Admissions Requirement

Applicants for the Part-Time MBA Program (Weekly Mode) need to fulfill below academic requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree;
    • Satisfactory GMAT / GRE score^*;
    • Minimum of 3 years’ full-time work experience;
    • Good TOEFL/IELTS* academic results if English was not the first language of instruction of your undergraduate/postgraduate course

^Applicants with more than 7 years' full-time work experience are eligible to apply for a GMAT waiver, which is subject to approval. For more information regarding GMAT waiver, please refer to the FAQ section. 

*Due to the COVID-19 situation, HKUST MBA accepts scores from the online version of GMAT/ GRE, IELTS Indicator, TOEFL-iBT Home Edition examinations, and Duolingo English Test (where available) for admissions for Intake 2022.

School codes for admissions tests:

  • 1. HKUST code number for GMAT: 7357
        Part-time MBA program code: PRW-WT-53
  • 2. HKUST code number for GRE: 3834 (department code 4201) 
  • 3. HKUST code number for TOEFL: 0170-01 (do not need to select department)

We recognize the importance of recruiting a diverse group of students who will both benefit from and contribute to the HKUST MBA program. Rather than select candidates based on a checklist of eligible criteria, we consider how they will interact with each other as a group, how the program matches their individual needs and objectives, and how they envision contributing to their class and the program. For other requirements, please refer to Online Application for more details.

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