Chinese University of Hong Kong

With its emphasis on bilingualism and general education, unique collegiate life, and a spacious and green campus, CUHK has been a top choice for many local students and parents.

CUHK offers excellent undergraduate and postgraduate education through some of the most comprehensive and well-designed programmes of study in Hong Kong, which are regularly reviewed and quality checked to ensure their fitness for the purposes of imparting cutting-edge knowledge and training first-class scholars and professionals.

International Applicant  

If you require a student visa to study in Hong Kong, you can apply for full-time undergraduate studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong through “International Students Admission Scheme”. Those who have the right of abode in Hong Kong or the right to land in Hong Kong (i.e. those who do not require a student visa to study in Hong Kong) should apply via the “Non-JUPAS (Local) Scheme”.

Language Requirements

Applicants should have attained an acceptable level of proficiency in the English and Chinese languages. Below are the minimum required scores or grades for some of the more common acceptable examinations.

Test (English Language) Minimum Attainment
SAT Reasoning Test Essay 8
– Paper 550
– Computer 213
– Internet 80

Application Method

You may either apply on-line or download a paper application form. AIS prefers that students apply online to CUHK

Applicants must not submit more than one application form or their application will be annulled.

Supporting Documents

The following supporting documents are required and should be submitted together with the application as far as possible.

(i) Copy of HKID Card/ Passport/ Dependant Visa

(ii) Copies of Academic Transcripts and Public Examination Results and other credentials.

(iii) Offer letter for admission from recognized university to which you have been offered admission for 2013 entry, where applicable.

(iv) Recommendation of an Academic Referee (in a sealed enveloper), if not sent directly to the Office by the Referee

(v) Payment of application fee

Application fee

You will need to pay a Non-refundable application fee (the online application fee is HK$300 and the paper application fee is HK$400 for 2013 entry) :

  • via ON-LINE payment by either VISA or MASTERCARD (available for ON-LINE Application ONLY), OR
  • download the Authorisation of credit card payment form and send us the original of the completed and signed form by post, OR
  • a bank draft or bank cheque (in Hong Kong dollars, drawn on a bank in Hong Kong) made payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” (Please write your name, application number (if already known) and contact number on the back of the bank draft / bank cheque), OR
  • via ATM machine in Hong Kong at the Hang Seng Bank (account number: 293-005005-010) and send us the original receipt of payment (please write your name and contact number on the back).

Programme / Stream List

Applications are invited from sub-degree holders for entry into the first/ senior year of the following undergraduate programmes for the 2013 entry:

Faculty Programme / Stream Year 1 Senior Year
Arts Anthropology
Chinese Language and Literature
Cultural Management
Cultural Studies
Fine Arts
Japanese Studies
Religious Studies
Business Administration Global Business Studies
Global Economics and Finance
Hotel and Tourism Management
Insurance, Financial & Actuarial Analysis / Quantitative Finance (2)
Integrated Bachelor of Business Administration Programme
International Business and Chinese Enterprise
Professional Accountancy
Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science
Education B.A. and B.Ed. (Chinese Language Education)
B.A. (English Studies) and B.Ed. (English Language Education)
Exercise Science and Health Education (1)
Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Mathematics Education
Physical Education, Exercise Science and Health
Engineering Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electronic Engineering
Engineering (2)
Information Engineering
Mechanical and Automation Engineering
Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Law Bachelor of Laws
Medicine Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice (1)
Bachelor of Science in Gerontology (1)
Chinese Medicine
Public Health
Science Biochemistry
Enrichment Mathematics
Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science
Risk Management Science
Science (2)
Social Science Architectural Studies (3)
Geography and Resource Management
Global Studies (1)
Government and Public Administration
Journalism and Communication
Social Science (2)
Social Work
Urban Studies
Centre for China Studies BA in Contemporary China Studies
BSSc in Contemporary China Studies



2-year curriculum


Engineering: Faculty-based admission designed for students interested in pursuing a major in one of the following subjects after completion of their first year of study: Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engergy Engineering, Information Engineering, Mathematics and Information Engineering, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.

: Broad-based admission designed for students interested in pursuing a major in one of the following subjects: Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Earth System Science, Environmental Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Mathematics, Molecular Biotechnology, Physics and Statistics.

Social Science
: Broad-based admission designed for students interested in pursuing a major in one of the following subjects after completion of their first year of study: Architectural Studies, Economics, Geography and Resource Management, Government and Public Administration, Journalism and Communication, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies.

Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis / Quantitative Finance: Students admitted under this admission line will take courses selected from a common pool of courses in the BBA Programme in Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis and BSc Programme in Quantitative Finance in their first year. After the first year, students then will be able to select one of the two programmes as their major programme upon satisfactory completion of programme-specific requirements.


Senior year admission is subject to approval