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Admission Requirements/Policies

For admission to the College’s undergraduate degree programmes, applicants are required to:

1. Meet the General College Admission Requirements AND specific Programme Admission Requirements (if any); and

2. The college may conduct a written exam and/or interview for applicants, if deemed necessary. 

General College Admission Requirements

1.Applicants belonging to the categories listed below can only select one of which that canbest reflect their Highest Qualifications/ Status:

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Grade 4 in:

IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or

IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level)


Grade 5 in:

IB English B (Standard Level)

GCE Qualification

GCE Advanced Level (AL)/ International Advanced Level (IAL):

Grade E or above in three AL/ IAL subjects; or Grade E or above in two AL/ IAL subjects plus two Advanced Supplementary Level (ASL) subjects

(Not including Chinese and English Language subjects. The same subject cannot be counted at both the AL and ASL.)

Cambridge Pre-U Diploma

Grade P3 (Pass 3) or better in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects; or

Cambridge Pre-U Diploma

(Not including Chinese and English Language subjects)


BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC); or BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND); or BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (ND)/ BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

(Foundation, Diploma and Certificate qualifications awarded by colleges and universities in the UK will be considered on a case-by-case basis for admission without

advanced standing)

SAT Qualifications

Minimum score of 1,190 (out of 1,600) in new SAT or 1,650 (out of 2,400) in old SAT (minimum score of 550 in each of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing), and a sub- score on essay writing of no less than 8

Advanced Placement (AP)

Grade 3 in at least two AP subjects

American College Test (ACT)

Minimum composite score of 23

Associate Degree Student/Holder (AD)

Successful completion of one year's study in a full-time AD programme at a recognised US university/ community college, the duration of which should be no less than two years in full-time mode

Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) in community colleges

Successful completion of IGETC with Grade C or above in each of the subjects

For Requirement by Regions, please refer to this attachment