General Information Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

admission

General information

JUPAS Catalogue Number: JS4848

Programme Full Title: Government and Public Administration 

Requirements 

Local Students (JUPAS)

Our programme adopts the following set of entrance requirements: 

 Core Subjects

 Minimum Level

CHINESE LANGUAGE

3

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

3

LIBERAL STUDIES

3

MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART

2

Elective Subject(s)

Minimum Level

ANY 2 SUBJECTS NOTE

3

NOTE: The two subjects may include:

(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or

(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.

 

REMARK:

The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction" as an extra elective subject.

 

Programme Admission Grades (2015 & 2016 Entry)

 

The information below is based on the HKDSE results of applicants admitted to our programme, whose positions are in the upper quartile, median and lower quartile on the admission list.


As admission is not based on public examination results alone,and the overall grades of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided here is for reference only.

JUPAS results 2015 16

 

Admission with Qualifications other than HKDSE Results

 

Applicants who meet specific requirements as stipulated by the University for particular qualifications (including GCE-AL, IB, HKALE, associate degree/higher diploma) may apply for “Admission with Advanced Standing”. The minimum number of units for graduation for students admitted with Advanced Standing may be reduced by up to 24 (normative period of study may be reduced by up to one year).

In-Depth Orientations for Band A JUPAS Applicants

In order to provide our prospective students with more information about studying in our department, we plan to invite all Band A JUPAS applicants to a series of in-depth orientations in May 2017. Separate talks, to be conducted by expert teachers of the relevant fields, will be offered on the following major areas of study in our department:

 

Comparative Politics

Greater China

International Politics

Political Theory

Public Administration

 

In these occasions, students will be free to discuss their study plan and academic interest with expert teachers of various fields. Further details will be announced in due course.

Interviews

There will be no admission interviews except for the following cases:

  1. Selected Band A JUPAS applicants under the School Principal's Nomination, and Other Experiences and Achievements in Competitions/Activities schemes, and those with a disability.
  2. Selected Band A JUPAS applicants with marginal admission score after announcement of DSE result.
  3. Selected non-JUPAS applicants.

For more detailed and update information, please refer to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid website and the Undergraduate Admissions Handbook.