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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion and Textiles 服裝及紡織(榮譽)文學士學位組合課程


Short Description

The general aim of the programme is to train competent professionals for the fashion business in textile, apparel, retailing, design and related organisations. These professionals will play an active role in the development of the fashion and textiles industry locally and internationally. In addition to their professional competencies, the programme cultivates students’ other essential competencies for today’s society. They will possess abilities such as teamwork and leadership, entrepreneurship, healthy lifestyle and lifelong learning; they will become creative problem solvers with skills in critical and creative thinking; they will gain effective communication and interpersonal skills, and high proficiency in biliteracy and trilingualism; and they will become educated global citizens, demonstrate social and national responsibility, be interested in local and international affairs, exhibit cultural appreciation and a global outlook.

To recognise the outstanding academic performance of HKDSE students, the department will grant entry scholarship to eligible HKDSE students admitted to the programme via JUPAS. The award criteria for the scholarship are in the information sheet, which is subject to change and will be announced on this website in due course.


  • 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;
  • Chemistry;
  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies;
  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Accounting);
  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Business Management);
  • Combined Science with Chemistry;
  • Design and Applied Technology; and
  • Visual Arts.

Relevant Applied Learning subjects that can be considered for meeting the University entrance requirement and admission score calculation are:
  • Accounting in Practice;
  • Applied Business Research;
  • Applied Psychology;
  • Business Data Analysis;
  • Computer Game and Animation Design;
  • Entrepreneurship for SME;
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Exercise Science and Health Fitness;
  • Exploring Psychology;
  • Fashion and Image Design;
  • Film and Video / Film and Video Studies;
  • Fundamental Cosmetology;
  • Fundamental Health Care;
  • Health and Beauty Keeping in TCM;
  • Health Care Practice;
  • Image Design;
  • Innovative Product Design;
  • Interior Design;
  • Internet of Everything Application;
  • Jewellery and Accessories Design;
  • Jewellery Arts and Design;
  • Magazine Editing and Production;
  • Marketing and Online Promotion;
  • Marketing in Global Trade;
  • Medical Laboratory Science;
  • Mobile and Online Apps Development;
  • Multimedia Entertainment Studies;
  • New Media Communication Strategies;
  • Practical Accounting for SMEs;
  • Practical Psychology;
  • Public Relations and Advertising;
  • Public Relations and Communication;
  • Purchasing and Merchandising;
  • Retail Management;
  • Sports and Fitness Coaching;
  • Sports Coaching and Management;
  • The Essentials of Dramatic Arts; and
  • Understanding Financial Services. 
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:

  1. Individual Broad Disciplines (BDs) / degree programmes will accept one relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject for meeting the entrance requirements. An attainment at Attained with Distinction (I) level or above / Attained with Distinction (obtained in 2017 or before) 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. If students have taken both M1 and M2, they will only be considered as one subject and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  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
    HKDSE ApL(C) N/A Attained
    GCE A-Level E
    GCE AS-Level E
  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. For admission to the BSc(Hons) in Nursing and BSc(Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, students must have Level 3 or above in at least two HKDSE elective subjects from Category A. Please refer to for details of the HKDSE subject categories.
  8. 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.
  9. Please note that local and non-local applicants are considered under different admission routes with different intake quotas. Non-local JUPAS applicants seeking admission on the basis of HKDSE results will be considered in competition with other non-local applicants holding various international qualifications. 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$ 42,100


General Office of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing


Tel: 2766 6500


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 741 538 622 640 502 3043
2017 716 625 689 781 571 3382
2016 922 765 856 974 720 4237
2015 1073 918 1132 1199 991 5313
2014 1307 1085 1282 1475 1140 6289
2013 1451 1109 1487 1671 1353 7071
2012 927 739 1127 1353 1135 5281

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 81 9 2 0 1 93
2017 84 7 2 0 0 93
2016 75 10 2 4 2 93
2015 84 10 7 2 4 107
2014 86 7 4 5 1 103
2013 76 16 5 3 3 103
2012 79 12 6 7 4 108
(1) As the 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Legislative Council's approval, the number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.