Abbreviation FT / PT

The Master of Climate Governance and Risk Management programme offered by the HKU Business School and Institute for Climate and Carbon Neutrality (ICCN) is a unique programme that integrates business acumen with a deep understanding of climate science and policy.  Its aim is to equip graduates with the interdisciplinary expertise necessary to address climate change and achieve carbon neutrality through a combination of scientific, policy, and business knowledge.  The interdisciplinary academic focus of the programme is reflected in its partnership with the HKU Business School and ICCN, as well as the Faculties of Science, Social Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Law, and School of Public Health. 

The programme is guided by the mission of the University of Hong Kong and is aligned with the objectives of ICCN, as well as the increasing global focus on promoting leadership and initiatives to combat climate change.  Its curriculum is carefully structured to provide comprehensive global perspectives on climate governance and management issues, recognising these issues as some of the most significant challenges of our time.

Students need to complete a total of ten courses.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time ( one year)

Medium of Instruction


Programme Entrance Requirements

1.   A recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
2.   Statements from two referees; and
3.   A TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English teaching university.

*A minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test) in TOEFL, or a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in IELTS is required.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)


Tel: 3910 2236