Admission Requirements

Applicants to the HKUST MScFinTech program are expected to have the following credentials:

1. A Good First Degree

Applicants should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification. Applicants preferably should have programming and mathematics background.

2. English Proficiency

Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification* was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was not English, are required to fulfill the minimum English Language admission requirements of the University.


Applicants are highly recommended to have a satisfactory GMAT/GRE score, but it is not a compulsory requirement.

4. Work Experience

For full-time applicants, no minimum work experience is required. However, any relevant work or business experience will add weight to the application under consideration. 
For part-time applicants, at least two years of full-time post-qualification work experience is highly recommended, but it is not a compulsory requirement.

*qualification with duration equivalent to a full-time bachelor’s degree (i.e. at least 3 years)