Should I apply for admissions to the School of Creative Media or Individual Majors?
HKDSE students (F.6)
Local Associate Degree or Higher Diploma Graduates
Non-HKDSE Curriculum Secondary School Graduates
Major-based or School-based Admission
How can I apply for admission to SCM Degrees?
For non-JUPAS (i.e. direct) applicants, please submit applications via CityU on-line admission system (see CityU home page at http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/apply). CityU application period for direct applicants normally runs from November to February of the following year.
For JUPAS applicants, follow JUPAS’s application guidelines and schedules.
Where can I find more information about SCM Degrees?
Please visit SCM website at http://www.scm.cityu.edu.hk/programmes/undergraduate/
If I have questions about admissions, who should I ask?
CityU’s Admissions Office
FAQ: http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/faq/ (select the appropriate admission route for the FAQs)
SCM’s General Office (for SCM-specific Degrees)
Tel: (852) 3442 8049
What are the general admission requirements?
Minimum Entrance Requirements for CityU & SCM
Do I need to submit portfolio?
Do I need to attend an admission interview?
Yes, some HKDSE candidates will be invited for interview in July 2015. SCM may admit candidates with outstanding portfolios and examination scores without going through an interview process.
Interviews are arranged on individual basis to gauge candidates’ creative potential. A short written test before the interview may also be arranged. Other admission selection process, if required, may also be arranged.
Candidates who are absent from the interviews will normally NOT be considered for admissions.
What are average examination scores required for admission?
The average examination scores of the admitted applicants vary year from year, depending on the results of applicants’ public examinations in the same year of admission. Strong emphasis is placed on academic performance, language proficiency and creativity of applicants.
Do I need to put SCM in Band A (JUPAS)?
To put SCM (JS1041) in Band A shows that you are very interested in studying the programme. In the event that applicants have the same credentials, applications placing SCM in Band A will usually have a higher priority.
What is the percentage of non-JUPAS entrants to your undergraduate programmes?
About 20% of our intake quota is allocated for non-JUPAS applicants. The figure may vary slightly by year and by programme depending on the results of applicants’ public examinations in the same year of admission. Strong emphasis has been placed on the creativity of applicants.
What are the entrance requirements for direct applicants?
Entrance Requirements for BACM/BScCM/BAS (IVE/AD applicants)
Articulate to Year 3 (Advanced Standing II): Graduated from a recognized Associate Degree / Higher Diploma award with a CGPA of ≥ 3.0 (or equivalent overall mark), or a credit award, is normally expected as competition for admission to Senior Year places is keen.
Minimum Entrance Requirements for BACM/BScCM/BAS (HKALE applicants)
Minimum Entrance Requirements for BACM/BScCM/BAS/SCM (Non-local qualification and local international school applicants)
Minimum Entrance Requirements for SCM (Mainland applicants via the NUEE Scheme)
I am a Year 1 student of an/a AD/HD programme, am I eligible for Advanced Standing I/II admission to BACM (1456) / BScCM (1468) / BAS (1471)?
An applicant possessing the highest qualification of one year’s study in an/a AD/HD programme is eligible for 4-year degree programme only. i.e. 1041 School of Creative Media. For details, please see: http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/direct/entreq/bd/ .
Do I need to submit portfolio?
Do I need to attend admission interview?
Yes for direct applicants seeking admissions to SCM for the 2015/16 Academic Year.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed individually in April/May 2015 to gauge their creative potential. A short written test may also be arranged before the interview.
If an applicant applies for more than one SCM programmes, normally he/she will be invited to attend one interview only, if required.
Candidates who are absent from the interview will normally NOT be considered for admissions.
For direct applicants who are studying overseas, telephone interviews may be arranged.