HKDSE Applicants
Interview Arrangement

The following summary only includes schemes/programmes which plan to conduct interviews and/or aptitude tests/assessments for the 2024/25 admissions exercise. As further changes on these arrangements may be made, applicants should check this webpage regularly to obtain the most up-to-date interview arrangements of our schemes/programmes.

 

Schemes / programmes which will conduct interviews / aptitude tests / assessments before the announcement of the HKDSE results will notify shortlisted applicants of the details individually by email, SMS, phone (our phone number usually starts with 2766 or 3400) or other electronic means. Schemes / programmes which will conduct interviews / tests after the announcement of HKDSE results will release their interview / test shortlist on 24 July 2024 at our eAdmission System via the Study@PolyU website at www.polyu.edu.hk/study.  Schemes / programmes which do not specify any interview arrangement at the Study@PolyU may also invite applicants to attend an interview if deemed necessary. Applicants are advised to check the details and attend the interviews/tests as scheduled since re-arrangement may not be possible. If they fail to do so, their applications may not be further considered.

 

CODE
PROGRAMME / SCHEME TITLE
Interview Details
Biotechnology and Chemical Technology
Aims

To assess the suitability of candidates for the Scheme

Date of Interview
After the announcement of HKDSE results, if necessary
Duration

About 30 minutes 

Medium
English
Mode
Individual or group interview
Remarks

Only selected applicants will be invited for interview, if necessary.

Additional Supporting Documents
Data Science (Data Science and Analytics / Investment Science and Finance Analytics)
Aims

To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in the Scheme and to test their communication skills and general knowledge for data science/investment science.

Date of Interview
June/July
Duration

About 30-45 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group interview
Remarks

Suitable candidates may be invited for interview.

Additional Supporting Documents
Physics with a Secondary Major in Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics (AIDA) / Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE)
Aims

To evaluate the interest of applicants in the programme and their suitability for it, and to allow them to gain a better understanding of the programme.

Date of Interview
After the announcement of HKDSE results
Duration

About 15-30 minutes

Medium
English and Cantonese
Mode
Face-to-face or online interview
Remarks

Only selected applicants will be invited to the interview, if necessary.

Additional Supporting Documents
Fashion (Fashion Design / Knitwear Design / Contour Fashion and Activewear / Fashion Business / Fashion Innovation and Technology)
Aims
  1. To understand the suitability of applicants to BA(Hons) Scheme in Fashion at degree level.
  2. To ascertain whether applicant’s expectations of the programme/career path match what we aim to provide.
  3. To evaluate the language, communication and interpersonal skills of the applicants.
Date of Interview
Admission interviews are scheduled to all Band A applicants after submission of JUPAS application. Selective interviews are scheduled before the announcement of HKDSE results. Final interviews to selective applicants after the announcement of HKDSE results.
Duration

About 15- 45 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group interviews or individual interviews at PolyU.
Remarks

While all bands of applicants are considered, preference is given to Band A and B applicants. Admission to the programme is primarily based on academic merit. The programme will directly offer a place to those candidates with outstanding performance in HKDSE, waiving the interview requirement.

 

Detailed interview arrangements will be announced to JUPAS applicants via email one week before the dates of group interviews/ individual interviews/ final interviews. Applicants who have good interview performance will be given bonus scores to increase their chance of being admitted to the programme. 

 

All students who are admitted with HKDSE results start the programme with two common semesters of foundational training in fashion and textiles, after which they are streamed into one of the five specialisms(except for students with Secondary Major). 

 

Important dates:

Mid-/end of January – Admission schedule/details announced via email to all Band A candidates

Mid-June –Admission schedule/details announced via email to selective candidates

Mid July – HKDSE results announced

Mid-/end of July –Final interviews to selective candidates

Additional Supporting Documents
Accounting and Finance (Accountancy / Accounting and Finance / Digital Finance and Investment)
Aims

To evaluate applicants’ potential and interest in the programme and test their language and communication skills.

Date of Interview
In June, before the release of HKDSE results
Duration

About 15 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group / individual interview
Remarks

Suitable candidates may be invited for an interview. No make-up interviews or earlier interviews will be arranged for applicants who fail to attend the scheduled interviews.

Additional Supporting Documents
Aviation, Maritime and Supply Chain Management (Aviation Management and Finance / International Shipping and Transport Logistics / Supply Chain Management and Analytics)
Aims

To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in the programme, test their language and communication skills, and assess their non-academic qualities and achievements.

Date of Interview
July or August
Duration

About 20-30 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group Interview
Remarks

Selected applicants will be invited for interview.

Additional Supporting Documents
Management and Marketing (Management / Marketing)
Aims

To evaluate applicants' academic potential, motivation and suitability for the programme.

Date of Interview
In June
Duration

30 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group interview
Remarks

​Selected applicants will be invited for interview. No make-up interviews or earlier interviews will be arranged for applicants who fail to attend the scheduled interviews.

Additional Supporting Documents
Building and Real Estate (Building Engineering and Management / Property Management / Surveying)
Aims

To obtain a better understanding of the overall academic and non-academic qualities and achievements of the applicants.

Date of Interview
After the announcement of HKDSE results
Duration

About 20 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Group interview
Remarks

Only selected Band A applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Additional Supporting Documents
Building Sciences and Engineering
Aims

To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in Building Sciences and Engineering and test their language and communication skills.

Date of Interview
After the announcement of HKDSE results
Duration

15 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Interview
Remarks

Only Band A and Band B applicants with identical admission scores will be invited to attend an interview.

Additional Supporting Documents

Required

Programme Leaflet
Interview Arrangement
Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development
Aims

To assess the suitability of the applicants for admission to the programme.

Date of Interview
Interviews may be arranged after the announcement of HKDSE results
Duration

About 15 minutes

Medium
English
Mode
Individual / Group interview
Remarks

Usually only Band A applicants will be invited to an interview.

Additional Supporting Documents

Required

Programme Leaflet
Interview Arrangement