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Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class;
Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than “B”;
Completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.


Fulfilled the English Language Requirements as follows:

Obtained a degree from a university in Hong Kong (Note 1) or taken a degree programme of which the medium of instruction was English; OR

Achieved scores in the following English Language tests (Note 2) as indicated:

i.TOEFL: 550 (Paper-based)/ 79 (Internet-based);
ii.IELTS (Academic): 6.5;
iii.GMAT (Verbal): Band 21; OR

Obtained a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:

i. Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (AS Level);
ii. Hong Kong Higher Level Examination;
iii. CUHK Matriculation Examination;
iv. General Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) Advanced Level (A-Level)/ Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS-Level); OR

Achieved Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; OR

Obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.

  1. This is based on the understanding that English is the medium of instruction of degree programmes offered by universities in Hong Kong. Moreover, graduates from universities in Hong Kong should have fulfilled the English language requirements of the institution concerned when they were admitted to the degree programmes. The CUHK Graduate School may request applicants to provide additional supporting documents to prove their English proficiency.
  2. TOEFL and IELTS are considered valid for two years from the test date. GMAT is considered valid for five years from the test date.