Prospective Students

Get a snapshot of life and learning at HKUST, check our programs and courses, find out student resources and facilities, and meet our faculty.  Here you can find out all you need to know about going for HKUST.

Career Potential

A HKUST education is your passport to exciting work opportunities as shown in a Global University Employability Ranking 2017 where HKUST ranked first in Greater China and 12th in the world. Visit the Career Center for early planning and advice.


With over 8,000 undergraduates studying for bachelor’s degrees and over 2,000 postgraduate students in master’s and PhD programs, HKUST delivers high quality educational and cross-discipline programs in science, engineering, business and management, the humanities and social sciences.

Undergraduate Studies

Under this tab is all the key about undergraduate education. Our undergraduate programs that emphasize academic excellence, breadth, the development of high level intellectual and personal skills, a global outlook and ethical awareness.

Postgraduate Studies

To advance learning and knowledge, HKUST offers both research and taught postgraduate programs in a wide array of disciplines, leading to graduate diplomas, and master’s and doctoral degrees. Graduates are given an all-round training to cope with global technological advancement and economic development.


As a dynamic, front-running research university, HKUST focuses on both pioneering research in the fields of science, engineering, business and management, humanities and social science. For more on admissions and financial aid, check out the links below.


Here at HKUST, there are treasures of knowledge, friendships, and multi-faceted experiences awaiting for you. Discover more about our exciting study environment, the friendly and energetic students and the vibrant student life of campus.

Scholarships, Financial Aid and Insurance

A one-stop shop for all matters related to scholarship and financial need. You may explore various scholarship opportunities, financial assistance, tuition fee deferment, exchange sponsorship and student insurance plans at HKUST.

Student Exchange
Student Exchange

Student exchange program at HKUST is one of the most comprehensive in Asia. The experience enables students to immerse themselves into another culture while broadening their views, creating an added element to their studies

Summer Programs

Each summer, we prepare a selection of unique and university-level introductory courses for senior secondary school students who seek for an exciting personal and academic enrichment in the summer. Have an enjoyable summer of university life on a world-class campus.

A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of stories contributed by our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy your reading and experience what makes HKUST special.

Map & Directions

You are easily accessible to HKUST from anywhere in Hong Kong. The campus map has directions for getting to HKUST from the airport, via public transportation and by car. Simply type in your starting point and select your choice of transportation below to get the routes connecting to HKUST.