Referencing HKU’s admissions standards to ensure you meet both the entrance and programme-specific requirements.
A. University Entrance Requirements
|Liberal Studies / Citizenship and Social Development
|Elective Subject 1
|Elective Subject 2
|Level 2 / Attained
- The result of the Mathematics Extended Part (Modules 1 and 2) will be recognised as equivalent to that of a full elective in fulfilling the University Entrance Requirement on the condition that one of the elective subjects must be a Senior Secondary Subject (i.e. Category A Subject).
- "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
- Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.
Category A: Senior Secondary Subjects
|Level 1 - 4
|1 - 4
Category C: Other Language Subjects
We welcome eligible NCS applicants (both school or non-school) to submit Alternative Qualifications in Chinese Language (ACL), i.e. GCSE / GCE etc. for consideration to satisfy the general Chinese Language requirement.
If NCS applicants submit more than one ACL and / or have HKDSE Chinese Language result, the best result will be considered.
Further information on submissions and verification of ACL is available on the JUPAS website.
Submission of Other Experiences and Achievements in Competitions/ Activities (OEA) information and uploading of required supporting documents via the JUPAS online application system (as appropriate).
Applicants may update their programme choices before the release of the HKDSE Examination results. Please observe the programme entrance requirements to make sure you meet all the specified requirements of respective programmes.
Applicants can modify their programme choices at their own allotted time-slot via the JUPAS account.
Please refer to the Summary of Arrangements for Announcement and Acceptance of Offer on JUPAS website.
HKU will invite selected candidates to attend interviews either before or after the release of HKDSE results. In view of the large number of applicants, preference for interview invitation will be given to candidates who place the programme as their Band A choice.
Fees and Scholarships
HKU offers a broad range of scholarships that support local undergraduate students with one-off payments as well as renewable cover for tuition and living expenses throughout your studies. Scholarships are merit-based and recognise top-ranking JUPAS students across different faculties. The highest HKDSE scorers can earn scholarships that cover full tuition fees plus living expenses.
Spend two years in Hong Kong followed by three years in Cambridge and earn a Bachelor of Engineering from HKU and both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Engineering from the University of Cambridge upon successful completion of this five-year programme.
* Special Announcement *
Please note the Specific Elective Subject Requirements for (JS6937) Global Engineering and Business Programme and (JS6963) Bachelor of Engineering have been updated as follows:
“Level 3 or above in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, or Physics.”
Updated on 25 January 2024