Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission to our programme, you must: 

    • Hold a recognized Bachelor's degree (business or non-business);
    • Obtain statements from two referees, regarding suitability for the programme; and
    • Obtain a TOEFL/IELTS score if you are not from an English-medium university.

Exceptional performance in one area may compensate another area.

We will consider the entire profile of the applicant, including previous academic performance, TOEFL/IELTS test scores (if applicable), referees' recommendation, working experience and professional qualifications, etc.

Test Scores

GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered. If you want to submit a GMAT or GRE score, you should upload a copy of the test report together with other supporting documents to the application system.

Please use these school codes to send the reports to us: 

    • TOEFL: 9671 | GRE: 2482 | GMAT: FS2-WL-82

References & Documents

You can log into online application system at and go to the upload page. If your application account—valid for four weeks only—has expired or the file size is too large to be uploaded, you can email the supporting documents to directly. We will add them to your application file at the backend. 

Since the application system doesn’t allow any changes in the application form after submission, you can email the updated/additional information to directly and we will help you make the changes in your application files. 

Interview & Admissions Result

The Admissions Committee will start to review the applications after each application deadline. It generally takes around 8 weeks for the admission results to be ready after the deadline. We will contact admitted applicants directly by email. For those who do not receive an offer, their applications will be considered again in the following round until the end of the whole admissions cycle.


Students registered to read for a postgraduate curriculum at our University MUST NOT be registered simultaneously to read for another qualification in our University or at another institution, except with the approval of the Board of Faculty of Business and Economics given in advance. A breach of this Regulation in Hong Kong or elsewhere may result in the student concerned being required to discontinue studies at our University.

Full-time postgraduate students are eligible to apply for accommodation at a monthly rental charge for a single room in a number of designated halls at HKU. For details about housing for postgraduate students, please visit the website of the Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS) here.

Please note that competition for on-campus housing is very competitive and you should be prepared to seek accommodation elsewhere. CEDARS also collects and compiles data on off-campus, privately-owned rooms or flats, in the vicinity of the university campus that are available for rental to students.