Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)
The total number of intake for the BPharm programme is 30* in 2019/2020.
Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS)
In addition to satisfying the University Entrance Requirements as listed at http://www.aal.hku.hk/admissions/local/admissions-information, candidates for admission shall satisfy all of the following requirements in HKDSE:
- achieve the level of performance in the four core subjects as below:
Subjects Level of Performance English 4 Chinese 3 Mathematics 2 Liberal Studies 2
- attain at least Level 3 in two electives, one of which must be:
- Chemistry or
- Combined Science with Chemistry as one of the components
Preference is given to those who list the BPharm programme as a Band A choice. Candidates may be selected, on the basis of their school reference reports, for an interview to be held in June. Another round of interviews for JUPAS candidates will be held in July upon the announcement of the HKDSE results. Interviews are designed to assess the candidates’ suitability for the programme, and will take into account their motivation, aptitude, communication skills and general social awareness.
Selection for admission is based on the candidates’ academic performance in the HKDSE and their performance at interviews.
Overseas students or local students who are applying for admission on the strength of examination results other than HKDSE should submit their applications direct to the University through the Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme. Please visit the webpage https://aal.hku.hk/admissions/international/admissions-information for the range and level of qualifications accepted by the University as well as the subject requirements for the BPharm programme. Candidates applying for the programme should have working knowledge of Cantonese.
Those who list the BPharm programme as their first choice will be considered. Interviews will normally be held in December and April.
*subject to the Government's and the Legislative Council's approval