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About The University of Hong Kong

Country Hong Kong
Number of courses 165
Year founded 1911
Number of students 30629
  • Named the 'most international university' in the world
  • Professoriate staff ranked among world’s top 1% of scientists
  • Dual degrees and collaborative programmes with top universities
  • Graduate employment rate of nearly 100% for 15 years

Commonly known as ‘Asia’s Global University’, the University of Hong Kong has been ranked 22nd in the world and 1st in Hong Kong by QS World University Rankings in 2022. Founded in 1911 and located in one of the world’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities, the university provides students with a unique insight into Asian culture. Hong Kong is one of the world's most multicultural cities with a diverse workforce, creating an international hub for business. It is also an ideal place to learn and embrace Chinese culture and business practices.

The university places great emphasis on the quality of teaching and learning. In 2021, 9 of the subjects available to study at the university have been ranked in the top 25 globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subjects. The University of Hong Kong is also recognised as ‘the World’s Most International University’ by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. This is in part due to the great number of international student admissions, recruitment of staff from across the globe and engagement in international co-authorship. 

Students can expect the highest standards of teaching at the University of Hong Kong. The emphasis on innovative study programmes, increased student engagement and world leading research have created a superb learning environment. In recent years, the university has seen its researchers make ground-breaking discoveries and achieve significant milestones in the fields of medicine, manufacturing, architecture and more. There is a strong prominence given to holistic education at the university, to produce highly skilled graduates better prepared for their future careers as leaders and communicators in their field. The university is truly worthy of its world-class reputation.

Application for 2022 admission will open on 4 October 2021. Learn about the programmes offered by HKU at different levels:

  • Undergraduate programmes
  • Taught postgraduate programmes

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Courses at The University of Hong Kong

There are 165 courses listed from The University of Hong Kong. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

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