No. 1

MBA Program in Asia-Pacific 

Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools & MBA Programs 2023-24


No. 1 MBA Program in Asia

Poets&Quants International MBA Ranking 2023-24, A Times Higher Education Partner 

Top 10 International MBA Program

No. 1 in HK

Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2024

Aims Achieved Top Spot in Asia
The vision to lead
Business Technology for Future Leaders

Learn about how to manage and deploy technology effectively to create value in business, including how artificial intelligence, big data and blockchain, among others, are shaping the future.

Enterprise and Financial Leadership

Study future-focused courses and gain the fundamental skills to lead change and manage investments strategically with our comprehensive program. Accelerate your career with leading-edge technology and ESG know-how.

A Strong MBA at a Leading Research University

Master interdisciplinary leadership and adapt to ever-shifting business landscapes. Obtain practical, versatile knowledge beyond business, like Responsible Leadership and Ethics, Doing Tech in Asia and China and Behavioral Economics, to become an agile professional. Join events and access resources across a wide range of disciplines for the HKUST community.


Study one of the most flexible and practical curricula in Asia - leverage our flexible, dynamic and interactive program. Around 60% of your courses are customizable, helping you to explore your interests, develop your cross-functional leadership skills and acquire the knowledge that best fits your professional goals


Take the full-time MBA (16-month standard mode or 12-month accelerated mode) or part-time MBA (standard 24 months*). Complete your studies in a maximum of five years.

*Students could complete the part-time MBA program in as fast as 18 months if they opt for an accelerated study mode

Full-time MBA
Part-time MBA (Weekly Mode)
Part-time MBA (Bi-Weekly Mode)
Digital MBA for Global Leaders

The full-time MBA is perfect for professionals who want to take time away from work and reshape their career by broadening their horizons and upskilling for a new direction. You will receive personalized advice on your career plans throughout your MBA journey. Experienced career coaches from various fields will provide guidance on career strategy, executing your job search, and acing your job interviews.

Full-time MBA students who choose the 16-month mode is eligible to apply for exchange program and participate in summer internship. It's important to note that the exchange program is not guaranteed and is subject to availability and other factors.

This part-time MBA can help you advance your career with our broad based curriculum and opportunity to learn alongside talented classmates. Explore your interests, upskill in targeted areas and improve your collaboration capabilities.  You can also obtain career advice from external career coaches to gain additional insights. 

Classes are held on Saturdays and/or Sundays at our Clear Water Bay campus. Weekday evening classes (electives) are held at our Business School Central campus.

This part-time MBA is designed to help you advance your career with our broad based curriculum and opportunity to learn alongside talented classmates. . Explore your interests, upskill in targeted areas, and improve your collaboration capabilities. You can also obtain career advice from external career coaches to gain additional insights. 

Most classes are held bi-weekly on weekends at our Clear Water Bay campus, providing an opportunity for working professionals who do not reside in Hong Kong to study at HKUST.

DiMBA is designed for senior professionals seeking to broaden their leadership mindset and who desire flexibility. Through its advanced education technologies and flexible study mode, students will have more control of their learning journey beyond the limitations of time, place and space. This is an opportunity to study with other working professionals living in multiple countries/regions and engage in the same rigorous MBA curriculum as our other study modes.

World Class Faculty
World Class Faculty

It takes the best teachers to bring out the best in students. Our faculty include renowned scholars from prestigious global institutions, as well as business leaders with experience at leading companies. Sharing their valuable insights and real-life business experience, they provide a springboard and inspiration for how you can make a bigger impact and contribution. Moreover, our close-knit classes spur valuable and in-depth interactions between our faculty members and students.

Learn more about our Faculty Profile


As one of the world’s top young universities, we are immensely proud of how far we’ve come in just over three decades—and we aim to continue raising the bar of global business education in the future. We are one of the first business schools in Asia to receive accreditation from both AACSB (US) and EQUIS (Europe).


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