Requirements


  • Does this mean I will spend two more years in High School?

    Yes. But these two additional years will equip you with skills that will better prepare you for the future, whether it be; Kolehiyo, Trabaho or Negosyo!

  • Admission Requirements - International Student

    HKUST welcomes enthusiastic students from around the world. To qualify for admission to postgraduate programs, applicants must meet the requirements listed below:

    General Admission Requirements

    Applicants seeking admission to a master’s degree or postgraduate diploma program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.  And applicants seeking admission to a doctoral degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution; OR presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a full-time basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years.

    English Language Admission Requirements

    Applicants have to fulfill the 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):
      For 2019/20 Admissions: Overall score: 6.5 & All sub-scores: 5.5
      For 2018/19 Admissions: Overall score: 6.0 & All sub-scores: 5.5

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