Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: 3 year bachelor's degree.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower or 6.5/12.0.
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 1991 as a technological university. Usual admission requirements are the Hong Kong Certificate of Education and the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (13 years of education).
|Classification||Letter Grades||Grade point average|
|First class||A+, A, A-||9.5-12.0|
|Second Class Division I||B+, B||7.5-9.49|
|Second Class Division II||B-, C+||5.5-7.49|
|Third Class||C, C-||3.5-5.49|
|Letter grades||Grade points|
Degrees are awarded in First Class, Second Class Division I, Second Class Division II, Third Class, or if not sufficient for honours, as pass.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1.5-2 years after appropriate (minimum of class II) bachelor's; by course work or research.
PhD: 4 years after first degree.
Last updated: May 09, 2005