18 months
6772 USD/year
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The Global MBA at Chonnam National University is gaining competitiveness as a global MBA through internationally-cooperated programs and global standardization, while building internal stability by securing excellent faculty, an efficient network, and a professional academic system.


The Global MBA curriculum at Chonnam National University includes finance, accounting, human resource management, marketing, production management, international business, and MIS: these subjects are necessity for every student to become a professional business leader.

Students take 45 credits for 4 semesters based on their personal work history, aptitude, and future career. In the second academic year, students take on the Capstone Project through which they compile their knowledge and field training experience during the MBA course. Such a systematic curriculum enables students to be fully equipped with the necessary knowledge, in-depth expertise, and comprehensive and practical perspectives essential to become qualified business leaders.


Internationally-cooperated programs:

  • The school is promoting globalization of MBA education by building a network with excellent MBA programs abroad, especially with MBA programs in Asian countries forming a specialized Asian Business program. This program also offers an opportunity to study abroad in excellent MBA programs in countries with world economic power such as the U.S., China, Thailand, and India.

Highly competitive program:

  • This school enhances competitiveness of graduates by providing the opportunity to develop language skills and global minds through lectures given in English, study-abroad programs, and international internship programs.

Field training-oriented program:

  • This program helps develop entrepreneurship through lectures by renowned guest speakers, through special lectures by management of large corporations and experts from various fields. Additionally, the Capstone Project and actual case analysis by adjunct professors with abundant hands-on experience are focused on working with corporation and field training required by the corporation environment.

First class faculty:

  • The faculty is composed of excellent professors in the School of Business at CNU, adjunct professors who are experts with hands-on experience, and renowned professors from around the world.

Wide network of human resources:

  • This school provides the opportunity to build a wide network of human resources with corporations, professors, adjunct professors, colleagues, and alumni.

Various scholarships:

  • The school provides various scholarships for students to concentrate on their studies. For those applicants who are in the NIIED scholarship program, the School gladly offers an additional scholarship that will help the students focus on their study in our MBA Program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
  • Financial Markets, Institutions, and Instruments
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • International Business
  • Business Environment in Emerging Markets
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Human Resource Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A complete application package must include:

  • Completed application forms
  • Essay
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation
  • An official academic transcripts from every college/university attended
  • An original or notarized copy of degree certificate

Academic degrees from authorized educational institution by the ministry of education in your own country are only recognized.

Applicants with no nationality or with a dual Korean citizenship are not eligible.

  • Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report or equivalent
  • Submission of GRE or GMAT score recommended if available
Certificates in other languages than English and Korean requires a notarized certificate translated in English or Korean
  • A Copy of passport
  • Proof of employment (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3386 USD per semester during 18 months.

KRW 4,442,000 / semester


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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