Admission Requirements

Applicants to the HKUST MSBA are expected to have the following credentials:

1. A Relevant First Degree

Applicants must possess a bachelor degree in Information Systems, Operations Management, Statistics or related fields, with satisfactory academic performance from a recognized university or approved institution;

2. English Proficiency

Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification* was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was not English, are required to fulfill the minimum English Language requirements in TOEFL/IELTS examinations.

*Qualification with duration equivalent to a full-time bachelor's degree (i.e. at least 3 years)

3. GMAT/GRE

Applicants are highly recommended to take the GMAT/GRE test.

4. Work Experience

For full-time applicants, no minimum work experience is required. However, any relevant work or business experience will add weight to the application under consideration. Applicants for the part-time program should have at least two years of full-time post-qualification relevant work experience.

INSTITUTION CODE FOR HKUST

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