Exchange Programme
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Application Information

Application Schedule

Semester A 2019-2020

Application Deadline 12 May 2019
Receive Acceptance Packet via home institution Mid-June 2019
Student Residence – Announcement of Result End June 2019 (tentative)
Online Pre-enrolment Early August 2019
Receive Study Visa Label / Entry Permit from CityU Late July to August 2019
Check-in to the Student Residence 26 August 2019 (tentative)
Mandatory Student Orientation Programme 27 – 30 August 2019
Semester A starts 2 September 2019
Deadline for Course Registration 9 September 2019 (tentative)
Release of Final Examination Timetable Early November 2019
Recommended Departure Date 22 to 27 December 2019
Receive Academic Transcripts via home institution 2 months after the end of examination period

Semester B 2019-2020

Application Deadline 12 October 2019
Receive Acceptance Packet via home institution Early November 2019
Student Residence – Announcement of Result End November 2019 (tentative)
Online Pre-enrolment Early December 2019
Receive Study Visa Label / Entry Permit from CityU Late November to December 2019
Check-in to the Student Residence 6 January 2020 (tentative)
Mandatory Student Orientation Programme 7 – 10 January 2020
Semester B starts 13 January 2020
Deadline for Course Registration 20 January 2020 (tentative)
Release of Final Examination Timetable End March 2020
Recommended Departure Date 17 to 22 May 2020
Receive Academic Transcripts via home institution 2 months after the end of examination period

Application Procedures

To join the exchange programme at the College of Business, you must first check whether your home university is one of our exchange partner institutions. You will receive an email invitation to our online application system once you have been nominated by our partner institution.

Application deadline for exchange students

Exchange Application

The below table summarizes the required documents for your exchange application.

1. Online Application System

You must complete the entire online application form and upload a scan copy for the following listed supporting documents:

  • Passport-size photo
  • Color copy of Travel Passport containing personal data, photo and signature
  • Proof of Financial Support in English or Chinese
    • A color copy of your bank statement/savings account passbook (including the cover page)/bank letter stating the current balance OR
    • A color copy of sponsor’s bank statement/savings account passbook (including the cover page)/bank letter stating the current balance, PLUS the completed “Financial Sponsorship Declaration” signed by your sponsor AND a color scan copy of the sponsor’s travel passport containing personal data, photo and signature
  • English Proficiency Test Report if English is not the official teaching medium at your home institution
  • Official Academic Transcript in English (if you are applying for postgraduate level, please include BOTH undergraduate and postgraduate transcripts)
  • Official translation of academic transcripts (if original transcript is not in English)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (for postgraduate student)
  • Color copy of your Hong Kong Identity Card (if any)
2. On-campus Student Residence

Although student residence is available on campus, there is no guarantee that a place can be provided because of limited capacity. 

Undergraduate exchange students will be given a link within the online application system to apply for on-campus student residence. If you have medical or special reasons to apply for the limited number of single rooms, please be reminded to submit documentary proof such as medical certificate along with the application.

Due to great demand in residential places, the University does not provide on-campus housing to postgraduate exchange students.
3. Documents required by courier/post

You must submit the following original and signed documents by courier or registered mail on or before application deadline:

  • Complete and sign at the bottom of pages 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the ID995A “Application for Entry for Study in Hong Kong”
  • If you have changed your name before, please provide a certified copy for the official used name in the application.  The certified copy must be written in either English or Chinese
  • Affix 1 passport-size photo onto page 2 of the ID995A
  • College of Business Visa Sponsorship & Payment Form
  • All Mainland applicants must provide a color copy of Mainland ID Card (front & back side)
  • All Taiwan applicants must provide a color copy of Taiwan Identity Card (front & back side) TOGETHER with a copy of Taiwan Census Record (戶籍謄本) AND Household Registration Record (戶口名簿)

Please send the required documents to the following mailing address:

By Courier By Registered Mail

Ms Jasmine Wong
College of Business
12/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3442-5854

Ms Jasmine Wong
College of Business
12/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tentative Course Offered List of Semester A, 2019/20

