Selection Criteria for 2020 cohort

Programme Structure

Study Plan for Normative 4-year degree students

Selection Criteria for Stream Allocation for 2020 cohort


  • For students who are admitted to BA in Chinese and History of Normative 4-year degree students in 2020/21 will be invited to indicate their choice of Stream in Semester B 2020/21. The allocation of Stream will be conducted in June-July 2021, and the allocated Stream for students will take effect from Semester A 2021/22.
  • The above provision does not apply to students already admitted with a Stream.
  • Students who are on leave of absence in either Semester A or Semester B 2020/21 will still be included in the Stream allocation exercise. Students who are on leave in both Semesters A and B 2020/21 will be excluded from the entire Stream allocation exercise of 2020/21. They will be invited to participate in a future Stream allocation exercise, and shall be subject to the selection criteria for Stream allocation stipulated for the future exercise that they will participate in.

Selection criteria

The selection criteria for Stream allocation in Year 2 are in the following order of priority:

  1. Priority of students’ stream preferences
  2. Cumulative GPA at the end of Semester B 2020/21 (after admitting to BACHIS programme)
  3. Results of Departmental Foundation Courses: CAH2610, CAH2611, CAH2612, CAH2613 and CAH2614
  4. Results of the 1 to 2 stream core courses taken in Year 1