The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has a proud history dating back to 1937. The University’s mission is to provide high quality education of an applied nature while meeting the changing requirements of the world. PolyU prepares students for the challenges they will meet in their future careers.
PolyU offers a wide range of academic options within 27 departments under the following faculties and schools:
- Applied Science and Textiles
- Construction and Environment
- Health and Social Sciences
- Hotel and Tourism Management
Students will apply to one of the above listed faculty and are required to take at least 50% of their subjects within that faculty. Remaining subjects can be taken across any of the other faculties.
Hong Kong is a city that needs little introduction. Located on the south west region of mainland China, Hong Kong is considered a Special Administration Region (SAR) of the Peoples Republic of China and is truly a global city. Once colonized by Britain, Hong Kong has a large population of English speakers but it is an excellent place to delve into the Mandarin language.
Hong Kong has a rich Arts scene, great shopping, fantastic museums, and is considered a foodies paradise where you will find the finest traditional Chinese and Cantonese food along with a wide variety of international favorites. Although, it is unlikely you will get bored of Hong Kong throughout the semester it is an ideal location for you to discovering mainland China and the rest of Asia including Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand.
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