HKUST Admission Flyer 2024-25

Postgraduate Studies at HKUST 2024-25

Global University Employability3 1# 2World’s Top Young University1 Global University Employability in Greater China3 World’s Top Executive MBA Program2 3# 7# Top Asian University4 # 30 # #1 in Hong Kong Heart of Asia 24/7 Dynamic City where East Meets West Global Financial Hub Strong E nvironment for Innovation and Start-Up #21 World’s Best Student City (QS Best Student Cities, 2024) #8 World’s Safest City (Safe Cities Index, 2021) The HKUST Distinction The Hong Kong Advantage 1. THE Young University Rankings, 2023 2. Financial Times Global EMBA Rankings, 2022 3. Global University Employability Ranking, 2022 4. THE Asia University Rankings, 2023

World Leading or Internationally Excellent Research Work among Universities in Hong Kong Research Assessment Exercise 2020, University Grants Committee 100% Faculty with PhD Degree* from World-Renowned Universities *Tenure-track faculty (Assistant Professor or above) and research-track faculty Data as of Apr 2023 740+ from 40 ~100 Research Institutes, Centers & Joint Labs in Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area Countries and Regions Faculty Cross-Campus Study Opportunities Dual-PhD-Degree Opportunities Research Excellence Distinctive Opportunities HKUST students can benefit from our unique academic structure—a result of the synergistic connection between HKUST and HKUST(GZ)— by engaging in cross-campus studies and dual-PhD-degree opportunities. With a wealth of resources and cross-disciplinary research, students can expand their vision and tackle realworld problems. Unique Academic Structure Responding proactively to global challenges and nurturing talents to meet these demands, HKUST adopts a two-fold approach: the launch of ‘30 for 30’ talent acquisition campaign targeting first-class faculty in strategic areas and the development of key emerging research areas. Faculty Profiles Research@HKUST Emerging Research Areas - Aging Science and Technology - Sports Science and Technology - Marine Robotics and Blue Economy - Quantum Science and Technology - Smart Manufacturing Strategic Areas for ‘30 for 30’ Talent Acquisition Campaign - Biomedical Science and Translational Medicine - Material Science and Future Energy - AI - Future Computing and Electronics - Innovation for Business Management - Environmental Science - Sustainability and Green Tech - Art Tech, Humanities and Social Science

2024-25 Postgraduate Programs Research Programs Taught Programs PhD MPhil MSc MA DBA EMBA/MBA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE Analytical Chemistry • Biotechnology • Chemistry • • Data-Driven Modeling • Environmental Health and Safety • Financial Mathematics • Global Marine Resources Management • Life Science • • Marine Environmental Science • • Mathematics • • Mathematics for Educators • Nano Science and Technology • • Physics • • HKUST BUSINESS SCHOOL Doctor of Business Administration • Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA • HKUST Executive MBA • MBA • Digital MBA for Global Leaders • HKUST-NYU Stern MSc in Global Finance • Accounting • • Business Analytics • Economics • • Finance • • Global Operations • Information Systems • Information Systems Management • International Management • Management • Marketing • • Operations Management • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE Chinese Culture • Global China Studies • Humanities • • International Language Education • Social Science • • • Program Details: programs

We welcome quality and enthusiastic students from all over the world to conduct research or take courses on a short-term basis. Eligible students may be supported with a financial allowance up to HK$12,000 (~US$1,530). Short-Term Studies - Get a Taste of Study Life Research Programs Taught Programs PhD MPhil MSc MPM/MPP PGD SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING Aeronautical Engineering • Big Data Techchnology • Bioengineering • • Biomolecular Engineering and Health Informatics • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering • • Chemical and Energy Engineering • Civil Engineering • • Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management • • Computer Science and Engineering • • Electronic and Computer Engineering • • Electronic Engineering • Engineering Enterprise Management • Environmental Engineering • • Environmental Engineering and Management • • Financial Technology • IC Design Engineering • Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics • • Information Technology • Intelligent Building Technology and Management • Mechanical Engineering • • • Telecommunications • ACADEMY OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Atmospheric Environmental Science • • Environmental Science and Management • • Environmental Science, Policy and Management • • Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area) • • Integrative Systems and Design • • Public Management • Public Policy • • • Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy; MPhil: Master of Philosophy; MSc: Master of Science; MA: Master of Arts; DBA: Doctor of Business Administration; EMBA: Executive Master of Business Administration; MBA: Master of Business Administration; MPM: Master of Public Management; MPP: Master of Public Policy; PGD: Postgraduate Diploma Explore More: short-term

