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Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

M.Sc.
18 months
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25745 USD/year
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About

The Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship program at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology seeks to nurture engineering talents with entrepreneurial spirit and design and system thinking mindset so they can start their own business using innovative technologies or to initiate innovation within companies.

Overview

The program will empower the student with background and skills required to successfully initiate innovative products or services. The degree is centered around the project – each student, working independently or in a team, will conceptualize and develop a product/service idea during their study period. 

Along the way, they can enroll in technical courses to build in-depth knowledge about the product domain, helping them to discriminate their ideas and build a market edge. In parallel, they will learn foundations for design, entrepreneurship, leadership, and business via a rich selection of courses.

Project supervisors can be selected from among any faculty in HKUST. Students will be equipped with practical details of launching a startup in the Hong Kong and/or The Pearl River Delta (PRD) area via a startup workshop. 

Successful graduates are expected to make a positive impact towards the development of better society and the world.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship program at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, graduates will be able to:

  • Identify a product or service that can make a positive impact in some segment of society;
  • Use design principles to design the product;
  • Apply entrepreneurship knowledge to launch a company, if applicable, providing a product/service; and 
  • Work effectively as an entrepreneur, in particular, as product developer or project manager in a product design unit of a corporation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Product Development and Prototyping
  • Startup Workshop
  • Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements 
  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science area is highly preferred.
  • Candidates who have completed a bachelor’s degree in other areas with outstanding academic performance may also be considered.
  • GRE scores will be considered if available.
  • Applicants need to demonstrate an ability in taking initiatives, such as having contributed to innovative/entrepreneurial projects.
  • Applicants may be shortlisted for admission interviews.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25745 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    25745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25745 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

HK$200,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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