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HKU SPACE is the Admissions Office

for the University of London International Programmes in Hong Kong

International Degrees - Valued Globally, Relevant Locally

University of London and HKU SPACE

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  • The partnership between the University of London and HKU SPACE (formerly the Department of Extra Mural Studies – DEMS) is a longstanding one. From its outset, over 60 years ago, DEMS offered preparatory Law courses for the LLB degree. In the 1980s, responding to community demand, HKU SPACE expanded its teaching provision to include also the Accounting, Banking, Business, Economics, Finance and Management programmes (Lead College: London School of Economics and Political Science). This was followed by the BSc in Computing and Information Systems (Lead College: Goldsmiths). We have also collaborated with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Royal Holloway (RHUL). Programmes are fully managed by both academic and administrative staff.  

  • In addition to providing preparatory courses, HKU SPACE also has a longstanding administrative arrangement with the University of London. This means that HKU SPACE acts as an Admissions Centre for the University of London and receives and processes applications. Those who fulfill University admission criteria may receive their Letters of Eligibility directly from HKU SPACE on London's behalf.

  • As part of its 150th Anniversary celebrations in 2008, the University of London International Programmes made special awards to six institutions worldwide in recognition of their contributions and efforts as partners. HKU SPACE was proud to be chosen as one of the six and the only one in Hong Kong.

  • With effect from September 2009, HKU SPACE became an Affiliate Centre of the University of London in Hong Kong. This is the highest level of recognition and means that in the considered view of the University of London, HKU SPACE demonstrates a sustained commitment to developing excellence in respect of teaching, support to students and administrative processes.

One-Stop Service for Application and Registration via HKU SPACE

  • For the past 25 years, HKU SPACE has provided a one-stop service for application and registration for admission to many undergraduate degree programmes of the University of London International Programmes. These services are offered for the convenience of all Hong Kong applicants whether or not they are HKU SPACE students.

  • For applicants to the LLM, the MSc in Professional Accountancy and other postgraduate courses, we provide a service of verification of documentary evidence and submission of application forms with a charge of $350.

  • For those not applying via our office, we now also offer a verification of documentary evidence service for all University of London applications with a charge of $350.

Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements

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Course specific requirements such as competence in English language and Mathematics may be required in certain programmes.

 

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Course Requirements

  • Computing: HKDSE Mathematics at Level 3   or   GCSE/GCE 'O' Level Mathematics at Grade B   or   IB Mathematics / Mathematical Studies at Grade 4 (Higher Level ) / Grade 5 (Standard Level)
  • Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences: HKDSE Mathematics at Level 2  or   GCSE/GCE 'O' Level Mathematics at Grade C  or  IB Mathematics / Mathematical Studies at Grade 3 (Higher Level ) / (Standard Level)
  • English: GCE 'A' Level English at Grade E
  • Laws: N/A


Graduates Holding a Recognised Full First Degree

Graduate Entry Route
Graduate Entry Route is available for the LLB degree and the degree in the fields of Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences (EMFSS).


Postgraduate Programmes
Applicants should usually have a good first degree in appropriate subject from an institution acceptable to the University. However, applicants with professional qualifications and experience may be taken into consideration.

Programme Flexible Study Mode  Application Procedures | Fees 
Am I Qualified

Programme

 

Programme  

Flexible Study Mode

Preparation

Courses

offered by 

HKU SPACE

 

Flexible Study Period

 

University of London

Prospectus 

&

Application Form

Part-time

Full-time

UNDERGRADUATE

ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT, FINANCE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (EMFSS)

 

BSc Accounting and Finance

# HKQF Level 5
QR Registration No.: 13/000446/L5 (Full-time)
                                               13/000445/L5 (Part-time)
Validity Period: 1 Sep 2013 - 31 Aug 2021

 Details (Part-time) 

Details (Full-time)

2 – 8 years *

Prospectus

 

 

 

Applicaton Form

BSc Banking and Finance

# HKQF Level 5
QR Registration No.: 13/000448/L5 (Full-time)
                                               13/000447/L5 (Part-time)
Validity Period: 1 Sep 2013 - 31 Aug 2021 

  Details (Part-time)

Details (Full-time)

BSc Business and Management

# HKQF Level 5
QR Registration No.:  14/000004/L5 (Full-time)
                                                14/000003/L5 (Part-time)
Validity Period: 1 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2018

 

  Details (Part-time)

Details (Full-time)