Generous Scholarships Tuition Fees Postgraduate Studentship for MPhil and PhD Students • HK$220,680 (~US$28,180) per year • Up to 2 years for full-time MPhil students and up to 4 years for full-time PhD students RedBird PhD Award Program • An award program for excellent PhD candidates, in recognition of their outstanding academic performance and research capacity • Recruitment Award of HK$40,000 (~US$5,110) plus a waiver of tuition fee* for new PhD students in the first year * Local PhD students will receive a tuition waiver from the Hong Kong SAR Government instead. • Academic Excellence Award of HK$20,000 (~US$2,550) per year, in the following years, subject to the academic performance Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program • A scholarship program for young East, Southeast and South Asian scholars to pursue master’s studies and cross-cultural enrichment • MPhil Programs: HK$258,000 (~US$32,950) per year • Taught Master’s Programs: Full tuition and HK$97,188 (~US$12,410) per year • Application Deadline: 31 January 2024 Tuition Waiver Scheme for Local Hong Kong MPhil and PhD Students • HK$42,100 (~US$5,380) per year • Up to 2 years for full-time MPhil students and up to 4 years for full-time PhD students Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme • A fellowship for meritorious local students of selected taught master’s programs • Tuition waiver up to HK$120,000 (~US$15,320) Guaranteed University Accommodation for Full-Time MPhil and PhD Students in the First 2 Years of Research Studies • Research Postgraduate Programs (MPhil and PhD): HK$42,100 (~US$5,380) per year (full-time/part-time) Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme • A prestigious award for the best PhD students from around the world • Stipend: HK$331,200 (~US$42,290) per year for 4 years • HKUST RedBird PhD Award: A Recruitment Award of HK$40,000 (~US$5,110) in the first year and an Academic Excellence Award of HK$20,000 (~US$2,550) per year, in the following years, subject to the academic performance • Conference Travel Allowance: HK$13,800 (~US$1,760) per year for 4 years • Application Deadline: 1 December 2023 More Scholarships & Awards: • Taught Postgraduate Programs (DBA, EMBA, MBA, MA, MSc, MPM, MPP, PGD): Fees vary for each program. Details at

Admission Requirements and Timeline English Language Requirements Fulfill the English language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments1: Program-Specific Admission Requirements Some programs may stipulate additional requirements for admission. 1 2 3 Admission Requirements Admission Timeline General Admission Requirements For all applicants seeking postgraduate admission • a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification For PhD applicants (additional to the above) • a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a parttime basis for at least two years Apply Online: apply Details: adm-req Proficiency Test Minimum Score TOEFL – Internet-based Test (iBT) 80 (in one single attempt) TOEFL – Paper-based Test (pBT) 550 TOEFL – Revised Paper-delivered Test 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections) IELTS (Academic Module) Overall score: 6.5 and all sub-scores: 5.5 1 You are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if your first language is English, or your bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English. 2024-25 Fall Intake 1 September 2023 Applications open 1 December 2023 HKPFS applications close December 2023 onwards Please check the closing dates for individual programs at and apply well before the respective deadlines September 2023 to August 2024 Admission offers will be issued on a rolling basis, according to individual program’s admission schedule Mid-August 2024 Program registration 2024-25 Spring Intake (for selected PG programs only) September 2024 Applications open Mid-December 2024 Applications close Mid-January 2025 Program registration

Extensive Sports and Recreational Facilities Rich Array of Library Resources Diverse Arts and Cultural Offerings Sustainable Smart Campus as Living Lab hkustpg The leaflet was published in August 2023. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to Vibrant Campus Life Explore More: lifehkust