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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 months
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) curriculum at The University of Hong Kong is designed to provide students with a first-class education, real-world experience, a deep understanding of Asia and international business, and sincere appreciation of cultural differences. 


The intensive 1-year programme structure is unique in offering a truly global experience. Students start their academic journey with nine months of study at the University of Hong Kong, during which they take core courses and electives with an Asia focus

Student participate in a China Immersion Programme and various careers-focused international treks to provide students with opportunities to witness the economic landscape and business culture in China.

In their final four months, students complete the programme with elective courses at London Business School, Columbia Business School or Fudan University School of Management, or they may elect to remain in Hong Kong. Partnerships with such world-renowned business schools as London Business School, Columbia Business School and Fudan University School of Management offer our students unparalleled educational, experiential and networking opportunities in some of the world’s most vibrant cities and dynamic economies.

The part-time Master of Business Administration programme at The University of Hong Kong follow the same rigorous core curriculum as the full-time programme, and students share the same world-class faculty. The format, however, is specifically designed to support professionals working in Hong Kong and nearby areas with the opportunity to earn an MBA on a part-time basis without stepping out of full-time employment. 

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (minimum one year, maximum two years)
  • Part Time (minimum two years, maximum four years)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 14 months
    • Duration description

      Full Time (minimum fourteen months, maximum twenty-six months)

    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part Time (minimum two years, maximum four years)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • A recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
  • Satisfactory GMAT score and satisfactory GRE score;
  • Minimum TOEFL 550 (paper-based)/80 (internet-based), or IELTS 6.5 band with no subtest lower than 5.5;
  • At least two years of postgraduate full-time work experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 14 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 14 months.
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Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 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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