Admissions Procedures

For 2024-2025 intake, we invite application to the HKUST Doctor of Business Administration program from September 1, 2023 onwards, please complete the online application via the online application system.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  1. Credentials*
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copy of identity document (i.e. HKID, passport)
  4. 2 reference letters

*For application purposes, copies of documents or unofficial transcripts are sufficient. The original copies of supporting documents (including transcripts, degree certificate, score reports, etc.) are required if applicants are being admitted to the program, and should be submitted before the designated deadline prior to program commencement.

Applicant profiles are reviewed upon completion of online applications and full payment of the application fee (HK$3,000). Shortlisted applicants will be subsequently invited for an admission interview.

Admissions offers are made on a rolling basis. Candidates are recommended to submit application at the earliest for consideration. The application deadlines for 2024-25 intake are listed as below:

  Application Deadline (23:59 HK Time)
For Local Applicants

1st Round: Jan 31, 2024 (early bird deadline)
Final Round: Jun 30, 2024 (final deadline)

For Non-Local Applicants

1st Round: Jan 31, 2024 (early bird deadline)
Final Round: Jun 1, 2024 (final deadline) 

(Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis)

Apply before Jan 31, 2024 to get an Early Application Award!