HKUST Engineering Enterprise Management Program Overview

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Introduction to MeM at HKUST

HKUST’s Engineering and Business Schools are collaborating to provide this uniquely balanced program to help students learn to meet the needs of contemporary global enterprise management. It is a comprehensive program designed for practicing engineers and scientists of all disciplines who wish to start a career in management.

Industry managers who desire more advanced and up-to-date training to further their careers in future global enterprise – either in the service industry or manufacturing industries – can benefit from taking the program. It provides the know-how and techniques from line management to middle management, and all the way up to global enterprise management.

Why Study MeM at HKUST?


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  • Recognition by Hong Kong Society of Quality (HKSQ)

The program EEMT522, titled “Six Sigma Quality Management,” holds accreditation from the Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ). Those who have successfully completed this course have the opportunity to apply for certification as a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (HKSQ). 

  • Endorsement by Six Sigma Institute (SSI)

The course EEMT5220, known as “Six Sigma Quality Management,” is officially endorsed by the Six Sigma Institute (SSI). Students who have satisfactorily completed this course are eligible to pursue registration as a Registered Quality Professional (Green Belt), denoted as RQP (GB), and are exempted from undertaking SSI’s professional examinations.

Program Costs + Living Expenses : MeM at HKUST


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The program fee structure for full-time study amounts to HK$210,000, and this total is conveniently split into two installments for ease of payment. On the other hand, for part-time study, the program fee is HK$175,000, and this amount is distributed across four manageable installments. This fee encompasses the comprehensive educational experience, covering tuition, resources, and support services provided throughout the course of study. The flexibility in payment arrangements seeks to accommodate the diverse needs of students pursuing either a full-time or part-time academic commitment, ensuring accessibility to a quality education while offering financial convenience.

Employement Prospects : MeM at HKUST


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Operations Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Management Consultant

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The HKUST Engineering Enterprise Management (EEM) Program is a one-year full-time Master of Science (MSc) program that is designed to prepare engineers and scientists for careers in management. The program combines a rigorous engineering curriculum with a strong focus on business and management principles.

The EEM program is divided into two parts: the core curriculum and the elective courses. The core curriculum covers essential topics such as engineering economics, project management, and financial management. The elective courses allow students to specialize in areas such as operations management, supply chain management, and marketing management.

In addition to the coursework, the EEM program also includes a capstone project. The capstone project is a real-world problem-solving project that students work on with a team of classmates under the guidance of a faculty member. The capstone project gives students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world problems.

Eligibility Criteria for MeM at HKUST

Admission and English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree preferably in Science or Engineering, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university. For English Proficiency Requirements, please refer to HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School.

Application Deadlines - MeM at HKUST

For 2024/25 Fall intake (September 2024):

Application DeadlineRound 1Round 2Round 3
Local Applicants1 December 2023 1 March 20241 June 2024
Non-Local Applicants1 December 20231 March 2024                   – 


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Scholarships Available : MeM at HKUST

  • Government’s Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

Successful applicants who have the right of abode in Hong Kong or have resided in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years immediately prior to the commencement of their year of study may apply for the Government’s Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) from the Government Student Finance Office. The scheme offers loan up to the full program fee. Loans awarded are not means-tested. To obtain further details, students please refer to the Government Student Finance Office or call the 24-hour hotline: +852 2802 2345 / 2150 6223.

  • Continuing Education Fund (CEF) (if applicable)

Some programs/courses have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF). Students may refer to the program website for the list of programs/courses. Eligible applicants who are Hong Kong citizens and are eligible for CEF may be reimbursed with a maximum sum of HK$25,000 upon successful completion of the entire program with an overall attendance rate of over 70%.

For details and updates of eligibility, application, and reimbursement procedures (in particular the reimbursement period from the date of application), please check the CEF Office or +852 3142 2277 (24-hour enquiry hotline).

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Specializations & Electives Offered

The program comprises a total of 30 credits of coursework, including one credit of Problem Solving for Engineering Managers; and 29 credits from the list of courses. For details, please refer to the Postgraduate Program Catalog & Course Catalog

FAQs About MeM

Applicants to the HKUST EEM program must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field from an accredited institution. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The average salary for HKUST EEM graduates is HK$50,000 per month. However, salaries can vary depending on the industry and the specific position. For example, engineering managers in the finance industry typically earn higher salaries than engineering managers in the manufacturing industry.

You can enter all types of work experience in the Education and Experience section as well as detailing these experiences on your CV (Resumé).

HKUST EEM graduates are highly sought-after by employers in a variety of industries. Some of the most common career paths for HKUST EEM graduates include:

* Engineering manager
* Project manager
* Operations manager
* Supply chain manager
* Financial analyst
* Marketing manager
* Strategic planner

Yes, the HKUST EEM program is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).

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