Admission Requirements

To qualify for MScEGM admission, applicants shall normally meet the following requirements:

Bachelor’s degree

Applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits, in any discipline from a recognised university or comparable institution.

Bachelor’s degree

English Language Requirements

Fluency in English, either proof of English Medium of Instruction of the Bachelor’s degree obtained or one of the following English test scores:

(English test scores must be submitted to HKBU by the end of May)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

International English Language Testing System Academic (IELTS)

6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all components (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Internet-based (IBT): 90 (minimum score of 21 in all bands)

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE)

A, B or C

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

63 (minimum)


Application Procedures

To apply, applicants must complete the online application and include scanned copies of all original supporting documents. All documents must be in English or be submitted with a certified translation into English if written in another language.

Online Application*

Supporting documents, personal statement, 2 references, passport picture and English test result

Payment of application fee

HKD $450

Applications to be reviewed by the Admission Board
Admission Interview

where considered necessary by the Admission Board

Notification of results
Payment of Deposit
Visa application and enrolment

Online Application

Candidates with incomplete application documents (e.g. minimum admission requirement not met, passport / identity document missing, reference missing, etc.) will usually be put in the pending list without arranging interview. A complete set of application documents should include:

Essential documents & post-secondary qualifications
  • Certificates of all degree/sub-degree (or a letter from your current institution stating an expected date of graduation)
  • Transcripts of all post-secondary education (front and back with grading scale)
  • CV / Resume
  • Copy of passport on the "information and photo page"
  • Result report of your IELTS or TOEFL exam
Other required documents
  • A personal statement describing your academic/professional experience, your reasons for choosing this programme, your intercultural awareness and your career aspirations
  • If you have a valid identity/permit to stay and/or work in Hong Kong, please provide relevant documents
  • If medium of instruction of your Bachelor's degree is English, please provide a relevant testimonial or letter
2 references (professional and academic)
  • Please add two referees directly on the Online Application System
  • The University will contact your referees via email in two days upon your submission of application, requesting them to complete an online Confidential Reference Form
  • Family members or friends are not acceptable as referees
  • For more information about Confidential Reference, please refer to guideline from the Academic Registry

Admissions Deadlines

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that we only ask for copies of documents in your initial application. If you are accepted, we will then request you or your alma mater to send certified copies to secure your unconditional offer. More details about certified copies of your previous academic qualifications and identity are explained on the application portal and Academic Registry FAQ site.

MScEGM study period starts at January each year. We do not offer any fall/September intake. Next admission intake will start study in January 2025. Admission deadlines are:

(Application starts) 9 October 2023
(Early deadline) 30 November 2023
(First deadline) 31 January 2024
(Second deadline) 31 March 2024
(Late deadline) 30 June 2024


English test

Tuition Fee

For both double degree or single degree pathways, students will pay tuition fee of HK$268,000 to the Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong dollars in two installments.