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 2024-25 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 RequirementSubjectMinimum GradeSubject Weighting
Core SubjectsEnglish Language31.25
Chinese Language31.25
Citizenship and Social DevelopmentAttained (A)Will not be used in admission scores calculation
Two Elective SubjectsAny two subjects3#

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.

Grade Point Conversion Table
HKDSE Level5**5*54321
Grade Point8.575.54321

Non-JUPAS Year-1 Admissions

The programme accepts and welcomes Non-JUPAS Year 1 applicants..   Please refer to the website of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at 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.