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)
- Master of Arts (MA)
- Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Science (MSc)
- Graduate Diploma (GD)
PhD and MPhil programs are research degrees which entail the completion of coursework and the preparation of a research thesis. MA, EMBA, MBA, MSc, and GD programs are taught postgraduate degrees which entail the completion of coursework.