The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

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THE World Ranking: 182

A forward-thinking university with strong focus on innovation, creativity and solving real-world problems. PolyU graduates are leaders of tomorrow.

  • Top 95 in the World (QS Ranking 2018)
  • Extensive global network
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Overview

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), established in 1937, has been dedicated to bringing positive impact to the world’s development through its quality education and innovative research. PolyU emphasizes nurturing and unleashing students’ creativity and preparing them to be leaders of tomorrow with a serving heart to the community. As the largest publicly funded university in Hong Kong in terms of student population (over 32,000 students), PolyU is a dynamic international learning and research community with international students and academic staff-members from over 40 countries.

PolyU has earned a reputation as a progressive, forward-thinking university. All PolyU programmes are designed to equip students with knowledge and professional skills needed for the globalised world.  Students can choose from a diverse and wide range of programmes offered by six faculties and two schools, many of their programmes are internationally recognised for their unique combination of theory and practice, and their programmes are ranked in the world’s top 50 subject rankings. PolyU has 6 faculties and 2 schools:

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences and Textiles
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Construction and Environment
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
  • School of Design
  • School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Over the years, PolyU has groomed more than 340,000 graduates, many of whom have become leaders in their professional fields, contributing their knowledge and expertise for the wellbeing of Hong Kong and the world.

Why to study at PolyU?

  • Unique world-class programmes that combine studying with real working experience
  • Ranked 6th in QS Top 50 under 50 University Rankings 2018
  • Ranked 95th in the world by QS World University Rankings 2018
  • Ranked 17th in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2017
  • 8 subjects ranked in the Top50 in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
  • Strong focus on innovation and solving real-world problems
  • Best Student Accommodation in Hong Kong (iGraduate Survey 2016)
  • Vibrant student life and variety of student communities

Unique programmes

Global network

Admissions and scholarships

Life on campus

Innovation, creativity and research

Campus facilities and location

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.0

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

80

Undergraduate

80

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Departments

Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s (PolyU) Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles consists of four Departments which provides a comprehensive range of academic programmes, covering postgraduate, undergraduate degrees and higher diplomas with...

Faculty of Construction and Environment

This is PolyU’s FCE The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s (PolyU) Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) is the biggest provider of higher education for the Hong Kong construction industry. Study Options Virtually all...

School of Hotel and Tourism Management

For close to 40 years, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has refined a distinctive vision of hospitality and tourism education and become a symbol of excellence in the field,...

Key facts and figures at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

182

OVERALL SCORE

53.6%

TEACHING

39.1%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

79.9%

INDUSTRY INCOME

45.8%

RESEARCH

48.1%

CITATIONS

67.7%
QS World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: QS

95

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
Source: ARWU

201

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

HK$52,000

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

HK$12,000

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

HK$120,000

POSTGRADUATE

HK$120,000

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