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15 Feb 2024

JUPAS Office

JUPAS Office

Updates on HKBU Programme (JS2510), CUHK Programme (JS4760) and SSSDP Programme (JSSV09)

1.  Consolidation of Two Majors of HKBU Programme (JS2510)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has recently consolidated two of the majors of Bachelor of Science (Hons) (JS2510) with effect from the 2024 – 2025 academic year.  Please refer to the Letter from HKBU and the HKBU website for details.

Original Arrangement New Arrangement

Two Programme Majors:

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry 

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Analytical and Testing Sciences

One Programme Major with Two Concentrations:

  • BSc (Honours) in Biochemical and Testing Sciences

    • Biomedical Chemistry Concentration
    • Testing and Certification Concentration

2.  Revision of CUHK Programme Entrance Requirement (JS4760)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has recently approved the revision of programme entrance requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Data Analytics and X Double Major Programme (IDADM) (JS4760) for the 2024 – 2025 academic year.  Please refer to the Letter from CUHK and the CUHK website for details.

3.  Change of Specialisations of SSSDP Programme Offered by VTC-THEi (JSSV09)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council (VTC-THEi) has recently obtained the approval from Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) to separate the specialisation of "Sports Coaching" from the existing programme Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management (JSSV09) into a new standalone degree programme.  Hence, the existing programme will have two specialisations of "Sports Therapy" and "Sports Management" to be offered in 2024 – 2025 academic year.  Please refer to the VTC-THEi website for details.

4.  Special Arrangements for Free-of-charge Programme Change

In the light of the above changes, special arrangements have been made to allow JUPAS applicants to update their programme choices free-of-charge (for one submission only) via their JUPAS accounts.  Such free-of-charge change only applies to the following:

JUPAS Catalogue No. Changes Allowed Period for Free Changes
  • ADD JS2510, JS4760 and / or JSSV09 to the original programme choice list (as long as the total number of programme choices does not exceed 20)
  • REPLACE existing programme with JS2510, JS4760 and / or JSSV09
  • REARRANGE the order of the original programme choices including JS2510, JS4760 and / or JSSV09
  • DELETE JS2510, JS4760 and / or JSSV09 from the programme choice list

15 February 2024 –
21 February 2024 (11:59 pm)

Please note that any change requests submitted outside the specified period of 15 February 2024 to 21 February 2024 (11:59 pm) for free-of-charge programme changes will be charged an amendment fee of HK$100 per request until 29 May 2024 (11:59 pm).