available, there is no guarantee that accommodation in the student residence can be provided to all applicants because of limited capacity.
For undergraduate halls, priority will be given to non-local students of government-funded bachelor's degree programmes. On-campus accommodation is guaranteed for the first two years of study, subsequent stay is subject to the availability of residence places. Students should be prepared to arrange their own off-campus accommodation after this period.
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 Student Residence Office for more details.
For further information, visit the Student Residence website.
Living costs will vary depending on individual lifestyle expectations. The estimated basic living expenses are as follows:
|On-campus Accommodation||HK$4,840-$7,260 (per semester)*|
|Living expenses (meals, transport, laundry and expenses for books, stationery, etc.)||HK$4,000 (per month)|
* The hall charges for 2013/14 are now under review, and subject to further adjustment and confirmation by the Student Residence Office.
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, and the information does not form part of a contract between any person and the University.