Programme Aims and Objectives

The first of its kind in Hong Kong, this specialist programme aims to help participants to acquire the unique skills and insights that are needed to successfully conduct business across political, economic and cultural boundaries and become highly competent in integrating the global dimensions of key business functions.

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:

  • Score 550 (paper-based test) or 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or

  • Overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or

  • Score 490 in the new College English Test (CET6) of Chinese mainland; or

  • Other equivalent qualifications

Course Description

Core Courses

  • International Organizational Behaviour     

  • Strategic Management 

  • Cross-Cultural Negotiation

  • Global Human Resources Management

  • Managing International Business

  • Financial Statement Analysis

  • International Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship

  • International Finance 

Electives Courses

Participants must select two of the following electives:

  • Overseas Business Discovery

  • Doing Business in Asia

  • Leadership: Managing in Adverse Situations

  • Blockchain Technology and Business Applications

  • Global Information Systems and Knowledge Management Applications in Organisations

Bonus Features

Participants have the opportunity to interact with their counterparts from a variety of industries and backgrounds. The overseas business discovery offers participants immense opportunities to expand their knowledge.

One of the unique aspects of our department is that our faculty members are truly international as they come from four continents.

This programme was the first of its kind in Hong Kong.

The majority of the applicants put this programme as their only choice when they apply.

Admission Code P07
MA Global Business Management
Mode of study
Year of entry
Mode of funding
Intake target
Credit requirement
Class schedule
Weekday evenings and Saturday afternoon
Normal study period
Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Max study period
Full-time: 2.5 years;
Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years
Mode of processing
Rolling Basis
Level of study
Taught Postgraduate
Programme Leader
Dr Chak Fu LAM
General Enquiries
Mr Tony Ho
+852 3442 7892