Admissions Requirement

Applicants for the HKUST MBA for Professionals (Weekly Part-time Program) need to have:

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

* 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. 

School codes for admissions tests:

  • 1. HKUST code number for GMAT: 7357
        MBA for Professionals program code: PRW-WT-53
  • 2. HKUST code number for GRE: 3834 (department code 4201) 
  • 3. HKUST code number for TOEFL: 0170-01

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.

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