HKSYU welcomes applications for undergraduate admissions second-year entry from eligible students. Students with the following qualifications can apply:

Types of Applicants Minimum Entry Requirements
Sub-degree Applicants

Final year students and graduates of locally accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes in relevant disciplines from institutions in Hong Kong.

Students who are admitted directly to Year 2 under this scheme and have achieved a total GPA of 2.5 or above in their sub-degree studies will be awarded an entrance scholarship.

Other Qualifications Other equivalent academic qualifications e.g. overseas academic qualifications or professional qualifications, please submit application to the Admissions Office for individual assessment.

The application period for this type of applicants is July to August every year. Please submit the application in person.

Mature students and applicants with the above non-local qualifications may be required to sit for the Chinese written examination and/or English written examination offered by the University.


Curriculum Structure for students articulating to year 2 of HKSYU degree programmes

The University has adopted Common Block Credit Transfer (CBCT) arrangement for the admission of AD/HD graduates articulating to Year 2. The CBCT framework for Year 2 Entry is as follows:

  • -the no. of BCT for Year 2 Entry is equivalent to the no. of required credits in the Year 1 curriculum in the 4-year curriculum of the relevant HKSYU programme;
  • -students will be required to complete CHI102 First Year Chinese II plus Core courses and Departmental elective credits (if any) in -Year 2 to Year 4 curriculum, together with free elective credits to complete the total number of credits required for graduation.
  • students will be exempted from the General Education requirement.


The following programmes has adopted the CBCT for AD/HD graduates articulating to Year 2:

  • -Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
  • -Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Digital Marketing
  • -Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Corporate Governance and Risk Management
  • -Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Human Resources Management - Applied Psychology
  • -Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology
  • -Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Law and Business
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and Finance
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language and Literature
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • -Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media Design and Immersive Technology
  • -Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sociology
  • -Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Applied Data Science


The following programmes, which lead to professional recognition, will continue to offer direct admission to Year 2 to graduates of relevant AD/HD programmes, with credit transfer determined on a case by case basis:

  • -Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting
  • -Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology
  • -Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology



Please click HERE for viewing the undergraduate programmes available for students of second year entry.