We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.
Entry into Year Two
Students who have completed A-levels or International Baccalaureate (or equivalent) will be considered for entry into Year Two, different programmes have different subject-relevant requirements.
IB Diploma: 30 points
Advanced Placement Tests/Subject SATS--High school diploma with a GPA of 3.0 or above, plus:
Redesigned SAT: 1280+ (students that took the SATs previous to 2016 will require 1800+) or ACT: 27, and 2 AP examinations: 4+ or 2 SAT subject tests: 600+ or
3 AP examinations: 4+ or
3 SAT subjects: 600+
- BEng Architecture & BA Filmmaking: require a digital copy portfolio review and an interview with members of Departments of Architecture and School of Film and TV Arts, which can be conducted in person or via the Internet.
- BA International Business with a Language year 2 entry: applicants who do not select Chinese should be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of Spanish (DELE A1) or Japanese (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test N5).
- Programme in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Design and Technology Science and so on require Mathematics and Physics.
- Programme in Architecture, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Chemistry, Mathematics, Science and Digital Media Arts and so on require Mathematics.
English language requirements
For international applicants, if you are a non-native English speaker, or if you have not previously studied in English, you must have satisfactory English language skills to study at XJTLU. Various English qualifications are accepted:
Year One entry
- IELTS: 5.0
- TOEFL: 62 (iBT)
Year Two entry
English qualifications are not required for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan who take the Joint Examination or the GSAT.
Students who are entering into Year One with less than IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in their English proficiency will take 10 credits EAP, and students with IELTS 6.5 or above will take five credits EAP.