Department of Management
AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Master of Arts in Global Business Management (MAGBM) 文學碩士(環球企業管理)


This is one of the most popular graduate level programs in the College of Business. In order to achieve a high level student-staff interaction, we admit just about 50 students each year. We attract high quality students, most of whom have full-time jobs in reputable commercial, industrial, as well as governmental organizations. Some of the candidates hold positions at senior and executive levels. As a result, our program can further enhance the career prospects of our students both within their current organizations or other organizations.There is a growing need for highly developed global managers. This need has become even more important with China's successful entry to WTO. In recognition of these needs, our department offers a Master of Arts degree in Global Business Management. Being the first of its kind in Hong Kong, this specialist program helps students learn unique skills and insights which are required to conduct business successfully across political, economic and cultural boundaries and become highly competent in integrating the global dimensions of key business functions.

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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:

  • a score of 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)1 2 3; or
  • an overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS)1 3; or
  • a score 490 in the new College English Test (CET6) of Chinese mainland; or
  • other equivalent qualifications.

1 TOEFL and IELTS scores are considered valid for two years. Applicants are required to provide their English test results obtained within the two years preceding the commencement of the University's application period. 

2 Applicants are required to arrange for the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to send their TOEFL results directly to the University. The TOEFL institution code for CityU is 3401.

3 TOEFL iBT Home Edition and IELTS Indicator are NOT accepted.

 

Programme Structure

The program takes one year on a full-time basis, or four semesters on a part-time basis, to complete and offers a variety of courses pertaining to global business management. Students can also select elective courses most suitable to their career interests.

Students have to complete 10 Courses (8 Core + 1 Core Elective +  Elective) with 30 credits in total.

Course Code Course Title Credit Stream Part-time Full-time (One Year)
SEMESTER A    
MGT5313

International Organizational Behaviour

3 Core Year 1

Required

MGT6325 International Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship 3 Core Year 1 Required
MGT6323 Cross-Cultural Negotiation 3 Core Year 1 Required
MGT6326 Managing International Business 3 Core In Yr 2 if Part-time Required
AC5803 Financial Statement Analysis in Global Context 3 Core In Yr 2 if Part-time Required
SEMESTER B    
MGT6314 Global Human Resources Management 3 Core Year 1 Required
Core Elective

ONE Core Elective

MGT6904: Overseas Business Discovery

            OR

MGT6324: Doing Business in Asia

3 Core
Elective
Year 1 Required
MGT6066 Global Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibilities 3 Core In Yr 2 if Part-time Required
EF5043 International Finance 3 Core In Yr 2 if Part-time Required
Elective ONE Elective from elective pool 3 Elective In Yr 2 if Part-time Required
           
Elective Pool
MGT6202 Leadership: Managing in Adverse Situations 3 Elective
IS6200 Blockchain Technology and Business Applications 3 Elective
IS6600 Global Information Systems and Knowledge Management Applications in Organisations 3 Elective

Remarks:

  • Programme structure, course titles and content are subject to change with continuous review.
  • Not all subjects will be offered in the given year, subject to factors such as faculty availability, enrolment number, programme resources and so on.
  • For a given cohort, a time-clash-free timetable will be arranged only for core courses. Timetable and offering semesters are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Quota for each elective is limited subject to availability. In case of a full class or time clash, students should take other elective courses without affecting core courses.

This is one of the most popular graduate level programs in the College of Business. Because of being the first of its kind in Hong Kong, it is also very popular in Hong Kong. In order to achieve a high level student-staff interaction, we admit about fifty students each year. We attract high quality students, most of whom have full-time jobs in reputable governmental and non-governmental organizations. Some of the candidates hold positions at senior and executive levels. As a result, our program can further enhance the career prospects of our students both within their current organizations or other organizations.

Applicants are expected to have either a degree with second class honors or above or equivalent. Those with at least three years of post-qualification or professional experience in global business-related activities or Chinese related activities, or two years of post-qualification managerial and/or professional experience (for applicants with first degrees or equivalent qualifications in business or related disciplines), will have priority.

Tuition Fee

HK$7,900 per credit (Local and Non-Local Students), Total Credit Units: 30

*The tuition fee is for the 2022/2023 academic year and is subject to yearly review.

 

文学硕士 (环球企业管理)

Master of Arts in Global Business Management (MAGBM)

培养目标

近年来,环球企业环境和企业国际化进程的变化神速,这意味着企业实务管理者迫切需要获得新的知识以应付日益变化的企业环境。无论环球贸易模式是向区域化方向发展还是向环球化方向发展,现代科技都会持续推动环球性的企业实践和业务技术的标准化。因此,我们所提供的学位课程将致力于:

  • 讲授在不同的政治、经济和文化的条件下,成功地进行企业运作所必需的各种独特观点和技能;
  • 帮助学生发展其高水平地整合环球企业关键职能的技能。

上述目标反映了国际企业管理者对理解和处理各种问题的需要,如国际创业与企业家精神、国际商务管理、战略管理、跨文化沟通、亚洲商务运营、国际财务、多元文化中人与人的冲突,以及如何做出最佳决策等问题。