HKU Business School Master's Degree Programmes

Strengthen your resume with a specialised one-year Master's degree at the HKU Business School. We are now accepting online applications for intake 2019. Visit our websites and join our admissions events to learn more about our programmes.

Master of Accounting

At HKU MAcct, you will develop core competencies in accounting, finance, management and analytics that are vital for you to succeed as a professional accountant, financial expert and business leader.

Programme Features

  • A strong foundation of accounting knowledge in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, law and taxes to fulfill the requirements of professional examinations
  • Curriculum closely tied to up-to-date industry and technological developments, such as accounting data and analytics, responsible reporting and international taxation

  • Professional training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management benefited from the partnership with ACCA

Master of Economics

The HKU MEcon Programme aims at providing rigorous training in economics to committed students who strive to prosper in an increasingly complex yet opportunity-rich global economy.

Programme Features

  • Students will learn analytical and quantitative techniques to understand cutting-edge research and develop creative solutions for real-world economic issues

  • Students can choose from a wide range of courses in distinctive streams, namely the Data Analysis Stream, Policy Stream and Theory Stream, to suit their interests and career aspirations

  • The curriculum helps prepare students with previous economic training for a career as a professional economist. It also helps those who wish to gain insights through a systematic framework based on economic analysis, so as to prepare themselves for careers in business or government

Master of Finance

The HKU MFin is an interdisciplinary programme aiming to provide motivated individuals with not only cutting-edge training in financial theory, but also the necessary mathematical, statistical and computer training allowing them to apply the knowledge in a multitude of financial disciplines.

Programme Features

  • Students will be equipped with diverse skillsets to succeed in a wide range of financial domains: pricing derivative instruments and securities, modelling and forecasting financial markets, hedging and financial risk management, credit risk management, insurance and reinsurance, quantitative trading and arbitrage training, and asset and investment management

  • In addition to Corporate Finance Stream, Financial Engineering Stream and Risk Management Stream, the Financial Technology (FinTech) Stream is also offered to meet the emerging market demand for Fintech professionals

  • Our curriculum is closely tied to professional practices and adapts to the changes of the global financial market. As an Affiliated University Programme of CFA Institute, we prepare students for professional excellence and credentials by offering a well-suited curriculum to prepare students to sit for the CFA Program examinations. Our partnership with Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a solid proof for our dedication to risk education and nurture global risk management talents

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Our MSc(BA) programme is designed for individuals who are interested in the theories and methods of analyzing large volumes of data to gain competitive advantages and strategic insights in today's business world. 

Programme Features

  • A rigorous training in managing and analyzing big data for strategic decision making in business and management using quantitative tools

  • A wide range of courses in statistics, decision models, business intelligence and analytics, and applications in forecasting, simulation, social media, supply chains, marketing and finance

  • Collaboration with companies where students can engage in real world business projects through our unique capstone course

Master of Science in Marketing

The HKU Master of Science in Marketing programme is designed for young professionals who seek to acquire the latest knowledge, managerial insights and best industry practices to advance their careers to director and vice-president positions in marketing and related positions.

Programme Features

  • Through distinguished academics and top-executive in marketing, the program offers the cutting-edge marketing insights in innovation, new media, branding and customer strategies in Asia within the increasingly global, digital, and competitive marketplace.
  • The programme emphasizes cutting-edge strategic views built upon a strong intellectual foundation. Its capstone module ensures your learned insights are effectively applied to benefit firm marketing competence.

Our Admissions Requirements 

> A recognised Bachelor's degree or equivalent

> Two completed forms of reference on your suitability for the program

> A satisfactory TOEFL/IELTS score if not coming from an English teaching university

> GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered and can be helpful for marginal cases.

Join Admissions Events

Talk to our Admissions Advisors and learn more about our curriculum and admissions criteria at one of our events.


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