For Hong Kong students taking HKDSE (admission via JUPAS)
To satisfy the minimum requirements for entrance to the University, each applicant shall gain the following in HKDSE:
Subjects Minimum Entry Level Chinese Language 3 English Language 3 Mathematics 2 Liberal Studies 2 1 Elective Subject* 2
*Remarks: Any HKDSE elective subjects, including Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2)
Students will be admitted on a Faculty basis with broad-based education in all scientific fields in Year 1. It allows students to explore and experience various scientific disciplines before choosing their Major programme at the end of Year 1.
For other students (admission via Non-JUPAS)
Students may apply using other qualifications, including International Qualifications, Associate Degree/ Higher Diploma/ University Transfer and Mainland JEE.
Year One Curriculum for all students admitted into Faculty of Science
- Introduction to Biology
- Introduction to Chemistry
- Essence of Computing
- Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics
- Introduction to Physics and Energy Science
- Integrated Science Laboratory
Apart from Integrated Science Laboratory, students are free to choose four or five of the above lecture courses in their Year 1 curriculum.
For students who have attained a 5* in relevant science subjects, they will be guaranteed for admission to the relevant major programme in Year 2. For example, if he/she has attained a 5* in HKDSE Chemistry, he/she will be guaranteed for admission to Chemistry as his/her major programme.
The criteria for major programme assignment for other students will include the performance in relevant Year One Curriculum course, the cGPA attained by the end of Year 1 and interview performance, if applicable.