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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: $5,000 per credit unit
$6,200 per credit unit (Non-local)


Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

The following courses are eligible for applying subsidy from CEF. 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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