The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-class international research university excelling in science, technology and business as well as humanities and social science. Internationally renowned for its academic rigor and accomplishments, the University promotes interdisciplinary studies and provides holistic education, nurturing well-rounded graduates with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, innovative thinking and relevant skills to thrive in a knowledge economy. As an international university with strong ties to global thought leaders, HKUST has wide-ranging connections with Mainland China while aspiring to be a global premier knowledge hub and a center of research breakthroughs. HKUST was ranked Asia's number one for the second year in a row in QS Asian University Rankings 2011 and 2012. It was placed third for the world's under-50 universities in 2012. The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA (EMBA) program, for the fourth straight year, topped the Financial Times EMBA global rankings.

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E.g., Friday, February 12, 2016
E.g., Friday, February 12, 2016
Apr 26th 2016

This course introduces China’s relationship to the outside world after it began to open up in the mid- late-1970s. It seeks to explain the impact of the world on China and China’s impact on the world.

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Feb 23rd 2016

This course helps students understand Chinese politics. Using approaches from political science, it looks at the politics behind China’s economy, its leadership, how the government and Communist Party make and implement decisions, the ways people try to influence those decisions, and whether democracy or authoritarianism are in China’s future.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Feb 16th 2016

Introducing strategies for developing your spoken English communication skills in the context of doing business in Asia.

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Jan 27th 2016

Learn the fundamental elements of Java programming and data abstraction.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jan 19th 2016

Explore the tradeoffs in designing communication systems like mobile phones, and the engineering tools to handle them.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Oct 27th 2015

Introducing strategies for developing your written English communication skills in the context of doing business in Asia.

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Oct 27th 2015

Explore the tradeoffs in designing communication systems like mobile phones, and the engineering tools to handle them.

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Nov 10th 2015

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Sep 22nd 2015

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Aug 25th 2015

Explore the tradeoffs in designing communication systems like mobile phones, and the engineering tools to handle them.

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Jul 28th 2015

Learn the basics of mobile application development using Android as the platform.

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Mar 14th 2014

This course introduces students to elements of science behind cooking, cuisine preparation and the enjoyment of food. The ultimate goal is to help students recognize the importance of scientific principles being applied in everyday life, so that they will appreciate and be able to apply some of these principles in their future cooking practice, including the manipulation of human perception.

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Jul 22nd 2013

The purpose of this course is to summarize some of the new directions in Chinese history and Chinese social science produced by the discovery and analysis of new historical data, in particular archival documents and datasets, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Apr 4th 2013

This course is the first of a trilogy of short courses on science and technology in China.

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Self Paced

Learn the fundamental elements of Java programming and data abstraction.

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