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Embark on a life-changing journey with CUHK MBA.

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MBA Orientation Programme

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MBA Presentation by Student

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Business Field Trip in Germany

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Kazakhstan Field Trip

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Sustainability Conference

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Mentorship Programme Kickoff Dinner

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Visit to Silicon Valley

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Career Trek

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CUHK Business School - Cheng Yu Tung Building

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CUHK Business School was the first in Hong Kong and in the region to offer BBA, MBA and EMBA programmes, with over 40,000 alumni worldwide. We are a global institution that embraces innovation, nurtures entrepreneurial mindsets and promotes social responsibility. Leveraging on our deep connections to mainland China, especially the Greater Bay Area, we actively contribute to the social and economic development of this region.

CUHK MBA Programmes is the longest established MBA programme in Asia, with over 7,000 alumni. Finance and technology, entrepreneurship & innovation, comprehensive career support, and a profound global alumni network are CUHK MBA Programmes’ pillars and we are constantly seeking out and encouraging new ways of learning, thinking and engaging with the community, as a humanistic spirit has been one of CUHK’s core values.

MBA Programme Highlights

  • Become a Forerunner in China
    China is driving the global economy. To become successful, one must have knowledge of business practices in China. Courses in “China in Global Economy” and “Corporate Fund-Raising Initiatives in the Chinese Equity Markets” help you develop acumen in China business practices. 

  • Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset
    As the first Hong Kong MBA Programme with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, we conduct courses on venture capital investment and startups. Our partnership with the Pan-Asia Venture Development Platform (PAVD), one of the world’s largest venture investment clubs, connects students and graduates with angels and venture capitalists in the region. 

  • Embrace the Digital Age
    CUHK MBA offers innovative courses in finance and technology such as Fintech, AI & Machine Learning and Platform & Business Strategies. You’ll not only explore the power of big data, but also understand how AI connects with finance while developing expertise fintech. 

  • Gain Unique Learning Experiences in Global and Asian Contexts
    Explore new ways of thinking through a unique cross-discipline experience, enriched by real-life business scenarios from local and international professionals. Through business field study trips, business practicum, business case competitions and other engagement opportunities, you will expand your understanding of geographic and social issues. 

  • Join International Exchange Programmes / Dual Degree Programmes
    Our distinctive exchange partnerships with nearly 40 distinguished universities worldwide (e.g. University of Michigan, Bocconi University, HEC Paris, National University of Singapore) provide students with knowledge in an international setting and a large global network as well as an opportunity to train for leadership readiness in a globalized marketplace. 

    Offering an immersive global learning environment, the dual degree programmes rewards full-time MBA students with two degree from both CUHK Business School and one of our partner universities, including HEC Paris, University of Texas at Austin and RSM in the Netherlands. 

  • Make Legal Competence Part of Your Repertoire
    Our optional JD/MBA Programme is a jointly hosted by the CUHK Faculty of Law and Business School. It equips you with the depth of legal knowledge and business sophistication required for a wide range of leadership roles. The joint award is academically rigorous and leads to the award of both Juris Doctor (JD) and MBA degrees.

  • Balance Your Career, Study and Life
    Part-time students meet on CUHK’s main campus from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. every weekend for two classes. Elective courses may be offered at weekends on CUHK’s main campus.

    There are also selected courses to be completed in 3 to 5 days during intensive week or through online.

  • Take Your Career to the Next Level with Our Career Management Centre
    We offer well-structured career advancement and management programme to meet your career aspirations. Through a vast business network built over decades of experience, we provide comprehensive career-related services to find your dream job:
    - One-on-One Coaching Sessions
    - Professional Development Training (e.g. CV Writing, Interview Skills, Business Etiquette)
    - Career Treks, Recruitment Activities and Company Visits
    - Online Job Portal - Mentorship Programme


Program Info

Type of Course: 

  • Full-time MBA
  • Part-time MBA

Networks and Accreditation:

  • AMBA
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Worldwide Universities Network


  • Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2020
    • World No.50 MBA Programme
  • Financial Times Top MBAs for Finance 2018
    • World No.31 MBA Programme

Starting Dates:

  • August 2021

Length of Course:

  • Full-time MBA: 12 or 16 months
  • Part-time MBA: 24 months

Application Deadlines

Full-time & Part-time MBA:

  • First Round:         19 October 2020
  • Second Round:    14 December 2020
  • Third Round:        22 February 2021
  • Fourth Round       19 April 2021

Student Body (2020 Intake)

Men/Women Ratio: 61:39
Average Age: 30
Average Years of Work Experience: 6.8
Highest GMAT Score: 760
Non-Hong Kong Students: 94%




  • A recognised bachelor's degree with honours (not lower than second class lower division or B grade) or equivalent professional qualification
  • Preferably at least 3 years of full-time post-qualification work experience (Applicants possess outstanding academic performance and career progression but with less work experience could be considered.)
  • Provide a satisfactory and valid GMAT or GRE score* (The validity period is 5 years from the test date.)
  • Fulfil English language proficiency requirement

* GMAT/GRE exemptions may be considered for applicants of Part-time Programmeith over seven years’ working experience, including five years in a managerial position, subject to the approval from the Admissions Committee.


Application fees: 
Full-time MBA: HKD 1,200 (approx. USD 155)
Part-time MBA: HKD 800 (approx. USD 104) 

Tuition fees (the currency is given according to the country where the school is based):
Full-time MBA: HKD 560,000 (approx. USD 72,000)
Part-time MBA: HKD 435,000 (approx. USD 56,000) 

We take pride in our diversity, and are equally proud of the character, leadership, responsiblity, and innovation exemplified over 6,600 MBA alumni across 40 countries (over 1,800 living outside Hong Kong) and over 37,000 business school alumni worldwide.

We currently have chapters supporting alumni more than 20 countries. The lifetime friendships built and mentorship offered among our alumni and students advances our commitment of nurturing business leaders with Asian focus and global vision.

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