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Entry requirements

Our entry requirements will vary depending on your level of study, the course you are interested in and your English language proficiency.

Undergraduate courses

Entrance requirements for undergraduate courses (ie BSc/BA) vary according to the course applied for and your background.

As a general rule, our admissions tutors will use the following guide:

Hong Kong A-Level (HKALE)

These are considered equivalent to GCE A-levels, except in mathematics and some science subjects, where the grading for HKALE is considered to be higher (i.e. grade C in HKALE Mathematics is considered to equivalent to grade B GCE A-level). A minimum of three full A-level subjects is usually required.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

We welcome applications from students holding or studying for the HKDSE. Entry requirements for individual programmes will vary, however you will be expected to achieve 5*55 - 444 in three subjects (including at least two electives), depending on the chosen course of study.

Postgraduate taught courses

Entrance requirements for taught postgraduate course (i.e. master's courses) vary according to the course applied for and your background.

As a general rule, our admissions tutors would ask that you have successfully completed a relevant bachelor degree from a recognised institution, with a good GPA (typically 3.00 or above) or a 2:1 classification.

Postgraduate research courses

As a general rule, students applying for research course from Hong Kong should be able to provide evidence that they have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant master's degree.

You should have successfully completed a relevant bachelor degree from a recognised institution, with a good GPA – and possibly also successfully completed a relevant master's course from a recognised institution.

Please also read the additional advice on how to apply for a research course.

English language

A relevant English Language Qualification may also be required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS, however, this may vary from course to course.

If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements please contact us.