MPhil Program in Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship (TLE)
This Program specifically addresses students' development in technology innovation, leadership skills and capability for entrepreneurship and will:
- Provide students with interdisciplinary opportunities;
- Cultivate students to become top engineers, managers, entrepreneurs or even founders of rising enterprises at the forefront of the innovative technology apart from the traditional research route;and
- Provide training opportunities for students who are interested in working in the industry/commercial sector or starting their own companies with high-end technologies.
Curriculum Design and Study Mode
List of elective courses related to "Leadership, Management and entrepreneurship" offered
|Course Code||Course Name||Credit|
|ACCT 5150||Accounting Foundations||2|
|ELEC 5540||High-Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship||3|
|ISOM 1380||Technology and Innovation: Social and Business Perspectives||3|
|ISOM 5200||Innovation and Intellectual Property Law||2|
|ISOM 5480||Technology Entrepreneurship||2|
|MGMT 4220||Entrepreneurship and Small Business Studies||4|
|MGMT 5650||Venture Capital Perspective on Entrepreneurship||2|
|SOSC 3110||Science and Technology in Hong Kong||3|
For detailed curriculum, please refer to HKUST Program Catalog:
The thesis is expected to demonstrate the student?ôs research achievements and understanding of the commercial and application aspect of the topics, such as market feasibility, cost analysis, etc.
The program will normally take two years of full-time study to complete. The two-year study will be in Hong Kong and students need to undergo an Industrial Internship for a minimum of 2-3 months which can be held in the 1st year summer or during the 2nd year of study. This Industrial Internship can be in Mainland China (Example: Nansha, Shenzhen, Hangzhou) or other places within the industry or research centers in other parts of the world. The internship will be selected by student and reviewed by the advisor and Steering Committee.
Each student candidate admitted to the program will have a supervisor based on his/her expressed interest in his/her application, as well as the matching research interest of the faculty member.