BSc Economics and Management

# HKQF Level 5
QR Registration No.: 13/000312/L5 (Full-time)
                                               12/001219/L5 (Part-time)
Validity Period: 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2021

  Details (Part-time)

Details (Full-time)

Graduate Diploma

 

 

 

N/A

1 – 5 years

Prospectus

 

Application Form

LAWS

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

 

Details

2 – 6 years * 

Prospectus

 

Application Form

COMPUTING

BSc in Computing and Information Systems

 

Details

2 – 8 years *

Prospectus

 

Application Form

BSc in Creative Computing

 

 

N/A

HUMANITIES

BA in English

 

 

 

N/A

 

3 – 8 years

Prospectus

 

 

Application Form

Diploma of Higher Education in English

 

 

1 – 5 years

Certificate of Higher Education in English

 

 

Divinity, Theology, Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

 

 

N/A

 

Combined Degree Scheme

 

 

N/A

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

 

 

 

 

 

BSc in Business Administration

 

 

N/A

 

Prospectus

 

Application Form

POSTGRADUATE

MSc in Professional Accountancy 

 

Details

6 months  5 years

Prospectus

 

Application Form

Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF)
These courses have been listed on the Qualifications Register (QR) of Hong Kong. Full-time students are eligible to apply for financial assistance and loans from the Government. These qualifications are recognised by the Hong Kong Government in applications for civil service posts.

Graduate Entry Route / Exemption (2 years)
Students recognised by University of
London International Programmes as graduate entrants OR those with exemptions from 3 - 4 courses may complete the programme in 2 yearsA student can decide whether s/he will take examinations or not each year within the valid registration period.
Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance
These are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.
 

Flexible Study Mode

  • Students, without going to UK, can study independently or attend the preparation courses offered by HKU SPACE in either the full-time or the part-time mode. 

  • Learning resources provided by the University of London may include:
    -      Subject Guides
    -      Statute Books (on specified courses) 
    -      University of London Online Library
    -      Virtual Learning Environment
            i.     Past Examination Papers
            ii.     Self-testing Activities
            iii.    Latest News and Updates
            iv.    Student Discussion Forums

Application Procedures

Applicants should submit the completed application form together with the appropriate application fee and the following documents to the University of London International Programmes Admissions Office at HKU SPACE (please see address below) as soon as possible, but not later than 1 October 2018 (except for all English programmes):

  • original and photocopied evidence of your full name (including any change of name) and date of birth (i.e. Hong Kong identity card, passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate, deed poll or statutory declaration);

  • evidence of every qualification listed on your application form, including original certificate/s and one set of photocopies; and
    (Original certificate/s will be verified by our Admissions Office and returned to you immediately at no extra cost. If you cannot provide original certificate/s, you should contact the appropriate awarding / examining authority and arrange for them to send a certified statement of results directly to us.)

  • application fee of £92 (This fee is non-refundable). Fees can be paid by banker’s draft or crossed cheque in pounds sterling and made payable to “The University of London”. In addition, HKU SPACE also accepts VISA/MasterCard, EPS and cash in HK$.

Application forms and prospectuses are available from the University of London International Programmes (Admissions Office) at HKU SPACE (please see address below):

Address:

University of London International Programmes
(Admissions Office)
HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre
Room 313, 3/F, Admiralty Centre
18 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong

Tel:

3761 1122

Fax:

2527 0489

E-mail:

londonu@hkuspace.hku.hk

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Fees

  • Please note that we cannot give advice or comment on qualifications and eligibility until your application form, all the necessary documentation and the application fee have been received. Application fees are not refundable.

  • Application Fee - £92

  • Initial Registration Fee (2017/18):

    • BA in English - £1,320

    • BSc in Computing and Information Systems - £808

    • Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences Programmes - £874

    • LLB - £450

  • A schedule of the fees is listed in the programme prospectus. Fees are subject to annual review. 

Key Dates

Item

Undergraduate Programmes

(except for all English programmes)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Application

From 3 January to 20 October 2017

November intake: From 3 January to 20 October 2017

May intake: From 21 October 2017 to 1 April 2018

Registration

As soon as you receive the Letter of Eligibility, but not later than 30 November 2017

As soon as you receive the Letter of Eligibility, but not later than:

November intake: 20 November 2017

May intake: 2 May 2018

Enrolment in HKU SPACE Preparation Courses

Most of the HKU SPACE preparation courses will commence in August / September. Enrolments are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Examinations

Examinations in Hong Kong are conducted by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA). Please contact the HKEAA to apply for examinations.

