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Recognition of HKDSE
Recognition of Qualifications for HKDSE

The HKDSE is not only well-recognsied locally, but is also widely recognised by non-local higher education institutions. For information about recognition of the HKDSE among non-local higher education institutions, please click here. Currently, over 300 tertiary institutions worldwide have published their general admission requirements for candidates holding HKDSE qualification on the HKEAA’s website. The HKEAA will continue to invite overseas universities/institutions to provide information about their general admission requirements for HKDSE candidates*.

Details about the general admission requirements for the HKDSE from different universities/ institutions are shown as below:

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*To create space for students and cater for learner diversity, the optimising measures which are applicable to the 2024 HKDSE onwards have been implemented. In response to the optimising measures, the HKEAA has been working closely with universities and higher education institutions around the world to update information on the general admission requirements shown on the website.

University Name Country/Area General Admission Requirements
For Candidates Taking the HKDSE Before 2024 For Candidates Taking the HKDSE In or After 2024
Abertay University
United Kingdom PDF
Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Anglia Ruskin University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Arts University Bournemouth
United Kingdom PDF
ARU College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Astrum Colleges
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Bangor University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Bath Academy
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Bath Spa University
United Kingdom PDF
Birkbeck, University of London
United Kingdom PDF
Birmingham City University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Birmingham City University International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Brunel University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Cardiff University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
City University London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Coventry University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
De Montfort University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Durham University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Edge Hill University
United Kingdom PDF
Falmouth University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Glasgow Caledonian University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Glasgow International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Goldsmiths, University of London
United Kingdom PDF
Gower College Swansea
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Heriot-Watt University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Institute of Education, University College London
United Kingdom PDF
International College Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Kaplan International Colleges
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Keele University
United Kingdom PDF
King's College London
United Kingdom PDF
Kingston University London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Lancaster University
United Kingdom PDF
Leeds Beckett University
United Kingdom PDF
Leeds College of Art
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Leeds Conservatoire
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Liverpool Hope University
United Kingdom PDF
Liverpool International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Liverpool John Moores University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
London Metropolitan University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
London School of Business and Management
United Kingdom PDF PDF
London School of Economics and Political Science
United Kingdom PDF
London South Bank University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Loughborough University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Manchester Metropolitan University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Middlesex University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
New College of the Humanities
United Kingdom PDF
Newcastle University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Northumbria University
United Kingdom PDF
Norwich University of the Arts
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Nottingham Trent International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Oxford Brookes University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Queen Mary, University of London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Robert Gordon University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Royal Holloway, University of London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Royal Veterinary College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
United Kingdom PDF
Sheffield Hallam University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Southampton Solent University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
St George's, University of London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Staffordshire University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Swansea University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The College, Swansea University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The School of Pharmacy, University of London
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Derby
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom PDF
The University of Law
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Manchester
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Nottingham
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Nottingham International College
United Kingdom PDF
The University of Sheffield
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Surrey
United Kingdom PDF
The University of Warwick
United Kingdom PDF PDF
The University of Winchester
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Tresham College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Ulster University
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University College Birmingham
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University College London
United Kingdom PDF
University College of Estate Management
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Bath
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Bradford
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Brighton
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Brighton International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Bristol
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom PDF
University of Central Lancashire
United Kingdom PDF
University of Chichester
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Dundee
United Kingdom PDF
University of East Anglia
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Essex
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Exeter
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Gloucestershire
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Hertfordshire
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Hull
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Kent
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Leeds
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Leicester
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Lincoln
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Plymouth
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Reading
United Kingdom PDF
University of South Wales
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Southampton
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of St Andrews
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Stirling
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Suffolk
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Sussex
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of the West of England
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of West London
United Kingdom PDF
University of Westminster
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of Worcester
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of York
United Kingdom PDF PDF
University of York International Pathway College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
UWE Bristol’s International College
United Kingdom PDF PDF
Important Notes: The information provided on this section about admission requirements of overseas universities is for users' reference only. Although the results of HKDSE Examination have been widely accepted, some universities have set particular criteria for admission of overseas students. The final decision concerning admission to the universities will depend on the relative academic performance of candidates and requirements of respective faculties/programmes. Since admission policies to higher education vary in different countries, interested candidates should contact the institutions directly for further information regarding application requirements.
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