Next Steps



1.  Do I need a student visa to study in Hong Kong?

If you do not have the right to abode in Hong Kong, you are required to apply for a student visa.  The Program Office will provide guidance on student visa application before the program commences.


2.  Do I need a visa for the Beijing Module and New York Modules?

Students are responsible in obtaining necessary visas to China and the US for classes. The Program Office will provide supporting documents for visa application purpose.  Approval of student visa is at the discretion of respective consulates.


3.  Where and when are classes held?

In Hong Kong, classes are held either on HKUST campus or the HKUST Business School executive classroom in downtown Central.  A typical 4-day module starts in Friday afternoon and ends by Monday noon.  An optional tutorial, if available, is held on Friday morning.

In New York, classes are held in Henry Kaufman Management Center at NYU Stern. A trip to New York usually covers 2 modules which last for 8 to 11 days. 

Please click here for the Program Schedule of intake 2015.


4.  Can I defer my study?

Candidates with an admissions offer can apply for deferral of admissions.  Upon approval and settlement of admissions deposit, a place will be reserved for the next intake.  According to University regulation, deferral is only allowed for one time.  If candidates cannot start the program in the year that follows, they will need to apply again in the future.