For a Master's Programme, the applicant shall have:

1.  graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or

2.  graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" ; or

3.  completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

For the Doctor of Philosophy stream under the "MPhil-PhD Programmes", the applicant shall have:

1. a Master's degree holder from a recognized university; or

2. graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or

3. graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" ; or

4. completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

All students should fulfil the English Language Proficiency Requirement prescribed below before they are admitted:

a. Completed a degree programme for which the medium of instruction was English and the CUHK(SZ) Graduate School may request applicants to provide additional  supporting documents to prove their English proficiency; or

b. submit one of the following original score reports/certificates for assessment by the programmes concerned:

     TOEFL (normally not lower than 550 Paper-based; and 79 internet-based);
     IELTS (Academic) (normally not lower than Band 6.5);
     GMAT (Verbal, normally not lower than 21); or

c. possess a pass grade in English in one of the following examinations:
     Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination. (AS Level);
     Hong Kong Higher Level Exam

d. achieve Level 4 or above in the English Language subject of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; or

e. obtained a recognized professional qualification, provided that the examination was conducted in English.