Admission Requirements

Degree (Honours) Programmes

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language and Liberal Studies,
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Entertainment and
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language, Level 2 in Mathematics and Level 2 in Liberal Studies in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; applicants' performance in two elective courses in the HKDSE Examination will be considered as bonus point in the selection process; OR
  2. Have obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture and Use of English and one additional AL / two ASL subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) plus five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  3. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  4. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 2 Entry

  1. Have successfully completed an AD / HD programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  2. Have completed a Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  3. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 3 Entry

  1. Have successfully completed an Associate Degree (AD) / Higher Diploma (HD) programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  2. Have completed a QF Level 4 programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  3. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 3 Entry (For the Social Work stream of the Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) programme ONLY)

  1. Have successfully completed a relevant AD / HD programme in Social Work with accumulative GPA of 2.7 or above; OR
  2. Have completed a programme in Social Work that is pitched at level 4 of the QF with accumulative GPA of 2.7 or above and is approved by the Institute; OR
  3. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language. Level 2 in Mathematics, Level 2 in Liberal Studies and Level 2 in one elective subject from Category A (preferably Biology or Combined Science (with Biology)) in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE); OR
  2. Have obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture, Use of English plus one AL Level subject or two AS Level subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) AND
    have obtained Grade C in Chinese Language, Grade D in English Language (Syllabus B) (or Grade B in English Language (Syllabus A)), and Grade E in three other subjects (Biology/ Human Biology/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics) in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) before 2007; OR
    have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language and Grade E in three other subjects (Biology/ Human Biology/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics) in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) in 2007 to 2011; OR
  3. Have obtained an equivalent qualification that meets the education standard stipulated by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong.

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) (Part-time Top-up Programme)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have successfully completed an Associate Degree / Higher Diploma in health discipline that is pitched at Level 4 of the QF, OR
  2. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) (Part-time Conversion Programme)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have completed a recognised AD / HD in Social Work AND have relevant professional practice experience.


Sub-Degree Programmes

Associate Degree in Business, Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management, Higher Diploma in Design, Higher Diploma in Human Services, Higher Diploma in Social Work (Full-time / Part-time mode) (except Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Dispensing and Higher Diploma in Music Studies)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 2 in five subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language) in the HKDSE Examination; OR
  2. Have graduated from the Yi Jin Diploma; OR
  3. Have obtained Grade E or above in one AL / two ASL subjects in the HKALE plus five passes in the HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  4. Have completed a QF Level 3 programme that is approved by the Institute/College; OR
  5. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  6. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.


Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 2 in five subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language) in the HKDSEE; OR
  2. Have graduated from the Yi Jin Diploma; OR
  3. Have completed a QF Level 3 programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  4. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  5. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.


Higher Diploma in Music Studies

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 2 in five subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language) in the HKDSE Examination; OR
  2. Have graduated from the Yi Jin Diploma; OR
  3. Have obtained Grade E or above in one AL/two ASL subjects in the HKALE plus five passes in the HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  4. Have completed a QF Level 3 programme that is approved by the College; OR
  5. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background (a mature applicant should have completed Secondary 5 schooling and passed the relevant entrance test(s)); OR
  6. Have obtained an equivalent qualification;
  1. AND
  2. Applicants should have attained at least the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Grade 6 Practical Examination, or equivalent level awarded by similar organizations, or approval after audition. A satisfactory result in HKDSEE Music will be highly considered.


Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Dispensing (Full-time/ Part-time mode)

Year 1 Entry

  1. Have obtained Level 2 or above in five subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language, and preferably also in Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one science related subject in the HKDSE Examination; OR
  2. Have obtained Grade E or above in one AL / two ASL subjects in the HKALE plus five passes in the HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language, and preferably also in Mathematics and at least one science related subject; OR
  3. Have completed a QF Level 3 programme that is approved by the College; OR
  4. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  5. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.


Diploma and Professional Diploma Programmes

Professional Diploma in Property Management (Part-time mode)

To be eligible for admission to the Programme, applicants must satisfy one of the following admission requirements:

  • Having completed Secondary Five under HKCEE or Secondary Six under HKDSEE in Hong Kong with at least a Pass or Level 2 in Chinese Language respectively; and currently work in the property management industry at least 6 months in “Assistant” job grade; OR
  • Being a mature applicant of at least 21 years of age on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with five years of relevant working experience in Property Management; OR
  • Having obtained a qualification at QF Level 3 in related Property Management areas; OR
  • Holding an equivalent qualification


Admission Interview

  • Applicants must have passed the admission interview for successful application.
  • For applicants who cannot fulfill the Chinese language requirement as stated above, they are required to complete the Foundation of Chinese Communication course offered by the CBCC before the commencement of the Programme.


Diploma in General Studies (Full-time/Part-time mode)

  1. Have completed Secondary 6; OR
  2. Have passed in five subjects (including Chinese Language and English Language) in the HKCEE; OR
  3. Have graduated from the Project Yi Jin; OR
  4. Have completed a QF Level 2 programme that is approved by the College; OR
  5. Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  6. Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Remarks: For Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students fulfilling the specified circumstances below, the Institute will accept Grade E in GCE AL/AS Chinese or Grade C in GCE-OL/GCSE/IGCSE Chinese or "Attained" and "Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning Chinese [ApL(C)] or a score of 4 in IB Chinese as meeting the Chinese Language requirement for admission to degree programmes; and Grade E in GCE AL/AS Chinese or Grade D in GCE-OL/GCSE/IGCSE Chinese or "Attained" and "Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning Chinese [ApL(C)] or a score of 3 in IB Chinese as meeting the Chinese Language requirement for admission to sub-degree programmes.
The specified circumstances are:

  1. The student has learned Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education.
  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.