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Why BBA Global Business?

The BBA Global Business programme offers a globally oriented curriculum and opportunities for students to develop a global mindset, think strategically and contribute to companies doing business internationally. Our application-oriented courses prepare the next generation of managers to lead global teams. In the Global Business Consultancy Project, for instance, students will actually work in a multinational corporation and get involved in solving real business problems. Students have opportunities to enhance their leadership and management skills while working with others from different cultures through study tours, executive forums, career development workshops, structured exchange programmes, internships, and case competitions. Students are offered three semester-based overseas exchange opportunities* (one compulsory and two optional) and take part in lots of other international immersion opportunities to widen their global exposure. Students can apply for admission to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University. Upon completion of this joint degree program, students will receive the dual awards conferred by Columbia University and CityUHK. * Subject to fulfilling the requirements for participating in the exchange studies.

Visit the programme website at https://prog.cb.cityu.edu.hk/academics/bbagbu

 

環球商業工商管理學士課程提供國際化的課程和機會,拓展學生的國際視野和思考能力,有利日後在跨國公司就業。課程以應用為主的教學方法,培訓新一代跨國企業的管理人才,如在「環球商業顧問項目」,學生將與跨國公司合作,解決其真實業務問題。學生透過參加學院的考察團、實習、行政人員聚談和比賽等活動,學習如何領導及管理不同文化背景的團隊。課程提供三個學期制的交換計劃* (一般情況下, 必須參與一次, 為期一學期) 和其他海外交流活動,擴闊學生的國際視野。學生有機會申請修讀香港城市大學-美國哥倫比亞大學雙聯學士學位課程。學生在完成雙聯學士學位課程後,畢業時將分別獲得兩所大學所頒發的學士學位。* 學生必須履行有關交換計劃的要求。

詳情請參考:https://prog.cb.cityu.edu.hk/academics/bbagbu

Why BBA Global Business at CityUHK College of Business?

1. BBA Global Business programme offers you:

  • 3 exchange studies (1 compulsory & 2 optional) 
  • flexibility to customize your own global curriculum

2. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/aboutus/recognition/rankings/)
3. Entrance Scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships)
4. Flagship Scholarships of HK$60,000 (per annum) or HK$30,000 (per annum), plus up to HK$500,000 one-off exchange sponsorship is available for Local JUPAS entrants (https://www.cityu.edu.hk/scholarship)
5. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe (https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/exchange)
6. Plenty opportunities available for local and overseas competitions and internships, and full support on career development

Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program

Students have the opportunity to apply for admission to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University. For details, please visit: https://cityu-hk.gs.columbia.edu/.

 

 

Exchange Opportunities

To nurture BBA Global Business students as global elites, students are offered three exchange opportunities, they are required to go abroad for one compulsory exchange * (either in North America or in Europe *2). There are plenty of resources and challenges for students to develop as global leaders, e.g. study tours, scholarships and global consultancy projects. Students can explore and realize their dreams globally.

Note 1: Subject to fulfilling the requirements for participating in exchange studies.
Note 2: Exchange destinations (subject to continuous review and changes)

North America

  • University of Toronto (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Minnesota (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of British Columbia
  • Indiana University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

Europe

  • University of Mannheim (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Leeds (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Warwick
  • Bocconi University
  • Copenhagen Business School

Students could select from the 200+ exchange partners for their exchange studies.

For more information, please visits: https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/exchange/.

 

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to work as associates in global companies, professional business consulting firms and marketing or management positions in firms doing business internationally. Some examples include:

• J.P. Morgan

• Blackrock 

• HSBC

• Citibank

• Bank of America 

• Ernst and Young 

• BnP Paribas

 

Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

JS1001 BBA Global Business

HKDSE Subject

Minimum Level Required

English Language

Level 3

Chinese Language

Level 3

Mathematics

Level 3

Citizenship and Social Development

Attained

Elective 1

Level 3

Elective 2

Level 3

Notes:  
- Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.  
- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.  
- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.  

For details, please visit: https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/Programmes/Undergraduate-Programmes/Admission-Requirements

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

For details, please visit: CityUHK Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents.

 

 

Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

CB3601 - Global Perspectives on Contemporary Issues
In this course, students are provided with an excellent opportunity to explore and master their business knowledge and gain hands-on experience by investigating global business trends and issues during a course-based study tour. For instance, in 2024, the students went to Singapore Management University (SMU) to attend classes.

Global Business Consultancy Project
Final year students provide consultancy services to global businesses in a real business setting and learn from first-hand experience.

Overseas Summer Programmes
Students may participate in English immersion courses, which include components such as volunteer placements, homestays and cultural activities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Service Learning participants also provide voluntary services in less developed areas such as the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Laos.

 

Website of Current Students

Learn more about BBA Global Business students' curriculum and student activities: https://prog.cb.cityu.edu.hk/academics/bbagbu

JUPAS FAQ

Q.

What are the unique features of this major?

A.

To nurture BBA Global Business students as global elites, students are offered three exchange opportunities, they are required to go abroad for one compulsory exchange1 (either in North America or in Europe2). There are plenty of resources and challenges for students to develop as global leaders, e.g. study tours, scholarships and global consultancy projects. Students can explore and realise their dreams globally.

Note 1: Subject to fulfilling the requirements for participating in exchange studies.
Note 2: Exchange destinations (subject to continuous review and changes):

North America

  • University of Toronto (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Minnesota (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of British Columbia
  • Indiana University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

Europe

  • University of Mannheim (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Leeds (exclusive quota for GBU students)
  • University of Warwick
  • Bocconi University
  • Copenhagen Business School

Q.

Do I need to pay the host universities' tuition fee? Is any financial support available for my expenses in the exchange studies?

A.

Host universities waive tuition fees for exchange students. However, students are required to pay their normal tuition and other study-related fees to CityUHK during the exchange period. Exchange students are also responsible for financing their travel, accommodation, living expenses, visa, insurance, books, etc.
Students may apply for various forms of financial support; please visit the following websites for details:
1. Financial Support for Outbound Exchange Students (e.g. Student Exchange Fund, Special Fund for Non-local Outbound Exchange Students, Joseph Lau Student Exchange Awards, EDB Subsidy Scheme, Scholarships in Support of Student Exchange Programme);
2. CityUHK Temporary Student Loan for Outbound Exchange Studies.

Q.

Do I need to attend JUPAS admission interview?

A.

Yes, for shortlisted applicants only, interviews will be scheduled around June. Band A applicants will be shortlisted while students of other choices will be invited subject to the availability of places.

Q.

Can I take a second major or minor?

A.

GBU students are required to declare a second major to enhance their competitiveness on the job market or for future studies (subject to fulfilling the requirements for declaring a second major). Taking minor is also encouraged to broaden your horizon. Students with non-weighted 3 core and 2 best elective scores at or above 25 with 'Attained' Level for the subject of "Citizenship and Social Development" are guaranteed with free choice of 2nd BBA major by the end of year 1.

Q.

Are there any scholarships available?

A.

The College of Business and CityUHK are committed to nurturing elite students to become future business leaders. Various scholarships are available; please refer to the following for details:
CityUHK Scholarships and Prizes

Admission Code JS1001
BBA Global Business
Mode of study
Full time
tuition fee
Year of entry
2024
Mode of funding
Government funded
Mode of processing
Rolling Basis
Level of study
Bachelor's degree
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Programme Leader
Prof ZHENG Xu
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