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Department of Japanese Studies

Room 403 Leung Kau Kui Building

Telephone: 3943-6563/6466




Notice on Change of Major



Students who are interested to apply for transfer to The Department of Japanese Studies in 2023-2024 are required to submit application in CUSIS and return the attached completed application form (word file can be downloaded from JAS’s website) to Ms. Rebecca Leung at the General Office by email at by 12:00 noon 30 June 2023 (Friday), together with the following supporting documents:



  1. Copy of the transcript, including transcript of Term 2 of 2022-2023. (The Department’s minimum cumulative GPA requirement is 3.0 and applicants should have already completed (1) at least 6 units of JASP courses and achieved the grade of B- or above; (2) JASP1460 or equivalent as language requirement).
  2. Copy of the TOEFL / IELTS (a) score
  3. Copy of the HKDSE result
  4. Copy of Japanese Language Proficiency Test result if available


Applicants are expected to attend an English written test and interview in-person tentatively scheduled on 5 July 2023(b).



(a) Department’s minimum requirement

TOEFL: Score 550Paper-based Testor 213Computer-based Testor 80 (iBT)

IELTS: 6.0

(b) Tentative Schedule as follows:

English Written Test: 5 July (Wednesday) 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Interview: 5 July (Wednesday) starting from 11:00 a.m. (exact time to be confirmed)







Department of Japanese Studies

May 2023