Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Non-JUPAS Applicants

Non- JUPAS applicants

If you apply to our programme based on qualifications other than HKDSE results, you are advised to apply through the Non-JUPAS channel.

We consider a variety of international exams results (e.g. GCE, GCSE, IB, SAT, etc) and other qualifications (e.g. Associate Degree and Higher Diploma, etc). Applicants should have attained an acceptable level of language proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS). Each application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

For details, please visit the Office of Admissions and Financial Aids (OAFA) website at http://www.oafa.cuhk.edu.hk/.

For Mainland students who have only Gao Kao results, they should apply through the National Unified Universities and Colleges Entrance Examination System. Please refer to the OAFA website at http://www.oafa.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/mainland/mainland.

Non-JUPAS (FAQ)

  1. When and how can I apply to your programme?
    For the admission timeline of CUHK, you may visit Office of Admissions and Financial Aid website at http://www5.cuhk.edu.hk/oafa/ for more details.
    You should apply via Office of Admissions and Financial Aid's online application system

  2. Is there any written test/interview?
    We are not going to arrange any written test. Qualified applicants are invited to the interview from November to August. For applicants who do not reside in Hong Kong, interviews through Skype are arranged.

  3. What are the minimum entrance requirements for Non-JUPAS applicants?
    Please visit the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid website for the university general entrance requirements at http://www5.cuhk.edu.hk/oafa/
    For applicants in the GCE stream, very good grades at GCSE and GCE-AS are expected.For English proficiency, level 7.0 at IELTS is usually required. For other subjects, grades attained in Mathematics and Economics will be emphasized. Higher priority is given to applicants who indicate Economics as first choice, to be supported by reasons given in the personal statement.

  4. What is the medium of instruction for your undergraduate progrmme?
    Most of the courses in this programme are taught in English, while a few elective courses are taught in both Cantonese and English.

  5. When will I know the admission results?
    The admissions offer will be announced from November to the end of August. Please check your offer via the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid's online application system from time to time.