The minimum requirements for students of different streams are summarized below.
For the PhD Stream, applicants should have
(i) a Master's degree from recognized university; or
(ii) graduated from recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class or equivalent; or
(iii) graduated from an honours programme of recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade not lower than "B"; or
(iv) completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
(v) fulfilled the 'English Language Proficiency Requirement':
The applicant should either
a. possess a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
Hong Kong Advanced Level Exam. (AS Level)
Hong Kong Higher Level Exam.
CUHK Matriculation Exam., or
b. achieve Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; or
c. have a degree from CUHK(SZ), or recognized university with English as teaching language, or
d. submit one of the following original score reports/certificates for assessment by the Programme concerned:
TOEFL* (not lower than 550 paper-based; 213 computer-based; and 79 internet-based)
GMAT (Verbal, not lower than 21)
IELTS (Academic) (not lower than Band 6.5)