Admission Requirements
Taught Postgraduate
Admission Requirements

Applications will be considered on the basis of the information (such as academic achievements, professional qualifications and work experience) provided in the application. All applicants must fulfil the General Entrance Requirement and English Language Requirement to be considered for admission. You may also be required to attend an interview and/or test.


Departments will consider applications on a rolling basis until places are filled. To secure a study place, applicants should apply as early as possible before the application deadlines of individual programmes.



General Entrance Requirements


For admission to a Doctoral degree programme, you must possess a Master's degree. As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. In addition, you must meet the entrance requirements that are specified by individual programmes. PolyU may accept equivalent qualifications. The decision is made on an individual basis.



English Language Requirement


If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to provide one of the following proficiency test results (taken in a single sitting within 2 years) for fulfil the minimum English language requirement for admission purpose:


  • A score of 80 or above in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based test;

  • An Overall Band score of 6.0 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module.


    Remarks: TOEFL iBT Home Edition, the IELTS Online and IELTS indicator test results will not be considered for meeting the English language Requirements for taught programmes.