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English language requirements

Our MSocSci Media, Culture & Creative Cities programme features English as the main language of instruction.

Generally speaking, if you are seeking admission to this programme on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, you are also required to obtain:

  • A score of 550 or above in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a score of 213 in the computer-based TOEFL or a score of 80 in the internet­ based TOEFL.

  • A minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

  • Grade C or above in the Overseas General Certificate of Education (GCE).

  • Grade C or above in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).

  • Grade C or above in the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language.

Please note the above requirements are given for guidance only. Definitive requirements can be found from the University General Regulations and the Admissions Office.

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