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Selection Criteria for Programme Assignment Exercise 2019/20

ProgrammeSelection FormulaMinimum requirements
CHI50% cGPA of Year 1 +
50% Interview Score
Nil

CPW

100% cGPA of Year 1

Nil

ENG

100% cGPA of Year 1

Nil

HUM

100% cGPA of Year 1

Nil

RPE

100% cGPA of Year 1

Nil

TRAN

100% cGPA of Year 1

Nil

Other factors

  1. Your results in University Chinese and/or University English I and II    
  2. Your best result in a three-unit General Education course
  3. Your best result in a three-unit non-GE course taken in Year 1 (excluding University Chinese and University English I and II)
  4. Your programme preference
  5. Your overall study load in Year 1

Special considerations by programmes:

 Sum of scores of

CHI

University Chinese + University English I and II

CPW

University Chinese + University English I and II

ENG

University English I and II

HUM

University Chinese + University English I and II

RPE

University English I and II

TRAN

University Chinese + University English I and II

Intake of programmes (2018 cohort)

 Intake

CHI

42

CPW

29

ENG

27

HUM

26

RPE

18

TRAN

17

Average cGPA of Year 1 students assigned to programmes (for reference only)

Programme

2018/19 2017/18

2016/17

2015/16

CHI

3.263.27

3.24

3.21

CPW

3.133.21

3.07

2.92

ENG

3.123.08

3.21

3.06

HUM

2.912.86

2.81

2.94

RPE

2.392.60

2.48

2.63

TRAN

3.173.32

3.38

3.37

Priority to Select Major Programme of Study

HKDSE students who obtain score of 25 or above will have the priority to choose their preferred Major programme on the condition that the students maintain a cGPA of 3.0 in Year 1 of study and fulfil the specific Major programme requirements.

The Priority to Select Major Programme of Study will be cancelled with effect from the 2020 intake, in keeping with the introduction of the Hybrid Admission Scheme.

Major Assignment Procedures

Year 1 broad-based BA students should apply for Major programmes via the BUniPort from March 2-15, 2020, please follow the steps below:

  1. Login to BUniPort
  2. Click "My e-Application" > "Online e-Application" > "Registration & Study Progression" > "Application / Declaration of Major"
  3. You will be required to prioritize the Major programmes from 1 to 6, where 1 indicates your most-preferred programme while 6 indicates the least-preferred programme.
  4. You may refer to the following message for more details.

You are allowed to change your Major programme preferences from June 17 to 19, 2020 after the release of academic results of Semester 2, 2019/20.  If there is no change, your course priority indicated in March will be used to assign major programmes and no action is required from you in June.  You will be notified by email again in mid-June.

Please note that there is no guarantee that you will get admitted to your most-preferred programme.  The final result of your assigned Major programme will be released via BUniPort in early to mid July 2020.

Important Dates for Major Assignment

Mar 2-15, 2020

Declaration of Major Programme preferences via BUniPort

Late Mar-Apr, 2020

Interview by CHI

Jun 17, 2020 (tentative)

Release of academic results of semester 2

Jun 17-19, 2020 (tentative)

Change of Major Programme preferences via BUniPort

Early to Mid-Jul, 2020

Release of results of Major Programme Assignment