The School offers a number of postgraduate programs in different disciplines to meet the needs of students either to develop their professional career or pursue their research endeavors.
Our Taught Postgraduate Programs are designed to provide students with intensive training on professional careers and to enhance students' competitive capability in job markets. While our Research Postgraduate Programs aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas and to develop them into scientists capable of conducting independent and original research.
Taught Postgraduate
Our taught postgraduate programs emphasize the linkage of scientific professionalism with real-world problems. The programs are designed to provide students with intensive training on professional careers and to enhance students’ competitive capability in job markets. We actively maintain strong networks with industries, offering our students an advantageous position in the markets.
Research Postgraduate
Our research postgraduate programs aim to provide students with advanced knowledge and comprehensive training in research on specific science areas. The programs focus on developing student’s research competency and with equipping students with state-of-the-art expertise in conducting independent and original research.

Elizaldy specializes in the study of oceanic acidification, examining its impact on marine organisms...

Elizaldy Acebu MABOLOC

As a PhD student at HKUST, I realize life here is full of challenges, which always go along with chances...

Huiqian HUANG

A research degree opened up my world to new possibilities. I can travel around the world to meet new people and share our ideas...

Shingyu LEUNG

School of Science Postgraduate Prospectus
The Prospectus helps students to understand the taught postgraduate programs and research postgraduate programs offered by the School of Science.
Postgraduate Admissions
Apply to the postgraduate programs at HKUST School of Science by taking some simple steps.