General Requirements (Notes)
1. Applicants shall be eligible to apply if they:
*have obtained in one sitting of the GCE Advanced Level Examination pass grades in no less than three Advanced Level subjects (Applicants with pass grades in 2 Advanced Level and 2 Advanced Subsidiary Level subjects may also apply)*; OR
*have acquired an International Baccalaureate Diploma (check preferred subject requirements of the programmes)*; OR
*possess a qualification obtained outside Hong Kong which qualifies them for university admission in the country/region where such qualification is originated (e.g. high school diploma plus SAT in USA, UEC / STPM in Malaysia, ATAR in Australia, OSSD in Canada, GSAT in Taiwan, etc.); OR
have successfully completed:
*at least one year of full-time undergraduate study at a recognized university; OR
*a course of study leading to the qualification of an associate degree / higher diploma; OR
*are mature persons aged 23 or over on 1st September in the year when admission is sought, provided they are able to show either by publication or by other acceptable evidence that they have achieved sufficient competence in their chosen field of study to justify admission; or have shown exceptional ability in appropriate academic or professional fields; OR
*have other exceptional achievements which merit admission.
For candidates who have completed only GCE-AS or the first year of IB Diploma studies with outstanding results, they may be considered for admission under special circumstances on individual merits case-by-case.
2. Language Requirement
Applicants should have attained an acceptable level of proficiency in English. Below are the minimum required scores or grades for some of the more common acceptable examinations.
Test (English Language) Minimum Attainment
SAT Reasoning Test Essay 8
- Paper 550
- Computer 213
- Internet 80
In addition to the General Requirements, including the Language Requirement, individual programmes may have additional or higher requirements. Please refer to the website(s) of the respective programme(s) to which you wish to apply for admission for updates on the programme requirements.
Students admitted on GCE A-level / IB or equivalent qualifications (e.g. STPM) will normally be required to complete 99 units of courses (normative period of study is 3 years) in order to graduate. Students admitted on standing below GCE A-level / IB qualification (e.g. qualifications obtained outside Hong Kong for admission to 4-year undergraduate programmes of an overseas university) will normally be required to complete 123 units of courses (normative period of study is 4 years) in order to graduate. There are yet some other programmes that are offered as a standard four-year or five-year programme.
1.expected to possess keen interests, suitable talents or academic background to make a unique contribution to the cultural diversity on campus;
2.recommended to take TOEFL, IELTS or another acceptable language test, if English is not their native language;
3.expected to be able to support themselves financially during all periods of enrolment
Course Code Course Title Unit(s)
For CSCI, DSME, MATH, MKTG, MGNT, RMSC, STAT and other ACCT and FINA courses in the study scheme, students may refer to the corresponding departments for the course descriptions.
ACCT1111 Foundations in Financial Accounting 3
FINA2210 Interest Theory and Finance 3
FINA2220 Quantitative Methods for Actuarial Analysis 3
FINA3210 Risk Management and Insurance 3
FINA3220 Actuarial Models I 3
FINA3230 Life and Health Insurance 3
FINA3240 Corporate Property and Liability Insurance 3
FINA3250 Derivatives for Actuaries I 3
FINA3260 Internship Experience 1
FINA3280 Insurance Company Operations and Management 3
FINA4210 Actuarial Models II 3
FINA4220 Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models I 3
FINA4230 Reinsurance and Alternative Risk Transfer 3
FINA4240 Employee Benefits, Retirement and Estate Planning 3
FINA4250 Applications of Risk Models 3
FINA4260 Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models II 3
FINA4270 Research Project in Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis 3
FINA4280 Derivatives for Actuaries II 3
FINA4290 Actuarial Internship