Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Music, Doctor of
Psychology Programmes:

Master's degree from a recognized university; or
Bachelor's degree, normally with Second Class Honours in the upper division
or above, and have been registered in a course of study for a Master's degree at this University for at least one year and have demonstrated research ability; or
Registered in a course of study for a doctoral degree at a recognized university for at least one year, and have been approved for admission by the Graduate Council; or
Obtained the degrees of MBChB, or equivalent, or under special circumstances, the degree of Bachelor, for admission to programmes of the Faculty of Medicine.

Doctor of Philosophy stream under the "MPhil-PhD Programmes":

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

Juris Doctor Programme:

Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" ; or
Completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

Master's programme (other than the Executive Master of Business Administration Programme):

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

Executive MBA Programme:

Obtained a Bachelor's degree or professional qualifications equivalent to a degree.

Postgraduate Diploma Programme other than those separately listed in the ensuing sub-paragraphs:

Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree.

One-year full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programme:

Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree with a Major/Minor subject in an area of study within the secondary school curriculum.

Two-year part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programme:

Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree with a Major/Minor subject in an area of study within the secondary school curriculum; and
Be an in-service full-time secondary school teacher.

Two-year part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary) Programme:

Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree; and
Be an in-service full-time primary school teacher.

All students should fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed below before they are admitted:

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

- Hong Kong Advanced Level Exam. (AS Level);
- Hong Kong Higher Level Exam;
- CUHK Matriculation Exam; or

Achieve Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; or
Have a degree from a university in Hong Kong or an English speaking country; or
Submit one of the following original score reports/certificates for assessment by the programmes concerned:
 

- TOEFL (normally not lower than 550 Paper-based; 213 computer-based; and 79 internet-based);
- IELTS (Academic) (normally not lower than Band 6.5);
- GMAT (Verbal, normally not lower than 21);

  The following test result is only applicable to students admitted in 2014-15 or before:
    - College English Test (CET 6) of PRC (normally not lower than 430); or
- Public English Test System (PETS-5) of PRC (with pass grades in both written and oral parts); or
Have obtained a recognized professional qualification awarded in Hong Kong or an English speaking country.

Each graduate division may set further requirements, including a subject test or language test, and may also waive such additional requirements in particular cases.

Those who expect to obtain a Bachelor's degree in the current academic year may also apply for admission. Some programmes may require applicants to have full-time work experience. Please refer to the Postgraduate Prospectus for details.

Applicants with degrees awarded by overseas universities by distance learning or by completing a curriculum of short duration may be required to provide assessment report from the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) on the level of qualification obtained.



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