M.Sc. On Campus

Business Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
32659 EUR/year
28875 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Business Management programme from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aims to help students seek practical solutions in a global and dynamic business environment.


On completion of the Business Management programme from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, students will be able to develop their knowledge, skills and intellectual abilities as defined in the broad learning outcomes which are underpinned by specific learning objectives below:

Application of Concepts

Learning Objective: Apply conceptual frameworks to the resolution of business issues, including those concerning the scope and direction of the organization.

Critical, Creative and Design Thinking

Learning Objective: Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively within the domain of general management's responsibilities, and to apply methods associated with Design Thinking.

Effective Communication

Learning Objective: Present reasoned arguments effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Self Knowledge and Reflection

Learning Objective: Illustrate the ability and self-knowledge required to prepare themselves for new settings and reflect effectively on their performance in those settings.

Global Outlook

Learning Objective: Demonstrate a global outlook and an understanding of cultural diversity, as evidenced by an understanding of globalization, the dimensions along which cultures vary and the implications of both for business.

Ethical Thinking

Learning Objective: Identify and resolve ethical issues as they arise in the context of general management and corporate social responsibility.

Programme Structure

Academic Curriculum

Semester 1 (six 3-credit subjects)

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Contemporary Issues in Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Global Economic Environment for Management
  • Organization and Management
  • Marketing Management

Semester 2 (six 3-credit subjects)

  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Managerial Thinking and Skills Workshop
  • Strategic Management
  • Elective subject 1
  • Elective subject 2

Electives (any two 3-credit subjects)

  • Accounting for Business Analysis
  • Business Analytics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Risk Management in Operations
  • Total Quality Management

Summer Term (6 credits)

International Experience

During the summer, students take a three- to four-week course outside Greater China to increase their exposure to other cultures. Available courses are offered by AACSB or EQUIS accredited business schools and credits attained are recognized by way of credit transfer.

In recent years, students went to the University of Leeds, the University of Ljubljana, ESSCA School of Management and Singapore Management University to join courses taught by international academics as well as social and cultural activities to broaden their knowledge, minds, and experience. In the coming years, students can also choose to attend Copenhagen Business School summer courses. The list of summer school courses available to students is reviewed regularly.

For details, please visit programme website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application for 2022 has commenced

Apply on or before 30 April 2022


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline. 

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 following minimum English language requirement for admission purposes:

  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test;


  • An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32659 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32659 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    28875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28875 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • HK$261,000 per programme (HK$7,250 per credit for 36 credits) for local students (excl. summer school)
  • HK$295,200 per programme (HK$8,200 per credit for 36 credits) for non-local students (excl. summer school)

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Merit-based scholarships are available.

  • International students merit-based tuition fee waiver
  • Local students merit-based tuition fee waiver
  • Mainland students merit-based tuition fee waiver

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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