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.
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.
|Pre-University||Successfully completed Form 5 / Year 11 or its equivalent||· Interview|
|Foundation Year in Philosophy||Successfully completed Form 6/year 12, or its equivalent; or, applicants aged 23, or above, are exempted from this requirement||· English Placement Test1
|Undergraduate Programme||Associate Diploma||Successfully completed Form 6/year 12, or its equivalent; or, applicants aged 23, or above, are exempted from this requirement||· English Placement Test1
|Graduate Programme||Post Graduate Diploma||Successfully completed Bachelor Degree, or equivalent||· Interview|
|Master’s Degree||Successfully completed Bachelor Degree, or equivalent||· English Placement Test2
|Doctoral Degree||Successfully completed Master Degree, or equivalent|
*Note: Associate Diploma Portuguese-Chinese Translation are exempted for English Placement Test.
1 The Cambridge English Placement Test can be exempted for applicants who can provide external proof of English proficiency equivalent to B1 CEFR or above. The proof of English proficiency certificate should be issued within 2 years of the applicant’s enrolment term.
2 International applicants who applied our Master or Doctoral programme are required to achieve IELTS minimum overall score of 6 or equivalent (the external proof of English proficiency certificate should be issued within 2 years of the applicant’s enrolment term).
The external proof of English proficiency equivalent can be waived for the following International applicants:
- Applicants from English speaking countries.
- Applicants who can provide a declaration which prove that their Bachelor / Master’s degree from a university where the medium of instruction was English.
In addition, applicants who are unable to provide the external proof of English proficiency equivalent, yet with good performance in the admissions interview are required to take the Cambridge English Placement Test at USJ and reach a B2 level or above in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).