University of Birmingham and Hong Kong

The University of Birmingham extends a warm welcome to students from Hong Kong. We currently have 206 students from Hong Kong following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

The Student Experience

Student Experience

Hear from our students about studying at the University. Find out more about our societies and the student experience of living on campus

Scholarships

Scholarships

To award outstanding achievement and to attract students of the highest calibre from around the world, the University of Birmingham offers a number of international scholarships.

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Birmingham Foundation Academy

For entry to the BFA, we require the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE), with grades 4,4,3 in at least 3 subjects (excluding Chinese and Liberal Studies), including at least 2 elective subjects. To include grade 4 in Maths for the Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway (eg 4 (Maths) 4,3 overall).

Note: This is the only qualification that we will accept for entry to both Year 1 and the BFA.

Please visit the Birmingham Foundation Academy website for more information on our foundation programmes. 

Undergraduate

 We will consider holders of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) for entry to our undergraduate programmes with the grade equivalencies shown below (excluding Chinese and Liberal Studies).

 A-Level HKDSE
 A*AA  5*,5,5
 AAA  5,5,5
 AAB  5,5,4
 ABB  5,4,4
 BBB  4,4,4

Applicants for programmes with subject specific requirements will need to offer these as normal (please note that combined or integrated science will not normally be acceptable where a stated science is required i.e. Biology or Chemistry). Programmes requiring Mathematics as a specified subject will require both the Compulsory and Extended parts.

Higher level Diplomas and Associate Degrees can be considered for year one entry. A typical requirement would be an average grade of B (70-79%) or a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 in a relevant subject.

Holders of Higher Diplomas with a good performance (at least B+ or GPA 3.2 above) will be considered for entry to year 2 of relevant undergraduate degree programmes within Engineering and Computer Science.

Holders of the HKU SPACE Associate Degree programme with an good performance (at least B+ or GPA 3.2 above) throughout their studies may be considered for entry to year 2 of relevant undergraduate degree programmes. 

Postgraduate

The Hong Kong Bachelor degree is considered comparable to British Bachelor degree standard. Students with bachelor degrees awarded by universities in Hong Kong may be considered for entry to one of our postgraduate degree programmes.

Students with Master’s degrees may be considered for PhD study.

English Language

HKDSE English is accepted as a substitute for IELTS/TOEFL/Pearson for entry to our programmes. See the English language page for specific programme requirements and further information.

Accommodation 

Find out about types of accommodation available during your study at the University.

Alumni in Hong Kong

Find out more about alumni activities in Hong Kong 

Contact us 

Japan-beo-fair-2013-AHThe University of Birmingham contact for Hong Kong is Alexa Haslam.

If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact Alexa or one of the International Recruitment team by sending an email to a.haslam@bham.ac.uk


 

Birmingham representatives in Hong Kong

Our representatives in Hong Kong can provide advice on studying in the UK and, more specifically, at the University of Birmingham. They will also be able to assist you with your application.

Aston Education
Unit 707
AXA Centre
151 Gloucester Road
Wanchai
Tel: (852) 2866 9933
Fax: (852) 2866 9880
Email: info@astonhongkong.com
www.astonhongkong.com

IDP Education
Room 2807, 28th Floor, Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road
Wanchai Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Tel: 852 2827 6362
Fax: 852 2827 9286
Email: info.hongkong@idp.com
Website: www.hongkong.idp.com

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and Internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

For more information visit www.britishcouncil.org/hongkong.

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