Department of Accountancy

Course Code Course Title
CB2100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 
CB2101 Introduction to Management Accounting
CB3041 Financial Statement Analysis
AC3202 Corporate Accounting I
AC4161 Accounting & Management Information Systems
AC4251 Taxation and Tax Planning
AC4303 Advanced Financial Accounting
AC4321 Management Accounting
AC4331 Corporate Financial Policy
AC4342 Auditing
GE1204 Living with the Unexpected and Unknown in Modern Society

Department of Economics and Finance

Course Code Course Title
CB2400 Micro-Economics
CB2402 Macro-Economics
CB3410 Financial Management
EF2452 Mathematics for Economics and Finance
EF3320 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
EF3331 Asia-Pacific Capital Markets & Standards of Practice
EF3333 Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments
EF3461 Economies of China (Mainland) and Hong Kong
EF4312 Mergers and Acquisitions
EF4321 Derivatives and Risk Management
EF4323 Trading Room Workshop
EF4328 Asset Management
EF4334 Regulation and Management of Financial Institutions
EF4473 International Trade
EF4485 Experimental Methods in Economics/Finance
GE1202 Managing Your Personal Finance
GE1205 Green Economics
GE2256 Application of Game Theory to Business
GE2258 Making Sense of Economics
GE2260 Finance You Should Know

Department of Information Systems

Course Code Course Title
IS2505 e-Business
IS3230 Information Systems Construction
IS3237 Information Services for Business Organizations
IS4435 Governance and Regulatory Compliance for Financial Information Systems
IS4532 Project Management and Outsourcing
IS4834 Business Intelligence and Analytics
GE2335 Business Programming with Spreadsheet
GE2263 Information Management

Department of Marketing

Course Code Course Title
CB2601 Marketing
CB3042 China Business Environment
MKT3607 Creativity and Problem Solving in Marketing
MKT4624 Retail Management
MKT4625 Advertising Management & Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT4629 Social Media Marketing
MKT4650 Designing Brands and Customer Experience
GE2248 Understanding Persuasion in Everyday Life

Department of Management

Course Code Course Title
CB2300 Management
CB3302 International Corporate Social Responsibility
CB4303 Strategy and Policy
CB4305 International Business
MGT3302 Interactive Skills Workshop for Business
MGT3305 Corporate Social Responsibility
MGT4305 Developing and Presenting a Business Plan
MGT4310 Managing Multinationals
GE2204 Business Ethics and Society
GE2230 Revolutions in Global Business
GE2232 Knowing Ourselves Better in Work and Life
GE3204 Business and Hong Kong Society

Department of Management Sciences

Course Code Course Title
CB2011 Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modelling
CB2200 Business Statistics
CB2201 Operations Management
MS3251 Analytics using SAS
MS4251 Quantitative Analysis for Marketing
GE2202 Globalization and Business
GE2213 Understanding Uncertainty and Statistical Reasoning

Department of Asian and International Studies

Course Code Course Title

AIS2030

Traditions of Inquiry in the Social Sciences

AIS3031 Political Dynamics in Asia
AIS3032 State and Economy in Asia
AIS3033 Culture and Change in Asia
AIS3123 Theories of Development
AIS4071 Globalisation and the Environment

AIS4127

Poverty and the Politics of Aid

Department of Chinese and History

Course Code Course Title
CAH2956 Mandarin for Non-Chinese Speakers I
CAH2957 Mandarin for Non-Chinese Speakers II
CAH2996 Basic Cantonese I
CAH2998 Cantonese Communication Skills for Putonghua Speakers
GE1101 Chinese Cultural Heritage in Modern Perspective (English)
GE1105 Chinese Music Appreciation
GE1125 Architecture and Space in Chinese Culture
GE1138 Exploring Hong Kong: History, Culture and Society 
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy
GE2132 Discovering the Dynamics of Contemporary Cities and Architecture in China (English)

Department of English

Course Code Course Title
EN2711 The Structure of English
EN2717 Literary and Cultural Studies
EN3525 English in Corporate and Professional Comm
GE2412 English for the Humanities and Social Sciences
GE2413 Word, Sound and Image: Writing for Creative Media

