Schools & Departments
PG Programs & Courses
Programs
Courses
Joint University PG Courses
Continuing Education
HKUST offers over 50 graduate degree programs in five Schools and Program Offices.

The postgraduate programs offered are broadly categorized into Research Postgraduate (RPg) and Taught Postgraduate (TPg) programs. These programs lead to the following postgraduate degrees:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
PhD and MPhil programs are research degrees which entail the completion of coursework and the preparation of a research thesis. EMBA, MBA, MA, MSc, and PGD programs are taught postgraduate degrees which entail the completion of coursework.

All programs are taught in English.
School of Science
Programs RPg TPg
Atmospheric Environmental Science * MPhil / PhD
Biotechnology MSc
Chemistry MPhil / PhD
Environmental Health and Safety * MSc
Financial Mathematics MSc
Life Science MPhil / PhD
Marine Environmental Science * MPhil / PhD
Mathematics MPhil / PhD
Nano Science and Technology MPhil / PhD
Physics MPhil / PhD
School of Engineering
Programs RPg TPg
Bioengineering MPhil / PhD
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering MPhil / PhD MSc
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - Nanotechnology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Civil Engineering MPhil / PhD
Civil Engineering - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Civil Engineering - Nanotechnology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management PGD / MSc
Computer Science and Engineering MPhil / PhD
Computer Science and Engineering - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Electronic and Computer Engineering MPhil / PhD
Electronic and Computer Engineering - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Electronic and Computer Engineering - Nanotechnology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Electronic Engineering MSc
Engineering Enterprise Management MSc
Environmental Engineering * MPhil / PhD
Environmental Engineering and Management * PGD / MSc
IC Design Engineering MSc
Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management MPhil / PhD
Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Information Technology MSc
Intelligent Building Technology and Management MSc
Mechanical Engineering MPhil / PhD MSc
Mechanical Engineering - Energy Technology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Mechanical Engineering - Nanotechnology Concentration MPhil / PhD
Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship MPhil
Telecommunications MSc
School of Business and Management
Programs RPg TPg
Accounting PhD MSc
Economics PhD MSc
Finance PhD
Financial Analysis MSc
Global Finance (jointly offered by NYU and HKUST) MSc
Global Operations MSc
HKUST Executive MBA EMBA
Information Systems PhD
Information Systems Management MSc
International Management MSc
Investment Management (Full-time) MSc
Investment Management (Part-time) MSc
Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA EMBA
Management PhD
Marketing PhD
Master of Business Administration (Hong Kong) MBA
Operations Management PhD
Part-time Master of Business Administration (Shenzhen) MBA
School of Humanities and Social Science
Programs RPg TPg
Chinese Culture MA
Global China Studies MSc
Humanities MPhil / PhD
International Language Education - Teaching Chinese as Second Language MA
International Language Education - Teaching English as Second Language MA
Social Science MPhil / PhD MA
Interdisciplinary Programs Office
Programs RPg TPg
Environmental Science and Management * PGD / MSc
Environmental Science, Policy and Management * MPhil / PhD
* Environmental studies is a broadly defined discipline. HKUST offers a large variety of programs in environmentally related fields addressing local and global environmental issues. Learn more