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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Shanghai, China
The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) offers a world-class, 18-month, full-time Master of Business Administration programme taught in English and designed to prepare talented professionals with strong career aspirations, promising managerial potential, and a clear international orientation for post-graduation roles as global business thought leaders.  
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Overview

The Master of Business Administration programme from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) primarily aims to enhance students' ability to identify and utilise business opportunities, solve complex business problems, motivate people, and develop organisations. The programme focuses on developing participants' leadership, professionalism, sense of social responsibility, cross-cultural competence, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Established in Shanghai in 1994 as a non-profit joint venture between the Chinese government and the European Union, CEIBS has a mission to prepare highly competent, internationally oriented managers able to adapt to the driving forces of globalisation, international competition, and international cooperation.

Following a unique positioning of China Depth, Global Breadth, CEIBS offers the richest China expertise available from top-tier international business schools worldwide, while also providing the broadest global perspective from among all China-based business schools. The CEIBS MBA is the first, among the largest and the highest ranked within mainland China; it is a shining example of successful China-EU cooperation, and a showcase to the achievements of China's economic development and reform.

Resources for Students

The Career Development Centre (CDC) is dedicated to bridging companies with MBA graduates. We help students identify career interest and develop a career plan. We also facilitate various activities to enhance communication between companies and students. As an advisor to MBA participants, one of the CDC’s main responsibilities is to help students find their career instead of landing a job.

Self-assessment Test

Students are provided with leading global self-assessment tools that help them explore and identify their career interests. 

Career Counselling

Career counselling is offered to students on an individual basis. The CDC consultants provide personalised advice and help students identify strengths and weaknesses, develop career strategy and planning, as well as improve job-searching skills such as résumé composition and interview.

Workshops 

The CDC organises a variety of workshops: knowledge-based workshops help students have a better understanding of different industries and functions, while skill-based workshops help students improve their résumé writing and other job searching skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategy and Entrepreneurship
  • Economics and Decision Sciences
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Creativity and Design Thinking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are 3 admission rounds:

    • November 13
    • January 15
    • March 25
     As the programme is highly competitive, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Average score: 600

    The average GMAT score from last intake (fall 2016) was 600.

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

All candidates are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree or above
  • Full-time work experience of two years or longer
  • A GMAT/GRE score or CEIBS Admission Test score
  • Proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62225 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    41484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62225 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • The tuition fee for the 18-month MBA programme for the MBA2018 class is RMB 438,000.

Living costs for Shanghai

  • 5481 - 10140 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • CEIBS MBA programme offers a rich and diversified scheme of financial aid to qualified candidates, both domestic and international.
  • Financial aid includes: merit based scholarships, diversity based fellowships, needs based education fund, company sponsored scholarships and social finance loans.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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