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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


HD in Electrical Engineering 電機工程學高級文憑


Short Description

The programme aims to provide students with a sound education in electrical engineering. The programme is designed to produce engineering technologists/technicians who can practise electrical engineering with competence in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and the neighbouring regions. The programme emphasises foundational knowledge and its applications, practical skills, problem-solving ability and team spirit.

Students may be required to take an extra subject in Physics depending on their entry qualifications.


  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subjects with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include:
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Extended modules of Mathematics;
  • Information and Communication Technology; and
  • All single and combined Science subjects.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:

  1. A maximum of two relevant ApL subjects will be allowed in meeting the requirements. An attainment at Attained level or above is required. 
  2. Other Language subjects (i.e. Category C) offered in the HKDSE Examination will be accepted as elective subjects. Grade E or above is required. 
  3. For Higher Diploma programmes, students not having the level requirement for the other subject for meeting the general entrance requirement may be specially considered if they have attained Level 2 or above in one of the Extended modules of Mathematics. Please refer to Admission Selection for details. 
  4. Students endorsed by schools for meeting EDB’s specified circumstances and having achieved the required grade in Chinese in one of the following examinations will be regarded as obtaining a Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese for meeting our entrance requirements:
    Exam                      Level                      Min. Grade             
    GCE O-Level C
    GCSE N/A C / 4
    IGCSE N/A C / 4
    HKDSE ApL(C) N/A Attained
    GCE A-Level E
    GCE AS-Level
  5. No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection. 
  6. There is no compulsory subject requirement for our programmes. Preferred subjects, if applicable, are listed in the 'Entrance Requirements & Subject Weightings' section of individual programme entries. Satisfactory performance in preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU.
  7. The study places offered by PolyU through JUPAS are intended primarily for admission of local school leavers. Applicants who are studying a programme or have attained qualifications at the same or above level as the programmes for which they are applying will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  8. Please note that local and non-local applicants are considered under different admission routes with different intake quotas. Non-local applicants seeking admission on the basis of HKDSE results should submit their applications directly to PolyU. Please click here for details on the admission requirements for non-local applicants.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 31,575


General Office of the Department of Electrical Engineering


Tel: 2766 6150


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 718 643 635 563 785 3344
2018 852 760 732 725 909 3978
2017 1056 1004 886 854 1034 4834
2016 1122 1112 1144 1030 1163 5571
2015 1442 1451 1396 1236 1308 6833
2014 1515 1760 1745 1564 1715 8299
2013 1772 2128 2013 1607 1916 9436
2012 1899 2174 1944 1266 1461 8744

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 109 23 20 16 20 188
2018 58 6 3 12 11 90
2017 53 8 10 7 11 89
2016 79 27 10 8 14 138
2015 95 20 13 10 12 150
2014 59 31 16 5 14 125
2013 45 17 8 6 11 87
2012 41 7 1 1 1 51