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Arts majors top the programme-choices list

Arts majors top the programme-choices list: nearly 10 Jupas applicants to compete for a Lingnan's place

After the first round of amendment of programme choices of the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS), it was revealed that Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy were the most-wanted programmes at Lingnan in Band A, with 9.57, 8.81 and 8.80 students competing for a place respectively.

 

This year, the University launches two new undergraduate programmes: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Global Liberal Arts and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science, offering students and applicants more options for their studies.

 

Jupas code

Programme

No. of applicants in total

No. of Band A applications

Intake for 2019/20

No. of candidates competing for one place

(Band A)

JS7100

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

3,474

268

28

9.57

JS7709

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History

2,474

229

26

8.81

JS7802

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy

2,479

220

25

8.80

JS7101

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese

2,698

321

41

7.83

JS7216

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - Risk and Insurance Management

2,936

193

25

7.72

JS7606

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies

3,097

186

25

7.44

JS7905

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual Studies

2,097

180

25

7.20

JS7204

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation

2,865

222

39

5.69

JS7300

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

5,848

527

98

5.38

JS7200

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)

5,415

602

144

4.18

JS7123

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Global Liberal Arts

859

62

15

4.13

JS7503

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary English Studies

1,132

79

25

3.16

JS7225

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science

1,249

64

25

2.56