EMBA-Global Asia - Admissions

EMBA-Global Asia - Admissions

Apply now for the EMBA-Global Asia class starting in May 2017. If you are interested in expanding your business knowledge and skills, and want to become a better global leader, we encourage you to apply for this transformative and unique educational experience.

HKU EMBA Scholarship 

The University of Hong Kong offers a HKU EMBA scholarship for all applicants who submit an application by January 31, 2017. Those who apply by 2 December 2016 (Early Bird Deadline) will be allocated with higher amount of scholarship. There is no additional application required. 

Awards will be based on merit and take into consideration applicants who will add diversity and make a significant contribution to the class and to the EMBA-Global Asia community. Scholarships will be decided by a HKU Selection Committee after the applicant has been offered admission. Scholarship awards will be applied to the first-term tuition instalment.

Submit your CV to determine your eligibility and amount of scholarship award you will receive.

Skills and experience

To be successful in your application, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • international experience and a passion for global business
  • an upward career trajectory over a number of years
  • experience of managing people, projects, budgets or other resources
  • motivation and a commitment to your professional development
  • a hunger for new ideas, perspectives and challenges
  • leadership qualities and the potential to progress into more senior roles
  • a strong academic record and fluency in English.

Is EMBA-Global Asia the right fit for you? If you’re unsure, send us your CV/resume and a member of the admissions team will get back to you with personalised guidance.

When to apply?

The next EMBA-Global Asia class starts in May 2017. 

The following dates are guidelines to help you to plan your application. Places are allocated on a rolling basis, meaning the sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll receive a decision.

Admission is very competitive, therefore to avoid disappointment we recommend applying as early as possible. Applications received after 31 March 2017 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Early applicants who submit an application by 31 January 2017 are considered for a HKU EMBA scholarship. Those who apply by 2 December 2016 (Early Bird Deadline) will be allocated with higher amount of scholarship.

Early Bird Deadline  2 December 2016 (with scholarship)
Round 1
                   31 January 2017 (scholarship deadline)
Round 2                   10 February 2017
Round 3                   31 March 2017

Build your case for support

Having the support of your employer is essential. Support may take the form of time out of the office or it may be financial. To secure either you need to compose a detailed business case outlining your reasons for wanting to take part in EMBA-Global Asia, and the benefits it will bring you and your company.

To help create yours, download our sample business case.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the application process or your eligibility for the programme, please contact us.