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Hong Kong

Thinking about joining us from Hong Kong? Our multicultural city offers more than just the perfect place to study.

Your Students’ Union offers a selection of student societies and extracurricular opportunities, and you’ll discover plenty to do and see in Wolverhampton with new friends: visit flagship art galleries and music venues, enjoy delicious food, and experience great shopping in the Mander Centre and Wulfrun Shopping Centre, as well as Telford and nearby Birmingham.

The wider region also offers a taste of culture from back home, including Birmingham’s vibrant Chinese Quarter and the annual Dragon Boat Racing event at Himley Hall in nearby Dudley. You can also book on to student trips to some of the UK’s biggest cities and best attractions, while great transport links allow you to explore in your own time.

Following your studies, you will be able to stay connected to the University through our Alumni Association, which offers fantastic benefits.

Entry requirements for students from Hong Kong

International Foundation Year

毅進文憑  - Yi Jin Diploma

Students with a minimum score of 60% are eligible for the International Foundation year.


香港中學文憑  - Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

Students who have achieved a minimum of level 3 would be eligible for entrance to Bachelor programmes.


學士學位 / 學士學位榮譽 – Bachelor degree / Honours Bachelor degree

Bachelor degrees from NARIC or government recognised institutions can normally be accepted for master’s studies. Requirements will vary dependant on scoring system used and applications will be considered on a case by case basis:

A GPA of 3.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A GPA of 2.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 2.0 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require completion of a pre-masters course.

English Language requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University's own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

Some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University standard requirements. For details of each programme's English language requirement please see the individual course pages.

Please see the most commonly accepted English Language International Qualifications.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) grade 3 and above in each band in each target description for programmes requiring IELTS 5.5 (eg International Foundation Year)

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) grade 4 and above overall with a minimum of 3 in each band in each target description for programmes requiring IELTS 6.0.

Country Specific Border Requirements

Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required.