Taught Postgraduate Admissions


Please read the Postgraduate Prospectus to learn more about the taught postgraduate programmes on offer and their entrance requirements.


Online Applications

Important Notes

·        Online application for some taught postgraduate programmes will be available soon. Please revisit this site later or contact the relevant Faculties for details of the programme(s).

·        Applications for taught postgraduate admissions and payment of application fees (HK$300 per application) should be made online at http://www.asa.hku.hk/admissions/tpg. Your online application cannot be processed unless you pay your application fee online by credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD only).

·        Applicants are advised to submit their online applications early so as to avoid systems congestion near the deadline for application. In addition to the online applications, applicants should submit the required supporting documents to the University by mail by the appropriate deadline for application.

·        Before you submit your online application, please read the following application procedures carefully.

Application Procedures

The successful submission of an online application consists of the following steps:

1. Establish your account

  • Register for an account when you use the online system for the first time.
  • Provide full name, a valid email address and a username. Your account will be identified by the username in future.
  • Check the box indicating that you agree to the Personal Information Collection Statement to complete the registration procedure.
  • Write down your user name and password for future reference.
  • Click Forget password on the login page in case you have forgotten your password.
  • If you are applying for more than one field/programme of study, please register with a new username and complete a new online application form for each of your chosen field/programme.

2. Complete the online application form

  • The online application system is best viewed with Internet Explorer 6 or above.
  • Fill in the requested information and click Save and Continue to save the data entered and proceed to next section. The system will logout if the screen is inactive for 20 minutes.
  • Click Logout, if you want to exit and continue later.
  • Click Preview to check your information in all the sections.

3. Payment of application fees

  • After you have filled in all the requested information in each section in order, you will come to the "Payment and Submission" section.
  • You will not be able to change your application details online once you have paid your application fee.
  • All application fees once paid are non-refundable.
  • An acknowledgement email with application number will be sent to you for a successfully submitted application.

4. Documents to support your application

  • Please click Instructions and Supporting Documents listed under your chosen programme(s). General supporting documents include: (Please note that documents once submitted will not be returned, and will be destroyed if the application is unsuccessful.)
    • Officially certified degree certificates and transcript(s) of your graduate and undergraduate studies
    • GMAT score* (if applicable)
    • Official score report on an English Language proficiency test, such as TOEFL#, IELTS#, etc. (for applicants with qualifications from institutions outside HK where the language of instruction and examination is not English)
    • Referees' reports (if applicable)
    • Any other documents as required by individual programmes
    • All required documents should be submitted to the relevant Faculty by the application deadline

5. Online application

  • Please proceed to choose your programme and establish an account. If you already have established a user account for your application, please login to retrieve your application.

* For admission, only GMAT score recorded in the five years before the date of application is considered.
# For admission, only TOEFL / IELTS score recorded in the two years before the date of application is considered.


Frequently Asked Questions

Enquiries relating to individual taught postgraduate programmes could be directed to the relevant Faculties. Their e-mail addresses are as follows:

Faculty of Architecture: faculty@arch.hku.hk

Faculty of Arts: arts@hku.hk

Faculty of Business and Economics: info@fbe.hku.hk

Faculty of Dentistry: dental@hkusua.hku.hk

Faculty of Education: edfac@hku.hk

Faculty of Engineering: enggfac@hkucc.hku.hk

Faculty of Law: lawfac@hku.hk

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine: medfac@hku.hk

Faculty of Science: science@hku.hk

Faculty of Social Sciences: socsc@hku.hk

Enquiries relating to application procedures could be directed to the Academic Services Office at tpgadmissions@hku.hk.