Entry requirements for Hong Kong
Our entry requirements will vary depending on your level of study, the course you are interested in and your English language proficiency.
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 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 5554 (where Maths is required, Extended Maths should be present as an Elective), depending on the chosen course of study.
Alternatively, the successful completion of one or more years of undergraduate study at a recognised University in Hong Kong may also be considered as acceptable for entry on to our undergraduate degree courses.
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.
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.