Briefing sessions on the 4-year curriculum structure are scheduled to be held from July to August 2012. The briefing sessions aim to provide new students with the following information: the 4-year degree structure, the opportunities of taking a second major or a minor and the graduation requirement. Details of the briefing sessions are given below. You are cordially invited to attend one of the briefing sessions to learn about the features of the University’s 4-year degrees to better prepare yourself for your studies at the University.
|30 July to 1 Aug 2012||For students with HKALE result or equivalent qualifications:
- 30 July 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1- LT1
- 31 July 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1- LT1
- 01 Aug 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1 - LT1 * When typhoon signal Pre-No. 8 or above or rainstorm black warning is hoisted, the cancelled briefing session will be rescheduled to be held on 2 Aug from 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1-LT1
|20 Aug to 22 Aug 2012|| For students with
HKDSE result or equivalent qualifications:
- 20 Aug 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1 - LT1
- 21 Aug 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1 - LT1
- 22 Aug 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1 - LT1
* When typhoon signal Pre-No. 8 or above or rainstorm black warning is hoisted, the cancelled briefing session will be rescheduled to be held on 23 Aug 2012 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm at AC1-LT1
|31 Aug 2012||11:00am to 12:30pm||AC1-LT17|
Starting from the academic year 2012/13, all new students admitted will follow the four-year degree structure (except for some admitted as senior-year intake students in 2012/13 who may follow the old 3-year curriculum). Bachelor's degree students can click the appropriate link below to get familiar with the academic curriculum structure:
|Students holding recognized Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications admitted with Advanced Standing I status||Advanced Standing I or Advanced standing II in the 4-year curriculum|
|Graduates of recognized Associate Degree (AD)/Higher Diploma (HD) admitted with Advanced Standing II status|
|Students holding recognized HKDSE or equivalent qualifications||Normative 4-year curriculum structure|
|Senior-year students admitted to programmes following the 3-year degree curriculum||3-year curriculum structure|
Senior Year students admitted to the following programmes will follow the 3-year curriculum structure:
|College of Liberal Arts and
|BA (Hons) Chinese|
|BA (Hons) Media and Communication|
|BA (Hons) Translation and Interpretation|
|BSocSc (Hons) Applied Sociology|
|BSocSc (Hons) Policy Studies and Administration|
|BSocSc (Hons) Psychology|
|BSocSc (Hons) Social Work|
|College of Science and Engineering||BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering|
|BEng (Hons) Civil and Structural Engineering|
|BEng (Hons) Computer Science|
|BEng (Hons) Construction Engineering and Management|
|BEng (Hons) e-Logistics and Technology Management|
|BEng (Hons) Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management|
|BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems Engineering|
|BEng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering|
|BSc (Hons) Applied Physics|
|BSc (Hons) Surveying|
|School of Creative Media||BSc (Hons) Creative Media|
For students admitted to the Associate of Science (Architectural Studies/ Building Services Engineering/ Construction Engineering and Management/ Surveying) degree programmes offered by BST (Division of Building Science and Technology), please visit the Programmes and Courses website to view the 2012 programme information.
The same website, Programmes and Courses, also provide bachelor's degree curriculum information and the University’s course catalogue for 2012 intakes . You can access the website by going to the tab "Univ. Services (Student)" in Student e-Portal.
You should also attend your Departmental Orientation to meet with your teachers.
Students may apply for credit transfer/ course exemption based on their previous educational or vocational experience. However, students admitted with advanced standing to the 4-year undergraduate degree will not be entitled to any credit transfer on the basis of their entry qualifications.
Transfer credits must have been earned no earlier than 8 years before the date of enrolment at the University.
Applications should be made via Student e-Portal not later than 31 August 2012. Details about the application procedures are available at the website of Academic Regulations and Records Office (ARRO).
Information on Academic Regulations and Policies (e.g. Academic Regulations, Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure, Regulations on Tuition Fees, Rules Governing Enrolment of Local and Non-local Students, Rules on Academic Honesty, Rules on Student Identity Card, and Student Complaints Procedures) can be found here.
The Academic Regulations and Records Office (ARRO) operates a Service Centre on the University's campus to answer enquiries and provide academic support services to Bachelor's Degree and Associate Degree students. Please visit the ARRO Service Centre if you wish to enquire about your academic record, or apply for transcripts, testimonials, course exemption, etc.
On-line services are also available through AIMS under Student e-Portal, where you can update your address, phone number, emergency contact information and submit an application for transcripts, leave of absence and withdrawal of study.