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China Business Studies

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
37286 USD/year
30338 USD/year
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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.

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Overview

Programme Aims

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.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the programme should be able to

  • evaluate developments in the Chinese business environment, and their impact on both domestic and foreign business organisations;
  • identify and analyse ethical issues related to doing business in China;
  • evaluate and be able to communicate the impact of culture on business and management practice, with particular emphasis on Sino-foreign business activities; and
  • demonstrate a basic understanding of Chinese language.
  • Characteristics

    The programme is offered by the Faculty of Business and supported by the Faculty of Humanities at PolyU. It covers the economic, social, legal, cultural, political, management, accounting and financial aspects of China.

    The broadened curriculum includes Chinese language for international students and Chinese culture and cross-cultural management for all students.

    China Immersion Experience involves a study tour or summer internship in the country.

    Students may conduct individual research projects with supervision from an international faculty.

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • The Legal System & Economic Law in China#
    • Chinese Economy & Business Strategies
    • China Immersion Experience
    • Foreign Trade & Investment in China
    • Cross-cultural Management
    • Key Issues in China Business
    • Chinese I (for Non-Chinese speaking students)
    • Chinese II (for Non-Chinese speaking students)
    • Essentials of Chinese Culture 

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    IELTS or TOEFL needed

    Credits

    42 alternative credits

    Initial Registration Credits: 6

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    GRE admission requirements 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. It 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.
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    6 (required)
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    80 (required)
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional qualifications in relevant fields of business;
    • Preference will be given to applicants with some work experience.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      37286 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 37286 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      30338 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 30338 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • HK$235,800 per programme  for local students
    • HK$289,800 per programme  for non-local students

    Funding

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