Entry Requirements

The offer of places at the university’s programmes is competitive, and applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. The university encourages applicants from different backgrounds and is committed to providing opportunities to all applicants regardless of race, ethnic origin, nationality, sex, age, physical or mental disability, or others.

All applicants that meet the minimum entry requirements for their respective programme will be reviewed and assessed by the university, who then makes the final decision of offering, or not, a place for applicants.

Pre-University

Pre-University applicants must be currently enrolled in, or have completed, Form 5/Senior Middle Two/Grade 11 and be aged 16, or above, at the expected time of enrolment. Adequate English proficiency is also required and will be ascertained through our own English test. Applicants are required to complete an entrance examination and attend an admission interview.

Table 1.1 below details the documents required of applicants that have not yet met the entry requirements at the time of application to our Pre-University programme:

Categories Compulsory Documents (Application) Documents for Enrolment (If Accepted)
1Local Applicants Testimonial from the respective school stating that the student is currently a Form 5 student, orAcademic reports for Form 5 (1st term). Testimonial/Academic reports issued by the school to prove the student has completed and passed Form 5 successfully.Health Certificate3 including Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Test and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis filled by a locally registered physician.Valid Tetanus Vaccination.
2Non-local Applicants Testimonial from the respective school stating that the student is currently a Form 5/Senior Middle Two/Grade 11 student, orAcademic reports for Form 5/Senior Middle Two/Grade 11 (1st term). Testimonial/Academic Reports issued by the school to prove the student has completed and passed Form 5/Senior Middle Two/Grade 11 successfully.Overseas applicants4 who cannot provide item 1 for registration.Health Certificate3 including Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Test and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis filled by a locally registered physician.Financial Statement5 (for non-Macau resident card holders only)Valid Tetanus Vaccination.

1. “Local Applicants” refers to applicants possessing transcripts issued from high schools in Macau.
2. “Non-local Applicants” refers to applicants possessing transcripts issued from high schools abroad.
3. Health Certificate: please click here.
4. General Minimum Requirements for overseas applicants: please click here.
5. Financial Statement: please click here.
Note: Original copy of the certificates/results must be provided for verification on or before the enrolment date. The University of Saint Joseph reserves the right to revoke the acceptance decision if the applicant fails to provide the relevant documents.

Bachelor Programmes

Applicants must possess a secondary school diploma that represents the successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or its equivalent, (applicants aged 25, or above, may be exempted from this requirement). Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency. Selected applicants may be required to complete an English test and an admission interview. Other tests (e.g. essays or group dynamics and other language placement tests) may be requested of applicants, depending on the selected programme.

We seek students that display high academic promise, coupled with a passionate and enthusiastic attitude. Evidence of outstanding achievements in academic and/or non-academic activities, as well as of active community involvement will benefit your application.

Bachelor applicants must be currently enrolled, or have completed, Form 6 / Senior Middle Three / Grade 12 students and be aged 17, or above, at the expected time of enrolment into USJ. Table 1.2 below details the documents required of students that are Form 6/Senior Middle Three/Grade 12 students at the time of application. Applicants into the Bachelor in Education programme streams of “Infant Education” or “Primary Education” are also required to demonstrate fluency in written and spoken Chinese.

Entry Requirements for the Bachelor programmes:

Categories Compulsory Documents (Application) Documents for Registration
1Local Applicants Testimonial from the respective school stating that the student is currently a Form 6 student, orAcademic reports for Form 5 and Form 6 (1st term). Secondary Graduation Certificate (Form 6) / Testimonial issued by the school concerned to prove the student has completed Form 6 successfully (only if the certificate has not been issued at the time for registration).Academic reports proving the student has completed Form 6 successfully.Health Certificate3 including Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Test and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis filled by a registered physician in Macau.Valid Tetanus Vaccination
2Non-local Applicants Testimonial from the respective school stating that the student is currently a Form 6/Senior Middle Three/Grade 12 student.Academic reports for Form 5/Senior Middle Two/Grade 11 and Form 6/Senior Middle Three/Grade 12 (1st term). Secondary graduation certificate / Testimonial issued by the school concerned to prove the student has completed Form 6 successfully.For overseas applicants that cannot provide item 1 for registration, the qualifications shown in appendix 1 can be considered for registration.Health Certificate3 including Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Test and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis filled by a registered physician in Macau.Financial Statement4 (for non-Macau resident card holders only)Valid Tetanus Vaccination.

1. Local Applicants refers to applicants possessing transcripts issued from high schools in Macau.
2. Non-local Applicants refers to applicants possessing transcripts issued from high schools abroad.
3. Health Certificate: please click here.
4. Financial Statement: please click here.
Note: Original copy of the certificates/results must be provided for verification on or before the enrolment date. The University of Saint Joseph reserves the right to revoke the acceptance decision if the student fails to provide the relevant documents.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education
Applicants to our PGDE programme must possess an undergraduate degree, or its equivalent, and demonstrate adequate proficiency in the language of instruction. Relevant work experience strengthens your application. Selected applicants are required to attend an admission interview.

Master Programmes

Applicants must possess a Bachelor degree, or its equivalent, and demonstrate adequate English proficiency. Relevant work experience strengthens your application. Selected applicants are required to attend an admission interview. Master students who complete the first year of the curricular part of the programme with a minimum overall grade below 14 (out of 20) will not be allowed to proceed to the dissertation, project or report, but are eligible to receive a post-graduate diploma.

Doctoral Programmes

Applicants to our Doctoral programmes must possess a Master degree, or its equivalent, and demonstrate adequate English proficiency. Admission to a Doctoral programme is decided by the Dean of the respective Faculty, or his/her appointee for that effect. A letter addressed to the Dean of the respective faculty, indicating the area of knowledge and specialty of the proposed research project, the intended supervisor and a preliminary plan for their doctoral thesis is required for application. Please include in your letter a justification for the choice of topic, the initial objectives, the methods to be adopted and a general timeline. A Curriculum Vitae is also required. Selected applicants are required to attend an admission interview.

 

Last Updated: August 25, 2017 at 11:53 am