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BSc (Hons) Scheme in Medical Laboratory Science and Radiography - BSc (Hons) in Radiography 醫療化驗科學及放射學(榮譽)理學士組合課程 - 放射學(榮譽)理學士


Short Description

Our professional programme delivers an advanced and pertinent education in the broad discipline of radiography, including medical imaging and radiation therapy. The curriculum, designed with an interdisciplinary perspective, encourages students to master vital competencies in clinical reasoning, professional ethics, and practical skills.

We nurture our graduates to become conscientious healthcare professionals, imbuing them with a profound sense of empathy and responsibility. Our pedagogical approach is primarily centered around the students, fostering their autonomy in learning and in their pursuit of a fulfilling career as a radiographer or radiation therapist.

We strongly believe in cultivating the capacity for lifelong learning within our students. This essential quality assures their continuous professional growth and enables them to stay relevant amidst the rapid advancements in this vibrant field.


Students will be awarded the following upon successful completion of the graduation requirements:

  • BSc (Hons) in Radiography


  • 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:
  • Chinese Language
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Combined Science: Biology + Chemistry
  • Combined Science: Biology + Physics
  • Combined Science: Physics + Chemistry

Normal colour vision is not one of the admission criteria, but applicants should note that normal colour vision may be required for employment in the radiation therapy sector. Proficiency in Cantonese is also not an admission criterion; however, during clinical training, students in the radiation therapy stream often need to communicate with patients in Cantonese.

Please click here for the subject weightings.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level

Handling of "Citizenship and Social Development":

  1. An attainment at "Attained" in "Citizenship and Social Development" is required for meeting the entrance requirement but NOT included in the admission score calculation.
  2. For HKDSE repeaters who took “Liberal Studies” in 2023/24 or before and have not taken "Citizenship and Social Development" in 2024/25 and thereafter, "Level 2" or above in "Liberal Studies" would be regarded as "Attained" in "Citizenship and Social Development" for fulfilling the general entrance requirement. However, "Liberal Studies" would not be recognized for meeting the elective requirement of the general entrance requirement in 2024/25 and thereafter. The level attainment of the subject would not be included in the admission score calculation.

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:
  1. Individual schemes / 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 / 4
    IGCSE N/A C / 4
    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 schemes / programmes. Preferred subjects, if applicable, are listed in the 'Entrance Requirements & Subject Weightings' section of individual scheme / 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 Scheme in Nursing, 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 click here 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 scheme / programme or have attained qualifications at the same or above level as the schemes / 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 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.
  10. Applicants who fall short slightly on the general entrance requirements of our schemes / programmes but meet the following criteria may be specially considered for admission:-
    • with one HKDSE subject result falling one level below the required level but attained with a threshold flexible admission score*; and
    • have selected PolyU’s degree programmes as their Band A choices, i.e. first 3 priorities, in JUPAS
  11. The flexibility for special consideration for admission is extended to sports talents under the Outstanding Sportsmen Recommendation Schemes (OSRS), applicants being nominated under Multi-faceted Excellence Scholarship (MES) / School Principal’s Nominations (SPN), as well as applicants with outstanding achievements in Other Experiences and Achievements in Competitions / Activities (OEA). Conditional offers with more favorable conditions will be issued to the applicants concerned.
* The threshold flexible admission score for 2024/25 is under review.

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 Department of Health Technology and Informatics


Tel: (852) 3400 8579


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 550 293 351 488 469 2151
2022 481 258 384 468 493 2084
2021 602 296 381 493 473 2245
2020 587 291 404 502 548 2332
2019 520 277 433 559 530 2319
2018 330 243 353 491 529 1946
2017 327 214 347 480 455 1823
2016 392 209 334 454 509 1898
2015 280 203 359 572 516 1930
2014 305 226 442 690 673 2336
2013 530 323 555 844 848 3100
2012 387 323 648 1012 992 3362

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 119 1 0 0 0 120
2022 118 1 0 0 0 119
2021 102 2 0 0 0 104
2020 112 1 0 0 0 113
2019 109 1 0 0 0 110
2018 115 0 0 0 0 115
2017 102 1 1 0 0 104
2016 103 0 0 0 0 103
2015 87 0 0 0 0 87
2014 90 0 0 0 0 90
2013 89 1 0 0 0 90
2012 98 0 0 0 0 98
* For JUPAS & non-JUPAS admissions