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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Situated on China’s South Coast in Hong Kong, amidst east and west cultures and skyscrapers, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is located in the Hung Hom area of Kowloon with a campus featuring  state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities as well as amenities for students and staff.

QS ranking recognition     
Thanks to its innovative methods of education, and groundbreaking research achievements, PolyU, where the chief language of instruction is English, has been ranked:

Discover The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s astounding performance in a number of other QS rankings here.

Innovative education model

PolyU is the only university in Hong Kong that incorporates Work-Integrated Education 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.

The University has close links with institutions, professional and business sectors at home and abroad. This gives PolyU students countless learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. Through student exchange and internship programmes, leadership training, Service-Learning programme as well as other co-curricular activities, students are nurtured to be future leaders with a global outlook.

A research and entrepreneurship powerhouse  
PolyU’s culture of blazing new trails drives the University to challenge boundaries and uncover knowledge that benefits mankind. It has a reputation for delivering high-impact research projects and successful student startups. Entrepreneurship is highly encouraged by the University, with various funding schemes in place to provide seed funding to budding entrepreneurs. You can find out more about entrepreneurship development here.

Researchers at the University also conduct groundbreaking applied research to resolve imminent socioeconomic issues. Recent discoveries include anti-cancer drug candidates to fight cancers, optical fibre sensing technologies to monitor railway operations, and automation systems to enhance aircraft safety and maintenance. Find out more about Hong Kong Polytechnic’s research accomplishments here.

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Programs available

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Deparment of Marketing and Management

Department of Logistics

School of Accounting and Finance

University Highlights

Total students - 20,972


International students - 5,251


Total faculty staff - 2,447


Total students - 20,972


International students - 5,251


Total faculty staff - 2,447


Postgraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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