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BSc Management

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

140000 HKD
42000 HKD

Application fee

International 180 HKD
National 180 HKD
Department of Management
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6
TOEFL-IBT (min)80
TOEFL-PBT (min)550
ACT (avg)23

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About this course

The BBA in Global Business (GBUS) is designed for capable and highly motivated students who aspire to be responsible leaders with global perspective, cultural sensitivity, compassion in social causes, sound critical thinking and humility. Moreover, it is designed to develop students to embrace global challenges with enthusiasm and confidence and to realize their dreams.

Our enrichment events

Learning at GBUS extends far beyond classrooms and libraries. Besides a dynamic and diversified peer group from whom students can learn a great deal from each other, there are countless co-curricular activities for students to get involved and connected with the community, such as Global Leadership Forum, Global Leadership Development Program, Corporate Mentor Program,  and International Business Case Competitions.

Flexible curriculum and 2 semesters exchange opportunity

The GBUS Program allows flexibility for students to pursue their individual area of expertise as evidenced in up to two semesters of exchange abroad at an institution of the students' choice as well as engagement in Capstone Project and Public Service Project that match the students' interests and career aspirations. Moreover, students can select a second business major (Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management or Professional Accounting) or a minor offered by the School of Science, School of Engineering, or School of Humanities and Social Science, e.g., Bioengineering, China Studies, Mathematics, Social Science, etc.

Nurture your global mindset

The design of the GBUS curriculum clearly reflects the cultivation of students' global perspective. Examples of courses to meet this objective are Doing Business in Asia and Emerging Markets, Global Perspectives on Contemporary Issues, Global Business Case Studies, Putonghua plus a foreign language.


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Eligibility Criteria

Academic requirements

  • SAT/AP, GCEAL/IAL, IB or other qualifications.
  • American Patterned System (SAT/AP): SAT Reasoning Test with a minimum combined score of 1800 or above (in one sitting) or ACT plus Writing with a minimum composite score of 27 or above (in one sitting), and with three SAT Subject Tests, each with a minimum score of 600 or with Advanced Placement in three subjects, each with a minimum score of 3
  • Note: For students using New SAT, please consult the concordance tables provided by the College Board which show the equivalent score on the old SAT for a score on the new SAT
  • British Patterned System (GCEAL/IAL): At least 3 Passes in AL subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): Completion of IB Diploma

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Course Modules

Required Course(s)

  • GBUS1000 Global Leadership Development
  • GBUS2010 Global Business Analysis
  • GBUS2020 Public Service Project
  • GBUS3010 Global Perspectives on Contemporary Issues
  • GBUS Note: GBUS 3040 OR GBUS 3050
  • GBUS3040 Doing Business in Asia and Emerging Markets
  • GBUS3050 Deal Making in Asia and Emerging Markets
  • GBUS4910 Capstone Project


GBUS Global Business Electives (2 courses from the specified elective list. Courses taken to fulfill requirements of an additional major in SBM may not be counted towards this elective requirement.)

GBUS All GBUS elective courses

  • ACCT3610 Functions of Law in Society and Business
  • ECON4384 Globalization: Trade, Investment and Exchange Rate
  • ISOM4020 Innovation Management and Technology Entrepreneurship
  • MARK3430 Global Marketing
  • MARK4450 Brand Management
  • MGMT4220 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Studies
  • MGMT4230 International Management
  • MGMT4240 Strategic Management in China
  • ENTR3010 Structured Mentoring: Inspiring Leadership
  • ENTR3020 Identifying Innovation Opportunities

Foreign Language Elective (1 course from the specified elective list.  Subject to approval of the program office, students may use transferred credits on a foreign language course taken while on exchange to fulfill this requirement.  Students with non-Chinese language background may consult the program office for the use of Chinese language course to fulfill this requirement.)

  • LANG1210 Japanese Language and Related Culture
  • LANG1220 Arabic: a key to the Middle East
  • LANG1310 French: World Language and Culture
  • LANG1320 German in the World of Science and Technology
  • LANG1330 Spanish and the Other America
  • LANG1410 Latin and the Legacy of the Roman World
  • LANG1420 Classical Greek and its Impact in the Modern World


 One regular term of study abroad


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How to Apply

Application Procedures

Students submit the application online. Details of the online system will be announced in late-March.

Students needed to submit the following application materials:

  • Online Program Application Form
  • Personal Statement (applicable to GBUS, QFIN and Dual Degree Programs, max 400 words)
  • Resume
  • Program Preference (up to 3 choices)

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