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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 become 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 mindset. Enjoy 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. They 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. Students gain the knowledge and skills to analyse high-growth technology companies and make wise investment decisions. They also develop good communication and project management skills, which prepare them for management trainee jobs in multinational companies.

GBSM IS a Smart Choice

Our students have opportunities to conduct undergraduate research or consulting projects with faculty members in the largest IS department in Hong Kong and one of the best IS department in research productivity in the world [1]. 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 Smart Future

Our graduates begin 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 were hired 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 HK$60K and HK$24K, respectively. Their average salaries were 36% higher than those of BBA graduates of the Business College.

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

Why BBA Global Business Systems Management at CityU College of Business?

  1. BBA Global Business Systems Management programme offers you:
    • Global Business + Internet Technologies = Smart Technology Business Investors and Global Business Managers
    • Two exchange studies (in Europe/America/ Asia-Pacific region)
    • Learn from and join Internet giants like AAAF (Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent)
  2. The Department of Information Systems is committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with careers of the future.  We support our students to choose a second major in the College of Business.
  3. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (
  4. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (
  5. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores at or above 28 are guaranteed free choice of BBA majors (except JS1000) by the end of year 1 (
  6. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores at or above 30 are guaranteed free choice of 2nd BBA major by the end of year 1 (JS1001 and JS1018 are excluded from the 2nd major choices) ((
  7. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (
  8. Over 80% of students secure local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title
Minimum Level Required
Eng. Lang. Chi. Lang. Mathematics Citizenship and Social Development
Elective Subjects
(including M1/M2)
Elective 1
Elective 2
JS1018 BBA Global Business Systems Management Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Attained Level 3 Level 3

- Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can 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 visit

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Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Regularly, we organize “Internet+” study tours to visit new economic companies like AAAF (Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook) in USA and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) in China.  We are committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with great careers of the future.

Curriculum Structure

Please visit the following website for the detailed curriculum:

Admission Code JS1018
BBA Global Business Systems Management
Mode of study
Full time
tuition fee
Year of entry
Mode of funding
Government funded
Normal study period
4 years
Mode of processing
Rolling Basis
Level of study
Bachelor's degree
Admissions Tutor
Ms Tania Yuenkei LAU
Major Leader
Ms Tania Yuenkei LAU
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