BBA Global Business


Admission Code JS1001
BBA Global Business
Indicative Intake Target
10-20 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS government-funded places)
Tuition Fee HK$42,100 per year [Details]
Programme Leader
Dr DONG Chuoyan Maggie
BA, MA Fudan U. (PRC), PhD (HK)
Admissions Tutor and Deputy Programme Leader
Mr LEUNG Hon Wing
BSc, MSc (HK)
+852 3442 2404
 
WhatsApp: 63317712


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Why BBA Global Business?

The BBA in Global Business 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 work with a multinational corporation to solve real business problems.

Students have opportunities to enhance their leadership and skills while working with others from different cultures through boot camps, study tours, executive forums, the Global Business Diagnostic Residential Trip, structured exchange programmes, internships, international case competitions and mentoring from global leaders. Students are offered three semester-based exchange opportunities* (two compulsory and one optional) and other overseas immersion opportunities to widen their global exposure.

* Subject to fulfilling the requirements for participating in the exchange studies.

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、國際比賽和跨國領袖培訓等活動,學習如何領導不同文化背景的團隊。課程提供三次交換計劃* (兩次為必須參與, 一次為選擇性參與, 每次一學期) 和其他海外交流活動,擴闊學生的國際視野。

* 學生必須履行有關交換計劃的要求


Why BBA Global Business at CityU College of Business?

  1. BBA Global Business programme offers you:
    • 3 exchange studies (2 compulsory & 1 optional) +
    • 1 foreign language +
    • flexibility to customize your own global curriculum
  2. College of Business is among the top three business schools in Asia (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/aboutus/recognition/rankings/)
  3. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships)
  4. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores of 28 or above are guaranteed free switching of their BBA majors by the end of year 1 (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements/)
  5. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores of 30 or above are guaranteed a free choice of their 2nd BBA major by the end of year 1 (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements/)
  6. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/exchange)
  7. Over 80% of students secure local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Triple Exchange Opportunities

To nurture BBA Global Business students as global elites, students are offered Triple Exchange opportunities, two of which are compulsory1 (one in North America and another in Europe2). There are plenty of resources and challenges for students to develop as global leaders, e.g. study tours, scholarships, executive mentorships 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)
  • Queen's University at Kingston
  • 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
  • University of Liverpool
  • Copenhagen Business School

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.

畢業生具備豐富的知識和專業技能勝任跨國公司、全球管理諮詢公司及國際企業的營銷或管理等職位。


Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title
Minimum Level Required
Eng. Lang. Chi. Lang. Mathematics Liberal Studies
Elective SubjectsNotes
Elective 1
Elective 2
JS1001
BBA Global Business
Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 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 visit http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/bd.


For details, please visit: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements


Scholarships and Financial Assistance

College of Business Entrance Scholarships for BBA Global Business Major (2019/20 intake)

Major Requirements
BBA Global Business Non-weighted JUPAS score >= 30
and
DSE English Language /
DSE Chinese Language /
DSE Business, Accounting & Financial Studies /
DSE Economics >= 5*

For details, please visit http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships


Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Global Business Internship

The Global Business Internship is designed to provide students with real-life work experience in global businesses in local and overseas contexts. Students are expected to gain in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of global business operations and the professional contexts in which they can apply the theories and skills they have learned in the formal curriculum.

​Global Business Diagnostic Residential Trip

In their final year, students are provided with an excellent opportunity to explore and master their business knowledge and gain hands-on experience by analysing a real business problem of the host company and developing an action plan during a diagnostic residential trip.

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.


 

Young Scholars Programme

To nurture BBA students to become outstanding future leaders in the region/world, our Young Scholars Programme offers the following:

  • overseas exposure during semester breaks, including study trips to renowned companies and universities;
  • internship placements in multinational companies to be arranged locally or overseas;
  • networking with top business students admitted locally and overseas;
  • professional mentorships provided by professors and professional practitioners; and
  • cultivation of social responsibility through community services and voluntary work.


Major Curriculum

Please visit the website for the detailed curriculum.


Website of Current Students

Learn more about BBA Global Business students' curriculum and student activities: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/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 Triple Exchange opportunities, two of which are compulsory(one in North America and another in Europe2). There are plenty of resources and challenges for students to develop as global leaders, e.g. study tours, scholarships, executive mentorships 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)
  • Queen's University at Kingston
  • 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
  • University of Liverpool
  • Copenhagen Business School
Q. Do I need to pay the host universities' tuition fee? Is any financial support available for my expenses in the two 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 CityU 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. CityU Temporary Student Loan for Outbound Exchange Studies.

Q. What is the admission quota?
A.

The total quota is 15 (for both JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions). We admit the top students locally and globally.

Q. What are the admission requirements?
A.
Minimum Level Required (HKDSE Subjects)
English
Language
Chinese
Language
Mathematics Liberal
Studies
Two Elective
Subjects 
(see Notes)
1st
Elective
2nd
Elective
Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3
Q. Do I need to attend JUPAS admission interview?
A. Yes, for shortlisted applicants only, interviews will be scheduled around June. Band A applicants have a very high chance of being 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. Yes, you can customise your own Global Business study plan with your second major/minor of interest (subject to fulfilling the requirements of declaring a second major/minor).
Q. Are there any scholarships available?
A. The College of Business and CityU are committed to nurturing elite students to become future business leaders. Various scholarships are available; please refer to the following for details:

CityU Scholarships and Prizes