HKUST Business School ×

Accreditation: AACSB, EQUIS

Location: Hong Kong

Campuses: Hong Kong (China); Evanston (United States of America)

Current program rank (FT) 2

Tuition fees $ 184,899 (€ 162,935)

Length (months) 18

Program type Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA

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Program description:

The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA program is a unique partnership between the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Our renowned program brings together senior executives from across the world to instill a new way of thinking and embrace unique challenges. The program equips students with the skills needed to make strategic business decisions to transform both their professional business environment and their personal life.

At the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (KHEMBA) program you will embark on an intellectually stimulating journey, discover remarkable opportunities and build enduring connections with fellow students and faculty. You will be part of a truly global network and have access to a world class faculty spanning 6 continents that gives you Western perspective with Asian insight.

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Admission requirements:

  • Language Test: TOEFL 80 (minimum), IELTS 6 (minimum)
  • Age
  • Experience
  • Other: * Possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or an approved institution, or possess recognized professional qualifications equivalent to a degree; * Have company sponsorship and support; * Results of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for applicants who were educated at institutions where the primary language of instruction was not English and whose native language is not English.


  • Current rank: 2 (Financial Times)
  • 3 year average rank: 2 (Financial Times)


  • Male/Female students: 69% / 31%
  • International students: 71%
  • Number of nationalities represented: 53
  • Female faculty: 27%
  • International faculty: 72%
  • Women on board: 41%
  • International board: 85%
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 33
  • Geographic representation/ Geographical origin:

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

  • Alumni salary today: $ 508,964
  • Salary increase: 64%
  • Career progress rank: 22
  • Alumni aims achieved: 76%


  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 100%

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Advance with Technology, Lead with Sustainability. HKUST MBA is the first in Asia that focuses on the key pillars of future education - Business Foundation, Technology for Business and Sustainable Leadership.

Unlock your future at HKUST MBA today. With the global economy’s booming development in leading-edge innovations and evolvement of social issues, all businesses require a new set of talent capabilities. Study in one of the most flexible curriculums in Asia, build a forward-looking profile that allows you to master the future of business.

It’s now to be part of the future. Join HKUST MBA today. 


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