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There are currently around 90 students from Hong Kong enrolled on programmes as diverse as Accounting, Applied Sciences, Architecture, Building Surveying, Business with Human Resource Management, Cultural Management, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Mass Communication, Psychology and many more.

Our students from Hong Kong are involved in a wide variety of clubs and societies at Northumbria University. Find out about the fantastic opportunities available to you at our A-Z of Societies.Hong Kong

Northumbria University has strong links with Hong Kong, providing local students with the opportunity to study in the UK, Hong Kong or both. Around 25% of Northumbria students studying on collaborative or distance learning programmes are based in Hong Kong. Should you wish to study with Northumbria but remain in Hong Kong our collaborative programmes taught with local institutions cover a wide variety of subject areas including International Business Management, Food Science and Nutrition, Sport Management, and Travel and Tourism.

Entry Requirements

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
Foundation HKDSE HKCEE 4 x E's in academic subjects or Form 5 in a minimum of 3 academic subjects (grades will be assessed on a case by case basis) or HKDSE with minimum grades 222 in relevant subjects. There is no Maths requirement for the Creative Arts/Humanities routes

1st Year Undergraduate 

HKDSE (Diploma of Secondary Education) 

Tariff Points as per course grades  

Advanced Undergraduate  Higher Diploma
Associate Degrees
CGPA 2.0 for Year 2 entry
GPA 2.7 for Year 3
Postgraduate Programmes  Degree 2.5+
Graduate Certificate Bachelor  Pass / 1.0

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

Hong Kong Country Representatives

Representatives in Central District


Representatives in Kowloon 

Amber Education (Hong Kong) Services Limited

Unit 1601 | Office Tower One | Star Grand Plaza | 625 & 639 Nathan Road | Mongkok | Kowloon

Amber Education (Hong Kong) Services Limited

Unit 1417 | 14/F | Star House | No. 3 Salisbury Road | Tsim Sha Tsui | Hong Kong 


British United Education Services

9/F Wai Hing Building | 148 Prince Edward Road West | Kowloon

Maple Overseas Education Centre Hong Kong

Unit 1811 | 18/F | 655 Nathan Road | Mongkok | Kowloon

Representatives in North Point


Representatives in Wan Chai

Amber Education (Hong Kong) Services Limited

Room 1208 | Tai Yau Building | 181 Johnston Road | Wanchai

Global Education Alliance Limited (GEA)

Room 602, On Hong | 145 Hennessy Road | Wanchai


IDP Education UK

Room 2807-2809 | 28th Floor | Harbour Centre | 25 Harbour Road | Wanchai

SI-UK Hong Kong

Room No. 801 | On Hong Commercial Building | 145 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai



Events for International Students

To find out more events for international students, please view our International Events page. 

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