BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM)

Business made Smart with Information Systems (IS)

Why Study BBA Global Business Systems Management? BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) aims to nurture students to be smart business managers.

GBSM IS Smart Global  

The best way to learn about the world is to experience it. Two semester-long exchanges to recognised universities in the US, Europe and/or Asia encourage our students to develop a global mindsetEnjoy a flexible curriculum and choose courses during your exchange that match your own interests and needs.

GBSM IS Smart Tech

Our students develop a technology mindset as they learn how modern information systems such as AI, big data and cloud services are transforming the business world. You can participate in a week-long Smart Business Study Tour to Stanford University and visit AAAF (Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook) companies in Silicon Valley or join a one-month Smart Business Project Tour for visits and work experience in FinTech and/or BAT (Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent) companies closer to home. 

GBSM IS Smart Business   

Our students also develop a business mindset as they learn about new IS business strategies and Internet business models. You will gain the knowledge and skills to analyse high-growth technology companies and make wise investment decisions. You will also develop good communication and project management skills and be ready for management trainee jobs in multinational companies.

GBSM IS a Smart Choice

Hosted by the largest IS department in Hong Kong and one of the best in research productivity in the world [1], our students have opportunities to conduct research with faculty members in the Department. The Department provides Smart Business scholarships to support our undergraduate students in regional and international business competitions. Our students make business smart with information systems.

GBSM IS the Future: Career Prospects

Our graduates start their careers as management trainees and business analysts in global banks, consulting and technology firms such as HSBC, BOC, PWC, Apple, Alibaba, Facebook, Google and IBM.

In 2018, 94% of our graduates found jobs immediately after graduation and 6% of our graduates went overseas for further studies. The highest and average monthly salaries of our graduates from BBA Global Business Systems Management were approximately 38K and 24K, respectively. Their average salary was 36% higher than that of BBA graduates of the Business College.

[1] Research Ranking of the Association for Information Systems (


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Programme Information

Programme Name BBA Global Business Systems Management
Admission Code JUPAS Direct Intake: JS1018
JUPAS Indirect Intake: JS1017
Non-JUPAS: 1171A
Mode of Funding Government-funded
Mode of Study Full-time
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Admission Tutor Ms. Tania LAU
Major Leader Ms. Tania LAU
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Suggested Study Plan


Cohort 2022 4-year (BDIS/BBAU44minus- 1
Cohort 2021 4-year(BDIS/BBAU4) | 4-minus-1
Cohort 2020 4-year(BDIS/BBAU4) | 4-minus-1
Cohort 2019 4-year(BDIS) | 4-minus-1
Cohort 2018 4-year(BDIS) | 4-minus-1
Cohort 2017 4-year(BDIS) | 4-minus-1
Cohort 2016 4-year(BDIS) | 4-minus-1

1. IS Department reserves the right to make adjustments to the course offering pattern whenever appropriate. Programme structure, course codes and course titles are subject to continuous review and changes without prior notice.

2. With effect from 1 July 2020, all existing language and culture-related courses with a prefix in AIS, CAH, EL and LT will be transferred to a prefix in LC. All LC courses are offered by the Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin Language Centre (LC) under the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS).



JUPAS 2021 . BBA @ CityU Information Systems

JS1017 Department of Information Systems
JS1018 BBA Global Business Systems Management
JS1019 BBA Information Management