The Hong Kong
Sharpen your Competitive Edge in Hong KongWhen you consider studying abroad, your aim is not only to stay overseas for a
few years and earn a degree. It is important that your choice will enable you to
benefit from the experience and pave the way for a prosperous future. The Hong
Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a pathway to your aspirations.
We offer a wide range of academic programmes, many of which are among the best
in Asia and the world. Applied and professionally-oriented, they are designed to
meet the requirements of the business and industrial sectors and the community.
For practicality, our graduates are ranked first above their counterparts from
other local tertiary institutions.
Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic and prosperous metropolitan cities of China
and the world. At our University, all our programmes are taught in English, but
you will be exposed to both English and Chinese, the most widely spoken
languages of the world, and gain knowledge and understanding of the culture,
society and people of China. With China’s emergence as the world’s focal point
of economic development, such exposure will create a competitive edge for your
future career development.
Scholarships for Outstanding Students
PolyU offers non-local students with
outstanding academic achievements the International Student Scholarships for
undergraduate studies at the University. Scholarships up to an amount of
HK$110, 000 (approx. US$14, 200) per annum are available to cover tuition fee and
living expenses, subject to satisfactory academic progress of the award
recipients at PolyU. The University will identify outstanding applicants for
award of scholarship and there is no need for students to apply for it.
Applicants will be informed of the award of scholarships upon notification of
the offer for admission.
Faculties and Schools
The University has six faculties and two
schools as follows:
Faculty of Applied Science and
Faculty of Business
Faculty of Communication
Faculty of Construction and Land Use
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
School of Design
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
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The University prides
itself on offering a wide range of programmes to meet the demands of the
professions. The various top quality programmes, distinguished by the
University's close ties with key players in Hong Kong's industries, lead to the
awards from Higher Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Sub-Degree, Bachelor's Degree,
Doctoral/Master's Degree, to MPhil and PhD levels. For details of postgraduate
research programmes (PhD/MPhil), please visit the website of our Research Office
Special Features on
All-round development of students: We strive to
ensure that our students possess a global outlook, sound general and
professional knowledge, and effective communication skills. We offer an
extensive range of general education subjects for full-time students and
organize cultural activities to promote cultural appreciation among students.
Student Exchange Programme: Students will have opportunity to take part in
the Student Exchange Programme, not only to earn credits for the degree, but
also to experience a different culture and enhance their language proficiency.
Presently the University exchanges students with over 170 universities spanning
more than 20 countries.
Preferred Graduates: With the collaboration of more than
1, 100 companies and organizations under the
'Preferred Graduate' Development Programme, we arrange summer placements
every year for students to work in Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland or overseas.
This is one of the largest work-integrated learning programmes among
universities in Hong Kong. More than 7, 500 students have been successfully
placed through this programme since its introduction in 1997. A large-scale
intensive training programme, namely 'Leadership and Competence for Success', is
also in place to enhance students' leadership skills and prepare them for future
Students are guaranteed a place in our Student Halls of Residence, which are
located near the University campus. The colourful and dynamic hall life instills
many out-of-classroom values, complementing and forming an integral part of the
University education. Rooms are designed for double occupancy, fully furnished,
air-conditioned and provided with a bathroom shared between two adjacent rooms,
as well as free telephone and broadband Internet service.
Tuition Fee & Scholarships
The tuition fee is approx. US$9, 000 per academic
year, which is highly subsidized by the Hong Kong Government. International
Student Scholarships up to US$14, 200 per annum are offered to students with
outstanding academic achievements to cover both tuition fee and living expenses
for their undergraduate studies at PolyU.
degree programmes normally last for three years. Applicants holding non-local
qualifications are expected to have at least achieved an academic level
equivalent to GCE A-level standard, or completed the first year of a recognized
degree programme. Applicants holding the International Baccalaureate (IB)
Diploma are also considered having satisfied our minimum entrance requirement.
qualifications may be considered for admission to our four-year undergraduate
programmes taking an additional foundation year designed to prepare non-local
students to take up undergraduate studies at PolyU.
Applicants who have
not studied in an English-medium school for at least two years are required to
hold any of the following qualifications to be considered as fulfillment of the
minimum language requirement for admission:
1. A Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 for the paper-based test,
PLUS a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5; OR a TOEFL
score of 213 or above for the computer-based test;
OR a TOEFL score of 79 or above for the Internet-based test; OR
2. A Band Score of
at least 5.5 in each of the sub-tests of the International English Language
Testing System (IELTS).
Our application deadline for the 2007-08 entry is 31
March 2007 and please submit your application through the Online Admission
System of PolyU at:
Admissions Office, Academic Secretariat
The Hong Kong
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Telephone: +852 2766 5177
Admissions Office, Academic
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
CONTACT+852 2766 5177
Fax:+852 2334 6671 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org