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Admission Information for S6 Students

THEi will offer 19 vocationally-oriented degree programmes in the academic year 2017/18. Details of our innovation programmes, application information and general education requirements are given below: 

Application Information  

Method 1

Apply via the VTC Web-based Admissions System for our self-financed degree programmes.

Please click here for application information and procedure in details. The application for the academic year 2017/18 degree programmes is now open. 

Method 2  APPLY NOW

Apply through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) for admission to the full-time bachelor’s degree programmes under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP)

Please click here for more information. 

 

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General Entrance Requirements 

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) Qualifications 

  • Level 3 or above in the HKDSE English Language and Chinese Language; AND 

  • Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR

  • Equivalent  

 

Notes: 

  1. The study duration of Degree programmes is normally 4 years.

  2. An "Attained” and an “Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2” and “Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C))can be counted for admission purpose. Only the results of relevant ApL subjects will be considered in the application for Degree programmes.

  3. A "Grade D or E” and a “Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2” and “Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.

  4. Some programmes may have other specific entrance requirements. Please refer to the entrance requirements of individual programmes for details.

  5. Offering of study place is subject to the applicants’ academic qualifications, interview / test performance (if applicable), other learning experience and achievements, and availability of study places.

 

Important Notes: 

  • Applicants can apply with the results of the same public examination in different years of award.  The best grade of multiple attempts on a particular subject will be assessed for admission.

  • Public examination results under the old and new academic structures will not normally be considered in combination in the assessment for admission. 

 

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Alternative Language Qualifications

Alternative Chinese Language Qualifications (For Non-Chinese Speaking Applicants Only) 

If non-Chinese speaking applicants meet the following specific circumstances, the alternative language results (see table below) will be considered individually in the application. 

 

The specific circumstances are :

  • The applicant has learnt Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education. This caters specifically to applicants who have a late start in the learning of Chinese Language (e.g. due to their settlement in Hong Kong well past the entry level) or who have been educated in Hong Kong sporadically; OR
  • The applicant has learnt Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but has been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in the local schools. 

 

The following alternative language results will be considered individually in the application: 

 

Alternative Chinese Language Qualifications
For Degree Programmes

HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese

Attained

GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O-level Chinese Language

Grade C

GCE AS-level Chinese Language

Grade C

GCE A-level Chinese Language

Grade E

 

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Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) Qualifications

Holders of Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) and Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) qualifications may apply for admission to Degree programmes. 

 

  • Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)
    Grade E or above in the following subjects:
    • AS-Level subject: Use of English; and
    • AS-Level subject: Chinese Language & Culture1 ; and
    • One other A-Level subject or two other AS-Level subjects; AND 
  • Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE)
    • Five subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language2 and Chinese Language; OR
  • Equivalent

 

Notes:

1. If applicants do not have the required HKALE Chinese Language & Culture qualification, the following language results will be considered in the application for Degree programmes:

- Grade E or above in HKALE Chinese Literature; OR

- Grade D or above in an HKCEE language subject other than Chinese Language and English Language.

2. Applicants who took HKCEE English Language in 2006 or before should have attained Grade E or above (Syllabus B) / Grade C or above (Syllabus A).

3. Successful completion of one Applied Learning (ApL) course recognised by the Education Bureau in or before 2010 is deemed comparable to one HKCEE subject pass.

4. Some programmes may have other specific requirements. Please refer to the section of Specific Entrance Requirements of Individual Programme.

5. The study duration of Degree programmes is normally 4 years.

6. Applicants may be required to attend an interview which is conducted in English.

7. Offering of study place is subject to the applicants’ academic qualifications, interview / test performance (if applicable) and availability of study places.

 

Important Notes: 

  • Applicants can apply with the results of the same public examination in different years of award.  The best grade of multiple attempts on a particular subject will be assessed for admission.

  • Public examination results under the old and new academic structures will not normally be considered in combination in the assessment for admission. 

 

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Other Local, Mainland China and Non-local Qualifications

Applicants may apply with other local, Mainland China or non-local qualifications. Applications will be assessed individually by the Faculty concerned. 

Mainland China Qualifications

Applicants applying for admission to Degree programmes, applicants should have completed Senior Secondary 3 Education in Mainland China, and have obtained results of the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) for the purpose of assessment. 

Non-local Qualifications

Other non-local qualifications refer to academic qualifications obtained outside Hong Kong and Mainland China. 

 

Remarks: Non-Hong Kong residents who require a student visa/entry permit issued by the Hong Kong Immigration Department to enter Hong Kong for the purpose of education are classified as non-local applicants. For details, please refer to the International Student Section under International Development Office of Vocational Training Council.

 

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