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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Location Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR
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Ranking

# 66

QS World University Rankings
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10

Undergraduate programs
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7

Postgraduate programs
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Available

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With over 80 years of proud tradition and ranking among the world’s top 100 institutions, PolyU aspires to be a leading university with world-class research and education.

We are in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As a university with a strong focus on science, engineering and technology, PolyU responds to the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is characterised by emerging technologies such as AI, data science, robotics, new materials, additive manufacturing and biotechnology.

Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world. As a university with a strong emphasis on societal impact, we also develop innovations and technologies related to housing, health care, smart cities, the environment and energy in order to address major societal challenges.

PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-LearningOverseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes.

As part of our commitment to offering lifelong learning opportunities globally, we use different formats including videos, quizzes, presentations, case studies, discussion forums, live events, knowledge check and exams to conduct our programmes. This proved to be a successful and effective strategy to broaden the form of our teaching offerings for reaching out to global life-long learners as well as embracing the needs and challenges in the 21st century.

Situated in the heart of the city, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduatepostgraduate and PhD degree programs across eight faculties and schools: Applied Science and Textiles, Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Design, and Hotel and Tourism Management. 

With over 80 years of proud tradition and ranking among the world’s top 100 institutions, PolyU aspires to be a leading university with world-class research and education.

We are in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As a university with a strong focus on science, engineering and technology, PolyU responds to the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is characterised by emerging technologies such as AI, data science, robotics, new materials, additive manufacturing and biotechnology.

Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world. As a university with a strong emphasis on societal impact, we also develop innovations and technologies related to housing, health care, smart cities, the environment and energy in order to address major societal challenges.

PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-LearningOverseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes.

As part of our commitment to offering lifelong learning opportunities globally, we use different formats including videos, quizzes, presentations, case studies, discussion forums, live events, knowledge check and exams to conduct our programmes. This proved to be a successful and effective strategy to broaden the form of our teaching offerings for reaching out to global life-long learners as well as embracing the needs and challenges in the 21st century.

Situated in the heart of the city, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduatepostgraduate and PhD degree programs across eight faculties and schools: Applied Science and Textiles, Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Design, and Hotel and Tourism Management. 

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #159
  • 2014
    #161
  • 2015
    #=162
  • 2016
    #116
  • 2017
    #111
  • 2018
    #=95
  • 2019
    #106
  • 2020
    #91
  • 2021
    #75
  • 2022
    #66

Ranking criteria

69.1
Overall
67.1
Academic Reputation
42.9
Employer Reputation
79.2
Faculty Student Ratio
63.8
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
81.3
International Students Ratio

Available programs

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. It is the only university in Hong Kong that incorporates Work-Integrated Education (WIE) and Service-Learning as mandatory components within the undergraduate curriculum, encouraging students to apply their knowledge in practice to address societal needs and improve the lives of the needy. Hence, graduates are sought after by employers. Students of PolyU will be exposed to countless learning opportunities both inside and outside classroom, allowing them to specialise in their interests and follow their dreams.

PolyU constantly expands its global network of partnerships with student exchange programmes to fosters students’ international outlook with more than 50% of undergraduate students taken part in various International Learning Experience in 2019. PolyU also has a wide variety of local and international leadership and development programmes for a truly transformative education experience – equipping students with the right skills to be socially responsible global leaders of tomorrow.

Life at PolyU is more than academic success. Fuel your passion with our student development programmes and various activities in Athletics and Recreation; Wellness; Art and Culture, etc. Experience the rich tapestry of campus life by joining our clubs and societies

Our halls of residence offer a vibrant ecosystem with many opportunities for you to develop a life-long global network. By immersing yourselves in numerous exciting and joyful hall activities, you may build friendship with fellow students from diverse cultures and nationalities.

For non-local students, going to university may mean being away from home for the first time. PolyU offers a supportive community to help you navigate campus life. A helping hand or two (when it all seems overwhelming) can help you thrive in your new home away from home.

Academic Registry

24-hour hotline: (852) 2333 0600
Fax: (852) 2334 6671
Email: 
[email protected]
Website: 
www.polyu.edu.hk/study

Global Engagement Office

Tel: (852) 2766 5116
Fax: (852) 2333 9974
Email: General 
[email protected]  
Exchange / Study Abroad 
[email protected]
Full Time Study: 
[email protected]
Website: 
www.polyu.edu.hk/geo/

 

The Graduate School of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is newly established in September 2020 and committed to the scholarly excellence and success of our research postgraduate (RPg) students.  We invest significantly to provide our students with high-quality educational experience and professional development. 

Our missions are:
- To promote university-wide academic excellence for research postgraduate education; and
- To deliver leading professional development opportunities to research postgraduate students.

Although the Graduate School is new, PolyU has been offering RPg education over the past three decades.  We currently offer a wide variety of world-class RPg programmes from 6 Faculties and 2 Schools. Our research students from all over the world receive trainings in different fields including applied sciences and textilesbusinessconstruction and environmentdesignengineeringhealth and social scienceshotel and tourism management and humanities. Our research graduates are making contributions to the society worldwide and teaching in universities or schools, conducting research in institutes, working in industries, financial firms and investment banks, governments, hospitals, consultant companies, real estate or social agencies, etc. 

For perspective students, please browse our RPg programmes to find your preferred supervisors and start your research study on the wonderful PolyU campus.

For current research students, please feel free to contact the Graduate School for any assistance and join our activities to enrich your educational experience. We welcome any valuable suggestions that can help you to excel in your academic and professional development. 

 

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