Retitling of Bachelor of Arts, Science and Technology (Honours) programme (JS2950)
Revision and Retitling of “Physics and Green Energy” major of the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Programme (JS2510) with effect from the 2022-23 Academic Year
Retitling Bachelor of Arts (Hons) / Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Global Entertainment Business Programme (JS2930) with effect from the 2022/23 Academic Year
For Hong Kong students taking HKDSE for admission via JUPAS, the general entrance requirements for 2023 entry are:
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART
ANY 2 SUBJECTS*
1) One of the elective subjects must be Category A subjects (Senior Secondary Subjects) (unless specified otherwise).
2) Extended Part of Mathematics (Module 1 or Module 2) is recognised for fulfilling elective subject requirements.
3) Individual programmes may consider Category B subjects (Applied Learning) and/or Category C subjects (Other Languages) for fulfilling elective subject requirements. Please refer to the programme entrance requirements of individual programmes for details.
4) JUPAS Band A applicants who fail to meet the general entrance requirements by one level in any one of the HKDSE subjects, but obtain a total of two * s (either one subject with 5** or 2 subjects with 5*) or above in any subject(s) may also be considered for admission.
5) In general, the scores for Category A subjects are converted as follows:
5**=7, 5*=6, 5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1
Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE
For 2023 entry, we accept combined results and will count the best results for meeting our entrance requirements and for the calculation of admissions scores.
The following public examination results are recognized by the University as equivalent to Level 3 of HKDSE English:
For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students fulfilling one of the specified conditions in Note 1, HKBU will accept the following alternative Chinese language qualifications as equivalent to Level 3 of HKDSE Chinese Language (except for the School of Chinese Medicine):
HKDSE Category C subjects (Other Languages) normally cannot be used for meeting the entrance requirement on Chinese Language. While waivers may be granted at the discretion of individual programmes, such consideration is only made under special circumstances, on a case-by-case basis. Students are therefore strongly advised to obtain the requisite Chinese language qualifications.
The specified conditions are:
Individual programme would adopt one of the following score formulae for calculating applicants' admissions scores:
4C + 2X (4 HKDSE Core Subjects and 2 Best Elective Subjects)
Best 6 (Any Best 6 Subjects)
Best 5 (Any Best 5 Subjects)
Best 5 Subjects including Chinese Language and English Language
Best 5 Subjects including English Language
Please find below the details of score calculation and subject weights of 2023 entry for reference:
|Programme Code||Programme Title||Before the Announcement of HKDSE Results||After the Announcement of HKDSE Results|
|JS2060||Bachelor of Arts (Hons) / Bachelor of Music (Hons) (Music / Creative Industries)||1 - 30 June 2023||29 & 31 July 2023|
|JS2110||Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) - Accounting Concentration||21 - 27 June 2023||N/A|
|JS2120||Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)||21 - 27 June 2023||N/A|
|JS2330||Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Film and Television||N/A||29 & 31 July 2023|
|JS2340||Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in Acting for Global Screen||21 - 27 June 2023||29 July 2023|
|JS2370||Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Game Design and Animation||N/A||29 & 31 July 2023|
|JS2410||Bachelor of Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science||Late June 2023||Late July 2023|
|JS2420||Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) in Chinese Medicine||Late June 2023||Late July 2023|
|JS2810||Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Arts||21 - 27 June 2023||31 July 2023|
|JS2910||Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Computing and Data Analytics||21 - 27 June 2023||29 & 31 July 2023|
|JS2920||Bachelor of Arts and Science (Hons) in Arts and Technology||1-23, 26 June 2023||31 Jul 2023|
|JS2930||Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Administration (Global Entertainment)||21 - 27 June 2023||29 & 31 July 2023|
|JS2950||Bachelor of Arts, Science and Technology (Hons) in Individualised Major||19 - 20 June 2023||29 & 31 July 2023|
School Principal's Nominations (SPN)
The School Principal's Nominations is to give due recognition to students who have contributed to social services or made outstanding achievements in non-academic areas or who have demonstrated leadership abilities. For details and updated information concerning the School Principal's Nominations, please visit the JUPAS website.
Applicants with Disabilities/ Special Educational Needs (SEN)
The University is committed to provide equal educational opportunity and respectful learning environment for all students including those with disabilities and special educational needs.
Applicants with a disability are requested to indicate the nature of their disability on the application forms for consideration by the University. The University views applications from students with a disability on an equal basis with other students. It will not affect the chances of their admission, provided the programmes applied for are those which the applicants are physically able to cope with. It also helps the University identify those applicants with a disability so that they could provide assistance and advice at an early stage and to give appropriate consideration to the applicants concerned. Admitted students with disabilities and special educational needs may approach the Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs (USSEN), which is part of the Office of Student Affairs of the University, for one-stop services. Please visit the USSEN website for more details: https://sa.hkbu.edu.hk/ussen
Applicants may submit details of their disabilities and upload supporting documents together with their applications to JUPAS Office before the stipulated deadline. For details, please visit the JUPAS website.
Other Experiences and Achievements in Competitions / Activities (OEA)
OEA is one of the factors for the University in considering applicants' performances in addition to achievements at HKDSE Examination results. Applicants should make reference to their own Student Learning Profiles (SLP) when providing the OEA information. Please refer to JUPAS website for the deadline for submission of OEA information and arrangement.
HKBU Students with Exceptional Talent Direct Admission Scheme (SETDAS)
The objective of HKBU Students with Exceptional Talent Direct Admission Scheme (SETDAS) is to embrace diversity in admissions and to give due recognition to applicants who are with exceptional talents which may not be fully reflected in their academic performance. In essence, SETDAS is a “programme-student matching exercise” in recognition of applicants with special talents. The Scheme features are summarised as follows:
For details, please visit HKBU website: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/setdas
Talented Athletes Direct Admission Scheme (TADAS)
To offer our due commitment in supporting the talented athletes in the community, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) launched the Elite Athletes Admission Scheme (EAAS) in 2016 and has since admitted more than 70 student-athletes to study programmes at undergraduate level across a wide spectrum of disciplines in Arts, Social Sciences, Business, Science, and Communication.
Building on the solid foundation of the EAAS, HKBU has enhanced EAAS and launched the “Talented Athletes Direct Admission Scheme” (TADAS)* (i.e. the UGC SALSA*) specifically for local talented athletes who wish to study at our University to achieve their full potentials in both sports and academic pursuit. For details of TADAS and appication form, please visit HKBU website: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/tadas
* Student-Athlete Learning Support and Admission Scheme (SALSA) introduced by the University Grants Council (UGC).
School Nominations Direct Admission Scheme (SNDAS)
The objective of School Nominations Direct Admission Scheme (SNDAS) is to give due recognition to applicants who have contributed to social services or made outstanding achievements in non-academic areas or who have demonstrated leadership abilities. The University would exercise greater flexibility under the existing mechanism in admitting students who demonstrate talents and competencies which could not be fully assessed by the HKDSE Examination. SNDAS is a “programme-student matching exercise” in essence in recognition of special talents. For details of SNDAS, please visit:
HKBU website: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/ug/sndas
EDB's website: https://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/postsecondary/policy-doc/SNDAS/index.html
For enquiries, please contact the Admissions Office of Academic Registry:
Telephone: 3411 2200