Admission Information for 2023-2024 Academic Year is updated!


  1. For applicants taking HKDSE in/after 2012, they should obtain Level 2 in 5 subjects including English Language and Chinese Language (Note 1), or equivalent. The Student Learning Profile will be considered. Applicants possessing "Attained or above " performance in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject are deemed to have attained "Level 2 / Level 3" respectively in one HKDSE subject and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. For applicants with Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) and Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) qualifications, they should obtain:
    • Pass in one A Level subject or pass in two AS Level subjects in HKALE AND
    • (i) Five passes in HKCEE including English and Chinese; OR
      (ii) Three passes in HKCEE plus Level 2 or above in English and Chinese; OR
  3. Applicants obtain Satisfactory completion of Grade 12 and Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and Level 2 or above in English Language in HKCEE/ HKDSE, or other equivalent qualifications; OR
  4. Applicants with satisfactory completion of a Pre-Associate Degree/ Associate Degree Foundation Programme/ Diploma Programme or equivalent qualifications; OR

  5. Applicants aged 21 or above with acceptable qualifications/ talents to justify admission; OR

  6. Mainland applicants should attain the third cut-off point or above in "National Joint College Entrance Examination (JEE) of Mainland China"

The Academy may accept other equivalent qualifications in place of those stated above.

Note 1: For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students fulfilling the specified circumstances in Note 2, the programme will accept the following alternative Chinese language qualifications to replace level 2 of HKDSE Chinese Language.

  1. Grade E or above in GCE A/AS Level Chinese; or
  2. Grade C or above in GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-Level Chinese; or 
  3. “Attained or above” in Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C))

    Other Languages" cannot be used for meeting the entrance requirement on Chinese Language.

Note 2: The specified circumstances are:

  1. The student has learned Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education. This caters specifically to students who have a late start in the learning of Chinese Language (e.g. due to their settlement in Hong Kong well past the entry level) or who have been educated in Hong Kong sporadically; or
  2. The student has learned Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but has been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in our local schools.


  Application Schedule

  1. Application Period: From 8 December 2022 onwards (Admissions open until filled)
  2. Application Deadline: Local Applicants: 17 August 2023 ; Non-local Applicants: 4 July 2023
  3. Application method: Online (Refer to the below link)
  4. Interview and written test: Qualified applicants would be notified to attend an interview and written test; Applicants could submit any related sample of their creative works as supporting documents for consideration. If applicants pass the interview, they would be notified for further admission procedures.

  Application Method

  1. 2023 HKDSE candidates: Please submit your applications for the Higher Diploma Programme through the Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Progammes (E-APP)
  2. Other candidates: Please click here for online application.

  Logon My HD Application Account

(For applicants who have submitted the online application form successfully)

  Online Claim Offers (For DSE CANDIDATES)

The DSE score input is accessible from 20 Jul 2022 08:30 to 21 Jul 2022 17:00.


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