|Chinese Language1||Level 3|
|English Language||Level 3|
|Liberal Studies||Level 2|
|Elective subject2||Level 2 in one subject|
For non-Chinese speaking (NCS) applicants, you must obtain one of the following Chinese Language qualifications as the equivalent of HKDSE Chinese Language:
• Applied Learning Chinese: Attained or above
• GCSE / IGCSE : Grade C or 4 or above
• GCE A-level: Grade E or above.
Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and "other languages" (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
"Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in the specified Category B, Applied Learning subject, will be regarded as having met the requirement of an elective subject.
Application Documents Required
Application must apply online https://apply.chuhai.edu.hk/ and upload the following documents to the Admissions System:
- One recent passport-size photo;
- Hong Kong Identity Card and its photocopy;
- School academic results and certificates, public examination results, Student Learning Profile [SLP], and their photocopies;
- Recommendation letter from the applicant’s school (if applicable);
- A non-refundable application fee of $200 for local applicants or $500 for non-local applicants.
Selected applicants will receive an interview invitation by email.
How to Apply
Current year HKDSE candidates may also apply through the following channels:
- Self-financing programmes: Electronic Advanced Application System for Post-secondary Programmes (EAPP)
- Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP) programmes: Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS)
01 November 2022 to 31 August 2023
Tuition Fees for 2023/24 Intake
- Year 1 & Year 2: HK$ 70,320 per year in 2 instalments
- Year 3 & Year 4: HK$ 75,410 per year in 2 instalments
Admissions Scholarships and Bursaries
For scholarships, bursaries, and financial assistance from the Hong Kong Government, please click here.
Download 2023/24 Programme information
Q1: Who are local students?
A1: According to the Education Bureau (EDB), LOCAL STUDENTS, for the purpose of admission to post-secondary programmes, are defined as follows:
The student is a holder of:
LS1 HKID Card (Permanent)
LS2 Documents issued by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR showing right to land / right of abode in Hong Kong
LS3 One-way Permit for entry to Hong Kong
LS4 Full-time employment visa / work permit
LS5 Dependant visa / entry permit (for students who were below 18 years old) Note:Students holding dependant visa / entry permit who were below 18 years old when they were issued with such visa / entry permit by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR.
LS6 Visa / Entry permit for Quality Migrant Admission Scheme
LS7 Visa / Entry permit for Capital Investment Entrant Scheme
LS8 Visa / Entry permit for Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents
LS9 Visa label for unconditional stay
Q2: What are the entry requirements for undergraduate programmes?
A2: Students holding the HKDSE qualification should meet the entry requirements of
(1) level 3 in Chinese Language;
(2) level 3 in English Language;
(3) level 2 in Mathematics;
(4) level 2 in Liberal Studies and
(5) level 2 in one elective subject.
For holders of international qualifications, please visit our International Qualifications page.
Q3: What type of undergraduate programmes do the College offer?
A3: The College offers 4-year undergraduate programmes in various disciplines. Please visit the Undergraduate Programmes page for more information.
Q4: Which programmes are subsidized by the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP)? How do I apply?
A4: Local applicants applying for Year 1 entry to the following programmes subsidized by SSSDP are required to submit their applications through JUPAS:
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture (JSSC02)
Q5: I am a current year HKDSE candidate. How should I apply to your self-financing undergraduate programmes?
A5: For self-financing undergraduate programmes, current year HKDSE candidates may apply through the online application system at https://apply.chuhai.edu.hk/.
Applicants may also apply through the Electronic Advanced Application System for Post-secondary Programmes (EAPP) at https://www.eapp.gov.hk/.
Q6: I will take Mathematics extended part M1 in HKDSE. Would you consider M1 as an elective?
A6: Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended part modules (M1/M2) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
Q7: I am a non-Chinese speaking student. May I use alternative qualifications in Chinese Language to meet the HKDSE Chinese Language requirements?
A7: Non-Chinese speaking (NCS) applicants must obtain one of the following Chinese Language qualifications as the equivalent of HKDSE Chinese Language subject:
1. Applied Learning Chinese: Attained or above
2. GCSE / IGCSE : Grade C or 4 or above
3. GCE A-level: Grade E or above
Q8: I will be retaking the HKDSE. Will the College consider combined HKDSE results?
A8: Yes. Students holding HKDSE qualification may submit a combined results of 2 consecutive years.
Q9: I am an Associate Degree / Higher Diploma holder. Am I eligible to apply for admission?
A9: Holders of accredited Associate Degree / Higher Diploma from local educational institutions may submit an undergraduate application for Year 2 or Year 3 entry.
Q10: I am not a current year HKDSE candidate but would like to apply to your undergraduate degree programmes. What are the application procedures?
A10: For self-financing programmes, please apply through the online application system and upload (1) a recent passport-size photo; (2) copy of your Hong Kong Identity Card; (3) copies of your school academic results and certificates, public examination results, Student Learning Profile [SLP]; (4) recommendation letter from your school (if applicable); (5) a non-refundable application fee of $200 for local applicants.
Q11: How much is the application fee? How should I pay?
A11: The non-refundable application fee is HK$200 for local students.
For payment methods, please visit the Finance Office website.
Q12: Can I apply for more than one programme?
A12: Applicants may choose to apply for a maximum of 3 programmes in each of their application.
Q13: Will applicants be required to attend an admissions interview?
A13: Yes. Selected applicants will receive an interview invitation by email.
Q14: Are the undergraduate programmes offered by Chu Hai College of Higher Education recognized in Hong Kong?
A14: Yes. All of our undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes are accredited by the HKCAAVQ and fully recognized under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF).
Q15: How much are your tuition fees for undergraduate programmes (Local students)?
A15: Tuition fees of our 4-year undergraduate programmes for 2023/24 intake are as follows:
Year 1 - Year 2: HK$70,320 per year, payable in two instalments.
Year 3 - Year 4: HK$75,410 per year, payable in two instalments.
Q16: Upon admission to the College, what are the fees involved?
A16: Upon admission, local students are required to pay a registration fee of HK$5,000 (part of your tuition fee for Semester 1). Balance of the first tuition fee instalment and a caution fee of HK$400 should be paid by the specified date.
Q17: Are scholarships or bursaries available to newly admitted students?
A17: Admissions Scholarships and Bursaries will be offered to newly admitted students. For details, please visit the relevant webpages:
Admissions Scholarships and Bursaries
Information on additional scholarships and bursaries
Q18: Upon admission to the College, am I eligible to apply for government grant or loan?
A18: After registration, students may apply for government assistance. Please visit the Student Affairs Office website for information about various government schemes.
Q19: Is there on-campus accommodation?
A19: Yes. For information about accommodation type, fees and application procedures, please visit the Student Residential Hall page.