Masters Courses Offered by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology | Top Universities
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK, Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR China
    • QS World University Rankings
      27
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio8
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students2,959
    • SizeM
    • Total Faculty1,172

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    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.

    The coursework and thesis components provide research postgraduate students with both generalist knowledge of their subject discipline and mastery of their specialized research areas. Students are guided to organize, communicate and disseminate research results to both expert and lay audiences, in a coherent and professional manner.

    On completion of their degrees, MPhil graduates will have attained advanced knowledge in their chosen fields of study, as well as training in research techniques for dealing with complex issues. They will also be prepared to pursue research degrees at the doctoral level.

    PhD degree holders will leave the University with up-to-date expertise in their specialist areas, and superior understanding of research techniques for resolving scholarly and practical problems. They will also be prepared to embark on academic or professional careers, and to teach university-level courses in their areas of specialization.

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


     

    About

    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.

    The coursework and thesis components provide research postgraduate students with both generalist knowledge of their subject discipline and mastery of their specialized research areas. Students are guided to organize, communicate and disseminate research results to both expert and lay audiences, in a coherent and professional manner.

    On completion of their degrees, MPhil graduates will have attained advanced knowledge in their chosen fields of study, as well as training in research techniques for dealing with complex issues. They will also be prepared to pursue research degrees at the doctoral level.

    PhD degree holders will leave the University with up-to-date expertise in their specialist areas, and superior understanding of research techniques for resolving scholarly and practical problems. They will also be prepared to embark on academic or professional careers, and to teach university-level courses in their areas of specialization.

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


     

    University highlights

    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is one of the top Public universities in Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China. It is ranked #27 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #33
    • 2013
      #34
    • 2014
      #40
    • 2015
      #28
    • 2016
      #36
    • 2018
      #30
    • 2019
      #37
    • 2020
      #32
    • 2021
      #27

    Ranking criteria

    82.1
    Overall
    85.2
    Academic Reputation
    63.6
    Employer Reputation
    66.7
    Faculty Student Ratio
    92.1
    Citations per Faculty
    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    88.9
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    9,447

    18%
    82%

    International students
    2,959

    49%
    51%

    Total faculty staff
    1,172

    872
    300

    Total students
    9,447

    18%
    82%

    International students
    2,959

    49%
    51%

    Total faculty staff
    1,172

    300
    872

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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