The qualifications listed below are the minimum required to satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for Bachelor's degree studies. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, individual degrees/majors may require specific subject backgrounds. Please refer to the respective programme webpages (JUPAS programmes, non-JUPAS programmes) for details of programme-specific requirements.
Possession of the minimum qualifications in no way guarantees acceptance.
|Qualifications||Minimum Entrance Requirements||
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|Advanced Standing I
(min. 90 credit units *)
(Advanced Standing II)
(min. 60 credit units *)
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination||
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||Grade E or above in three GCE A Level (or A2) / International A Level subjects (two AS subjects are considered to be equivalent to one AL subject. The same subject cannot be counted at both the A Level and AS Level)
Grade C / Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language or English Literature, or a TOEFL score of 79 (Internet-based test), or an overall IELTS band score of 6.5.
|An IB Diploma for admission to first-year studies. For Advanced Standing I admission, a minimum diploma point score of 30 (out of 45) is required.
Remarks: Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches (HL/SL) and Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation (HL/SL) are accepted for meeting the General Entrance Requirements. A small number of programmes have specific mathematics requirements. Click here for details.
|An accredited Associate Degree/Higher Diploma (AD/HD) or equivalent qualification (final year or graduate).|
|A Higher Diploma from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education.|
Completion of one year of AD/HD (non-final year, with CGPA ≥ 3.0 or an equivalent overall mark). (For applicants with a 13-year high school qualification [e.g. IB, GCEAL], advanced standing may be considered.)
|Bachelor's degree study of one year or more/postgraduate study|
|Most school-leaving qualifications accepted for university entry are recognised. Applicants whose entrance qualifications were obtained in a language other than English will need a satisfactory TOEFL score ≥ 79 (Internet-based test), an overall IELTS (band score ≥ 6.5, or another acceptable English qualification.||Click here for details.|
* for normative 4-year curriculum, subject to the requirements of individual degrees / majors.