Admission Arrangements for Bachelor's Degree Programmes (2018 Entry)

Admission to First-Year Studies 

Applicants holding a 12-year school-leaving qualification or a partially completed sub-degree qualification may apply for admission to first-year studies in a Bachelor's degree programme. For the School of Law and Departments offering one major only, students are admitted directly to the major in the first year. For other Schools and Departments, students are admitted with an undeclared major and will enter a major after one year of study.

Direct Admission to a Major 

Code

Programme Title
College of Business
1000 BSc Computational Finance
1001 BBA Global Business
1002 BBA Accountancy
1005 BBA Management
1007 BBA Marketing
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
1102 BSocSc Asian and International Studies
1103 BA Chinese and History
1104 BA English Studies
1108 BSocSc Public Policy and Politics
College of Science and Engineering
1202 BSc Chemistry
1204 BSc Computer Science
1206 BSc Computing Mathematics
1208 BSc Applied Physics
1209 BEng Systems Engineering and Management
1210 BEng Materials Engineering
College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
1801 Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
School of Creative Media
1042 BA Creative Media
1043 BAS New Media
1044 BSc Creative Media
School of Law
1061 Bachelor of Laws

Admission to a School/Department with an Undeclared Major (enter major after one year of study in a Bachelor's degree programme):

Code

Programme Title (Major Options#) Major Allocation after One Year of Study
College of Business
1003 Department of Economics and Finance (options: BBA Business Economics, BBA Finance)
  • Top 40% of students^ have a free choice of majors
  • Other students are allocated a major subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors
  • Please click here for details
1004 Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
1006 Department of Management Sciences (options: BBA Business Analysis, BBA Business Operations Management)
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
1101 Department of Applied Social Sciences (options: BSocSc Criminology and Sociology, BSocSc Psychology, BSocSc Social Work)
  • Top 40% of students^ have a free choice of majors
  • Other students are allocated a major subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors
1105 Department of Linguistics and Translation (options: BA Linguistics and Language Applications, BA Translation and Interpretation)
1106 Department of Media and Communication (options: BA Digital Television and Broadcasting, BA Media and Communication)
College of Science and Engineering
1201 Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering (options: BEng Architectural Engineering, BEng Civil Engineering, BSc Surveying)
  • Top 40% of students^ have a free choice of majors
  • Other students are allocated a major subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors
1205 Department of Electronic Engineering (options: BEng Computer and Data Engineering, BEng Electronic and Communication Engineering, BEng Information Engineering)
1207 Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (options: BEng Biomedical Engineering, BEng Mechanical Engineering, BEng Nuclear and Risk Engineering)
College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
1203 Department of Biomedical Sciences (options: BSc Biological Sciences, BSc Biomedical Sciences)
  • Top 40% of students^ have a free choice of majors
  • Other students are allocated a major subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors
School of Creative Media
1041 School of Creative Media (options: BA Creative Media, BSc Creative Media, BAS New Media)
  • Students have a free choice of majors
School of Energy and Environment
1051

School of Energy and Environment (options: BEng Energy Science and Engineering, BEng Environmental Science and Engineering)

  • Top 20% of students^ have a free choice of majors
  • Other students are allocated a major subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors

^ Based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/School/Department required courses.

# The University reserves the right to make changes to the major offerings.

 

Admission with Advanced Standing

Students with a recognised qualification may be admitted to the University with advanced standing. Advanced standing is linked to the curriculum and graduation requirements. 

Advanced Standing I  

Applicants holding a 13-year school-leaving qualification [including an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCEAL)/International Advanced Level (IAL)] or degree transfer students may apply for admission to first-year studies in a Bachelor's degree programme, or admission to a major with Advanced Standing I (non-senior-year). Students admitted with Advanced Standing I (non-senior-year) must achieve a minimum requirement of 90 credit units for graduation, subject to the requirements of individual degrees/majors, and the maximum number of credit units completed should not exceed 114.

Advanced Standing entry is not applicable to BBA Global Business, BSc Computational Finance, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine. 

Click here for details about the curriculum requirements of advanced standing students.