Undergraduate Admissions
 

Direct Admissions

Applicants who are applying for admission on the basis of qualifications such as Higher Diplomas, Associate Degrees, or previous periods of successful full-time study at local education institutions, should apply to the University through Direct Admissions. In addition, international high school students or non-local applicants with an International Baccalaureate diploma or GCE, for example, should also apply through Direct Admissions.


Admission Requirements

A higher diploma or associate degree in engineering or a science discipline; or an equivalent qualification.

High School Students through GCE A-Level examinations
Higher Diploma Graduates from related disciplines:
1. Applied Physics
2. Applied Optics
3. Computer Aided Engineering Design
4. Computer and Information Engineering
5. Electronic and Communication Engineering
6. Electronic and Information Engineering
7. Electrical Engineering
8. Energy Management Services
9. Intelligent Building & Automation Engineering
10. Telecommunications and Networking
Associate Degree in Engineering
An equivalent qualification


Credit Transfer

Credit transfer may be granted upon admission for articulated higher diploma or associate programs. Successful applicants may also apply for credit transfer for particular courses once they have registered. Any credits awarded will contribute to the total required credits for the award of an honors degree.


Application Schedule
Application deadline: Early Round closes in mid Nov
Interviews to be arranged starting in Nov - Dec
Formal conditional offers to be given starting in Dec - Jan
Acceptance should be returned in 3 weeks after conditional offers are issued

More information on Direct Admissions can be found in:
Local Applicants with Local Sub-degree Qualifications
Local Applicants with Post-Secondary or Other Qualifications
Local Applicants with International Qualifications
Non-local Applicants with International Qualifications
 
 

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