Overview

We are looking for candidates with a solid background in undergraduate-level mathematics, statistics, finance, and computing.
 

Application Timeline (2019/20 Intake)
1 Sep 2018 Applications open
1 Feb 2019 (23:59, GMT+8) Application deadline
Dec 2018 to Apr 2019 Admission interviews
Jan to July 2019 Admission offers issued
1 Sep 2019 2019-20 Fall term commences

Admission criteria

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering, physical sciences, or an equivalent qualification from a university or tertiary institution.

English requirements

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • Paper-based test (PBT) score of no less than 550
    • Internet-based test (iBT) score of no less than 80
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • overall score of 6.5 (raised from 6.0 previously) with no sub-score lower than 5.5
  • You do not need to present TOEFL or IELTS score if
    • your first language is English, or
    • your bachelor's degree (or equivalent) is from an institution where the medium of instruction is English.

Application requirement

Please apply through the Online Admission System (OAS)
(The 2019-20 Fall term commences on 1 September 2018)

Application deadline

Please visit http://pg.ust.hk for information on admission requirements, admission timeline, and other information about postgraduate programs.

Program Fee

The program fee for the 2019/20 Intake is HK$210,000 for 36 credits.

Living Expenses (Estimated)

Expenses per month HKD$
Accommodation (self-arranging)* 5,500
Food^ 3,000
Books and supplies 1,000
Transportation 500
Total 10,000

* Accommodation standards and rents vary considerably
^ Calculations based on HK$35/meal on campus

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How to Apply?

Apply to the HKUST Postgraduate Programs by taking the following simple steps:

  1. Create an account at HKUST Online PG Admissions System.

    Prepare the documents/ additional information required for application.
     
  2. Submit your online application before deadline.
     
  3. Invitation for interview will be sent to you via email.
     
  4. Prepare and attend the interview.
     
  5. Check the system regularly for the admission offer and other status updates.

    Follow the steps to accept the offer in the system.