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English Major Programme is under Broad-based Admission. Students can then declare ENG as their Major in Year 2.

For more information, please visit the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences website and Academic Registry website.

Frequently Asked Questions


I am a Science student. Will I be considered for admission to the BA English Programme?

Yes, we admit Science students who have taken science subjects for their HKDSE electives.


Do you consider students with no background in English Literature?

Yes, you do not need to have an English Literature background to enroll in this Programme.


If I do not know Chinese, will I be considered for admission to the BA English Programme?

Certainly. The Chinese Language requirement can be replaced by alternatives. Please refer to the information on the programme page on the JUPAS website.


I am an Associate Degree holder. Am I eligible for admission?

Yes, Associate Degree holders should apply through the Non-JUPAS route. Associate Degree holders may be shortlisted for an interview, and successful applicants will be admitted directly to Year 3.


What will most of the graduates do after they graduate?

Normally 10-15% of our graduates will go for further studies. The rest are likely to develop their careers in the following fields:

  •   Administration / Management
  •   Advertising / Public Relations
  •   Civil Services
  •   Marketing
  •   Media Services
  •   Teaching
  •   Tourism
  •   Translation