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Master of Public Management (MPM)

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Application & Admission Requirements
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Application & Admission Requirements

Admission requirements

To qualify for admission, applicants shall have:

  • A bachelor’s degree with second class honors.

  • At least 3 years of full-time working experience;

  • Fulfilled English Language requirements set by the University

English Language requirements

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL-iBT: 80*

  • TOEFL-pBT: 550

  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)

  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

     (*) refers to the total score in one single attempt

Applicants are NOT required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if:

  • their fi­rst language is English, or

  • have obtained their bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

For further details on English Language admission requirements set out by the University, please visit HERE.


Application Deadlines for 2023/24 Admissions

  • For applicants from outside Hong Kong: 31st May 2023

  • For applicants from Hong Kong: 30th June 2023 

Early applications are recommended as offers will be made on a rolling basis. 



Application Process

All applicants should submit their application documents through the online admission system to the Fok Ying Tung Graduate School (FYTGS) of HKUST.  Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Application updates/results will only be available on the Online Admission System.



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