ASSESSMENT OF APPLICATIONS - 2018 ENTRY

For applicants who have fulfilled the minimum entrance requirements, various types of admission scores are calculated to help the selection of applicants. Presented below is the main admission score used by the School.

In applying the main admission score, preference may be given to applicants with higher band choices or good portfolio / creativity potential / computer literacy.

JUPAS Admissions Code for SCM Weighted Admission Score for Main Consideration
No. of subjects Subject Weighting
Chinese Language English Language Mathematics Liberal Studies Elective 1
(Including M1/M2)
Elective 2
(Including M1/M2)
JS1041 School of Creative Media

JS1042 BA Creative Media

JS1044 BAS New Media
4 core + 2 electives 1 2 1 1 1 for all electives 1 for all electives
JS1043 BSc Creative Media 4 core + 2 electives 1 2 1.5 1 1 for all electives 1 for all electives
Note: The School will consider 2 electives in the calculation of the weighted admission score. When there are more than two elective subjects, the two elective subjects with the highest weighted scores are counted. One elective subject may include Applied Learning (ApL) subjects at "Attained with Distinction (I)" or above. Recognized ApL subjects are "Business Data Analysis" and the subjects from the following course clusters (1) Design Studies, (2) Media Arts, (3) Performing Arts, (4) Films, TV and Broadcasting Studies, (5) Media Production and Public Relations, (6) Medical Science and Health Care, (7) Psychology, (8) Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, (9) Information Engineering, (10) Services Engineering. Refer to HKEAA HKDSE Examination Regulations for details. If students take both M1 and M2, they will be counted as one subject only. Unspecified elective subjects may include "other languages" at grade E or above.

SCORING SCALE

Core and Category A Elective Subjects (Including M1/M2)

Level 5** 5* 5 4 3 2 1
Score 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Category B Applied Learning Subjects

Level Attained with Distinction (II) Attained with Distinction (I)
Score 4 3

Category C Elective Subjects (Other Language Subjects)

Grade A B C D E
Score 5 4 3 2 1

EXAMPLE (for JS1401 School of Creative Media, JS1042 BA Creative Media, JS1044 BAS New Media)

Students are reminded that because of the different weightings adopted, the admission scores are not comparable across programmes.

✔ Scores included in the calculation of the total weighted score [4 core + 2 electives]
Subjects HKDSE Results (Level) JS1041 / JS1042 / JS1044 Weighted Admission Score (score x weighting)
Chinese Language 3 3 x 1
English Language 5 5 x 2
Mathematics (Compulsory Part) 3 3 x 1
Liberal Studies 2 2 x 1
Physics 5 5 x 1
Information and Communication Technology 5* 6 x 1
Chinese History 4 4 x 1
Total weighted score 29

EXAMPLE (for JS1043 BSc Creative Media)

✔ Scores included in the calculation of the total weighted score [4 core + 2 electives]
Subjects HKDSE Results (Level) JS1043 Weighted Admission Score (score x weighting)
Chinese Language 3 3 x 1
English Language 5 5 x 2
Mathematics (Compulsory Part) 4 4 x 1.5
Liberal Studies 2 2 x 1
Physics 5 5 x 1
Information and Communication Technology 5* 6 x 1
Chinese History 4 4 x 1
Total weighted score 32

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

For applicants with the same score or score range, reference may be made to applicants’ band choice, performance in portfolio, creative exercise, other admission scores and application information where applicable. The School may consider other selection criteria for admission including but not limited to the above.