HK$244,200 per programme (HK$5,900 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,300 per credit for 6 credits) for local students
HK$301,800 per programme (HK$7,500 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,300 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$212,400 (local) and HK$270,000 (non-local).
Merit-based scholarships are available for:
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
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.
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, and students are highly encouraged to follow the pattern to benefit from cohort-based study and to graduate in one year.
The following is a range of subjects for selection.
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.
* 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.
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.
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