Prospective students may apply for the MAEC program through the direct choice in JUPAS (JUPAS Code: JS5813), or apply for transfer from any Science or Business School programs after their first year of study. Students interested in MAEC are encouraged to include either or both JS5100 and JS5300 in their program choices. Admission is based on academic results and interview performance.

JUPAS-HKDSE Applicants

Minimum Requirement:

Core Subjects Level Required
English Language 4
Chinese Language

Mathematics (Compulsory Module) 3
Liberal Studies 2
Elective Subjects
Elective 1:
One of: M1 / M2 / Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Combined Science / Integrated Science
Elective 2:
One of: M1 / M2 / Any Category A subjects

JUPAS Score Calculation – Best 6 Subjects with Weighting:

Subjects Weighting
English Language x 2
Mathematics (Compulsory Module) x 2
Best Elective:
    M1 / M2; or
    Biology / Physics / Chemistry / CS / IS
x 2
x 1.5
Next best 3 subjects:
    Any other subjects
x 1.5
x 1

Applicants with International Qualifications In addition to fulfilling the University’s general requirements, applicants with international qualifications (e.g. IBDP, GCEAL, SAT) must have at least one senior level subject from: Mathematics / Biology / Chemistry / Physics

Transfer from Science/Business School Programs SSCI/SBM students who have fulfilled the Major Pre-requisite requirements may choose to major in MAEC during the major selection exercise after completing their Year 1 study.

Major Pre-requisite course(s)

Students MUST take the following courses prior to enrollment into the major

Option 1

Course code Course Credit
MATH 1012
Calculus IA or
Calculus IB or
Honors Calculus I
MATH 1014
Calculus II or
Honors Calculus II

Option 2

Course code Course Credit
MATH 1020 Accelerated Calculus 3

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