Please see below a summary table of the general entrance requirements of Degree schemes / programmes:
Elective Subjects (including M1/M2)
Citizenship and Social Development
Applicants who fall short slightly on the general entrance requirements of our schemes / programmes will be specially considered for admission. Details will be announced in due course.
Yes, there is no mandatory subject requirement for individual schemes / programmes. Only preferred subjects, which carry the highest weighting in the calculation of admission scores, are listed. For admittees who have not studied the preferred subjects, they may need to take additional relevant underpinning subjects after admission so as to get the necessary foundation knowledge.
Since Chinese Language is a core subject in HKDSE, all S6 students sitting for HKDSE are expected to either take the examination of Chinese Language or, where appropriate, the alternative Chinese Language. PolyU adopts a standardized arrangement for handling applicants’ alternative Chinese qualifications i.e. applicants endorsed by schools for meeting EDB’s specified circumstances and having achieved the required grade in Chinese in one of the examinations listed in the table below will be regarded as obtaining a Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese for meeting our entrance requirements, and for calculation of the related admission scores. These cases will also be highlighted to departments concerned for their attention and suitable consideration.
|GCSE||N/A||C / 4|
|IGCSE||N/A||C / 4|
These other language subjects will be accepted as elective subjects. Grade E or above is required.
No, they cannot.
No, they cannot. All applicants seeking admission on the basis of HKDSE results are expected to meet the HKDSE English Language requirement.
Individual schemes / programmes will accept relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subjects as meeting the entrance requirements. An attainment at Attained with Distinction (I) or above / Attained with Distinction (obtained in 2017 or before) in one relevant ApL subject can be used for meeting the elective subject requirements.
The Extended Modules of Mathematics will be treated as a single subject in meeting the entrance requirement.
For HKDSE repeaters who took “Liberal Studies” in 2023/24 or before and have not taken “Citizenship and Social Development” in 2024/25 and thereafter, “Level 2” or above in “Liberal Studies” would be regarded as “Attained” in “Citizenship and Social Development” for fulfilling the general entrance requirement. However, “Liberal Studies” would not be recognized for meeting the elective requirement of the general entrance requirement in 2024/25 and thereafter.