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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay Kowloon Hong Kong View map
Hong Kong SAR
#32
Public
Very High
10,602
1,205
3,134

Overview

To achieve its mission ‘to advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research, particularly at the postgraduate level’, HKUST offers postgraduate programs leading to graduate diplomas, and masters and doctoral degrees.

The University seeks to train its research postgraduates to develop sound research skills, to acquire the latest theoretical knowledge and become critical thinkers in their chosen fields of study, and to conduct enquiries in their areas of specialization in a professional, expert and ethical manner.

The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees involve the completion of coursework in addition to the preparation of research theses. The MPhil thesis reports work on a significant topic; the PhD dissertation entails original research that contributes to a specific field and expands the frontiers of knowledge.

Taught postgraduate (TPg) education is an integral part of the structure of the University’s academic provision. To achieve the institution’s vision and mission in the area of postgraduate education, the planning and development of TPg programs take into consideration the research strengths and resource priorities of the University, as well as the prevailing community and market needs. These represent the overall strategic context within which senior management annually reviews the full range of academic programs to ensure alignment with the mission and strategic direction of the University.

The University’s vision for TPg education is to offer the highest-quality, advanced-level study opportunities to the Hong Kong community, as well as candidates from around the world.  The mission for TPg education is to benefit students and practitioners in both their personal and professional development by offering carefully designed curricula that reflect the latest developments in the respective fields of study.

For more information, please visit HKUST Postgraduate Admissions at https://pg.ust.hk/.

 

Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 10,602

16%
84%

International students - 3,134

53%
47%

Total faculty staff - 1,205

884
321

Total students - 10,602

16%
84%

International students - 3,134

53%
47%

Total faculty staff - 1,205

321
884
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