About Double Degree Option

M2M Program

M2M combines TWO master’s degrees in TWO countries and TWO Global Business Schools. Through the M2M, students study master’s degree at two leading business schools and gain both foundational business education and global perspectives from studying and living in diverse countries.

In addition to completing the coursework at each institution in which they enrolled, M2M students participate in cross-school programs that build relationships across the M2M cohort and strengthen global business skills. These programs include virtual teamwork and collaborative exercises as well as discussion of worldwide issues with experts convened by the participating schools. Students also benefit from the career resources, networks, and distinctive strengths of TWO leading business schools. They will enter the job market with key advantages over their peers.

HKUST – YALE Double Degree Option

The HKUST Business School and the School of Management of Yale University (SOM) established a double degree partnership for the HKUST MSc in International Management (HKUST MIMT) program and Yale SOM Master of Management Studies in Global Business and Society (Yale MMS) program.

Students can opt for the HKUST-Yale double degree option at the time of HKUST MIMT admissions. Successful students being admitted to both universities will spend the 1st academic year in the HKUST MIMT program and the 2nd academic year in the Yale MMS program. Students are required to settle the program fees to HKUST and Yale in respective years at where they stay. Scholarships or financial aids, if any, are also independently allocated by respective schools.

Program Details

 

HEC PARIS - HKUST Double Degree Option

The HKUST Business School and HEC Paris established a double degree partnership for the HKUST MSc in International Management (HKUST MIMT) program and HEC Paris Master in Management Grande Ecole Degree (HEC MiM) program. Students can opt for the double degree option at the time of applying to HEC Paris double degree program. Successful students being admitted to both universities will spend the 1st academic year in HEC Paris for HEC MiM program and the 2nd academic year at HKUST for the MIMT program. Students are required to settle the program fees to HEC Paris and HKUST in respective years at where they stay. Scholarships or financial aids, if any, are also independently allocated by respective schools.

Program Details

 

Application Deadlines: 

RoundDeadline
Round  1 24 Oct, 2017
Round  2 9 Jan, 2018
Round  3 28 Feb, 2018
Round  4* 17 Apr, 2018

* Consideration of Round 4 applications for HKUST-Yale double degree option will depend on the availability of places. Only local students will be accepted in round 4.

More information: M2M website / M2M Leaflet

Program Structure

 

Program Curriculum

HEC Paris MiM Program (First Year)

Please refer to the website of HEC Paris MiM for the details of the program curriculum.

HKUST MIMT Program (Second Year)

HKUST MIMT requires students to complete a total of 34 credits of coursework including the following components:

Core Courses (15 credits)

  • Market Research for Business Applications
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Understanding Consumers: A Strategic Approach
  • Skill Seminar 1
  • Skill Seminar 2
  • Business Project

Required Courses (5 credits)

  • Pre-selected courses in Strategy, leadership and management

Electives* (a selection of 14 credits)

  • Effective Negotiations
  • Financial Markets in China
  • Global Macroeconomics
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • and many other elective courses

*Offering schedule is subject to availability

 

Admission Requirements and Process

Applicants should hold at least a Bachelor degree in any discipline from higher education. Students should apply directly with HEC Paris. HEC Paris will share the applicants’ profile with HKUST for admission purpose. Students may have to join the admission interviews respectively by both institutions. Admission decision to the HEC Paris - HKUST double degree option will be decided by both HEC Paris and the HKUST Business School. Students should fulfil the admission requirements of both HEC Pairs and the HKUST Business School respectively. Students are required to achieve satisfactory academic performance at HEC Paris so as to proceed to the 2nd year study at HKUST. If you are interested in applying for the HEC Paris - HKUST double degree option, please apply directly with HEC Paris here.  

Tuition Fees and Expenses

The tuition fee for HEC MiM Program is EURO 24,500 and the tuition fee for HKUST MIMT program of 2019/20 intake will be HKD 315,000(+5-10% adjustment which subject to University approval). Travelling and living expenses are not included in the tuition fee.

Program Structure

 

Program Curriculum

HKUST MIMT Program (First Year)

HKUST MIMT requires students to complete a total of 34 credits of coursework including the following components:

Foundation Courses

  • Market Research for Business Applications
  • Managerial Decision Making

Required Courses

  • Managing Global Complexity
  • Responsible Global Leadership
  • Strategic Management in Asia
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Understanding Consumers: A Strategic Approach

Electives*

  • Effective Negotiations
  • Financial Markets in China
  • Global Macroeconomics
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management

Skill Seminars

Business Project

Introductory Language Courses

Internships

*Offering schedule is subject to availability

 

Yale MMS Program (Second Year)

Please refer to the Yale MMS website for further information.

 

Admission Requirements and Process

Applicants should fulfill the admission requirements of both schools respectively. Applicants should also fulfill the below pre-requisite requirements either in their undergraduate studies or during the HKUST MIMT program before they start the Yale academic year. HKUST will NOT guarantee that applicants who are successfully admitted into the HKUST MIMT program can also be admitted to the Yale University. It is subject to Yale’s endorsement/ approval for students meeting the pre-requisite requirements.

Additional admission requirements for Yale MMS program:

  • Fulfill HKUST MIMT degree requirements with satisfactory academic performance
  • Course Study: complete courses related to Accounting, Finance, Global Macroeconomics, Marketing, and Statistics
  • Work Experience: have full-time work or internship experience for at least 12 weeks in the same organization, at a professional level (first job level of a graduate recruit)

Admission decision to the HKUST-Yale double degree option will be decided by both the HKUST Business School and Yale University. HKUST will share the applicants’ profile with Yale for admission purpose. Students may have to join the admission interviews respectively by both institutions. Students should fulfil the admission requirements of both the HKUST Business School and Yale University.

If you are interested in applying for the HKUST-Yale double degree option, please apply for the HKUST MIMT program through HKUST University Admissions System as well as complete the form here. Only completed applications will be considered.

Tuition Fees and Expenses

The tuition fee for HKUST MIMT program is HKD 315,000 and the tuition fee for Yale MMS program will be USD 68,690. Travelling and living expenses are not included in the tuition fee.