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Hong Kong

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

Hong Kong High School Equivalencies

Completion of one of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)
  • Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE)
  • Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)
RequirementAcceptable course from Hong Kong
English  
English 11 Not Accepted
English 12 Not Accepted
Math  
Principles of Math 11 Math at the HKCEE level
Principles of Math 12 Math at the HKDSE or HKALE level
Sciences  
Biology 11 Biology at the HKCEE level
Biology 12 Biology at the HKDSE or HKALE level
Chemistry 11 Chemistry at the HKCEE level
Chemistry 12 Chemistry at the HKDSE or HKALE level
Physics 11 Physics at the HKCEE level
Physics 12 Physics at the HKDSE or HKALE level
Approved Grade 12 Courses  
History 12 History at the HKDSE or HKALE level
Geography 12 Geography at the HKDSE or HKALE level

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