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Application & Admission

Deadline of main round application is 30 April 2019 (12:00 noon). Applications are considered on a rolling-basis, subject to availability of space. Applicants are therefore advised to apply as early as possible. Late applications will also be considered on a space-available basis. Moreover, priority of admission will be given to applications received by the deadline of the main round application. Please refer to our admission website for the application deadline for individual programmes.

Submission of Application

Applicants must submit their applications online. The University does not accept paper applications. Application fee for local applicants and non-local applicants* is HK$150 and HK$300 respectively which is non-refundable and non-transferable unless the programme, subject or class chosen has been cancelled by the University. Applicants are advised to visit application and admission information for details before submitting their applications. Upon successful submission of application, applicant will receive an application acknowledgement by email.

* Please refer to for the definition of non-local students.

Interviews and Admission Results

Applicants applying for Part-time Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Early Childhood Education) and Bachelor of Health Education (Honours) programmes are normally not required to attend admission interviews / tests. Applicants applying for Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Professional & Vocational Education) / (Special Needs) programmes may be required to attend admission interviews / tests. However, not all applicants of these programmes will be interviewed. An applicant who has not been invited to an interview / test shall not assume that he / she is not being considered for admission.

Applicants will be informed of their application status, such as application acknowledgement, interview arrangements, admission offer etc., via their personal email. No letters will be posted except in very exceptional circumstances. Applicants are advised to check their email and online application account regularly for interview schedules and admission status.

The selection process is normally completed by the end of August. Successful applicants will receive individual notifications by email. Applicants who are not offered admission by that date may assume their applications unsuccessful. No individual notifications will be sent to unsuccessful applicants and waitlisted applicants.

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer may be granted to students in recognition of their prior learning experiences. Students may submit an application within the first two weeks of each semester or one week before the commencement of the summer semester.

Cancellation of Programme and Subject

The University reserves the right to cancel any programme(s) / subject(s) / class(es) in which case all fees paid will be refunded.

Applicants with Disabilities

The University is committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable students with disabilities to participate fully in student life. To allow us to provide sufficient study support, applicants with disabilities are requested to provide information about the nature or degree of their disability via our online application system. Their applications will be assessed in the same manner as those of others, namely, on the basis of academic and professional qualifications, work experience, non-academic achievements, and performance in the interview and/or subject test (if applicable). Student Affairs Office provides various support services for students with special needs. Please visit website of Student Affairs Office for details.

Double Registration

Students enrolled in any full-time award bearing programmes (lasting for one year or longer) of the University should not simultaneously register for study for another qualification at this University or for a post-secondary qualification at another institution, except with prior approval of the University. Students in breach of this regulation may be subject to discontinuation of studies at this University. In case of doubt, please seek advice from the Registry.

Right of Access to and Correction of Information

In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, applicants have the right of access to and correction of the information contained in their application, and the right to request a copy of such data. If you wish to do so, you may submit your request in writing to the Admissions, Registrations and Academic Planning Section of the Registry.