(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, 2016/17), 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 qualifications (e.g. transcripts, predicted grades, TOEFL/IELTS scores, public exam results if available) are required. Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation by the awarding body or your high school or university. Documents unrelated to academic qualifications (e.g. ID card/passport/travel document) need not be submitted. Submitted documents will not be returned.
|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 payment of the application fee.
|Step 5:||Application acknowledgement|
|An acknowledgement of your application will be shown online upon submission of your application. The programme name will appear under 'Submitted Application' in your application account. 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 updating your postal address, email address, telephone number. Applicants studying on a post-secondary programme are also allowed to update the overall GPA/mark of their current study via their application account.
If you wish to provide additional information after submitting your application, please use the "file upload" function. Please note that once the selection process has started, additional/updated information provided to the University may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the relevant programme. Upon request by the University, you should present the ORIGINAL certificates / official certification of your qualifications as stated in your application (e.g. official transcripts, award certificates, English test results, and official certified English translation where applicable) for verification before starting your study. 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. Any fees paid will not be refunded.
According to the JUPAS policies, applicants cannot submit a concurrent application via the JUPAS and non-JUPAS/Direct routes. Such non-JUPAS/Direct 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 currently enrolled in a government-funded Bachelor's degree programme 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, 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 are only required to pay the prescribed application fee but not any other fees to the University to submit your application for assessment.
Payment can be made through the application system using a credit card (VISA or MasterCard).
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 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 formats of imaginative activity.
Please refer to the School webpage at http://www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/portfolio for details on portfolios submission period and specifications.
It is your responsibility (including CityU graduates/current students) to provide full information to facilitate the evaluation of your application.
Supporting documents of your qualifications (e.g. transcripts, predicted grades, TOEFL/IELTS scores, public exam results if available) are required. Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation by the awarding body or your high school or university.
Scanned copies of these documents should be uploaded via your application account before submitting your application. Supporting documents which do not show the name of the applicant or with unmatched names will not be accepted.
Selection decisions will be based mainly on the qualifications and supporting documents provided at the time of application. If you wish to provide additional information after submitting your application, please use the "file upload" function. Please note that once the selection process has started, additional/updated information provided to the University may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the relevant programme.
Upon request by the University, you should present the ORIGINAL certificates / official certification of your qualifications as stated in your application (e.g. official transcripts, award certificates, English test results, and official certified English translation where applicable) for verification before starting your study. 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. Any fees paid will not be refunded.
Applicants are reminded not to offer any advantage to any members of the University in connection with their applications. These offers may constitute a bribery offence in Hong Kong. The University also forbids its staff from soliciting or accepting such advantage.
Most admission offers are made between February and July. The selection process is normally completed by the end of 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 your application status by logging into your application account. If you are successful in your application, we will send you an email and an admission offer 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 of study will be collected in September following the University's fee payment schedule.
The information that you provide in the application, including your HKID card/passport/travel document number, examination results and qualifications, will be used for the following purposes:
Please note that by submitting your application, you have authorized the University to obtain, and the relevant examination authority or academic institution to release, information about your examination results and records of studies. In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to access and to correct 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.