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Master of Business Administration

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

12 months
77147 USD/year
77147 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration Program offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology cultivates students’ ability to deal with the challenges and opportunities presented by continued technological development and globalization.


Key facts:

  • While providing students with skills and knowledge to operate successfully in today’s environment, the program also prepares them to cope with the challenges of the future. The School of Business and Management builds and maintains close relationships with the professional management community to prepare strongly motivated individuals for highly skilled managerial roles.
  • Designed to provide a balance between theory and practice, and between individual and team approaches to management questions, the Master of Business Administration program offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is structured to provide a broad base of general management skills on which specialized skills may be developed. Thus, both generalists and specialists can meet their individual career preparation goals. Students not only develop analytical and conceptual tools for innovative problem solving, but also build up confidence and develop interpersonal skills to interact effectively in difficult and complex situations. Various teaching techniques and methods, such as lectures, simulation games, case discussions, and individual and group projects, are used to provide students with an intellectual as well as experiential background.


HKUST was the first business school in Asia to receive dual accreditation from the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in the U.S. and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) in Europe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparing to Lead
  • Data Analysis 
  • Financial Accounting Foundations
  • Global Macroeconomics 
  • Managerial Accounting Foundations
  • Managerial Communication 
  • Managerial Microeconomics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


52 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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.
  • Employment history will play a critical role in the admission process.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the English language is important for successful completion of the program.
  • Applicants for the part-time program with more than seven years' full-time work experience may apply for a GMAT waiver, which is subject to approval.
  • A GMAT or a GRE score, and
Work experience:
  • Full-time MBA Program: two years
  • Part-time MBA Program: three years

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL-iBT: 80*

  • TOEFL-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-score: 5.5

Work experience

2 years of full-time work experience for the part-time programme and 3 years of full-time work experience for the full-time programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    77147 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 77147 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    77147 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 77147 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Full-time: HK$600,000 
  • Part -time: HK$50,000 

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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