Bachelor’s Degree Programmes
Sub Degree Programmes
FAQsDirect Application (2022/23 Entry)For applicants of:
Diploma ProgrammeCertificate Programme
Application for admissionQ1: What is the application procedure for admission to Tung Wah College (TWC) programmes?
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Nursing (Senior Year entry only)
- Bachelor of Management (Honours) in Social and Business Sustainability
- Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) with majors in Basic Medical Sciences and Forensic Science
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Therapy (Senior Year entry only)
- Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Applied Psychology
- Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education
- Higher Diploma in Health Science
- Higher Diploma in Nursing
- Higher Diploma in Psychology
A1: Applications could be submitted online at the TWC Admission System at www.twc.edu.hk/admission starting from mid-September.Q2: What are the general minimum entrance requirements for HKDSE holders to apply for TWC’s degree and sub-degree programmes?
A2: Please refer to the general admission requirements for degree and sub-degree programmes at Administration_Units/reg/our_service/prospective_students/admission_requirement , and pay attention to any programme-specific requirements.Q3: Is TWC one of the participating institutions of E-APP (Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes)?
A3: Yes. E-APP (www.eapp.gov.hk) is a one-stop internet-based online application system developed by the Education Bureau for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination candidates of current year. It provides an alternative application channel for the HKDSE Examination candidates to lodge advance applications for locally-accredited sub-degree and bachelor’s degree programmes not covered by the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) before announcement of public examination results.TWC will obtain your application through E-APP for further processing and arrangement of interviews. The assessment of applications is at the full discretion of individual institutions. E-APP does not charge any fees, nevertheless, applicants must pay the application fee as required by TWC.Q4: Why is the application status not updated on E-APP?
A4: The application status and related information would be updated in the TWC Admission System upon transmission of application data from E-APP to the TWC Admission System.Q5: How much is the application fee for admission? How can I pay for it?
A5: The application fee for admission is HK$200 (HK$400 for non-local applicants). Applicants can retrieve and download the Payment Advice via the TWC Admission System. Please refer to the email sent by TWC. Please note that application fee paid is non-refundable.Q6: Is an applicant allowed to apply for one programme only?
A6: Each applicant may apply for 3 programme choices in the TWC Admission System. You may contact the Registry at firstname.lastname@example.org for adding more programme choices. HK$100 will be charged for each additional programme choice.Q7: For non-Chinese speaking students, what are the alternative qualifications in Chinese Language for admission to TWC programmes?
A7: For non-Chinese speaking students, TWC accepts the following two alternative qualifications in Chinese Language (ACL):(1) Students obtained the minimum grade in the Chinese Language under GCE, GCSE and IGCSE (please refer to the table below).ExaminationSubjectMinimum grade requiredGeneral Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Advanced Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)Chinese LanguageGrade EGeneral Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Ordinary Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)Grade CGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (GCSE)Grade 4 or CInternational General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (IGCSE)Grade 4 or C(2) Students obtained the grade “attained” in the Applied Learning Chinese [ApL(C)] (for non-Chinese speaking students).Q8: What are the admission requirements for non-local applicants?
A8: Please click here for the detailed requirements.Q9: Is there any special admission arrangement for applicants who are students of secondary schools of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) and those of the member schools of the Association of Hong Kong Chinese Middel Schools (AHKCMS)?
A9: Applicants who are (i) studying in TWGHs secondary schools or AHKCMS member schools and (ii) current DSE candidates do NOT need to pay application fee.Arrangement for interviews and notification of results for admissionQ10: When will I be invited to an interview?
A10: You may or may not be invited to attend interviews depending on which programme(s) you are applying for. Assessment of applicants will be based on one or a combination of the following:
- Academic results (e.g. secondary school reports, public examination results and academic transcripts)
- Personal statement
- Written test results (if applicable)
- Interview performance (if applicable)
Q11: What kinds of documents should I submit along with my application?
