study options

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 01 February, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 01 February, 2007, 12:00am

Hong Kong's education institutions offer an abundance of choice and variety. Here are some facts about other organisations and study options in Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's (HKUST) finance department teaches and conducts research into the financial markets and investment and monetary decisions faced by individuals and corporations. HKUST was recently named the top university in the Asia-Pacific region in a study of financial research output made by the Financial Management Association International.

HKUST's Business School has one of the top-ranking executive MBA programmes. The programme was ranked third worldwide by the Financial Times last year. The programme is a joint collaboration with Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

Polytechnic University's Graduate School of Business (GSB) offers research degree programmes and postgraduate programmes and courses. Students can specialise in accounting, finance, logistics and maritime studies, management or marketing. To facilitate participation by those in full-time employment, the school offers a range of part-time taught postgraduate programmes, including an online Master of Professional Accounting through the university's Hong Kong CyberU.

Chinese University's linguistics and modern languages department stresses the importance of studying language from multiple perspectives, and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes designed for a multilingual and multicultural world. The department's work includes investigating how language is structured in the brain and how it is acquired in different settings.

Chinese University's Graduate School offers several postgraduate programmes and postgraduate diplomas, offered through graduate divisions. Part-time and full-time study options are available.

The comparative literature department at The University of Hong Kong emphasises cross-cultural understanding. Programmes of study include Visual Cultures and Film Studies, Feminism and Gender Studies, and Literature and Theory. First-year studies introduce students to all of the department's work.