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

Admission

Eligibility

  • Applicants seeking admission to PhD studies should hold a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5/4 from a recognized university.
  • Applicants from an institution where the language of teaching is not English are expected to possess a minimum score of 85 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) OR an overall band score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to meet the English proficiency requirement.
  • The following table shows preferred undergraduate majors for admissions to respective PhD programmes in the College of Business.

PhD Accountancy

Accounting

Finance
Business Administration
Economics 

PhD Economics

Economics

Finance
Mathematics
Statistics
Engineering

PhD Finance

Finance

Accounting
Mathematics
Statistics
Computer Science
Management Science

PhD Information Systems

Information Systems

Computer Science
Business Administration
Economics
Psychology
Sociology
Engineering
 

PhD Management

Human Resource Management
Business Studies / Administration
Management
Psychology
Sociology
Hotel Management

PhD Marketing

Marketing
Management
Economics
Psychology
Sociology
Supply Chain Management 

PhD Management Sciences

Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
Computer Science
Engineering
Management Science
Information Systems 
 

Financial Aid

  • Admitted students will receive the university scholarship with a monthly stipend of HKD 16,900 (~USD 2,160) during their PhD studies at CityU.
  • Outstanding candidates will be recommended for the Hong Kong PhD fellowship with a monthly stipend of HKD 20,000 (USD 2,580) during their PhD studies at CityU. 

Programme Details & Admission

Please visit SGS website for programme details & admission or contact PhD coordinators.