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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) program are required to take part in the Aptitude Exercise. The exercise allows applicants 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 HKU Admissions website. Instructions for taking part in the Aptitude Exercise will be sent to all potential applicants via e-mail and posted on the HKU Admissions 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 5 Consideration of both Category A and C subjects, excluding M1/M2. -

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 Lowest
30 28 26 25

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

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(November 2018)

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