Teachers’ Corner (JUPAS Admissions)

This webpage is specially designed to help career teachers to advise students about JUPAS admissions.

What’s New for CityU’s JUPAS Admissions in 2020?          

  1. Change of Admission Arrangements

    For 2020 entry, more CityU departments will adopt a dual-route admission model:

    Admission to Department
    (Enter a Major after One Year)
    Direct Admission to Major in Year One
    JS1012 Department of Economics and Finance (options: BBA Business Economics, BBA Finance) JS1013 BBA Business Economics JS1014 BBA Finance
    JS1017 Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management) JS1018 BBA Global Business Systems Management JS1019 BBA Information Management
    JS1025 Department of Management Sciences (options: BBA Business Analysis, BBA Business Operations Management) JS1026 BBA Business Analysis JS1027 BBA Business Operations Management
    JS1212 Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering (options: BEng Architectural Engineering, BEng Civil Engineering, BSc Surveying) JS1213 BEng Architectural Engineering JS1214 BEng Civil Engineering JS1215 BSc Surveying
    JS1110 Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences (options: BSocSc Criminology and Sociology, BSocSc Psychology, BSocSc Social Work) JS1111 BSocSc Criminology and Sociology JS1112 BSocSc Psychology JS1113 BSocSc Social Work
    JS1805 Department of Biomedical Sciences (options: BSc Biological Sciences, BSc Biomedical Sciences) JS1806 BSc Biological Sciences JS1807 BSc Biomedical Sciences


  1. Revisions to Programme Entrance Requirements

  • JS1207 Department of Mechanical Engineering (options: BEng Mechanical Engineering, BEng Nuclear and Risk Engineering)
  • JS1801 Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine


About City University of Hong Kong          

City University of Hong Kong aspires to become a world-leading university, excelling in research and professional education. We consistently perform strongly in global ranking exercises

Colleges and Schools

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College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
College of Science
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School of Creative Media
School of Data Science
School of Law
School of Energy and Environment
Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies


Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants

  1. Admission Arrangements and Curriculum Structure

Admission Arrangements
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) students are admitted to first-year studies in a Bachelors degree programme. Depending on the programme, students are either admitted directly to a major in the first year or admitted to a school/department with an undeclared major (enter a major after one year of study).

Curriculum Structure

The minimum graduation requirement for a 4-year degree programme is 120 credit units, subject to the different requirements of individual colleges/schools. Students are allowed to graduate with a maximum of 144 credit units, with the flexibility to enrich their studies with double majors or minors. For details, click here.

  1. Entrance Requirements

HKDSE applicants must fulfil the General Entrance Requirements of four core and two elective subjects for admission to the University. In addition to the General Entrance Requirements, some programmes have specific subject requirements. For details of our entrance requirements, please visit the following web pages.

Bachelor’s degree programmes: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/bd/
Associate Degree programmes: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/ad/

  1. JUPAS Programmes

For programmes offered by the University under JUPAS, please click here.

  1. Selection Criteria and Score Calculation for JUPAS admission

Selection criteria vary among programmes. Various types of admission scores are calculated to facilitate the selection of applicants for admission. For details, please visit the following webpages.           

Bachelor’s degree programmes: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/assessment/bd
Associate Degree programmes: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/assessment/ad/
Score calculator: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/assessment/score_calculation/

  1. Interview Arrangements

The selection of students for interview is primarily based on application information [e.g., band choices, exam results (if available), Other Experiences and Achievements in Competitions/Activities (OEA) and School Reference Reports].  Interviews are usually conducted during May to July.  For details of the interview arrangements, please click here.

  1. JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

For details of the admission scores of our past JUPAS entrants, please click here.

  1. JUPAS Guide 

The JUPAS website contains lots of useful information for JUPAS applicants. Click here for details. 

  1. Joint Bachelor's Degree Programmes

​​CityU has established partnerships with the following world-renowned universities to offer joint Bachelor’s degree programmes.  

  • Columbia University, US 
  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan 
  • Leuphana University, Germany

On completion of the curriculum requirements of these joint degree programmes, students can earn two Bachelor's degrees (one from CityU, and the other from the partner university), normally within 4 years. CityU students who wish to be considered for joint degree programmes must be enrolled in 4-year degree programmes in the majors concerned. For details, click here.





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