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Currently, we offer articulation opportunities for sub-degree holders. Admitted students will be granted special advanced credits for directly entering the second year of the bachelor programme.

The Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU) accepts applications from students of locally accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes for direct entry to Year 1 of HKSYU programmes; or from graduates of locally accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes in relevant disciplines from institutions in Hong Kong that equivalent for direct entry to Year 2 / Year 3 of HKSYU selected Bachelor’s programmes. For sub-degree holders of overseas or other non-accredited institutions, please refer to 'Other Applicants' page. Eligible applicants of locally accredited sub-degree programmes, please note the following admission details:

 

Applicants who are taking / have taken any locally acrredited Associate Degree / Higher Diploma should have completed the first year’s study with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (out of a 4.0 scale) or above. All applicants are required to attend an admission interview.

Final year students and graduates of locally accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes in relevant disciplines from institutions in Hong Kong. All applicants are required to attend an admission interview.

Final year students and graduates of locally accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes from institutions in Hong Kong, in discipline(s) highly related to Chinese, Business Administration, Corporate Governance and Risk Management, Digital Marketing, Economics and Finance, or Law and Business. Applicants should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of a 4.0 scale) or above in completion of their sub-degree studies. All applicants are required to attend an admission interview and pass the language courses offered by HKSYU in Summer prior to the commencement of their study at HKSYU.

Sub-degree candidates of current year can apply for our undergraduate programmes through our online portal through February to April every year. For applicants with sub-degree results attained in previous years or who miss the online application period can also submit their application in person in July or August. Please contact our Admissions Office for enquiries. For application, please click here.

Applicants who choose to submit their application in person should present the following supporting documents to the Admissions Office:
1. A completed application form with a photo securely attached; and
2. HKID card (both original and copy); and
3. A non-refundable application fee of HK$200 in cash; and
4. Submission of proof of academic qualification as follows:

  • - Transcript of Associate Degree / Higher Diploma (both original and copy); and
  • - An official letter of completion (both original and copy) - for Direct Year-two / Year-three Entry applicants only;
  • - Programme structure of Associate Degree / Higher Diploma (including all compulsory and elective courses offered by the Programme) - for Direct Year-two / Year-three Entry applicants only;
  • - Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination Result Notice (in both original and copy), if applicable;
  • - Secondary School reports in Form 4 – 6 (both original and copy), if applicable.
For application, please click here.

From the 2017/18 academic year, the government provides a non-means-tested annual subsidy for eligible students pursuing full-time locally-accredited local and non-local self-financing undergraduate (including top-up degree) programmes in Hong Kong offered by eligible institutions (except for those enrolled in places already supported under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors). All undergraduate programmes offered by the University are eligible under the subsidy scheme.

Eligibility
Under the Subsidy Scheme, a non-means-tested annual subsidy will be provided to Hong Kong students:

  • (a) attaining “3322” in the Hong Kong Diploma for Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) when they are enrolled in eligible self-financing undergraduate programmes; or
  • (b) with sub-degree qualifications (i.e. after completing sub-degree programmes) when they are enrolled in relevant eligible self-financing top-up degree programmes.

Notes:

  • 1. The amount of subsidy may be adjusted annually subject to the approval by the Legislative Council.
  • 2. Under the current Subsidy Scheme, sub-degree holders admitted to Year One without attaining “3322” in the HKDSE are considered ineligible.

Please click here to visit the NMTSS website.

1. iFREE Entrance Scholarship for the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Digital Marketing programme

Starting from the academic year 2019/20, iFREE GROUP (HK) LTD will make available an annual entrance scholarship of HK$1,000,000 for local students admitted to Year 1 of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Digital Marketing (BBA-DM) programme. Each year, a maximum of 50 scholarships of HKD20,000 each will be made available.
For more details, please click here.


2. Longbow Charity Foundation Entrance Scholarship for Commerce majors

Funded by the Longbow Charity Foundation Limited, HKSYU will be offering an entrance scholarship for new full-time local students admitted to Year 1 of selected Bachelor’s programmes in the Faculty of Commerce. Each recipient will be awarded HK$10,000. This scholarship aims at encouraging local students who have an enthusiastic interest in the world of commerce to become substantial contributors and future leaders.
For more details, please click here.

