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Entrance Requirements

Basic Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to this Programme, an applicant should have:


  1. A bachelor’s degree with a first or second class honours from a recognised tertiary institution (applicant holding a non-business first degree* has to complete the pre-entry course(s)); or
  2. equivalent qualifications and experiences, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and
  3. Copies of certificate(s)/report(s) (e.g. TOEFL/IELTS) to prove your fulfilment of the English language proficiency requirement (for applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country#).

 

English Language Proficiency Requirement

#An applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of:


  1. Test oEnglish as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test);
  2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic): overall band of 6.5; or
  3. An equivalent score in a recognised test / an equivalent qualification to prove his/her English language proficiency that will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview conducted by the Programme Director and/or Admission Panel.

 

Pre-entry Courses

*An applicant who hold a bachelor’s degree in business or study Economics, Human Resource Management and Statistics at bachelor’s degree level are considered business-related degree holders.


An applicant holding a non-business degree is required to take the respective pre-entry course(s) in Economics, Human Resource Management and/orStatistics for 14 hours each (excluding examination) prior to the commencement of the Programme. Depending on applicants’ academic backgrounds, some applicants are required to take three pre-entry courses while others might be required to take one or two course(s). Additional tuition fees^ will be charged for each pre-entry course. All pre-entry course(s) fees paid is non-refundable regardless of whether the applicants attend the course(s) or not (e.g. delay of a valid student visa to attend the registration).  Applicants may also satisfy the pre-entry requirements by taking equivalent courses from other recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The pre-entry courses usually start about one month before the commencement of the Programme, which is around the first week of August.


^Pre-entry course(s) fees will be determined and announced by April 2020. Applicant(s) who received the programme offer(s) (letter of admission) will be informed individually for the payment notice.