May / June 2018

November intake: May / June 2018

May intake: October 2018

Release of Examination Result

Mid-August

Mid-August / Mid-December

Open Days

Saturdays, 29 April & 8 July 2017

Presentation Ceremony

January at HKU SPACE

March in the United Kingdom

 

Postgraduate Programmes

For key dates of the MSc in Professional Accountancy and other postgraduate programmes, please refer to details in the relevant prospectus.

 

Early application is recommended because:

  • late applications and registrations will not be accepted;

  • applications that do not meet the general entrance and/or course requirements of a programme will have to be referred to the University of London Admissions Panel for a final decision. This requires considerable processing time, so application before June 2017 is advised; and

  • a relevant HKU SPACE preparation course may be full or have started well before the University of London International Programmes application deadline, so application before June 2017 is also advised.

Examinations   | Quality and Standards   | The Award You Receive

 

Examinations

  • Examinations held in Hong Kong are conducted by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority which has complete control of the conduct of an examination, including the relevant entry procedures, designation of the centre at which examinations will be held and release of examination results.

  • Registration as a student of the University of London International Programmes or as a HKU SPACE student does NOT constitute entry to the examination. It is a student's responsibility to apply to the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority for permission to sit examinations.

  • For details, please contact the International and Professional Examinations Division of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority:

Address:

Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority

3/F, 17 Tseuk Luk Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong

Tel:

3628 8787

Fax:

3628 8790

E-mail: 

ie3@hkeaa.edu.hk  

 

Quality and Standards

Academic direction for all of the courses offered through the University of London International Programmes is provided by the world-class Colleges of the University of London. These Colleges include University College London (UCL), The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), King’s College London, Queen Mary, Birkbeck, Royal Holloway, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Goldsmiths. The Colleges (known as Lead Colleges) develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials and are responsible for the assessment of students. This means that students benefit from the academic rigour and leading-edge research undertaken by the Colleges. It also ensures that the standard of award made to International Programmes students is maintained at the same level as the standard of award made to students studying at one of the Colleges of the University of London.

 

The Award You Receive

  • When you graduate with a degree, diploma or certificate from the University of London, you will be sent two documents - a final diploma (i.e. the parchment you receive following graduation) and a Diploma Supplement.

  • The final diploma will indicate that you were registered with the University of London and awarded a University of London degree, diploma or certificate, and give the name of the Lead College which conducted the examinations. The University of London logo and signature of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London are incorporated. The Diploma Supplement will describe the nature, level and content of the programme you successfully completed and include a transcript of courses taken and marks achieved, as well as the overall classification. It also provides further information about the role of the Lead College and method of study. 

Open Day | Presentation Ceremony 

Open Day

8 July 2017 (Saturday)

3/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, HK

Meet Representatives from the University of London 

Information Seminars

Time

Undergraduate Study

Venue

11:00 am

How to obtain a BA Degree in English from University of London

(Lead College: Goldsmiths)

Room 302, 3/F

2:15 pm

BSc Degree in Computing and Information Systems
BSc Degree in Creative Computing

(Lead College: Goldsmiths)

Room 302, 3/F

2:30 pm

BSc Accounting and Finance
BSc Banking and Finance
BSc Business and Management
BSc Economics and Management

(Lead College: London School of Economics and Political Science)

Room 303, 3/F

2:30 pm

Studying for a University of London Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Qualification with HKU SPACE

(Lead Colleges: University College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, 
King’s College London, Queen Mary, Birkbeck and School of Oriental and African Studies)

Room 306, 3/F

Time

Postgraduate Study

Venue

1:30 pm

Introduction to Postgraduate Studies

Room 304, 3/F

3:00 pm

MSc in Professional Accountancy

(Lead College: University College London)

Room 304, 3/F

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

Information Counter

Room 301, 3/F

Seats on a first-come, first-served basis, reservation is not required.    

These are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.                                            

All are Welcome!

 

University of London International Programmes Presentation Ceremony

8 January 2017 (Sunday)

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Application and Registration for University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes (Admissions Office)
HKU SPACE
Room 313, 3/F, Admiralty Centre
18 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong

3761 1122

 

HKU SPACE Preparation Courses

Accounting, Banking, Business, Economics, Finance and Management

   - MSc in Professional Accountancy

2867 8487

   - Undergraduate Programmes

Part-time: 2867 8319
Full-time : 2910 7611

Computing and Information Systems

2975 5781

Law

2520 4665