Taught Postgraduate Programmes (Tpg)

Department of Management

MA Global Business Management


Year of Entry 2019
Mode of Funding Non-government-funded
Programme Code P07
Intermediate Award
Mode of Programme Combined
Class Schedule Weekday evenings and Saturday afternoon
Indicative Intake Target 50
Minimum No. of Credits Required 30
Normal Duration of Programme Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Maximum Study Period Full-time: 2.5 years;
Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Application Deadline
Local : Closed
Non-local : Closed
Mode of processing Rolling Basis
Programme Leader
Ziguang CHEN
PhD (Nagoya), MEd, BSc
General Enquiries
+852 3442 7892

Programme Aims and Objectives

The first of its kind in Hong Kong, this specialist programme aims to help participants to acquire the unique skills and insights that are needed to successfully conduct business across political, economic and cultural boundaries and become highly competent in integrating the global dimensions of key business functions.

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must:

  • possess a recognized Bachelor’s degree with Second Class Honours or above, or the equivalent.

Those who have at least three years of post-qualification managerial professional experience in international business or China-related activities OR have two years of post-qualification managerial and/or professional experience with a first degree or an equivalent qualification in business or a related discipline, will be given priority for admission.


Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • Score 550 (paper-based test) or 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or

  • Overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or

  • Score 490 in the new College English Test (CET6) of Chinese mainland or a pass in the old CET-6 test; or

  • Other equivalent qualifications

Course Description

Core Courses

  • International Organizational Behaviour     

  • Strategic Management 

  • Cross-Cultural Negotiation

  • Doing Business in Asia

  • Global Human Resources Management

  • Managing International Business

  • Financial Statement Analysis

  • International Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship

  • International Finance    



Participants must select one of the following electives:

  • Overseas Business Discovery

  • Leadership: Managing in Adverse Situations

  • Global Information Systems and Knowledge Management Applications in Organisations

  • Other courses from College of Business approved consortium pool of electives

Bonus Features

Participants have the opportunity to interact with their counterparts from a variety of industries and backgrounds. The overseas business discovery offers participants immense opportunities to expand their knowledge.

One of the unique aspects of our department is that our faculty members are truly international as they come from four continents.

This programme was the first of its kind in Hong Kong.

The majority of the applicants put this programme as their only choice when they apply.