Admission

 

Bioengineering Graduate Program offers 2 postgraduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Philosophy (MPhil), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Bioengineering.

Admission Requirement

Applicants seeking admission to a research degree program should satisfy the following minimum entrance requirements and demonstrate their English ability to undertake the research:

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

  • hold a relevant Bachelor's degree with first or second class honours, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant Science or Engineering disciplines from a recognized university; or
  • hold a taught Master's degree or equivalent qualification, in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline from a recognized university.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • hold a relevant Bachelor's degree with first or second class upper honours, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline from a recognized university; or
  • hold a Master's degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant Science or Engineering discipline from a recognized university which includes a research thesis.

English Language Requirement

Applicant should fulfill the English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

Proficiency Test

Minimum Scores

TOEFL-iBT

80

TOEFL-pBT

550

IELTS

Overall score: 6.0    and
All sub-scores: 5.5

Notes:
If your first language is not English, and your bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification was not awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English, you will need to fulfill these English Language requirements.

Application Procedures

Applicants should submit their applications through the Online Admissions System. Non-local applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible in order to allow sufficient time to obtain a visa for studying in Hong Kong.  Application for the 2018-19 intake will be started in September 2017

For further details about postgraduate admissions, please visit the Office of Postgraduate Studies website.

Enquiries

For PG admissions to HKUST, please contact the Postgraduate Outreach and Admissions Team (PGOA)
Tel:         (852) 2623 1120
Email:    gradmit@ust.hk
                 
For BIEN MPhil & PhD programs, please contact our Program Office at:
Tel:         (852) 2358 8483
Email:    bien@ust.hk

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Last updated: 29 Aug 2016