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Our postgraduate programs solicit applications worldwide. Perspective students must apply online HERE.

The application materials include:

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification
  • Transcript
  • Statement of purpose
  • Recommendation letters
  • Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was not English, are required to fulfill one of the following minimum English Language requirements:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - a paper-based test score of no less than 550; or an internet-based test score of no less than 80;
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - an overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score lower than 5.5.

Summer Research Program

This Summer Research Program targets for outstanding end of year 3 undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing MPhil or PhD programs in the School of Science (including the math department) at HKUST. The program allows participants to experience the research life and to work with faculty mentors in our School to carry out research project in an interactive environment. Financial support will be provided.

Visiting UG students

This is a scheme for students to work with our faculty as visiting students.