Information and entry requirements for students from Hong Kong
Student from Hong Kong and interested in studying at NTU? Find entry requirements for Bachelors and Masters degrees and meet your country advisor.
Hello, my name’s Dave Berry and I'm the NTU Representative for Hong Kong. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help. I visit Hong Kong a lot and love meeting new students and families personally to give advice and guidance.
If you’d like us to keep in touch please register with us and we’ll send you updates on what’s happening at the University. We’ll also let you know if I’m visiting Hong Kong so we can arrange to meet if you wish – or you can contact me directly.
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|Your qualification||You could study|
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)|
Considered for Year One entry to Bachelor’s degrees at NTU, based on the UCAS Tariff point requirement shown on individual course pages.
A maximum of five HKDSE subjects will be considered.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma|
Considered for Year One entry to Bachelors degrees.
|Higher Diploma or Associate Degree||Year Two or final year entry to bachelors degrees|
|Masters degree||Postgraduate research|
English language entry requirements
We accept the following qualifications from Hong Kong in place of IELTS:
- Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English: Grade 4 = IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 ; Grade 5 = IELTS 7.0
- AS-level [HKEAA] Use of English: Grade E
- Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) English: Grade C or Level 4.
If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, contact us for advice.
Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.
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