Hong Kong Baptist University

Quick Facts
  • Faculty
  • University Wide
  • Level
  • UG
  • Agreement Type
  • Overseas
  • Subject Area
  • All fields
  • Partner's Min GPA
  • 2.5
  • Country
  • Hong Kong
Overview

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR COURSES

Partner may have none or limited courses in English for exchange students.
Please check the language of instruction for the courses within the agreement that you wish to be​ placed.​
Please make sure to check partner's website for the up-to-date information on language and entry requirements.

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About Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is a publicly funded institution and became Hong Kong Baptist University in 1994. HKBU has nine Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programs, associate degree and higher diploma programs. It also has research postgraduate programs leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees. The university is ranked #351-400th in World University Rankings 2017 and ranked 44th Asia University Rankings 2016. The School of Business gained accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Associations of MBAs (AMBA). The university is located in the city center and the campus has different facilities, well-equipped laboratories and research centers. English is the medium of instruction.

City

Hong Kong is located in eastern Asia. It borders the South China Sea to the south, west, and east, and shares a land border with mainland China to the north. It consists of 4 main areas: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and the Outlying Islands. The city which is a major gateway to China, is vibrant, colorful and attractive and becomes the favored city of China for science and technology as it has a robust intellectual property protection and legal system. Hong Kong is a city full of impressive high rises, and a fusion of eastern and western cultures. Over the years, the city is remembered and known as ‘Asia’s World City'. Hong Kong is the world's most popular tourist destination. It is crowded but exciting for all visitors. As so many tourists say; is the most popular place to involve both eastern and western cultures, and participate traditional and modern life. City’s some great attractions are; Victoria Peak- the highest point of Hong Kong islands, Lamma Island, Ocean Park, Man Mo Temple which is the oldest temple of Hong Kong, International Finance Centre, Po Lin Monastery located in Lantau Island. There are so many shopping malls, department stores, boutiques, and street markets which bring all the world famous- brands together. In addition to this, there are so many leading international financial centers improving the global mobility and supports job creation and growth. Furthermore, Hong Kong is also home to most popular universities such as Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong. Students from abroad can join so many activities from visiting temples to shopping. The official language in Hong Kong is Mandarin, however, Hong Kong people speak Cantonese and English.

‣ Language Certificate

TOEFL 550 (paper-based)/79 (internet-based) or IELTS 6.0 or above

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