Department of Linguistics and Translation

Course Code Course Title
GE1132 Mind, Brain and Language: How Are Human Beings Special?
GE2111 Image of the City – Language, Culture and Society
GE2124 The World through Languages
LT2201 Introduction to Linguistics
LT2203 Language in Society
LT2204 Language and Mind
LT2229 Linguistics I
LT2321 Culture and Translation
LT2341 General Translation
LT2602 Spanish 2
LT3210 Electronic Publishing
LT3214 Phonology
LT3216 Chinese Linguistics
LT3233 Computational Linguistics
LT3234 Language and Cognition
LT3346 Bilingual Editing Skills
LT3349 Legal Translation
LT3351 Literary Translation
LT3352 Scientific and Technical Translation
LT3354 Computer-Aided Translation
LT3403 French 3
LT3503 German 3
LT3603 Spanish 3
LT4216 Advanced Topics in Linguistics
LT4241 Topics in Syntax
LT4255 Applied Psycholinguistics
LT4327 Issues in the History of Translation
LT4363 Specialized Translation in Government and Public Administration
LT4364 Specialized Translation for the Media

Department of Public Policy

Course Code Course Title
GE1109 Values and Justice in the Contemporary World
GE1117 Music and Human Values: Philosophical Investigations
GE2106 Philosophy and Life: A Dialogue
GE2134 Critical and Creative Thinking
POL2104 Government and Politics in Hong Kong
POL2105 Introduction to Political Science
POL2107 Government, Law and Society
POL2201 Public Policy and Social Development
POL2307 Principles of Public Sector Management
POL2528 Urban Planning and Sustainable Cities
POL2530 Introduction to Urban Studies
POL3107 Comparative Politics
POL3109 Approaches in Political Analysis
POL3112 Political Participation and Social Movements
POL3113 Issues in Contemporary World Politics
POL3205 Urban Policy
POL3232 Transport Policy and the Environment
POL3241 Approaches in Policy Making and Analysis
POL3306 Organizational Behaviour for Public Management
POL3307 Managing Financial Resources in the Public Sector
POL3310 Public Management in the Information Age
POL3315 Ethics in Government
POL3410 Management Ethics

School of Creative Media

Course Code Course Title
GE1102 Cinema: East and West
GE1110 Exploring Contemporary Art
GE1113 Visual Storytelling and Cultural Thinking
GE3106 Documentary and Everyday Urban Life
GE4103 Technologies in Art, Science and Everyday Life
SM1013 Introduction to Photography
SM2202 Micro-Narratives
SM2228 Understanding Animation
SM2231 3D Animation I - Basic
SM2233 Multimedia Production Project
SM2260 Interactive Narrative
SM2262 Producing and Production Management
SM2603 2D Game Production
SM2713 2D Animation I – Basic
SM2718 Object Art Production

SM2719

Documentary I
SM2720 Black & White Photography

SM3150

Location Sound Recording

SM3153

Sound Design for Cinema
SM3611 New Media for Installation, Events and Performance
SM3701 Digital Composition
SM3719 Special Topics in Cinematic Arts
SM3734 Art Photography
SM3736 Image and Object: Beyond Photography
SM3737 Expanded Photography
SM4124 Character Animation
SM4704 Art Games Workshop

Department of Mathematics

Course Code Course Title
GE1349 Manifold Mirrors : The crossing paths of the arts and mathematics
GE1350 Essential Mathematics in Daily Life
MA1006 Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business
MA1200 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I
MA1201 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II
MA1300 Enhanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I
MA1508 Calculus
MA2001 Multi-variable Calculus and Linear Algebra
MA2158 Linear Algebra and Calculus
MA2172 Applied Statistics for Sciences and Engineering
MA2177 Engineering Mathematics and Statistics
MA2185 Discrete Mathematics
MA2503 Linear Algebra
MA2504 Discrete Mathematics
MA2508 Multi-variable Calculus
MA3512 Partial Differential Equations
MA3518 Applied Statistics
MA3525 Elementary Numerical Methods
MA4529 Mathematical Finance
MA4542 Real Analysis
MA4546 Introduction to Stochastic Processes

Department of Computer Science

Course Code Course Title
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
CS2204 Fundamentals of Internet Applications Development
CS2311 Computer Programming
GE2338 Internet Applications and Security
GE2340 Artificial Intelligence – Past, Present, and Future

Remark:

  1. Course list for inbound exchange students is subject to further changes without prior notice.
  2. Course approval will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tentative Course Offered List of Semester B, 2019/20

