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Non-JUPAS Applicants

Note: The following information is provided for reference only and may be subject to change from time to time without prior notice.

 

Admission Quota / Entrance Requirements

1. Am I eligible to apply for admission via the International/Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme?

2. Am I eligible for the Direct Admissions Scheme to Senior Year Places?

3. What are the University’s and Programme’s entrance requirements for International/Non-JUPAS applicants?

Application Procedures / Interview

4. Where should I submit my International/Non-JUPAS application?

5. What documents should I submit together with the completed application form?

6. Do you interview International/Non-JUPAS applicants?

7. How does the Faculty assess my application?

8. When will I be notified about the admission decision?

Entrance Scholarships

9. Is there any entrance scholarship?

 

1.  Am I eligible to apply for admission via the International/Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme?
 

We welcome applications via the International/Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme for Undergraduate Programmes from:

(i) Non-local students completing qualifications other than mainland China's National Joint College Entrance Examination (NJCEE / GaoKao); and

(ii) Local students completing qualifications other than HKDSE.

For more details, please click here.

2. Am I eligible for the Direct Admissions Scheme to Senior Year Places?

If you are a graduate of a recognised full-time Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) programme of at least two years in duration from a community college in Hong Kong, you are eligible to apply for admission through the Direct Admissions Scheme to Senior Year Places. Final year students on such AD or HD programmes can also apply and their applications will be considered subject to their completion of the programme by the start of the academic year. Please click here for more details.

For the 2020 September intake, the Faculty has been allocated 10 3rd-Year places for direct entry for current students or graduates of local sub-degree.

For BBA/BBA(Acc&Fin) programme and BEcon/BEcon&Fin programme, applicants should study the same or related disciplines in their sub-degree programmes and outstanding performance in IELTS and/or TOFEL would be a plus.

Applicants should submit their application online through the University’s online application system at here. Main Round Application for the 2020 admissions is open until 12:00 noon, December 4, 2019 (Hong Kong Time). Late Application will be accepted until 12:00 noon, July 15, 2020 (Hong Kong Time) and will be considered on a rolling basis subject to places availability.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to written test and/or interview. Preference is not given to any particular post-secondary institution.

3.What are the University’s and Programme’s entrance requirements for International/Non-JUPAS applicants?

The University has a set of requirements and standards with regard to:

A. General academic standards (e.g. IB, GCE A-Levels, SAT)
B. English language requirement (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS)
C. Second language requirement

Applicants should refer to the admission requirements and standards made available at HKU’s admissions webpage (https://aal.hku.hk/admissions/international/admissions-information?page=admissions-standards) applicable to students from different countries with different qualifications.

Expected Academic Standards for FBE Programmes

Due to the complex combinations of education background of non-JUPAS applicants, the Faculty will consider each application individually on its own merits. From past experience, applicants studying for the International Baccalaureate Diploma and GCE A-Level examinations with the following predicted grades/scores are likely to make a competitive application for consideration by FBE programmes:

 

ProgrammeGCE/International A-LevelInternational Baccalaureate Diploma

BBA/BBA(Acc&Fin)

BBA(IS)

BEcon/BEcon&Fin

AAB or better33 or better

BBA(IBGM)

BBA(Law)&LLB

BFin(AMPB)

BSc(QFin)

A*A*A or better38 or better


International English Examinations

Applicants are strongly encouraged to take either IELTS or TOEFL.  Achievement of the following results in the test(s) would be an advantage:
 

ProgrammeIELTS (Academic Module)Internet-based TOEFL

BEcon/BEcon&Fin

Overall band score of 7.0 with sub-scores of 6.5 in each of the sectionsTotal of 100 with sub-scores of 23 in each of the sections

BBA/BBA(Acc&Fin)

Overall band score of 6.5 with sub-scores of 6.0 in each of the sectionsTotal of 93 with sub-scores of 22 in each of the sections

BFin(AMPB)

Overall band score of 6.5 with sub-scores of 6.0 in each of the sectionsTotal of 93 with sub-scores of 22 in each of the sections

BBA(IS)

Overall band score of 6.5 with sub-scores of 6.0 in each of the sectionsTotal of 93 with sub-scores of 22 in each of the sections

BBA(Law)&LLB

Overall band score of 7.5 with sub-scores of 6.5 in each of the sectionsTotal of 114 with sub-scores of 27 in each of the sections

BSc(QFin)

Overall band score of 6.5 with sub-scores of 6.0 in each of the sectionsTotal of 93 with sub-scores of 22 in each of the sections

BBA(IBGM)

Overall band score of 7.0 with sub-scores of 6.5 in each of the sectionsTotal of 100 with sub-scores of 22 in each of the sections

Note: Other proof of English proficiency will be considered on individual merit basis.


The above information is for reference only. Admission is on competitive basis and the actual scores/grades for successful applicants will be dependent on the number and quality of applications received that year.

 

  
4. Where should I submit my International/Non-JUPAS application?


Applicants should submit their application online through the University’s online application system at here.

The Main Round Application for the 2020 admission is open until 12:00 noon, November 22, 2019 (Hong Kong Time). Late Application will be accepted until 12:00 noon, July 15, 2020 (Hong Kong Time) and will be considered on a rolling basis subject to places availability.
 

5. What documents should I submit together with the completed application form?

 

In order to facilitate the selection and administration procedures, applicants should upload the following documents (with its official English translation if applicable) at once when the documents are available:

  • Copy of HKID card or passport or National identity card or birth certificate
  • Copy of any visa label(s) / entry permit(s) issued to you by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government (if applicable)
  • Academic transcript(s) issued by your high school / institution, showing your grades/examination results of your senior secondary education
  • National / International examination results (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, GCSE, HKCEE/HKALE/HKDSE, including in the case of GCE AS/A-Level, the Statement of Results which shows the numerical scores achieved)
  • Predicted grades/scores for your upcoming examination issued by your school (if applicable)
  • Reference letter from your school principal or teacher, or by an academic or personal referee (optional)
  • Resume / CV of not more than two A4 pages of your extra-curricular activities, personal achievements, working experience, and/or any other information in support of your application (optional)
     

Original documents in hard copy are NOT REQUIRED at the application stage. Please DO NOT post originals to the University or the Faculty unless you are instructed to do so by the University after successful enrolment.


6. Do you interview International/Non-JUPAS applicants?
 

Optional interview will be arranged as necessary. Shortlisted applicants may be invited to attend interviews. The format will usually be individual skype interview. Shortlisted applicants will be informed of the arrangements by email.

7. How does the Faculty assess my application?


Assessments will be made based on information and supporting documents provided by applicants. Past academic records (both internal and public examinations), personal statement, reference(s), official predicted grades and interview performance (if applicable) are also important sources of information for assessment.



8. When will I be notified about the admission decision?

Offers of admissions will be made on a rolling basis. Successful applicants will be notified about the application results from January 2020 onwards via email.
 

9. Is there any entrance scholarship?

You will be automatically considered for both University-based and Faculty-based entrance scholarships and the result will be announced at the same time when you receive an offer of admission. No separate application is required. Selection is based on academic merits and/or non-academic achievements. Please refer to the following webpage for details:

https://www.fbe.hku.hk/ug/admission/entrance-scholarships

A number of scholarships are also available to students after admission. Eligible students may apply for scholarships during their studies at University.