University of Hong Kong
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: 3-5 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 1911. Patterned after traditional English civic universities. Excellent institution with rigorous admission standards. Usual admission requirements are the Hong Kong Certificate of Education and the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (13 years of education).
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Most degrees awarded with honours or as pass. Letter grades for courses: A, B, C, D, F; a combination of degree exam performance and course work grade point average determines degree class. Overall grade point average not good indicator of degree class. Grades reported annually in units.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-3 years after first degree; by coursework, examination or thesis/project. Degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 2.5-5 years; by thesis and examination. Degrees not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005