(Bachelor's Degree and Government-Funded Associate Degree Programmes)
|Please read these notes carefully before clicking on at the bottom of the page.|
The entrance requirements of individual progammes can be found at the following links:
|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 (e.g. Bachelor's Degree) and Semester (Semester A, 2014/15), then select 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 (including CityU qualifications), predicted grades, TOEFL/IELTS scores, public examination 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|
Once you have submitted your application, the system will not allow you to enter new data except for your postal address, email address, telephone number and updated overall GPA/mark of your current post-secondary study (if applicable).
If you wish to provide other 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 (e.g. updated overall GPA/mark) provided to the University may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the relevant programme offering unit.
According to the regulations of Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS), applicants cannot submit a concurrent application via the JUPAS and non-JUPAS routes. Such non-JUPAS applications, if received by institutions, will not be considered and any application fee paid will NOT be refunded.
For students currently enrolled in a government-funded bachelor's degree programme
Following the guidelines of the University Grants Committee (UGC), transfer applications from students who are currently enrolled in full-time government-funded bachelor's degree programmes of other local institutions are generally discouraged.
For students currently enrolled in a government-funded associate degree / higher diploma programme
You can apply either directly to the University or through the JUPAS scheme (on the strength of HKDSE results), but not both. If you want the results of your current associate degree / higher diploma study to be considered, you may wish to apply directly to the University.
Current CityU students who wish to change their home major to another one of the same level should not submit an admission application. They should contact the Academic Regulations and Records Office to apply for change of home major.
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.
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.
See programme pages
Portfolio materials may include documentation of still photography, paintings/drawings, sculpture, musical compositions/performances, films/videos, software, web/app design, science project, multi-media productions, academic or creative writing, or other forms of imaginative activity.
Please refer to the School webpage at www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/admissions/portfolio/ for details on portfolios submission period and specifications for the file upload.
It is your responsibility (including CityU graduates / current students) 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. HKID card) 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. 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 (including CityU qualifications and public examination results) 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.
Depending on the programme you apply for, applications may be reviewed as soon as they are received. Admission offers are mostly made in the months of February to July. The selection process is normally completed by end July for local applicants.
For final year 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 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. 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.
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.