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Admission Criteria

JUPAS Admissions

Secondary school students taking Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary School Examination (HKDSE) should apply for admission through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). The JUPAS code of the B.Eng. in Financial Technology Programme is "JS4428".

Application Requirements (applicable to HKDSE applicants for 2017-18 onwards)

Admission is based on the Best 5 HKDSE subject results with subject weighting. For details of subject weighting, please refer to the table below.

Minimum Admission Requirement

Subject

Minimum Grade

Subject Weighting

Core Subjects

English Language

3

1.25             

Chinese Language

3

1.25

Mathematics

4

1.75

Liberal Studies

3

1

Two Elective Subjects

Any two subjects

3

#

# The Financial Technology Programme has no specified elective. The preferred subjects include Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Combined Science, Mathematics Extended Module 1 or 2.

A subject weighting of 1.5 is given to the above preferred subjects, except that 1.75 is given to Mathematics Extended Module 1 or 2.  A subject weighting of 1.0 is given to any other subjects.

In addition to the requirements above, bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects, if any.

Calculation of Admission Scores

Grade Point Conversion Table

HKDSE Level

5**

5*

5

4

3

2

1

Grade Point

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

 

Non-JUPAS Year-1 Admissions
 
The programme accepts 2017-18 Non-JUPAS Year 1 applicants.   Please refer to the website of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at https://www.oafa.cuhk.edu.hk/ for the admission requirements of qualifications other than HKDSE.  The Programme does not have specific Non-JUPAS programme requirements, though preference will be given to students with strong performance in preferred subjects.   For the preferred subjects, please make reference to the HKDSE elective subjects marked with # above.   Due to the diversity of non-JUPAS qualifications, applications will be assessed on individual merit.