JUPAS

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Selected applicants will be notified via email for interview. For inquiries, please email saasinfo@ust.hk or call 2623 1118.

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Overview
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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

2024 Entry Requirements

JUPAS applicants applying to HKUST are expected to satisfy the University’s general admissions requirements of four core subjects and two elective subjects with minimum attainment levels of “332A33”, and specific requirements set out by individual Schools or programs on subjects and subject attainment levels (if any).

332A33

  • Level 3 in English Language;
  • Level 3 in Chinese Language;
  • Level 2 in Mathematics (Compulsory Part);
  • “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development +;
  • Level 3 in Elective 1;
  • Level 3 in Elective 2 or M1/M2#


Notes:

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. 

+ “Attained” in Citizenship and Social Development will not be included in the admissions score calculation, which will only require 5 subject scores.

# Grade C or above in Category C subject can count as Elective 2 (for some programs).

 

Each HKUST program uses a specific formula to calculate admissions scores, based on the HKDSE scores of eligible JUPAS applicants. Please click here for the program specific minimum requirements and score formulae of 2024 JUPAS admissions.

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FLEXIBLE ADMISSIONS ARRANGEMENT
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HKUST will continue to adopt flexible admissions arrangements for 2024 intake. The University will consider JUPAS applicants who:

  • Perform well overall but miss the entrance requirement of 3-3-2 by one level in one HKDSE core subject;
  • Possess an HKDSE score that is higher than the median score of the selected program(s) stated in 2024 HKUST JUPAS Admissions Reference Scores; and
  • Put the selected HKUST program(s) in Band A JUPAS choice.

The flexible admissions arrangement is applicable to ALL HKUST programs. 
 

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JUPAS Interview (for Intake of 2024)
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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:

  • BBA Global Business (GBUS)
  • BSc Quantitative Finance (QFIN)
  • BSc Economics & Finance (ECOF)
  • BSc Sustainable and Green Finance (SGFN)
  • BSc Risk Management and Business Intelligence (RMBI)
  • BSc Integrative Systems & Design (ISDN)
  • International Research Enrichment (IRE)
  • 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
11 May 2024
26 July 2024
JS5102
Science (Group A)
-
-
JS5103
Science (Group B)
-
-
JS5181
Science (Group A) with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence
11 May 2024
-

School of Engineering

JS5200
Engineering
11 May 2024
JS5282
Engineering with an Extended Major in Artificial Intelligence
11 May 2024

School of Business and Management

JS5300
Business and Management
-
-
JS5311
BBA in Economics
-
-
JS5312
BBA in Finance
-
-
JS5313
BBA in Global Business
-
27 - 28 July 2024
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
1 June 2024
25 - 26 July 2024
JS5332
BSc in Quantitative Finance
1 June 2024
25 -26 July 2024

School of Humanities and Social Science

JS5411
BSc in Global China Studies
Around mid-June
-
JS5412
BSc in Quantitative Social Analysis
Around mid-June
-

Interdisciplinary Programs

JS5711
BSc in Integrative Systems and Design 🗍
Mid-June
Late July
JS5812
BSc in Environmental Management and Technology
Mid-May
Late July
JS5901
BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management
Mid-May
Late July

Joint Programs

JS5811
BSc in Biotechnology and Business
11 May 2024
-
JS5813
BSc in Mathematics and Economics
11 May 2024
-
JS5814
BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
13 - 17 May 2024
24 - 26 July 2024
JS5822
BSc in Sustainable and Green Finance
13 - 17 May 2024
24 - 26 July 2024
Interview is compulsory for the following programs.

🗍 Submission of Design and Technology Project experience document (DTP)/ Student Learning Profile (SLP)/ Other Experiences and Achievements (OEA) are compulsory for admissions to this program.