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Admission Requirements
(For Local Applicants with HKDSE Results)

Applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results must meet

  1. the general entrance requirements, and
  2. the following School-specific requirements:


Interdisciplinary Majors offered by Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Students admitted to one of the Schools (i.e. Science, Engineering, Business and Management, and Humanities and Social Science) may choose to enter an interdisciplinary major upon completion of one year of study at one of the Schools.

Interdisciplinary Programs Office offers:

1. Dual Degree Program (BSc and BBA) in Biotechnology and Management
2. Dual Degree Program (BEng and BBA) in Technology and Management
3. BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
4. BSc in Environmental Management and Technology
5. BSc in Individualized Interdisciplinary Major



1. M1 : Mathematics Extended Module 1 (Calculus & Statistics)
2. M2 : Mathematics Extended Module 2 (Algebra & Calculus)
3. Chinese Language may be replaced by one of the “New Secondary School other languages” or another Chinese Language Qualification (e.g. IGCSE Chinese) if

•  Student learned Chinese Language for less than 6 years while receiving primary and secondary education; OR
•  Student has learned Chinese Language for 6 years or more in school, but has been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in our local schools.

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