Geography and Resource Management

JS4836 地理與資源管理學


Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.


Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:


Programme Highlights


2021 Requirements


Score Calculation


2020 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...


Effective Resources Management for Urban and Regional Sustainability 

The objective of this programme is to equip students with geographical knowledge and skills with an emphasis on effective resource management relating to the sustainable development of the humankind. The curriculum focuses on the interplay of the 4 concentration areas:
  • Geo-spatial Data Science
  • Physical Environment and Resource Management
  • Smart Sustainable Cities
  • Urban and Regional Development 


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Understanding Real-World Problems beyond Classroom Context

Besides formal lecturing, learning also happens in field studies and real-work environment. Under the supervision of the professors, students conduct field practicum to places like mainland China, North America, Europe, Africa, Australia and South-East Asia.


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What can you expect from studying the Geography and Resource Management programme ? Learn more from our Professors and students! Don't miss the chance to visit our Laboratories and Facilities!

Watch the following videos to explore:

1) Admission Talk (English Version) [40:35] in English
2) Admission Talk (Cantonese Version) [43:35] in Cantonese
3) Introduction to Undergraduate Programme [4:26] in Cantonese
4) Student and Alumni Sharing [4:58] in Cantonese and English
5) GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratory [6:47] in Cantonese
6) Soils and Geomorphology Laboratory [3:51] in Cantonese
7) Environmental Laboratory [6:32] in Cantonese
8) Physical Geography Experimental Station [4:26] in Catonese

Programme Website  |  Undergraduate Handbook

Programme-specific Requirements (2021 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

Liberal Studies2
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Interview Arrangement

release of
HKDSE results:

Yes (on a selective basis)
(End of May)

release of
HKDSE results:


For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion

Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting

Subject with heavier weighting

English (x 1.5)

Selection Principle

Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting

No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3For 2021 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2020 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2020 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ445**4 5*5 26
M5544 5*424
LQ4454 5*423

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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