Students who are admitted directly to Year 2 and have achieved a total GPA of 2.5 or above (out of a 4-point system) in their AD/HD studies will be awarded an entrance scholarship. An entrance scholarship will be awarded to successful applicants on the basis of the total GPA score attained in the AD/HD programme. In academic year 2019/20, HKSYU is committed to awarding a total of HKD30 million. Please click here for more details.

Students who are admitted directly to Year 3 and have achieved a total GPA of 3.0 or above (out of a 4-point system) in their AD/HD studies will be awarded an entrance scholarship. An entrance scholarship will be awarded to successful applicants on the basis of the total GPA score attained in the AD/HD programme. Please click here for more details.

The Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Commerce and Faculty of Social Sciences offer a variety of specialized academic courses. Select your favoured programme and understand more, please click here.

All programmes except Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) Programme accept second-year entry applications. Please click here to browse your favoured programmes.

The following institutions are our partner institutions:
- Hong Kong Community College (HKCC) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
- The Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE);
- School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUSCS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and
- Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education of The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK LiPACE); and
- School of Business of the Gratia Christian College; and
- Higher Diploma of Legal Executive of HKU SPACE Stanley Ho Community College.

Such collaboration facilitates credit transfer arrangement and we will consider their Associate Degree (AD)/Higher Diploma (HD) graduates of selected programmes for direct entry into Year 2 and Year 3 in related Bachelor’s programmes at HKSYU. Specific admission and Programme seminars will be held for our partner institutions and those applicants can enjoy early-bird and free applications in the online application period from February to April.

The curriculum requirements for the following programmes adopt the Common Block Credit Transfer (CBCT) for AD/HD graduates articulating to Year 2 with effect from 2020/21 academic year:
- 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 Arts (Honours) in Economics and Finance
- Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Law and Business
- 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 Social Sciences (Honours) in Sociology


The CBCT framework for Year 2 Entry is as follows:
1. 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;
2. 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;
3. Students will be exempted from the General Education requirement.


The following programmes, which lead to professional recognition, will 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 & Psychology
- Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Psychology

The curriculum requirements for the following programmes adopt the Common Block Credit Transfer (CBCT) for AD/HD graduates articulating to Year 3 with effect from 2020/21 academic year:
- 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 Arts (Honours) in Economics and Finance
- Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Law and Business
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Language and Literature


The CBCT framework for Year 3 Entry is as follows:
1.CBCT will be granted to an eligible AD/HD graduate who is designated as a Year 3 student upon admission. The maximum number of BCT for Year 3 Entry is 50% of the total credits required for completion of a programme;
2.Students will be required to complete CHI102 First Year Chinese II (4 credits) and ENG212 English Writing II (3 credits) in the summer prior to commencement of Year 3;
3.Upon completion of the Language Requirements listed in point 2 above, students will be required to complete the core courses and required credits for Departmental electives in the Year 3 to Year 4 curriculum of the HKSYU Bachelor’s degree, together with free elective credits to complete the total number of credits required for graduation;
4.Students will be exempted from the GE requirement.

Dates Closing Date / Event
2020.02.03 Commencement of Online Applications for Undergraduate Admissions (Year 2 Entry) (Applicable to AD/HD graduates or final year students in partner institutions only)
2020.02.10 Commencement of Online Applications for Undergraduate Admissions (Year 2 Entry) (Applicable to all AD/HD graduates or final year students)
2020.02.12 Public Seminar for Undergraduate Admissions (Year 2 and Year 3 Entry) (Applicable to all AD/HD graduates or final year students and their parents). Onsite Interview and Free Applications are available.
2020.04.30 Deadline for Online Applications for Undergraduate Admissions (Year 2 Entry) (Applicable to AD/HD graduates or final year students only)
2020.07.06 Commencement of In-Person Application for Undergraduate Admissions (Year 2 Entry) (Applicable to all applicants)
2020.07.08 Commencement of In-Person First Round Application (Applicable to all applicants and all entry levels)
2020.07.11 Deadline of In-Person First Round Application (Applicable to all applicants)
2020.07.13 Commencement of In-Person Second Round Application (Applicable to all applicants)
Dates and the information specified in this page may be subject to change without notice.