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China Business Studies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (QS) ,
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.

About

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 

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      80

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    • Minimum required score:

      550

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    • Minimum required score:

      6

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic 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

      35472 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 35467 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      29028 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 29032 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • HK$227,400 per programme for local students
    • HK$277,800  per programme for non-local students

    Living costs for Hong Kong

    • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
      Living Costs

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

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