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Hong Kong

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RGU is a dynamic, vibrant and modern university and has gained an impressive international reputation for providing top quality education relevant to the needs of today's employers.

RGU provides a range of courses with an internationally recognised accreditation. Our students gain a high professional profile thanks to our embedded courses and our strong links with industry.

Entry Requirements

Please note that this information is intended as a guideline and allows you to broadly compare your qualifications to the British qualifications specified on the course pages of this website. Some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications or work experience may be taken into consideration.

Undergraduate Requirements
  • Students with qualifications from any international high school are expected to have results comparable to students from UK institutions
  • Students with a Higher National Diploma or an Associate Degree will be considered for advanced entry to some undergraduate courses
  • Applications will be considered on a case by case basis, please contact Admissions for information: admissions@rgu.ac.uk
  • Applicants who do not hold an International High School qualification will be expected to undertake a pathway programme at our International College

Year 1 entry

  • A-Levels - refer to UK A-Level entry requirements on course pages.
  • HKDSE (A-Level equivillant) match to UK A-Levels - all elective subjects

Year 2 entry

  • A Levels - refer to our UK A Level entry requirements for year 2 entry on course pages.
  • HKDSE (A-Level equivillant) match to UK A-Levels for year 2 entry grades - all elective subjects
English Language 

Most undergraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English language score. Always check the relevant course page and our English Language Requirements page before applying.

We accept HKALE AS Level English at Grade E or above and HKDSE English Language at Grade 4 or above.

Postgraduate Requirements
  • A first degree with a minimum of a second class lower classification or a minimum GPA 2.3 or C+ from an institution in Hong Kong, or an equivalent
  • A small number of University postgraduate programmes do require a minimum of second class upper classification, or an equivalent (please refer to the relevant course page)
  • Applicants with lower qualification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. Contact Admissions for information: admissions@rgu.ac.uk
  • Students who do not meet our direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme through our International College at Robert Gordon University
English Language

Most postgraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score. Always check the relevant course page and our English Language Requirements page before applying.

We accept HKALE AS Level English at Grade E or above and HKDSE English Language at Grade 4 or above.

Meet Us

Your chance to meet RGU staff to apply for a course or discuss an existing application. 

We visit countries around the world at various times of the year. We also provide opportunities for you to chat to us online. Our regular web chats make it easy for you to connect with us from your own home.

If no visit is scheduled in your country, please contact the International Team and we will be happy to help you.

Scholarships & Funding

We have a wide range of scholarships are available to international students, find out if you are eligible for support for your country.

Scholarship or funding options may have additional eligibility requirements, however you may still qualify for support. Contact the International Team for further information, or search all Funding and Scholarships.

Available Scholarships & Funding for students from Hong Kong

Agents in Hong Kong

These are our university-approved agents in Hong Kong. In addition to our Admissions Office and International Team, they are available to help you with any enquiries and help with the submitting your application.

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