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General Entrance Requirements

Programmes Required Academic Qualifications

Degree

  • Level 3 or above in the HKDSE English Language and Chinese Language; AND Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR
  • Equivalent
Higher Diploma
  • Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR
  • VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies ; OR
  • VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education ; OR
  • Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR
  • Equivalent

Diploma of Foundation Studies

  • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure) ; OR
  • Equivalent
Diploma of Vocational Education
  • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure) ; OR
  • Equivalent
Diploma
  • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure) OR Equivalent; AND
    Interview Pass


Notes :

  1. The study duration of Degree and Higher Diploma programmes is normally 4 years and 2 years respectively.
  2. The study duration of Diploma of Foundation Studies and Diploma of Vocational Education programmes is normally 1 year.
  3. The study duration of Diploma programmes in Hotel and Tourism / Chinese Cuisine / International Cuisine is normally 1 year or 2 years.
  4. An "Attained” and an “Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2” and “Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose. Only the results of relevant ApL subjects will be considered in the application for Degree programmes.
  5. A "Grade D or E” and a “Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2” and “Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  6. Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma programmes.
  7. Some programmes are not applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) / Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin. Some programmes may have other specific entrance requirements. Please refer to entrance requirements of individual programme for details.
  8. Offering of study place is subject to the applicants’ academic qualifications, interview / test performance (if applicable), other learning experience and achievements, and availability of study places.
     


Important Notes
 

  • Applicants can apply with results of the same public examination in different years of award. The best grade of multiple attempts on a particular subject will be assessed for admission.
  • Public examination results of the old and new academic structures will not normally be considered in combination in the assessment for admission.
  • If non-Chinese speaking applicants meet the specific circumstances*, the alternative language results below will be considered individually in the application:
Alternative Language Qualifications For Degree Programmes For Higher Diploma Programmes
HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese Attained Attained
GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O-level
Chinese Language
Grade C Grade D
GCE AS-level Chinese Language Grade C Grade E
GCE A-level Chinese Language Grade E Grade E


* The specific circumstances are 1) The applicant has learnt Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education. This caters specifically to applicants who have a late start in the learning of Chinese Language (e.g. due to their settlement in Hong Kong well past the entry level) or who have been educated in Hong Kong sporadically; OR 2) The applicant has learnt Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but has been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in the local schools.
 


Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) Qualifications
 

Holders of Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) and Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) qualifications may apply for admission to Degree and Higher Diploma programmes. Please refer to the details and specific entrance requirements of individual programmes (Applicable to S7 students of old secondary academic structure).
 


Other Local, Mainland China and Non-local Qualifications
 

Applicants may apply with other local, Mainland China or non-local qualifications. Applications will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.