Hong Kong - academic equivalencies
We require a Hong Kong Advanced Level Certificate (HKALC) when awarded after seven years of secondary education or, from September 2012 entry, the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE).
||UCAS Tariff Points
|Corresponding subject grades
The HKDSE is a three-year senior secondary academic structure which commenced in September 2009.
(For the purposes of admissions, only grades 5**, 5*, 5, 4 and 3 on the HKDSE are being considered as appropriate levels of attainment for supporting progression to higher education at Brighton.)
||All subject except maths
||Maths compulsory component
||Maths optional component|
|5**||No value pending receipt of candidate evidence (post 2012)
We require applicants to hold a bachelor’s degree (with a high GPA) or a master’s degree from a recognised Hong Kong university.
If you have further questions about a particular institution in this country, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1273 642409 or email@example.com. The scale is as follows:
|Hong Kong degree classification (CGPA)
||Hong Kong degree classification (Letter grade)
||English translation or equivalent
We will accept an A-C on the Hong Kong Advanced Level (HKAL) OR an A-C on the Hong Kong Certificate in Education (HKCE) OR a grade 3 or above on the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) as meeting our minimum English language proficiency requirements.