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HOW TO APPLY
If the qualification is from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, you are required to obtain one of the below:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
A score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL; or
A score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL; or
A score of 80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
A minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5; or
GCE (General Certificate of Education)
Grade C or above; or
IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Grade C or above; or
Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language
Grade C or above
Tuition and fees*
1-Year Full Time
2-Year Part Time
HKD 155,000 per year
HKD 77,500 per year
HKD 300 (non-refundable)
How to apply
via HKU Taught Postgraduate Admission online system.
The successful submission of an online application consists of the following steps:
1. ESTABLISH YOUR ACCOUNT
2. COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
3. PAY THE APPLICATION FEES
4. PROVIDE SUPPORTING DOCUMENT
Documents once submitted will not be returned, and will be destroyed if the application is unsuccessful. All documents should be submitted to the relevant faculty by the application deadline. They include:
All applications pass through a staged admission process:
First screening: the first stage involves the screening of application materials and the alignment with the University criteria, as well as a review of the Personal Statement. This statement gives the reviewers a sense of why the applicant is interested in the programme, and whether they have given due consideration of how this programme will help them achieve their career goals. The English comprehension score is also reviewed as there will be considerable demand on language comprehension.
Interview: shortlisted candidates are invited to an interview to gauge their motivation and understanding of the field, their communication skills as well as their capacity for critical thinking. In a particular year, approximately a hundred candidates are interviewed for roughly 40-50 places, divided between full time and part time.
Applicants come from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from some young achievers with a few years of work experience, to middle-level managers with more extensive work experience, to professionals in the field wishing to expand their skill set. The admission is a minimum of two years of work experience. This is to improve the knowledge pool amongst the students and to ensure that students possess sufficient background understanding of organizational functions and terminology, as well as a functional understanding of organizational governance. For more detailed information about the admissions and the programme you may also like to see the FAQs.