We offer more than 160 postgraduate (Master’s and doctoral degrees, postgraduate diploma), undergraduate and sub-degree programmes, supported by over 1,200 academic staff from all over the world.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) offers a wide range of university degree courses for both local and international students. Development of PolyU e admission further enhances the intake of PolyU postgraduate and undergraduate students, rendering the university one of the most popular institutions for tertiary education in Hong Kong. The history of PolyU can be traced back to the establishment of Government Trade School in 1937. After decades of efforts and development, the school assumed full university status in 1994. Over the years, the university has been committed to provide quality technical education and at the same time weaving strong regional and global connections that enhance academic and cultural exchange. In the academic year of 2016/17, PolyU houses a total number of 28,499 students, comprising undergraduates, sub-degree, research or taught postgraduates and professional doctorates.
PolyU is honoured to be the 6th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018 and the 27th in the QS Asian University Rankings of the same year. These mark the unremitting efforts of the university in pursuit of excellent higher education and research that benefits mankind and the environment. PolyU offers a full array of university courses, ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate and further. PolyU takes pride in offering a wide range of tailor-made programmes for different professions, such as Language, Culture and Communication, Fashion and Textiles, Construction and Environment and so on. Among the various subjects provided, Hospitality and Tourism Management has been ranked the 3rd in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 and the 1st in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017. With the success of PolyU postgraduate and other university courses, we are confident to keep realising our motto and fulfil our goal to nurture students as critical thinkers, effective communicators, innovative problem solvers, lifelong learners and ethical leaders.
We are in the age of information superhighway. As a university that keeps evolving and advancing, PolyU has made use of new technology to facilitate the school¡¯s daily administration and operations, enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of information processing. The new PolyU e Admission portal is a one-stop platform aimed at handling applications of university degree courses. With PolyU e Admission, the application process is refined into three simple steps. Applicants will be able to set up accounts on the portal, find out the application procedures, submit applications and check the final results. News and highlighted dates will display on the portal as a reminder for potential students regarding any important update on their applications. With the simplification of the admission process, we hope that more prospective students from various regions of the world will join us. Together, we can advance greatly in knowledge and technique while serving the society and the world better.