Admissions - HKUST Business School
HKUST Business School
Hong Kong, China
HKUST Business School is a dynamic, international research university in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science and technology, and educating the new generation of front-runners for Asia and the world. Since 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community's transformation into a knowledge-based society, and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time. HKUST has been ranked the #1 university in Asia for the second year in a row by the QS Asian University Rankings 2012. The Financial Times also ranked the HKUST MBA program as world #10 and Asia #1 in 2012.
An innovator in research and teaching, HKUST is the only science and technology research university in Hong Kong, and the only one to offer an all-PhD faculty. Its ground-breaking work in science, engineering, business, humanities, and social science is successfully pushing back the boundaries of the information age. HKUST brings forward the vision of the future. On its award-winning Clear Water Bay campus, the life to come is being shaped today.
Qualified degrees linked to the Global Real Estate Master (GREM) program:
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MSc in Financial Analysis or Investment Management + GREM
The Master of Science in Financial Analysis Program (MSc(FA)) and the Master of Science in Investment Management Program (MSc(IM)) at HKUST are designed to provide rigorous training for students interested in professional careers in the finance industry. Since their inception in 1996 and 2002, the two programs have been widely recognized by finance professionals as premier academic programs. The curricula of the two programs have been designed to meet the growing and specialized demands of the industry. Intended for part-time students, the two programs are structured to allow completion of the 30-credit course requirement in 18-24 months or up to five years.
Students in the MScFA / IM programs typically have a background in finance and an average of 8 years of work experience. Both programs begin with a solid foundation in accounting, economics, quantitative and computing skills, asset valuation and financial derivatives, which form the core subjects in the Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) examinations curriculum.
At the end of the program, students receive two graduate degrees, HKUST MSc in Financial Analysis or Investment Management and GREM, and join the alumni networks of HKUST Business School and the University of Wisconsin.
For admission to the MSc program, applicants should have all of the following requirements:
- A good bachelor degree (normally with Honors not lower than Second Class, Lower Division; or with an average grade of not lower than "B") from a recognized university or approved institution
- A satisfactory GMAT score. Applicants may be considered for exemption if they have more than 7 years of working experience in the finance or finance related industry.
- Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) test score for applicants who have attended educational institutions where the language of instruction was not English or whose first language is not English
- At least one year full-time post qualification work experience
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