HKUST is a dynamic and forward-thinking University that embraces a truly global outlook and an innovative spirit. Founded in 1991, we have rapidly established ourselves as a top global institution and built a respectable reputation in the region by aligning our world-class educational resources with the growth momentum of Asia. The University has developed a unique East-West educational ethos centered on the core values of excellence, diversity, open-minded curiosity and an upbeat “can do” spirit. As the leading Global Business School in the region, our vision and ambitions distinguish us from the rest.

We are the Leading Global Business School in Asia.

As the regional leader in global business education, our MBA and EMBA programs have consistently been ranked among the world’s best. The Financial Times Global MBA Rankings named us:

MBA Program in the World
for 14 consecutive years

Amongst the Asia Pacific Programs in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2021, we are ranked:

International Mobility
International Course Experience
Value for Money

Amongst the Hong Kong Programs in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2021, we are ranked:

Career Progress
Alumni Recommend

We also top the charts as:

Business School in Asia to receive dual accreditation from AACSB (US) and EQUIS (Europe)
MBA Program In Asia to be listed in all four major global MBA rankings
Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist and Forbes
EMBA Program in the World (conjoined with Kellogg) for 10 times in 11 years according to Financial Times

We are proud of how far we have come in just over two decades,
and will continue to raise the bar of global business education in the future.

Accelerate your MBA and career in just 18 months.

The program is designed for working professionals. Maximize your return on investment, this program is designed to meet the needs and aspirations of working professionals. In just 18 months' time, learn the most in-demand skills and be prepared to lead in the new norm.

Classes are held on Saturdays at our main campus, and on weekday evenings at our Central campus which is located in the heart of business district.

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One of the Most Flexible Curricula in Asia.

The HKUST MBA is one of the most flexible and practical curricula in Asia. Career-driven core courses and a wide selection of 70+ flexible cores and electives are organized on five career tracks, be ready to tailor-make your own MBA learning journey. A total of 45 credits will be completed through a carefully designed curriculum.

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Business Technology for All Leaders.

Technological breakthroughs in AI, Big Data, Blockchain, IoT, and Fintech are reshaping the way we do business. Many business operations are becoming automated, and business decisions are now made based on massive data. As one of our five career tracks, the Business Technology and Analytics track will provide you with digital competencies that distinguish great managers from the rest.

The content is carefully designed to cater to different needs and capabilities of professionals from all backgrounds.

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Be inspired by the best minds.

It takes the best teachers to bring out the best in a student. Our esteemed faculty boasts some of the best scholars from prestigious global institutions as well as business leaders from Fortune 500 companies. They are all eager to share their valuable insights and practical real-life business experience with you to provide a springboard for your career success. With one of the smallest class sizes among the top global MBA programs, you can be sure to benefit from high-quality interaction with our faculty members.

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Diversity is in our DNA.

Our elite program admits only about 100 students per intake, you can expect to meet a diverse group of talented individuals from different countries, professional backgrounds and personalities.

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per intake
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Prestige Alumni Network.

Sometimes, it is not what you know but who you know that matters. Earn a lifelong pass to our elite community of more than 5,000 alumni in over 60 regions, forming an international network of support, experience sharing, and business opportunities.



The Applicable Skills and Knowledge for My Daily Work

Steven Margitan (Part-time MBA, Weekly Mode, Class 2020), as an expatriate from finance industry, shared why he chose HKUST MBA, and how the skills and interactivity contribute to his daily work.

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