Hong Kong Polytechnic University
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: 2-4 year bachelor's degree.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree, degree classification and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1972. Modeled after British polytechnics. Emphasis on practical disciplines; offers diplomas and advanced diplomas. Began degree programs in 1983. Usual admission requirements are the Hong Kong Certificate of Education and Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (13 years of education).
|B||3.0||65- 74%||Class II-1|
|C||2.0||50- 64%||Class II-2|
|D||1.0||40- 49%||Class III|
Degrees are awarded with honours, or if performance not sufficient for honours, as pass. Subjects and marks earned are reported annually.
Language of instruction: Usually English.
Master's: 2 years after specified (minimum class II honours) degree. Depending on program by coursework, examination or thesis.
Ph.D.: 3-4 years by thesis and examination; degrees not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005