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Application Procedures

  1. Accessing Taught Postgraduate On-line Application System 2017-2018

  2. The following supporting documents should be uploaded to the on-line application system before the application deadline or expiry of the application account (which is valid for four weeks only), whichever is earlier:

  • Graduation transcript (or interim transcript if graduation transcript is not available yet)
  • Degree certificate, if available
  • Language report (TOEFL or IELTS report), if applicable
  • Proof of full-time employment of the most recent one, if applicable


The original copy of supporting documents is NOT required at the application stage. Should an applicant be given an admission offer by the Programme, he/she will receive notification of the need to submit original/certified true copy of the documents.

Please also provide two letters of reference. Candidates should download the form of reference from the application website and invite their referees to complete the form. Completed forms of reference should be emailed to by referees via their valid email accounts before the closing date. 

The programme brochure is obtainable from the following sites:

  • Master of Economics Programme Office
    School of Economics & Finance
    Room 1101, K.K. Leung Building
    The University of Hong Kong
    Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong


  • The HKU Admiralty Town Center
    3/F, Tower II, Admiralty Center
    18 Harcourt Road
    Admiralty, Hong Kong




There is a non-refundable application fee of HK$300.
Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview.
Application Period: October 1, 2016 to noon, January 3, 2017
Result Announcement: Late February 2017 to May 2017



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