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Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Social Data Science

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admissions to BASc(SDS) in 2019-20, you should be

 
  • a current local student who will successfully complete a recognised full-time Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) programme of at least two years in duration from a community college in Hong Kong by August 2019 in relevant disciplines such as Data Science and Analytics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Applied Science, Social Sciences, and having English language at IELTS 7 or equivalent and Mathematics at DSE Level 3 or equivalent; or

  • a local graduate of a recognised full-time Associate Degree (AD) or Higher Diploma (HD) programme of at least two years in duration from a community college in Hong Kong in relevant disciplines such as Data Science and Analytics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Applied Science, Social Sciences, having English language at IELTS 7 or equivalent and Mathematics at DSE Level 3 or equivalent, and is not currently enrolling in any Bachelor degree.

Please visit the University's website "Entrance Requirements” for “Admissions to Senior Year Places (Direct Admissions Scheme)" for more details.  Successful applicants will be admitted directly to Year 3 of this four-year programme, i.e. there is no Year 1 or Year 2 admission.

Applicants should submit their applications through Admissions to Senior Year Places (Direct Admissions Scheme).  Please visit the University's website at "Admissions to Senior Year Places (Direct Admissions Scheme)" for detailed application procedures.  Applicants are required to submit public examination results, i.e. IELTS/TOEFL and HKDSE, and are strongly encouraged to include a summary of not more than two A4-size pages of their extra-curricular activities, personal achievements, work experience, and/or any other information in support of their application.

Programme Code:

BASc(SDS) A203

Deadline for Admissions to Senior Year Places (Direct Admissions Scheme):

6:00 pm, November 23, 2018 (Hong Kong Time)

Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered as late applications, which will be accepted before 12:00 noon, July 15, 2019 (Hong Kong Time). As places are being filled all the time, you may wish to apply for admissions as early as possible.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in February to March 2019.  The arrangements for interview will be sent to shortlisted candidates by e-mail.

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