Minimum Entry Requirements

 

Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements specified on this page, as well as the specific entry requirements set out for individual programmes.

1. 2-year Associate Degree / Higher Diploma Programmes

HKDSE

  • Level 2 or above in 5 subjects^ (including Chinese Language and English Language);

OR

HKALE

  • Pass in one AL subject or two AS subjects in the HKALE; AND three passes in the HKCEE* PLUS Level 2 / Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language, or equivalent;

Applicants whose HKDSE / HKALE results do not meet the entry requirements of the 2-year Associate Degree / Higher Diploma programmes should apply for admission to the Diploma in Foundation Studies programme.

OR

  • Hold a recognised Diploma in Foundation Studies programme, Certificate in General Studies programme, Pre-Associate Degree programme or Foundation Programme qualification; OR
  • Equivalent qualifications will be considered by the College.


Specific entry requirements for individual programmes:

  • For the Associate of Applied Social Sciences in Communication, Public Relations and Journalism programme, applicants are also required to demonstrate competency in Cantonese conversation and Chinese writing.
  • For the Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Products Management programme, applicants are also required to have taken the HKDSE / HKCEE Biology or Chemistry, or equivalent.
  • For the Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management programme, applicants are also required to have obtained Level 2 or above in one of the following HKDSE subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Combined Science or Integrated Science; or have taken AL / AS Biology and Chemistry, or equivalent.
  • For the Higher Diploma for Legal Executives programme, applicants are also required to obtain Level 3 or above in English Language in the HKDSE; or Level 3 / Grade D (Syllabus B) or above (or equivalent) in English Language in the HKCEE; or overall score of 6 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. The recognition of the ApL subjects is as follows: “Attained with distinction” is deemed equivalent to Level 3; and “Attained” is deemed equivalent to Level 2.

* Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. Successful completion of an ApL subject will be recognised as comparable to a HKCEE pass.

 

2. Diploma in Foundation Studies Programme

HKDSE

  • Level 1 or above in English Language and Chinese Language; AND at least 6 points+ in the best five subjects#^;
# If the candidate has attempted less than five subjects but obtained 6 points or above, the application will still be considered.


OR

 HKCEE

  • Three passes* PLUS Level 2 / Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the HKCEE, or equivalent;

OR

  • Completed Project Yi Jin with satisfactory results; OR
  • Equivalent qualifications will be considered by the College.


Specific entry requirements for individual programmes: 

  • For the Associate of Applied Social Sciences in Communication, Public Relations and Journalism programme, applicants are also required to demonstrate competency in Cantonese conversation and Chinese writing.
  • For the Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Products Management programme, applicants are also required to have taken the HKDSE / HKCEE Biology or Chemistry, or equivalent.
  • For the Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management programme, applicants are also required to have taken one of the following HKDSE subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Combined Science or Integrated Science; or have taken the HKCEE Biology and Chemistry, or equivalent.

Level 5** = 7 points; Level 5* = 6 points; Level 5 = 5 points; Level 4 = 4 points; Level 3 = 3 points; Level 2 = 2 points; Level 1 = 1 point.

Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. The recognition of the ApL subjects is as follows: “Attained with distinction” is deemed equivalent to Level 3; and “Attained” is deemed equivalent to Level 2.

Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. Successful completion of an ApL subject will be recognised as comparable to a HKCEE pass.

 

3. Mature Students

Applicants who do not possess the above academic qualifications, but are aged 21 or above with relevant work experience will be considered by the College.

 

4. Applicants with a Disability or Special Needs

Applicants with a disability or special needs should describe their condition on the application form. This information will help the College better understand the applicant's requirements so that every effort can be made to meet his or her needs.