This programme is pending for University’s approval (5th January 2022). See admissions deadline below.

Admission Talk:Admission Talk Poster

Interested applicants can join the Department’s Admissions Talk to be held on 4 December 2021 (Saturday) at 10:00 am (HKT) in Room 730, 7/F., Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong and via online Zoom at the same time. For registration to attend the admission talk, please register:  on or before 1 December 2021 (Wednesday).

Application deadline:

The application is online only and supporting materials must be uploaded by 12:00 noon (HKT) 17 January 2022. Online admission will be available from 5th January 2022 (pending approval)

If you like to register your interest and be notified, please send an email to:

The online application form includes the following rubrics: Personal Information, Academic Qualifications, Professional Qualification & Work Experience, English language Qualifications, Referees, Further information, Payment and Submission(s).

Admission requirements:

The Master of Science in Urban Design and Transport is a two academic year, four semesters, full time programme. To be eligible for admission candidate shall fulfil the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor degree with honours in related urban or transport disciplines from the University of Hong Kong or an equivalent qualification from another university or comparable institution;
  • For applicants who do not hold a degree from an institution using English as the language of instruction and/or language of examination, they must satisfy the following language requirement:
    • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 or above (paper-based test) or a score of 213 or above (computer-based test); or 80 or above (new internet based). Or
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5.
  • If you have an undergraduate design related degree such as Urban Planning, Landscape, Urban Design or Architecture submit an electronic copy of a design portfolio demonstrating your work in design related project, or design related professional work. There are no limits on layout, yet the portfolio should not exceed 40 pages (95 Mb). On the content page, you need to mark the date, the nature of project (i.e., academic, personal, or professional), and collaboration information. If the project is collaborative work, you need to clearly indicate your role in it. Showing other people’s projects or undeclared teamwork are unacceptable plagiarism and will results in serious consequences.
  • An interview is a required component of MScUDT admission. Only short listed candidates will be notified for a Zoom interview after the application deadline.

Admission’s inquiries can be addressed to:

Ms. Michele Leung

MScUDT Programme’s inquiries can be addressed to:

Dr. Zhan Zhao: