Hong Kong

‌The University of Glasgow has been welcoming students from Hong Kong since 1883. We have long-standing relationships with many institutions in Hong Kong, as well as strong alumni links.

Scotland and Hong Kong are both small, flexible, advanced economies. Scotland has a population of over 5 million; slightly smaller than the population of Hong Kong at 7 million. Chinese culture is very influential in Glasgow, with a wealth of Chinese restaurants, supermarkets and traditional Chinese medicine stores in the city. Glasgow even has a small China Town.

The University of Glasgow Hong Kong Society is open to all those with Chinese/Hong Kong backgrounds or those with a general interest in Hong Kong.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate

The University will consider students with HKALE or HKDSE, Hong Kong Diploma for Secondary Education.

Entry to some courses may vary. Applicants with Level 4 or higher in 4 HKDSE subjects will be considered for year 1 entry (subjects can be from core and/or elective subjects although some courses may require a specific subject from the core or electives). Level 3 or above is also required in all core subjects. If Maths is required as a subject specific requirement for entry to any course, Level 4 will be required in both the compulsory and extended parts.

HKDSE English at Level 4 will be accepted in lieu of IELTS.

Associate degrees in relevant subjects with a GPA 3.0 or above will be considered, as well as recognised foundation and access programmes.

The University also accepts A-levels and IBDP for direct entry. Please refer to the webpage for the programme you want to study. Students studying the American curriculum should refer to the USA page.

Postgraduate Taught

We will consider applications to Masters degrees from graduates of national quality Hong Kongese universities with a GPA of 3.0 or above or an average score of 80% and above. Entry to some courses may differ.


Prospective Student Information Sessions

The University of Glasgow is pleased to invite all prospective students to online information sessions which will be dedicated to answering your questions about joining #TeamUofG.

The team will give a presentation covering the application process, entry requirements and student life. There will be time at the end of the presentation for you to ask questions.

Click the relevant link below to book your place.


Partnerships

The University works closely with Hong Kong University (one of our Universitas 21 partners) and Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow

We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Available Subjects
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

Available Subjects
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

University of Hong Kong

Available Subjects
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

If you want to come to Glasgow for a year abroad and your country does not have an existing agreement please look at our incoming Study Abroad Programme options

Meet Us

Students who choose to be counselled by an agency should expect the following standards of service:

  • Representatives will support students throughout the application process, providing advice and assistance in the preparation/submission of documents. It is, however, the applicant who must remain ultimately responsible for their account and the management of communications.
  • Representatives will have full access to student data contained within the application form and may manage a student application by discussing all aspects of the application with the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives should be honest and accurate in communicating information about the University to the student and vice versa. At no time should representatives disseminate false or misleading information to the student or to the University.
  • Representatives will conduct themselves with fairness and integrity at all times and are subject to a rigorous selection and ongoing training process by the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives are paid by the University for their services and will not pass on charges to prospective students.

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We would be happy to welcome you to our historic main campus in the heart of Glasgow, where we host open days and campus tours for you to experience our University in person. For more information, go to: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/visit/.


Contact Us

Mhairi Macfarlane, Senior International Officer (based in Glasgow)
mhairi.macfarlane@glasgow.ac.uk
+44 (0)141 330 7020

Adri Hortobagyi, International Recruitment Coordinator (based in Glasgow)
adrienn.hortobagyi@glasgow.ac.uk
+44 (0)141 330 8764


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