Faculty of Science, CUHK - JUPAS

JUPAS

Current Secondary 6 students or private candidates with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results can apply through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). Applications should be submitted online to the JUPAS Office website

General admission requirement of the University for JUPAS applicants is 4 core and 2 elective subjects (4C+2X or 4C+1X+M1/M2). 

  • Programme-specific entry requirements are detailed below: 

    JS4601  SCIENCE

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese and English
    Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 3 in any ONE subject from Biology / Chemistry / Physics / M1 or M2 / Combined Science / Integrated Science
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject in Category A

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Heavier Weightings
    (A maximum of 3 subjects will be weighed heavier)

    2.0 x Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, M1 or M2, Combined Science, Integrated Science
    1.5 x Chinese OR English, Economics, Geography, Information and Communication Technology, Technology and Living (Food Science & Technology)

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A or Category C

    JS4633  Earth System Science (Atmospheric Science / Geophysics)

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese
    Level 4 in English and Mathematics
    Level 2 in Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 4 in any ONE subject from Physics / M1 or M2 / Chemistry / Geography / Combined Science
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject from Physics / M1 or M2 / Biology / Chemistry / Geography / Combined Science / Integrated Science

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Heavier Weightings
    English, Mathematics, M1 or M2, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Physics, Combined Science, Integrated Science

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A

    JS4682  Enrichment Mathematics

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese and English
    Level 4 in Mathematics
    Level 2 in Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 4 in M1 or M2
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject from Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Combined Science / Economics / Geography / Information and Communication Technology / Integrated Science / Technology and Living (Food Science & Technology)

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Heavier Weightings
    M1 or M2

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A or Category C

    JS4690  Enrichment Stream in Theoretical Physics

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese and English
    Level 4 in Mathematics
    Level 2 in Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 4 in Physics
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject from M1 or M2 (preferred) / Biology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Economics / Geography / Information and Communication Technology / Integrated Science / Technology and Living (Food Science & Technology)

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Heavier Weightings
    Mathematics, M1 or M2, Physics

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A

    JS4276  Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese, English and Mathematics
    Level 2 in Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 3 in any ONE subject in Category A
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject in Category A or Category C

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Heavier Weightings
    2.0 x English, Mathematics, M1 or M2

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A,  Category C or specific Applied Learning courses

    JS4719  Risk Management Science

    Core Subjects
    Level 3 in Chinese, English and Mathematics
    Level 2 in Liberal Studies

    Elective Subjects
    1st - Level 3 in M1 or M2
    2nd - Level 3 in any ONE subject in Category A

    Selection Principle
    Total Score of 5 Subjects

    Subjects with Special Weightings
    2.0 x Mathematics, M1 or M2
    0.5 x Liberal Studies

    Bonus Point Arrangement
    6th and 7th subjects in Category A  

  


For more detailed and updated information, please refer to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid website and the Undergraduate Admissions Handbook.