Master of Science / Postgraduate Diploma in
Environmental Science and Management (EVSM)


1. Submitting an Application

Applicants should submit their applications through the Online Admissions System, together with all required documents. Applicants must submit their applications online before 1 June 2020 (Non-Local Applicants) / 30 June 2020 (Local Applicants). For further details about postgraduate admissions, please visit the office of Postgraduate Studies website.

Application Timetable for 2020/2021

2020-2021 Intake
Online application opens 2 September 2019
Deadline for submitting applications 1 June 2020 (Non-Local Applicants) / 30 June 2020 (Local Applicants)#
# Late applications will be considered on a first-come-first-serve basis until all spaces are filled; however, early submission is highly encouraged as qualified applicants may be admitted before the application deadline.

2. Interviews / Phone Interviews

Interviews or phone interviews are a required part of the admissions process. Interview details will be sent to shortlisted candidates by email or by phone.

3. Offer Acceptance and Program Registration Procedures

Applicants can log on to the Online Admissions System to check the status of their applications. In addition, applicants should look out for e-mail notifications sent from the University. Upon receipt of an offer, applicants should follow the steps advised by the office of Postgraduate Studies to accept the offer.

Applicants must satisfy the EVSM Program's Requirements. Applicants whose first language is not English and whose degree or equivalent qualification was awarded by an institution where the medium of instruction was not English will also have to meet the English requirements.*


EVSM Program Requirements
For admission to the master's degree or postgraduate diploma in Environmental Science and Management (EVSM) program, applicants should have obtained a bachelor's degree with Second class honors or higher in relevant disciplines from HKUST or a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.

Below are the useful links related to the Taught Postgraduate Admissions at HKUST :

For further details about postgraduate admissions, please visit the Office of Postgraduate Studies .


*As the admission information may be updated by the Postgraduate Outreach and Admissions Team from time to time, please refer to Office of Postgraduate Studies for the latest information.