Admission Requirements

Applicants to the program are expected to have the following credentials:

A Good First Degree

Applicants must have a good bachelor's degree from a recognized university or approved institution.

Work Experience

Applicants for the part-time program should have at least two years of full-time post-qualification working experience. For the full-time program, working experience is not required, but applicants with relevant work experience will have an advantage.

English Proficiency

A satisfactory score in TOEFL or IELTS is required for applicants who were not educated at institutions where the primary language of instruction was English, or whose native language is not English.

- TOEFL score in minimum 80 (iBT); 550 (pBT) or 60 (Revised paper-delivered test)
- IELTS (Academic Module) overall score in minimum 6.5 (and ALL sub-scores in 5.5 or above)


Applicants are highly recommended to have a satisfactory GMAT/GRE score. Although these tests are not required, applicants who can show high GMAT/GRE scores stand a higher chance of consideration and admission.



GMAT Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
HKUST Business School
Other Masters, Full Time
GRE 3834
TOFEL 0170
IELTS Name of department: Postgradute Outreach and Admissions Team
Name of institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Address: Room 6418, Lift 25-26 Academic Building, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong