Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship
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Jointly offered by the School of Engineering and the School of Business and Management, this unique program is perfect for entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs, those interested in building a strategic technical advantage into their product and gaining access to advanced facilities, up-to-date know-how and talent-pool for prototyping and launching their product into the market.

Program Details 

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants should have obtained a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification. For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

Program Tuition Fee

The nominal program fee for full-time study is HK$200,000 (paid in 2 installments) and part-time study is HK$200,000 (paid in 4 installments) respectively.


Students are required to complete at least 30 credits of courses, including 9 credits of core courses, 6 credits of technical or science elective courses and 6 credits of entrepreneurship or leadership elective courses offered by the School of Business and Management, the School of Engineering, the School of Science and the Division of Public Policy, as well as a 9-credit project course.  For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program & Course Catalog


This program is a gateway for students to learn from our professors with diverse knowledge and research experience in the field gained from some of the top engineering institutions from around the world.  Students can select any faculty member(s) from HKUST as advisor(s) to get customized advise, lab facilities, and other guidance and support for their project. 


All applications are considered on a competitive and rolling basis. Early online application is strongly recommended. For admission details and procedures, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School

Early application is recommended for non-local applicants for visa processing.

For 2022/23 Fall intake (September 2022):

Application Deadline Round 1 Round 2
Non-local Applications 1 December 2021 30 April 2022
Local Applications 1 December 2022 30 April 2022
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