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Direct Application
For applicants of:
  • 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
 
Application for admission
Q1: What is the application procedure for admission to Tung Wah College (TWC) programmes?
A1: Applications could be submitted online at the TWC Admission System at www.twc.edu.hk/admission starting from mid-October.
 
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 twcadmission@twc.edu.hk 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).
 
Examination
Subject
Minimum grade required
General Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Advanced Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)
Chinese Language
Grade E
General Certificate of Education Examination (GCE) – (Ordinary Level) (only UK accredited GCE will be considered)
Grade C
General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (GCSE)
Grade C
International 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)?
A9: A waiver of application fee for admission is granted to applicants who are (i) studying in TWGHs secondary schools and (ii) current DSE candidates (i.e. 2020 DSE).
 
Arrangement for interviews and notification of results for admission
Q10: When will I be invited to an interview?
A10: Under normal circumstances, applicants will be invited to attend interview(s) within four weeks upon receipt of their applications by TWC.
 
Q11: What kinds of documents should be presented when attending the interview?
A11: Applicants should bring the following documents:
  • Original of Hong Kong Identity Card/ Passport;
  • One copy of school reports of two preceding years of your study;
  • Original and one copy of your results of public examinations, if available (e.g. HKDSE, HKALE, HKCEE, GCE, IB, Mainland JEE, etc.)
  • One copy of other academic qualifications or relevant information (e.g. applicants’ participation in extra-curriculum activities and community services, etc.) (optional)
 
Q12: Do I need to attend interviews for individual programme which I apply for?
A12: Yes. Eligible applicants will be invited to attend interviews of all programmes applied for.
 
Q13: Will I be given more than one offer of programme?
A13: Admission offers will be made with regard to applicants’ admission interview results. Applicants may receive more than ONE programme offer but they could only accept one. (Please also see Q17.)
 
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) to the Registry 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 they have already attended the related admission interview(s).
 
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.
 
Acceptance of offer
Q17: 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 and log in to the TWC Admission System to confirm acceptence of the offer and settle the deposits 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?
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 claims his/her offer, it will be the latest offer that he/she has confirmed acceptance with the Registry.
 
Accreditation and Recognition
Q19: Are the programmes offered by TWC recognised in Hong Kong?
A19: 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 subsidy
Q20: 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)?
A20: 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 $31,300 in the 2019/2020 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

Q21: Which sub-degree programmes are subsidised under the SSSDP?
A20: The Higher Diploma in Health Science and High Diploma in Nursing programmes have been included under the SSSDP. The annual subsidy amount is $36,400 in the 2019/2020 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
For JUPAS applicants of:
  • 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)
 
Application for admission
Q22: If I am a 2020 HKDSE candidate, what is the application procedure for admission to Tung Wah College (TWC)’s SSSDP degree programmes?
A22: Applicants can apply for the SSSDP places of these degree programmes through JUPAS only. The JUPAS catalogue numbers are JSST01, JSST02, JSST03, JSST04 and JSST05 respectively. For details, please visit the JUPAS website at www.jupas.edu.hk. Please note that there are NO self-financing places for these 5 SSSDP programmes.
 
Q23: What are the general entrance requirements for these five programmes?
A23: Please click here for the general entrance requirements. For programme-specific requirements, please click the following links:
 
Q25: If I am a non-JUPAS applicant and there are unfilled intake places after all admission rounds of JUPAS, can I apply this programme?
A25: 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, 22 August 2020*. Non-JUPAS local applicants may submit their applications for these unfilled SSSDP intake places after 10:00am, 22 August 2020*. Applications should be sent to Tung Wah College through online application in Tung Wah College’s website by the deadline at 5:00pm, 24 August 2020*.
 
* Tentative, and to be confirmed by the Education Bureau
 
Arrangement for interviews and notification of results for admission
Q26: Will I be invited to an interview?
A26: TWC will invite eligible and selected applicants of JSST01, JSST02, JSST03, JSST04 and JSST05 to attend interviews after the announcement of DSE results. Applicants not invited to interview will still be considered for admission.
 
Q27: What kinds of documents should be presented when attending the interview?
A27: Applicants should bring their original copy of Hong Kong Identity Card/ Passport.
 
Q28: When will I be notified of the Main Round offer result?
A28: According to the JUPAS’s instructions, the Main Round offer results will be announced on 3 August 2020. For details, please visit the JUPAS website.
 
Acceptance of offer
Q29: What should I do if I am given a Main Round offer?
A29: 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 3 August – 3 August 2020 (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.
 
Q30: Should I pay the acceptance fee if I have already paid the deposit for a TWC self-financing programme before?
A30: Yes.
 


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Email
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