A11: Applicants should upload the following documents via the TWC Admission System:
- Identity documents (e.g. Hong Kong Identity Card, entry permit / visa and travel document / passport)
- School reports / academic transcripts of two preceding years of your study
- Results of public examinations, if available (e.g. HKDSE, HKALE, HKCEE, GCE, IB, Mainland JEE, etc.)
- Course plan (with course titles and contact hours / number of credits of each course) of the programme in which you are currently enrolled, if applicable (for applicants of BMSc (Senior Year) only)
- Other academic qualifications or relevant information (e.g. applicants’ participation in extra-curriculum activities and community services, etc.) (optional)
Please note that your application will NOT be processed until you have uploaded all the relevant documents.Q12: How will I know if I need to attend interviews or written tests for the programmes that I have applied for?
A12: You will be notified by email if you are invited to attend interviews or written tests.Q13: Will I be given more than one offer of programme?
A13: Admission offers will be made with regard to applicants’ academic results, admission written test results, interview performance, etc. Applicants may receive more than ONE programme offer but they could only accept one. (Please also see Q18.)Q14: When will I need to provide a proof of my results in public examination in case I am put on waiting list?
A14: Applicants who are put on waiting list should provide proof of their results in public examinations (except HKDSE) via the TWC Admission System as soon as possible upon the release of results for the respective public examinations.Q15: May I submit an application and attend an interview for the same programme again if I am not satisfied with my performance in the concerned interview?
A15: Each applicant is allowed to submit an application online ONCE only in each round of admission exercise. If the application(s) for programme(s) is/are rejected, it/they would not be processed again. Applicants are not allowed to change/delete/withdraw the programme choice(s) once their applications have been processed.Q16: When will I be notified of the admission result?
A16: Under normal circumstances, applicants will receive a notification of admission result in about 4 weeks after an admission interview / a written test (if applicable) or submission of academic documents, whichever is later.Acceptance of offerQ17: What should I do if I receive a conditional/ direct offer?
A17: Upon receipt of an offer from a programme, applicants should follow the instructions stated in the offer acceptance letter, log in to the TWC Admission System to confirm acceptance of the offer and settle the deposit using the payment methods provided in the system on or before the stipulated deadline.Q18: What should I do if I wish to accept an offer received from another programme subsequent to my acceptance of offer at an earlier stage before programme registration?
A18: Applicants may change their offer in TWC Admission System if they receive an admission offer from another programme at a later stage. However, the change of offer will be irreversible. When an applicant completes registration for a TWC programme, it will be the last offer that he/she would receive for admission in the same academic year.
Q19: Will I receive offers from other TWC programmes after programme registration?
A19: No. Applicants who have completed programme registration will no longer be considered by any other TWC programmes for admission in the same academic year upon completion of programme registration.Accreditation and RecognitionQ20: Are the programmes offered by TWC recognised in Hong Kong?A20: All the programmes offered by TWC are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualification (HKCAAVQ).The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Nursing and the Higher Diploma in Nursing programmes have been accredited by The Nursing Council of Hong Kong (NCHK). Graduates are to apply for the license of Registered Nurses (RN) and Enrolled Nurses (EN) respectively.The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Therapy programme has received accreditation from the Radiographers Board of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council (SMPC). Graduates are qualified for registration as Radiographers (Therapeutic Stream) (Part II).Graduates of the Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and the Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education programmes are recognised by the Education Bureau (EDB) as meeting the requirement for registration as Qualified Kindergarten Teachers under the Education Ordinance, and eligible for registration as Child Care Workers (CCW) and Child Care Supervisors (CCS) under the Child Care Services Ordinance of the Social Welfare Department (SWD). Besides, graduates of the Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education programme are also recognised as Special Child Care Workers (SCCW) by SWD.
Tuition fee subsidyQ21: Students of which programmes will be eligible for the Government’s Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS)?
