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Program Description:

HKUST Outbound Virtual Study Abroad - Nanyang Technological University

HKUST is pleased to offer opportunities for our undergraduate students to enroll in a wide range of virtual courses offered by participating partner institutions in Fall 2021.

About Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

The university has colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and an Interdisciplinary Graduate School. It also has a medical school, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous entities such as the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering.

NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from 80 countries, the university's 4,300-strong faculty and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.

Course Information

Click here to view the preliminary course list. You may refer to the NTU undergraduate course catalog to plan your studies. Please note that you should only select the course(s) listed in the preliminary course list. Courses listed in the catalog but not on the course list are not open to virtual study abroad students.

Classes will be held from 9 August 2021 to 3 December 2021. Students can take maximum 8 AUs (Academic Units) from the program. As required by the host institution, at least 50% of the courses should be related to your majors.

Please pay attention to the mode of delivery. Some classes are real-time online and interactive sessions. Students are required to attend class punctually according to the class schedule. Instructors will mark attendance and punctuality. You are also expected to engage actively in online classes. Please commit to giving your full attention during the scheduled class, and be a good representative of HKUST.

The final course schedule will be released by the host institution in due course. It is possible for the course offerings to be changed or have time conflicts with the virtual courses you are applying and/or your courses at HKUST. Please make sure that you are flexible enough to change your study plan if needed.


Five (5) quota for HKUST undergraduate students who met the eligibility requirements.


When you enroll in these courses nominated by HKUST, you are not required to pay tuition fee to the partner institution. You continue to be a registered HKUST student. If a course has additional fees required for items such as textbooks, these will be detailed in the course outline from the partner.

Course Load and Credit Transfer

  • HKUST students can take maximum 8 AUs (Academic Units) from the program. As required by the host institution, at least 50% of the courses should be related to your majors.
  • HKUST students are required to discuss and obtain endorsement from your major department for enrolling in these courses.
  • Students are responsible to check with the host institution on the course/program completion requirement to be awarded the credits.
  • Please visit HKUST Study Abroad website for details of credit transfer procedures.

Application Deadline

3 June 2021 (Hong Kong Time)

HKUST Selection

Should the demand for places exceed the available quota, students will be selected on a first-come-first-served basis according to the time of application submission on the MyStudyAbroad system.


These courses are open to HKUST full-time undergraduate students who have:

  • completed at least one year of studies at HKUST by the start of the program; and
  • not in their final term of studies at HKUST when the course is in session; and
  • satisfactory academic performance with CGA 3.0 or above; and
  • obtained endorsement from the major department for enrolling in the desired course(s).
  • This is not open to inbound exchange students or HKUST students on outbound exchange program or study leave in the term when the course is in session. 

Application Procedures

Step 1: Complete the endorsement form, discuss with your major department and obtain their signed endorsement.
**Due to the global development of COVID-19, email endorsement will be accepted. Please upload the completed form and email endorsement from UG coordinator or Program Director to the system.

Step 2: Click the “Apply Now” button on this page to complete HKUST application form and upload the signed endorsement form to the system.
Step 3: The Host Institution Application - If you are nominated, you will be provided with details to submit a formal application to the host institution.

Last update: 28 May 2021

This program is currently not accepting applications.