UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

FAQs for Undergraduate Admissions

JUPAS & Non-JUPAS

Applicants should submit their applications via the HKU UG online application system. Please go to the webpage at https://aal.hku.hk/admissions/ for details.

Only shortlisted candidates would receive interview invitation. Skype interview could be arranged for applicants who are not residing in Hong Kong upon request. Applicants who are shortlisted will hear from us the detailed interview arrangement through email or phone. Request for rescheduling will be considered on a case by case basis.
Interviews will be conducted in English.

Programme Interview schedule (PDF download)

All undergraduate programmes within our Faculty have no required subjects for admission and no subjects will be given heavier weightings.

a. Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies (No)
b. Bachelor of Science in Surveying (No)
c. Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies (not required but encouraged to
submit one example of creative work)
d. Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies (No)
e. Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Design+ (Yes)

Please note that our Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies, Bachelor of Science in Surveying, Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies are professional curriculum and they are offered to students who are admitted to that particular programme only. In other words, these programmes are not offered as second major for students outside the programme.
Professional Core Major Minor
Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies Yes n.a. n.a.
Bachelor of Science in Surveying Yes n.a. n.a.
Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies Yes n.a. Yes
Bachelor of Arts in Conservation [Note 1] n.a n.a. Yes
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies Yes n.a. Yes
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Design+ No Yes[Note 2] n.a.

Note 1: The Bachelor of Arts in Conservation programme will suspend admissions with effect from the 2021/22 academic year.
Note 2: The Design+ Major is offered to students who are admitted to the BASc(Design+) Programme only.


JUPAS

BA(Architectural Studies) and BASc(Design+) will consider M1/M2 scores.
M1/M2 scores are excluded for BSc(Surv), BA(Landscape Architecture), BA (Conservation) and
BA(Urban Studies)

HKDSE Combined results are considered as follows, with no penalty:
Consideration of HKDSE Combined and Previous Results
Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies Best results in 2 or more sittings
Bachelor of Science in Surveying Best results in years 2020 and 2021 only
Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies Best results in 2 or more sittings
Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies Best results in the latest 2 sittings, one of which should
include the year of admission, i.e. in 2021
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Design+ Best results in 2 or more sittings

For the six undergraduate programmes within our Faculty, there will no penalty for HKDSE repeaters.

Non-JUPAS

Applicants should provide proof of achievement in an international examination (IB Diploma, GCE A Level, SAT / ACT / AP, etc.) or a national examination (Indian Board Examinations, ATAR, Canadian provincial examinations, etc.), together with the English language and the second language proficiency to apply to the University.

Meanwhile, some programmes have programme specific requirements, which are listed on our website http://www.aal.hku.hk/admissions/international/admissions-information?page=programme-requirements-international .

Detailed Admissions Standards can be found at https://aal.hku.hk/admissions/international/admissions-information?page=admissions-standards. Please note, however, the Admissions Standards are information for students to assess their competitiveness for our various programmes. It should not be interpreted as a guarantee for admission.


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