College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Admission Arrangements for JUPAS (HKDSE) Applicants (2020 Entry)

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) students must apply for admission to first-year studies in a bachelor's degree programme. For the departments offering one major only, students are admitted directly to the major in the first year. For other departments, students are admitted with an undeclared major and will enter a major after one year of study.

Direct Admission to a Major

JUPAS Catalogue No. Programme Title
JS1102 BSocSc Asian and International Studies
JS1103 BA Chinese and History
JS1104 BA English
JS1108 BSocSc Public Policy and Politics
JS1111 BSocSc Criminology and Sociology
JS1112 BSocSc Psychology
JS1113 BSocSc Social Work

Admission to a Department (enter major after one year of study)

JUPAS Catalogue No. Programme Title
JS1105 Department of Linguistics and Translation (options: BA Linguistics and Language Applications, BA Translation and Interpretation)
JS1106 Department of Media and Communication (options: BA Digital Television and Broadcasting, BA Media and Communication)
At the end of the first year, the top 40% of students (based on (i) completion of at least 30 credit units in Semesters A and B, including the number of credit units specified by the College /respective department for its required courses; (ii) no failed grades in any courses in Semesters A and B; and (iii) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of Semester B) will be free to choose a major offered by the department. The remaining 60% of students will be assigned a major of their choice, subject to availability of places and the selection criteria set by the College /respective department.
JUPAS Catalogue No. Programme Title
JS1110 Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences (options: BSocSc Criminology and Sociology, BSocSc Psychology, BSocSc Social Work)
At the end of the first year, students will have free choice of major.

Note: The College reserves the right to make changes to the major offerings.