Application & Admission Requirements

Admission requirementS

To qualify for admission, applicants shall have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification; and with strong academic performance

  • At least 3 years of full-time working experience;

  • Fulfilled English Language requirements set by the University


English Language requirements

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL-iBT: 80*

  • TOEFL-pBT: 550

  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)

  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

     (*) refers to the total score in one single attempt


Applicants are NOT required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if:

  • their fi­rst language is English, or

  • have obtained their bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.


For further details on English Language admission requirements set out by the University, please visit HERE.


Application Deadlines for 2021/22 Admissions

  • For applicants from outside Hong Kong: 1st June 2021

  • For applicants from Hong Kong: 1st July 2021 

Early applications are recommended as offers will be made on a rolling basis. 



Deadline for 1st round of admission interview: 31 January 2021

Deadline for 2nd round of admission interview: 15 April 2021

Deadline for last round of admission interview: 1 July 2021

Early applications are recommended as offers will be made on a rolling basis.


Application Process

All applicants should submit their application documents through online application system to the Fok Ying Tung Graduate School (FYTGS) of HKUST.

(Click on the "APPLY NOW" button to submit an application)