HKDSE - Pathways to further studies

The HKDSE candidates may have different pathways to further studies according to their HKDSE results.

The candidates obtained the results of 3322+2 or above (i.e., in the 4 core subjects, Level 3 or above in Chinese and English, and Level 2 or above in Mathematics and Liberal Studies, and also Level 2 or above in at least 1 elective) may apply for the Bachelor’s Degree programmes. View detail…
The candidates obtained the results of 22+222 or above (i.e., Level 2 or above in Chinese and English, and also Level 2 or above in any 3 subjects) may apply for the sub-degree programmes. View detail…
The school leavers, upon completion of S.6, not attaining the results of 22+222 may choose various Diploma or Certificate Programmes. View detail…

Alternatively, consider further studies in Mainland China or overseas. To know more, please visit: HKDSE - 免試收生計劃, or HKDSE - Overseas study

3322+2 or above

The candidates obtained the results of 3322+2 or above (i.e., in the 4 core subjects, Level 3 or above in Chinese and English, and Level 2 or above in Mathematics and Liberal Studies, and also Level 2 or above in at least 1 elective) may apply for the Bachelor’s Degree programmes.

The Candidates may apply for the UGC-funded Bachelor’s Degree programmes via JUPAS or other locally-accredited Degree programmes. To know more, please visit: HKDSE - JUPAS Programme Search, or HKDSE - iPASS Programme Search

22+222 or above

The candidates obtained the results of 22+222 or above (i.e., Level 2 or above in Chinese and English, and also Level 2 or above in any 3 subjects) may apply for the sub-degree programmes.

Sub-degree includes Associate Degree and Higher Diploma. After completion of the programmes with satisfactory results, there will be possibility of admission to the Senior Year Degree programmes (usually admission to year 3) or other Top-up degree programmes. To know more, please visit: HKDSE - JUPAS Programme Search, or HKDSE - iPASS Programme Search

Below 22+222

The school leavers, upon completion of S.6, not attaining the results of 22+222 may choose various Diploma or Certificate Programmes.

Diploma Yi Jin that prepares the candidates to promote to the sub-degree programmes. To know more, please visit: HKDSE - Diploma Yi Jin

Diploma of Foundation Studies or Diploma of Vocational Education provided by VTC. The students upon successful completion may be eligible to apply for VTC’s Higher Diploma programmes. The Diploma or Certificate programmes are tailor-made for the industry to equip the candidates for career development.