Applications should be submitted online via the online application system. Applicants are required to upload copies of the following supporting documents along with their application:
1. Supporting Documents (to be uploaded by the applicant)
(a) HKID card (for local applicants)
Passport or other identity documents of home country (for non-local applicants)i
(b) Degree certificate(s)/graduation diploma(s), and transcript(s)ii for academic qualification(s) supporting the application
(c) English proficiency test results (e.g. TOEFL/IELTS/CET6 results)iii
(d) Hong Kong public examination results, if applicable (e.g. HKCEE/HKALE/HKDSE)
(e) Other relevant test results, if applicable (e.g. GMAT, GRE)
(f) Certificate(s)/supporting document(s) of scholarship(s) and prize(s)
(g) Certificate(s) of professional qualification(s)
(h) Sample(s) of publication or research work/record of research experience/publication list
2. Confidential Recommendation Form (to be uploaded by the referee)
All applicants, except those applying for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education, are required to provide confidential references from two referees. The form can be downloaded here
. The Graduate School will invite the referees via email to complete the Confidential Recommendation Form. The Form will be uploaded to an online platform within two weeks
upon successful submission of the application. Applicants should therefore ensure the accuracy of the referees' email addresses provided in the application, and inform their referees of these arrangements upon submission of the application.
i Non-local students are defined as persons entering Hong Kong for the purpose of education with a student visa/entry permit issued by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong.
ii Upon receipt of the admission offer, applicants are required to arrange to send the official transcript(s) of the academic qualification(s) to the Graduate School directly by the awarding institution(s)/authorities. HKBU graduates/students are exempted from submitting the official transcript(s) for their previous/current studies in the University.
iii Individual programmes may stipulate different English language requirements, or equivalent acceptable qualifications, suitable for their fields of study. For programme specific entrance requirements, please refer to the e-prospectus for details.