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English Language Chinese Language Mathematics Liberal Studies Two Elective Subjects
3 3 2 2 3
Specific Elective Subject Required Additional Subject Required
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Candidates applying for admission to the BA(AS) programme are required to take part in the Aptitude Exercise. The exercise allows candidates to demonstrate their interest and capacity for architectural thinking. The criteria measured by the exercise include: capacity to conceptualize, creativity, curiosity, analytical ability, daring, rigor, intelligence, intuition, openness, perseverance, spatial sensibility and sociability. The exercise proposes a new question every year and is completed at home and submitted as a digital upload through the programme website. Instructions for taking part in the Aptitude Exercise will be sent to all potential candidates via e-mail and posted on the programme website. Letters of recommendation and portfolios are not required.
Main Selection Principle Remarks
(The selection principles in general consider the Category A subjects only, M1/M2 are excluded, unless otherwise specified)
Subjects That will be Given Heavier Weightings, Ranges from 1.1 to 2
Best 6 Consideration of both Category A and C subjects, in which M1/M2 can be included as an elective. -

Interview Performance Bonus for 5** / 5* Additional Electives Student Learning Profile
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Others: Aptitude Exercise

Consideration of Previous / Combined Sittings Penalty
Best Results in 2 or More Sittings of HKDSE-
Upper Quartile Median Lower Quartile
34 32 31

Conversion of levels to scores (Category A): 5**=8.5, 5*=7, 5=5.5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1, Others=0
Conversion of grades to scores (Category C): A=7, B=5.5, C=4, D=2.5, E=1, Others=0

* 'Science elective subject' refers to one of the following subjects, namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Combined Science and Integrated Science.

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(October 2019)

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