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Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP)

Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) for Academic Year 2020/21

Vacant Subsidised Places -  Non-JUPAS Local Applicants (Non-JUPAS Route - 10% of the Subsidised Places)


Deadline for application: 7 September 2020, 5:00 p.m.


The intake places of programmes under the SSSDP are mainly allocated through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS).  Should there be unfilled intake places after all admission rounds of JUPAS, the SSSDP participating institution will admit Non-JUPAS Local ApplicantsNote via direct admission of no more than 10% of the subsidised places of each selected programme.


Applications are now invited for admission to the following full-time Degree Programmes offered under the SSSDP:


JUPAS Catalogue No. Programme Title Remaining Quota
JSSV01 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design 6
JSSV02 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design 6
JSSV03 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Landscape Architecture 4
JSSV04 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts and Management 4
JSSV05 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering 9
JSSV07 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management* 6
JSSV08 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying 6
JSSV09 Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management 6
JSSV11 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Multimedia Technology and Innovation 3
JSSV12 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology 6

*With effect from 2020/21 academic year, this new programme title will be used. The programme title before 2020/21 academic year was "Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management".


Interested local non-JUPAS applicants* please submit your application via the VTC Web-based Admissions System from 5 September 2020 (10:00 a.m.) to 7 September 2020 (5:00 p.m.).  Late application will not be accepted.


For enquiries, please contact the Registry via the hotline at 3890 8000 / 2176 1456 and / or email at



  1. Applicants applied for 2020 JUPAS are NOT eligible to apply for the bachelor's degree programme (Year 1 Entry) under the SSSDP through Direct Admission — Non-JUPAS Local Applicants (Non-JUPAS Route - 10% of the Subsidised Places).
  2. Applicants with HKDSE Examination results only MUST apply via JUPAS.

  3. Only local students are eligible for subsidy under SSSDP.

  4. For details of the above, applicants should refer to the JUPAS Website -