A21: The Government provides a non-means-tested annual subsidy for eligible students pursuing full-time locally-accredited local and non-local self-financing undergraduate (including top-up degree) programmes in Hong Kong (save for those enrolled in places already supported under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors) offered by eligible institutions. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS is $33,100 in the 2021/2022 academic year. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau. For more details of the Subsidy Scheme, please visit www.cspe.edu.hk/en/nmt/ .Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) for Sub-degree
Q22: Which sub-degree programmes are subsidised under the SSSDP?
A22: The Higher Diploma in Health Science and High Diploma in Nursing programmes have been included under the SSSDP. The annual subsidy amount is $38,400 in the 2021/2022 academic year. The annual subsidy amount may vary in each academic year subject to the decision by the Education Bureau. For more details on the Subsidy Scheme, please visit www.cspe.edu.hk/en/sssdp.
Application through JUPAS – Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) Degree Programmes (2022/23 Entry)For JUPAS applicants of:
Application for admissionQ23: If I am a 2021 HKDSE candidate, what is the application procedure for admission to Tung Wah College (TWC)’s SSSDP degree programmes?
- Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Nursing (SSSDP)
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science (SSSDP)
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Therapy (SSSDP)
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Occupational Therapy (SSSDP)
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physiotherapy (SSSDP)
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology (SSSDP)
A23: Applicants can apply for the SSSDP places of these degree programmes through JUPAS only. The JUPAS catalogue numbers are JSST01, JSST02, JSST03, JSST04, JSST05 and JSST06 respectively. For details, please visit the JUPAS website at www.jupas.edu.hk. Please note that there are NO self-financing places for these 6 SSSDP programmes.Q24: What are the general entrance requirements for these five programmes?
A24: Please click here for the general entrance requirements. For programme-specific requirements, please click the following links:
Q25: What are the professional recognitions of these SSSDP degree programmes?
A25: Please visit www.twc.edu.hk/sssdp for more information about the professional recognitions.Q26: If I am a non-JUPAS applicant and there are unfilled intake places after all admission rounds of JUPAS, can I apply this programme?
A26: The intake places of programmes under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) are mainly allocated through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS). Should there be unfilled intake places after all admission rounds of JUPAS, the SSSDP participating institution will admit local non-JUPAS applicants via direct admission of no more than 10% of the subsidised places of each selected programme.The number of unfilled intake places of the SSSDP programme, if available, and details of the application arrangement will be announced via this website after 10:00am, 3 September 2022*. Non-JUPAS local applicants may submit their applications for these unfilled SSSDP intake places after 10:00am, 3 September 2022*. Applications should be sent to Tung Wah College through online application in Tung Wah College’s website by the deadline at 5:00pm, 5 September 2022*.* Tentative, and to be confirmed by the Education BureauArrangement for interviews and notification of results for admissionQ27: Will I be invited to an interview?
A27: TWC may invite eligible and selected applicants of JSST01, JSST02, JSST03, JSST04, JSST05 and JSST06 to attend interviews after the announcement of DSE results. Applicants not invited to interview will still be considered for admission.Q28: What kinds of documents should be presented when attending the interview?
A28: Applicants should bring their original copy of Hong Kong Identity Card/ Passport.Q29: When will I be notified of the Main Round offer result?
A29: According to the JUPAS’s instructions, the Main Round offer results will be announced on 10 August 2022. For details, please visit the JUPAS website.Acceptance of offerQ30: What should I do if I am given a Main Round offer?
A30: According to the JUPAS’ instructions, applicants must confirm the acceptance of offer by:(1) paying the acceptance fee of HK$5,000 during the period 10 August – 11 August 2022 (by 5:00pm). For details, please check the website of JUPAS; and
(2) completing the registration procedures during the designated period as specified by TWC.Q31: Should I pay the acceptance fee if I have already paid the deposit for a TWC self-financing programme before?A31: Yes.
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