Information for Overseas Applicants
General Admission Requirements
|PROGRAMMES (STUDY DURATION)||REQUIRED ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS|
|Degree Programmes (Normally to be completed in 4 years)|
Higher Diploma Programmes (Normally to be completed in 2 years)
|– Applicants with non-local senior secondary qualifications or equivalent|
– Non-local qualifications refer to academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong and Mainland China, including General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), General Certificate of Education (GCE), International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications
– Applicants holding post-secondary or equivalent qualifications, such as Higher Diploma, in a relevant area of study may apply for Year-3 entry to Degree programmes.
– Applications with non-local qualifications, including language qualifications, will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
– Mainland Chinese applicants please see here.
2023 Admissions Exercise – September Intake (For International Students)
|Application Period||January to 7 July|
|Interview/ Test (if applicable)||Normally within 3 weeks of application submission|
|Conditional/ Firm Offer|
|Normally within 2 weeks of the interview, and before the end of July by email|
|Fee Settlement and Visa||Deadline/ instructions as stated in the offer email|
|Registration and Orientation||Between late August and early September (tentative)|
|Class Commencement||4 September (tentative)|
A special fee to the Higher Diploma programmes will be charged. Interested applicants may contact the Registry for more information.
Who Needs a Student Visa / Entry Permit?
Under the Immigration Ordinance, unless a person has the right of abode or right to land in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), he/she requires a valid visa/entry permit issued by the Immigration Department (IMMD) to study in Hong Kong.
Except for those who have a visa/entry permit under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates or a dependent visa/entry permit that was issued they were 18 years old or above, non-local students who plan to enter Hong Kong for study are required to submit an application form for student visa/entry permit with all necessary documents from IMMD via the following team of Registry.