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There are currently around 90 students from Hong Kong enrolled on programmes as diverse as Accounting, Applied Sciences, Architecture, Building Surveying, Business with Human Resource Management, Cultural Management, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Mass Communication, Psychology and many more.

Our students from Hong Kong are involved in a wide variety of clubs and societies at Northumbria University. Find out about the fantastic opportunities available to you at our A-Z of Societies.

Northumbria University has strong links with Hong Kong, providing local students with the opportunity to study in the UK, Hong Kong or both. Around 25% of Northumbria students studying on collaborative or distance learning programmes are based in Hong Kong. Should you wish to study with Northumbria but remain in Hong Kong our collaborative programmes taught with local institutions cover a wide variety of subject areas including International Business Management, Food Science and Nutrition, Sport Management, and Travel and Tourism.

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
Foundation HKDSE

HKCEE 4 x E's in academic subjects

Form 5 in a minimum of 3 academic subjects (grades will be assessed on a case by case basis)

HKDSE with minimum grades 222 in relevant subjects.

There is no Maths requirement for the Creative Arts/Humanities routes

1st Year Undergraduate 

HKDSE (Diploma of Secondary Education) 

A minimum of 4443 grades from HKDSE subjects (excluding Combined and Extended Mathematics)

A minimum of 5444 if you are studying Combined/extended Mathematics as one of the four subjects.

You will be exempt from evidencing English Language proficiency if you have achieved Grade 4 in HKDSE Grade 4.

Advanced Undergraduate Higher Diploma
Associate Degrees
CGPA 2.0 for Year 2 entry
GPA 2.7 for Year 3
Postgraduate Programmes  Degree 2.5+

Graduate Certificate

Bachelor  Pass / 1.0

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

Representatives in Hongkong

Amber Education Holding Limited

Room 1208, Tai Yau Building | 181 Johnston Road | Wanchai | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852-2377 7888

Amber Education Holding Limited

Unit 1601, Office Tower One | Grand Plaza, 625 & 639 Nathan Road | Mongkok | Kowloon | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852-2377 7880

Amber Education Holding Limited

Unit 1417, 14/F, Star House | No. 3 Salisbury Road | Tsim Sha Tsui | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852-2377 7889

British United Education Services

9/F Wai Hing Building | 148 Prince Edward Road West | Kowloon | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852 3426 9976
  • Fax: 852 3426 9980

Dadi Education Group Ltd

Room 1307 | Tai Yau Building | 181 Johnston Road | Wan Chai | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852 23148312

Dadi Education Group Ltd

Room 2301C-2B, 23/F | Nan Fung Centre | 264 - 298 Castle Peak Road | Tsuen Wan, NT | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852 23148312

Dadi Education Group Ltd

Room 1910 – 1911, 19.F | Office Tower One, Grand Plaza | 639 Nathan Road | Mongkok, Kowloon | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 852 23148312

Education Tower Ltd (trading as beo - Japan; Hands On - Thailand)

Ground Floor to 3rd Floor, Etech Centre | No 402-406 Hennessy Road | Wanchai | Hong Kong

  • Phone: 81(0)3-5367-3315

Global Educational Alliance (GEA)

Room B, 15/F Kings Wing Plaza 1 | 3 On Kwan Street | Shatin | N.T. | Hong Kong | 50450

  • Phone: 852-2110-3835

Maple Overseas Education Centre Hong Kong

Unit 1811, 18/F | 655 Nathan Road | Kowloon | Hong Kong

  • Phone: +852 238 42108


4007 Central Plaza | 18 Harbor Rd | Wanchai | Hong Kong

  • Phone: +66847000736

To find out more events for international students, please view our International Events page. 

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