Department of Accountancy

Course Code Course Title
CB2100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 
CB2101 Introduction to Management Accounting
CB3041 Financial Statement Analysis
AC3202 Corporate Accounting I
AC4301 Corporate Accounting II
AC4303 Advanced Financial Accounting
AC4342 Auditing
GE1222 Accounting in Everyday Life

Department of Economics and Finance

Course Code Course Title
CB2400 Micro-Economics
CB2402 Macro-Economics
CB3410 Financial Management
EF3320 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
EF3333 Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments
EF3441 Intermediate Macroeconomics
EF3442 Intermediate Microeconomics
EF3450 Principles of Econometrics
EF4312 Mergers and Acquisitions
EF4313 Corporate Finance
EF4314 Corporate Valuation
EF4323 Trading Room Workshop
EF4327 Fixed Income Securities
EF4331 International Finance and Banking
EF4484 Economic Strategy and Game Theory
EF4491 Real Estate Economics and Finance
EF4822 Financial Econometrics
GE1202 Managing Your Personal Finance
GE1205 Green Economics
GE2256 Application of Game Theory to Business
GE2258 Making Sense of Economics
GE2260 Finance You Should Know

Department of Information Systems

Course Code Course Title
IS2502 Social Media and Social Networks
IS4030 Website Design for e-Commerce
IS4246 Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management
IS4537 Information Systems Audit
IS4546 Social, Legal and Ethical Issues of the Internet
IS4632 Global Business Systems Strategy and Tactical Management
IS4636 Business Process and Service Management
IS4650 Global Business Technology Consulting
IS4940 Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship
GE2335 Business Programming with Spreadsheet
GE2263 Information Management

Department of Marketing

Course Code Course Title
CB2601 Marketing
CB3042 China Business Environment
MKT3608 Marketing Intelligence and Applications of Analytics
MKT4605 International Marketing
MKT4610 Customer Relationship Management
MKT4633 Cultural Advertising
MKT4636 Data-centric Marketing
MKT4652 Innovation and Product Development
GE2248 Understanding Persuasion in Everyday Life

Department of Management

Course Code Course Title
CB2300 Management
CB3043 Business Case Analysis and Communication
CB4301 Cross-Cultural Negotiations
MGT3307 People & HR Analytics
MGT3422 Product and Service Innovation Management
CB4304 Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
MGT4311 Advanced Strategic Analysis
GE1216 Loving Work, Working to Love
GE2204 Business Ethics and Society
GE2212 Contemporary Business Communication
GE2247 Social Innovation and Entrepreneurial Venture Exploration (SIEVE)

Department of Management Sciences

Course Code Course Title
CB2011 Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modelling
CB2200 Business Statistics
CB2201 Operations Management
CB3021 Business Discovery Methods
MS3111 Quantitative Business Analysis with Visual Basic for Applications
MS3123 Workshop on Operations Management Practices
MS3224 Business Survey Design
MS3252 Regression Analysis
MS4212 Business Forecasting
MS4226 Risk Management Models

Department of Asian and International Studies

Course Code Course Title

AIS2012

Social Research Methods

AIS2040 History and Society in Asia
AIS2041 Political and Social Development in China
AIS3121 Theories of International Relations
AIS3126 International Political Economy
AIS4123 International Security

Department of Chinese and History

Course Code Course Title
CAH2956 Mandarin for Non-Chinese Speakers I
CAH2996 Basic Cantonese I
CAH2998 Cantonese Communication Skills for Putonghua Speakers
GE1101 Chinese Cultural Heritage in Modern Perspective (English)
GE1105 Chinese Music Appreciation
GE1125 Architecture and Space in Chinese Culture
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy

Department of English

Course Code Course Title
EN2718 Literary and Cultural Studies
EN2848 Language and Digital Media
EN3329 Discourse and Pragmatics
GE2401 English for Science
GE2402 English for Business Communication
GE2410 English for Engineering
GE2412 English for the Humanities and Social Sciences
GE2413 Word, Sound and Image: Writing for Creative Media

