HK$281,400 per programme (HK$6,900 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,500 per credit for 6 credits) for local students
HK$313,800 per programme (HK$7,800 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,500 per credit for 6 credits) for non-local students
For students who demonstrate Chinese language proficiency and are exempt from 6 credits of Chinese language subjects, the tuition fees are HK$248,400 for local students and HK$280,800 for non-local students
Merit-based Scholarships are available:
PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.
Dr Yang Lei
BA, MA, PhD
Duration of Study: Students who wish to extend their studies beyond the normal duration can submit such a request to the Research and Postgraduate Studies Section of the Faculty of Business for consideration.
Note to Applicants
With relevant theories and up-to-date practical applications, the programme aims to equip students with systematic knowledge of business practices and the ability to analyse changes in government policies and regulations that affect business operations in China.
On completion of the Programme, students will be able to strengthen their knowledge, skills and intellectual abilities as defined in the broad learning outcomes which are underpinned by the specific learning objectives below:
The programme is offered by the Faculty of Business and supported by the Faculty of Humanities at PolyU. It covers Chinese economic, social, legal, cultural, political, management, accounting and financial aspects.
The broadened curriculum includes Chinese language for international students and Chinese culture and cross-cultural management for all students.
The China Immersion Experience involves summer internships+ (or a study tour+) in the country.
Students may conduct individual research projects with supervision from an international faculty.
+ Subject content, delivery and availability are subject to continuous review and change. Depending on different factors, other arrangements may be made for students to complete the subject “China Immersion Experience”.
China's growth and integration into the world economy create opportunities for international business but foreign enterprises face the challenge of adjusting their way of doing business in China.
To thrive in Chinese business, understanding the market environment and the country’s policymaking is crucial, in addition to Chinese language and culture.
This programme is designed to provide students with a multi-dimensional understanding of Chinese Business.
The programme is designed with a structured progression pattern. Students are highly encouraged to follow the pattern to complete the programme within the normal duration of one year.
The programme requires a total of 42 credits.
Business and Culture (7 subjects for 24 credits)
Language (2 subjects for 6 credits)
(4 subjects chosen from the following for 12 credits)
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at the MSc CBS website.
@ The structure and content of "China Immersion Experience" are subject to continuous review and change. Depending on different factors, other arrangements may be made for students to complete the subject “China Immersion Experience”.
* Students who demonstrate proficiency in the Chinese language can fulfil the subject requirements through credit transfer.
#i. This subject has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
ii. The MSc in China Business Studies programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 6).
^ Students are required to undertake at least 3 credits (1 subject) but not more than 6 credits (2 subjects) of electives concerning Chinese language, Chinese culture or literature.
(i) Programme structure, course names and content are subject to continuous review and change.
(ii) Not all subjects will be offered in a given year, subject to factors such as staff availability, student enrolment, programme resources and so on.
(iii) For a given cohort, a clash-free timetable will be arranged only for the Compulsory Subjects. And, timetable is subject to change without prior notice.
If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for Taught Postgraduate Programmes for details.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend admissions interviews.
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