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Non-local Entrance Requirements

2020
Online
Application

The qualifications listed below are accepted as satisfying the General Entrance Requirements for our bachelor's degree programmes. Qualifications not listed below will be considered on individual merits. Applicants are normally required to complete Grade 12 studies on a full-time basis in high school and they may also need to fulfill the subject entrance requirements and/or language requirements. Due to quota limit, applicants having satisfied the University's entrance requirements will be considered for admission on a competitive basis. Eligible applicants may be requested to attend interviews for further assessment. Holding minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the University.


General International Qualifications:


National / Regional Qualifications (By Country / Region):


General English Language Requirements

The following is a list of acceptable tests and the score required:

Proficiency Tests Minimum Requirements
TOEFL
(Institution Code: 5225)
Internet-based: 80; or
Paper-based (prior to July 2017): 550; or
Paper-delivered Test: Minimum score at the intermediate level in each section (Reading, Listening and Writing)

* Passing the TOEFL ITP does not satisfy the English language requirement.
IELTS Academic Overall Band: 6
GCE System Grade E or above in GCE AS-level or A-level English; or
Grade C or above in IGCSE / GCE O-level English; or
Grade C or above in GCSE English or English Literature
IB IB English B (Higher Level) – Grade 4; or
IB English B (Standard Level) – Grade 5; or
IB English A1 or A2 (Higher or Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
English A: Language and Literature (Higher or Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
IB English A: Literature (Higher or Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) – Grade 4; or
IB English Text and Performance (Standard Level) – Grade 4
SAT A sub-score of 8 in Essay Writing in old SAT; or
590 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing in new SAT
Others Other English language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University.

General Chinese Language Requirements

The following is a list of acceptable tests and the score required:

Proficiency Tests Minimum Requirements
HKALE Grade E in AS-level Chinese Language & Culture
HKDSE Level 3 in Chinese Language
GCE System Grade E or above in GCE AS-level or A-level Chinese; or
Grade C or above in GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O-level Chinese
IB Grade 4 in Chinese Language subject
Others Other Chinese language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University.

* Applicants with non-local qualification seeking admission to programmes with English as the medium of instruction will be exempted from the Chinese Language requirement on a case-by-case basis. For programmes which require students to have possessed a good command of Chinese including BEd (Chinese Language) and BA in Language Studies (Chinese major), waiver of Chinese Language requirement will not be granted.


The abovementioned requirements are subject to ongoing review. The University reserves its right to revise the requirements if and when necessary.

Last update: January 2019

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