Department of Linguistics and Translation

Course Code Course Title
GE2122 The Cantonese Language in Use: Language, Grammar and Culture
GE2125 The Bible: Its History, Literature, and Influence
GE3108 Language in Art, Invention and Inspiration
LT2231 Introduction to Language Technology
LT2306 Appreciating Written Texts
LT2402 French 2
LT2502 German 2
LT2602 Spanish 2
LT3209 Syntax
LT3211 Semantics
LT3212 Phonetics
LT3215 Pragmatics
LT3220 Corpus Linguistics
LT3322 Computational Linguistics
LT3326 Comparative Study of Chinese and English
LT3345 Discovering and Managing Terms
LT3348 Translation for Government and Public Administration
LT3350 Translation for the Media
LT3371 Developing Interpretation Skills
LT3379 Practical Translation
LT3404 French 4
LT3504 German 4
LT3604 Spanish 4
LT4223 Instrumental Phonetics
LT4242 Topics in Semantics
LT4244 Sociolinguistics
LT4362 Specialized Translation in Law
LT4365 Advanced Literary Translation
LT4366 Specialized Translation in Science and Technology
LT4380 Theory of Translation

Department of Public Policy

Course Code Course Title
GE1120 Thinking Philosophically: Bridging the Gap between Arts and Sciences
GE2106 Philosophy and Life: A Dialogue
GE2134 Critical and Creative Thinking
POL2225 Introduction to Environmental Studies
POL2308 Customer Service in Public and Private Sectors
POL2400 Critical Analysis
POL2402 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
POL2405 Introduction to Confucian Political Philosophy
POL2603 Social Science Research Methods
POL3108 International Relations
POL3111 Democracy and Democratization
POL3114 Seminars on Hong Kong Government and Politics
POL3120 Politics and Media
POL3204 Ethics and Public Policy
POL3206 Environmental Issues, Policy and Ethics
POL3207 Health Care Policy and Ethics
POL3234 Transport Planning and Management
POL3308 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector
POL3309 Issues in Public Management
POL3710 Contemporary Chinese Politics
POL3900 Social Innovation and Public Policy

School of Creative Media

Course Code Course Title
GE1102 Cinema: East and West
GE1113 Visual Storytelling and Cultural Thinking
GE1129 Creative Photography
GE1130 Introduction to Digital Media
GE4102 Video Game: History, Industry, Society, and Creativity
SM1201 Studio Photography
SM2002 The Art of Editing
SM2253 Digital Photography
SM2259 Game and Play Studies
SM2276 Music Studio Production
SM2278 Web Animation
SM2287 Special Topics in Sonic and Audio Arts
SM2717 Abstract and Experimental Animation
SM3120 Game Level Design
SM3131 Art Direction
SM3605 3D Contents Production in Maya
SM3722 Live Sound Production
SM3731 3D Animation II -Intermediate
SM3732 Site and Space: Installation Workshop
SM3733 Special Topics in Creative Media
SM3735 Alternative Process in Photography
SM3739 Documentary Photography
SM3740 Special Topics in Photography & Digital Imaging
SM4125 Computer Animation for Interactive Content
SM4154 Screen Acting Workshop

Department of Mathematics

Course Code Course Title
GE1349 Manifold Mirrors : The crossing paths of the arts and mathematics
GE1350 Essential Mathematics in Daily Life
MA1006 Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business
MA1200 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I
MA1201 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II
MA1301 Enhanced Calculus & Linear Algebra II
MA1503 Linear Algebra with Applications
MA2001 Multi-variable Calculus and Linear Algebra
MA2172 Applied Statistics for Sciences and Engineering
MA2177 Engineering Mathematics and Statistics
MA2181 Mathematical Methods for Engineering
MA2506 Probability and Statistics
MA2507 Computing Mathematics Lab
MA3001 Differential Equations
MA3160 Probability & Stochastic Processes
MA3511 Ordinary Differential Equations
MA3514 Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
MA3515 Introduction to Optimization
MA3517 Complex Analysis
MA3524 Analysis
MA4528 Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
MA4545 Applied Differential Geometry
MA4551 Introduction to Functional Analysis

Department of Computer Science

Course Code Course Title
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
CS2311 Computer Programming
CS2313 Global IT Case Studies
GE2338 Internet Applications and Security

Remark:

  1. Course list for inbound exchange students is subject to further changes without prior notice.
  2. Course approval will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Pre-arrival Information

  1. Student Residence
  2. Computer Service Centre
  3. Library
  4. Blackboard