JUPAS

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Overview
Description

HKUST participates in Hong Kong’s Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). Through JUPAS, HKUST admits local students taking the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) examination. Eligible local HKDSE students interested in studying at HKUST should submit their applications to JUPAS in accordance with the relevant timeline.

Non-local HKDSE students should submit their applications through our Online Application System as students with International Qualifications

Entry Requirements 

JUPAS applicants applying to HKUST are expected to satisfy the University’s minimum admission requirement of a score of 3322+33 (Level 3 in English Language and Chinese Language; Level 2 in Mathematics Compulsory and Liberal Studies; Level 3 in Elective 1; and Level 3 in Elective 2 or M1/M2) and specific requirements, if any, for subjects and attainment levels in particular subjects set out by individual Schools or programs. 

Non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students may use an alternative Chinese subject, an HKDSE Other Language subject, or an HKDSE Applied Learning Chinese subject to satisfy the University’s Chinese language requirement. Further admission details for NCS students are available at the JUPAS website.

Each School/program uses a specific formula to calculate admission scores, based on the HKDSE scores of eligible JUPAS applicants. If more than one admission score is available for an applicant based on this calculation, the best result will be considered. Interested students are encouraged to use the following JUPAS score calculator when considering HKUST.

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Please choose from the list of Your School and/or Program to reveal Admission Requirements & Statistics, JUPAS Score Calculator, and >JUPAS Interview.

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Admission Requirements & Statistics

Minimun Admission Requirements

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Chinese Language
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Math (Comp)
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Liberal Studies
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Elective 1
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Elective 2
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Subject Requirements (Elective 1)

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Score Formulae

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Median & Lower Quartile
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Lower Quartile
Highest Attainable Score
Lower Quartile Per-Subject Average Score(Business Programs ONLY)

Jupas Score Calculator

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Liberal Studies
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Electives or M1/M2
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Points to note:
  1. 2020 JUPAS admission figures are applicable to local students only. Non-local students holding HKDSE qualifications should apply through https://join.ust.hk/apply
  2. All weighted scores are calculated based on program-specific formulae, of which certain subjects will be given heavier weighting. Apart from weighted scores, some programs have additional admission requirements. Please visit respective program websites for further details.
  3. All admission figures are provided for reference only. The public examination results of students admitted to each program vary from year to year. HKUST considers an applicant's whole profile, on top of the HKDSE score.
  4. Past admission scores may not be available because of small intake to the program in the year concerned. Such case will be indicated with “-“ where admission scores are not suitable for references in the year concerned.
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JUPAS Interview
Description

Individual interview notifications will be sent to selected candidates shortly before their interviews. Please check your personal e-mail, your JUPAS Message Box, and your SMS inbox regularly. Please also ensure that the personal e-mail address specified in your JUPAS application is valid. 

Interview is compulsory for the following programs:

  • International Research Enrichment (IRE) 
  • BSc in Integrative Systems and Design (ISDN) 
  • BBA in Global Business (GBUS)
  • BSc in Quantitative Finance (QFIN) 
  • BSc in Economics and Finance (ECOF)
  • BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence (RMBI) 
  • Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP)
Programs
JUPAS Catalogue No.
Program
Before Release of HKDSE Results
After Release of HKDSE Results

School of Science

JS5101
International Research Enrichment
JS5102
Science (Group A)
-
JS5103
Science (Group B)
-

School of Engineering

JS5200
Engineering
to be announced
-
JS5211
BSc in Integrative Systems and Design
-

School of Business and Management

JS5300
Business and Management
-
JS5311
BBA in Economics
-
JS5312
BBA in Finance
-
JS5313
BBA in Global Business
-
JS5314
BBA in Information Systems
-
JS5315
BBA in Management
-
JS5316
BBA in Marketing
-
JS5317
BBA in Operations Management
-
JS5318
BBA in Professional Accounting
-
JS5331
BSc in Economics and Finance
-
JS5332
BSc in Quantitative Finance
Jun 2020
-

School of Humanities and Social Science

JS5411
BSc in Global China Studies
-
JS5412
BSc in Quantitative Social Analysis
to be announced
-

Joint-School Programs

JS5811
BSc in Biotechnology and Business
-
JS5813
BSc in Mathematics and Economics
-
JS5814
BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
Jun 2020
-

Interdisciplinary Programs

JS5812
BSc in Environmental Management and Technology
-
JS5901
BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management
-