Department of Marketing, City University of Hong Kong
AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System
BBA Marketing


Minimum Entrance Requirements for BBA Marketing

JUPAS (HKDSE) (Programme code: JS1007)

2 Elective Notes
Level 3Level 3Level 3Level 2Level 3
English LanguageLevel 3
Chinese LanguageLevel 3
MathematicsLevel 3
Liberal StudiesLevel 2
2 Elective Notes SubjectsLevel 3

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, the two modules are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects.


GCE A-level and GCSE

Grade E or above in three GCE A-level (or A2) / International A-level subjects. Two AS subjects are considered to be equivalent to one AL subject. The same subject cannot be counted at both A Level and AS Level. Normally, the applicants are required to have one Grade A, one Grade B, and one Grade C, excluding Chinese Language in A-level, as the minimum requirement for admission interview. AND
Grade C / Grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language or English Literature, or a TOEFL score ≥ 79 (Internet-based test), or an overall IELTS band score of 6.5.

Post-Secondary Study

An accredited Associate Degree/Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification (final year or graduates).
A Higher Diploma from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Completion of one year of Associate Degree/Higher Diploma (non-final year, with CGPA ≥3.0 or equivalent overall mark)
Bachelor’s degree study of one year or more/Postgraduate study.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Award of an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma for admission to first-year studies with minimum diploma point score of 33 (out of 45) for admission interview. For Advanced Standing I admission, the applicants are required to have diploma point score of 34 (out of 45) for admission interview.

Non-local Qualifications

Most school-leaving qualifications accepted for university entry are recognised. Applicants whose entrance qualification were obtained in a language other than English will need a satisfactory score in TOEFL score ≥ 79 (Internet-based test), an overall IELTS (band score ≥ 6.5), or another acceptable English qualification.

* Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee interview invitation and / or acceptance