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Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAECON)


Hong Kong Baptist University    School of Business

Full time September MSc, Masters Module 1-year full-time

About the course

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy.

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Entry Requirements

(1) A Bachelor degree from a recognised university, or equivalent. Although a bachelor degree in economics or related areas is not a pre-requisite for admission, the applicant is expected to possess the knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics, with some training in mathematics (especially in calculus and linear algebra) and statistics.
(2) Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degree were obtained from non-English-medium institutions. This can be fulfilled by obtaining a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79; or a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS; OR other equivalent qualifications.


Fees

(1) Non-local students: HKD$ 188,000
(2) Local students: HKD$ 138,000
Note: Tuition fee is subject to annual review.

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Scholarships

The International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) scheme at the HKBU School of Business is a global initiative designed to nurture future business leaders, bringing together highly-talented and intellectually-motivated students from around the world to one of our selected taught postgraduate programmes. Although these young achievers come from diverse backgrounds, they have all demonstrated leadership potential and have a common interest in making a difference in the word.

Scholarship recipients will get full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance of approx. USD 12,800.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance of approx. USD 12,800

Eligibility

(1) International applicants with nationality outside of Greater China
(2) Applying to the full-time (1 Year) MSc in Applied Economics programme
(3) Meeting the programme admission requirements
(4) Demonstrating competitive academic performance and/or professional experience
(5) Willingness to serve the School in its internationalisation and student related projects for not more than 5 hours per week during the period of study

Application Procedure

Step 1: Submit the online application before application deadlines (Competition increases as the year progresses, so we recommend starting your application early).
Step 2: Pay a non-refundable application fee of HKD450.
Step 3: All the prospective students with nationality outside of Greater China will be considered for the qualification of the International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) or other scholarships simultaneously. Shortlisted applications will be invited for an interview. The University will select qualified students and inform the selected students of the scholarship awards in due course. Therefore, a separate application for a scholarship is not required.


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The MScAECON Entrance Scholarships will be provided each year for the most outstanding applicants. Applicants who want to be considered for entrance scholarship must submit all required supporting documents on or before the first round admission deadline.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Entrance scholarships will be offered each year for the most outstanding applicants.

Eligibility

All new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarships. And the scholarships will be offered each year for the most outstanding applicants.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Submit the online application before application deadline (Applicants who want to be considered for entrance scholarship must submit all required supporting documents on or before the first round admission deadline).
Step 2: Pay a non-refundable application fee of HKD450.
Step 3: All new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarship based on their academic background, interview performance and results in public examinations (i.e. GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL). Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an admission interview. The University will select qualified students and inform the selected students of the scholarship awards in due course. Therefore, no individual application for the scholarship is required.


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