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.
To assess the suitability of candidates for the Scheme
About 30 minutes
Only selected applicants will be invited for interview, if necessary.
To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in the Scheme and to test their communication skills and general knowledge for data science/investment science.
About 30-45 minutes
Suitable candidates may be invited for interview.
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.
About 15-30 minutes
Only selected applicants will be invited to the interview, if necessary.
- To understand the suitability of applicants to BA(Hons) Scheme in Fashion at degree level.
- To ascertain whether applicant’s expectations of the programme/career path match what we aim to provide.
- To evaluate the language, communication and interpersonal skills of the applicants.
About 15- 45 minutes
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).
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
To evaluate applicants’ potential and interest in the programme and test their language and communication skills.
About 15 minutes
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.
To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in the programme, test their language and communication skills, and assess their non-academic qualities and achievements.
About 20-30 minutes
Selected applicants will be invited for interview.
To evaluate applicants' academic potential, motivation and suitability for the programme.
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.
To obtain a better understanding of the overall academic and non-academic qualities and achievements of the applicants.
About 20 minutes
Only selected Band A applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
To evaluate applicants' potential and interest in Building Sciences and Engineering and test their language and communication skills.
Only Band A and Band B applicants with the same admission scores will be invited to attend an interview.
To assess the suitability of the applicants for admission to the programme.
About 15 minutes
Usually only Band A applicants will be invited to an interview.