Top reasons to study here

  • HKBU aspires to be a premier institution of higher learning providing broad-based, creativity-inspiring education.
  • HKBU is committed to academic excellence in teaching, research and service.
  • HKBU has distinctive contribution to the advancement of knowledge through research and scholarship.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).

Education

Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees.

It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students.

Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

Research

We aims to produce world class research in selected research clusters; and to solve problems for and with society using close connections between HKBU researchers and external stakeholders.To achieve this we will:   

  • develop clusters of strength to maximise knowledge outputs and impact
  • focus resources on strategic clusters
  • build up research human capacity as well as broaden and deepen research training
  • enhance the learning experiences of scholars and postgraduate students
  • support diverse approaches to scholarship
  • address community needs through applied research
  • develop research collaborations with strategic partners around the world
  • produce new knowledge that improves people’s lives

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
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2016
401
2015
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
299 -21
2017
278 3
2016
281
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
401 -50
2017
351
2016
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
535
2017
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2016
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Administrative and Supporting Offices:

  • Academic Community Hall
  • Academic Registry
  • Alumni Affairs Office
  • Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning
  • Chaplain’s Office
  • Communication and Public Relations Office
  • Estates Office
  • Finance Office
  • General Administration Office

Housing services

To help students immerse themselves in University life, we offer a range of student accommodation.

  • Undergraduate Halls
  • Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House
  • Off-campus Student Residence

Library services

The University Library is committed to providing quality resources and services in support of the University's teaching, research, and learning activities. HKBU librarians engage in teaching and instruction, providing learning opportunities that students do not receive in their regular classes. These are crucial to student success in academia and in the workplace.

ICT services

  • Account & Password
  • Personal Computer & Printer
  • Wi-Fi & Network Access
  • Classroom & Audiovisual Services
  • Printing Services
  • e-Learning
  • Server & Web Hosting
  • Web & Application Development
  • IT Security

Student Life

Campus life

  • Kai Tak Campus - The former Royal Air Force (RAF) Officers’ Mess, a Grade I historical building with a unique early 20th century colonial architectural style, houses the Academy of Visual Arts, providing an inspiring backdrop to complement the student experience.
  • Shek Mun Campus - The College of International Education and the HKBU Affiliated Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School are located at the Shek Mun Campus.

Sports facilities

Our sports facilities offer our students a chance to participate in recreational activities with fellow students and lead a balanced lifestyle.

  • Joint Sports Centre
  • Madam Kwok Chung Bo Fun Sports and Cultural Centre
  • Wai Hang Sports Centre and Dr Stephen Hui Sports Hall

Student clubs

Academic societies are composed of students studying the same course/ major. They seek to cultivate a professional attitude amongst members through co-curricular and extra-curricular studies and projects.

  • Chinese Language and Literature Society
  • Religion and Philosophy Society
  • Student Union Faculty of Arts Society
  • Student Union Management Information Systems Society
  • Chinese Medicine Society