Established in 1991, HKUST carries a vision to be a leading university with strong local commitment and significant international impact. Located in Hong Kong, the international center right at the doorstep of the worlds new economic powerhouse, China, HKUST Business School is characterized by a genuine blend of East meeting West. It was the first in Asia to be awarded dual accreditation by AACSB in the U.S. and EQUIS in Europe. HKUST MBA program has been consistently ranked no.1 in Asia and the worlds top 10 by Financial Times for 3 consecutive years since 2010.
World Class Faculty
HKUSTs faculty is one of the most internationalized and the strongest in research in the world, ranked worlds No. 19 for its Research by Financial Times in 2012. Over 120 full-time faculty members from over 15 countries are all PhD qualified. Top executives holding leading positions in multinational firms are invited to join the school as adjunct faculty to provide students with substantial industrial insights.
An international student body with 93% non-local students from 25 countries brings in diversity. Kicking off with the residential and experiential learning program, HKUST MBA bonds students of different nationalities into a close connection. Following with cross-cultural teamwork along the program, students will be exposed to a lot of new views, perspectives and experiences with unique and rewarding learning opportunities. Partnering with other 57 leading business schools in 17 countries, HKUST further broadens students international exposure through its exchange program.
Asia & China Expertise
HKUSTs expertise in China and Asian business offers students with close connections with practitioners and insights of the China and Asian market through series of courses, field Trips to Asian cities and wide range of China and Asian cases. It is one of the few business schools being capable of studying issues specific to the emerging markets of Asia with international research standards. While students build up a strong foundation in business essentials in contexts ranging from financial knowledge to management strategies, career-track electives on General Management in China, Finance, Consulting & Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing help students to delve more deeply into the subjects that matter to their future most.
Leadership and Career Enrichment
Carrying a vision to train up responsible leader, a flagship core program on responsible leadership and ethics is offered to students. Student-driven clubs, ranging from Energy Alliance and Finance club to China club, are also strongly encouraged and supported by the program. These activities further enrich the academic experience, build leadership competencies and widen exposure beyond the classroom. Dedicated career services including workshops, coaching, small group meeting with executives, industry and recruitment talks are also offered to assist students to develop professional soft skills and career.