HKUST PG Programs 2023-24 for School of Humanities and Social Science

7 Submit Your Application @ Admission Requirements @ To qualify for admission to the University, applicants should have: • Obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution or an approved equivalent qualification; • For PhD applicants (additional to the above): a proven record of outstanding performance from a recognized institution or presented evidence of satisfactory work at the postgraduate level on a fulltime basis for at least one year, or on a part-time basis for at least two years; • Fulfill the English language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments1: Proficiency Test Minimum Score TOEFL – Internet-based Test (iBT) 2 80 (in one single attempt) TOEFL – Paper-based Test (pBT) 550 TOEFL – Revised Paper-delivered Test 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections) IELTS (Academic Module) 2 Overall score: 6.5 and all sub-scores: 5.5 Duolingo English Test 105 (accepted only under COVID-19) 1 You are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if your first language is English, or your bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was English. 2 The TOEFL-iBT Home Edition and IELTS Indicator are accepted under COVID-19. Visit for details. Guaranteed University Accommodation in the First 2 years of Full-time Research Studies Generous Scholarship • Met program-specific admission requirements, if any. For more programs offered at HKUST, please refer to Exciting Cross Campus Study Opportunities