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For students admitted to UM in Academic Year 2017/2018 and after

Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree could be admitted to the Honours Programme through three different ways:

Direct admission of

incoming first-year students

Admission by

open application

Admission by Recommendation of

Residential College & Student Affairs Office

Students are directly eligible for admission if they are admitted to any of the Bachelor’s degree programmes of UM and are offered any of the following scholarship awards:

  • UM Grand Lotus Scholarship
  • UM Golden Lotus Scholarship
  • UM Scholarship for Mainland China Undergraduate Students
  • UM Full Scholarships for Students from East Asia Countries
Students who completed no more than 4 semesters (6 semesters for 5-year degree programme) and fulfill the following requirement could be admitted through open application:

  • A minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA (Scale 15 for Faculty of Law) is required at the time of application and admission
  • Applicants will be assessed based on their academic and extracurricular documents submitted with the application, and by interview if needed
Students who have demonstrated strong leadership potential, stronger participation in services and/or special talents in areas such as arts, sports, language, music, literature can be admitted by recommendation of Masters of RCs and Dean of Students.

  • RC Master could recommend 2 students per year from the corresponding RC into the honours programme
  • Dean of Students could recommend 2 students per year into the honours programme
  • Students have completed no more than 4 semesters (6 semesters for 5-year degree programme)
  • A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (Scale 14 for Faculty of Law) is required at the time of recommendation and admission