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Programme Aims and Objectives

This programme aims to train future business professionals in the core domains of business and cutting-edge information systems that underpin the contemporary information society. Graduates from the programme can excel in key professional or managerial positions that require both advanced business knowledge and IT-enabled problem solving skills.

This programme has two streams designed for students with different academic backgrounds.

Programme Information


Programme Code: P05A (applicants with a non-IT backgrounds) [More info in SGS]
  P05B (applicants with an IT/IS backgrounds) [More info in SGS]
Mode of Programme:  Combined mode*
Normal Duration:  1 year (Full-time) /  2 years (Part-time)
Maximum Duration: 2.5 years (Full-time) /  5 years (Part-time / Combined Mode)
Source of Funding: Non-government funded
Minimum Credits Required: 30
Tuition Fees: $4,200 per credit unit
$5,390 per credit unit (Non-local)


Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

The following courses are eligible for applying subsidy from CEF and each applicant may receive up to HK$10,000 refund within the four-year application period. Please visit CEF web site application procedure.

CityU Course Code Course Title CEF Course Code
(under City University of Hong Kong , institution code 005)
IS5540 Project Management and Quality Assurance 21Z02753-0
IS5743 Information Technology Based Business Transformation 25Z02884-8
IS6640 Information Systems Planning & Strategy 21Z02754-9
IS5740 Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems 21Z02752-2


*Combined mode: Local students taking programmes in combined mode can attend full-time (12-18 credit units per semester) or part-time (no more than 11 credit units per semester) study in different semesters without seeking approval from the University. For non-local students, they will be admitted to these programmes for either full-time or part-time studies. Non-local students must maintain the required credit load for their full-time or part-time studies and any changes will require approval from the University.

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