City University of Hong Kong – College of Business

12-200, Lau Ming Wai, Academic Building, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

The College of Business at City University of Hong Kong is one of the premier business schools in Asia, fostering a vibrant multi-cultural learning environment, and home to around 6,000 students. Our mission is to produce impactful business knowledge and nurture competitive next-generation business leaders. The College of Business has been ranked as a world top-50 business school for the past decade, and is AACSB and EQUIS accredited.

Teaching for the digital world
We aim to develop business leaders who are globally-oriented, entrepreneurially-minded and analytically-skilled. Our curriculum provides an updated learning experience with data modelling, Python programming and case studies as core elements of the undergraduate curriculum.

Holistic experience
The majority of our student cohort graduate with international experience through our flourishing exchange programme, cultural and language immersion scheme, or summer schools. Student internship is core to the curriculum and provides students with real-life work experience in local and overseas business contexts.

International partners
We have entered into collaboration with leading business schools worldwide, such as the 4-year joint bachelor’s degree programmes with Columbia University, National Taiwan University and ESSEC Business School, France, and are linked with 240 institutional partners worldwide.

Impactful research
The College of Business aims to influence scholarly discourse, policy-making, and business and management practice through producing impactful high-quality research. We have a long track record of conducting research projects of the highest quality in areas such as One Health and Digital Society and Business Finance. Fifteen faculty members are recognized as in the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists.

Connected to industry
Our faculty maintain multiple connections with practice through professional engagement, corporate collaboration and consultation. Adjunct faculty constitute a prestigious body of CEOs and senior managers of multinational organisations, whose experience we draw upon for advice and practice knowledge. Over the years, our Executive Education programmes have worked with an extensive portfolio of prestigious local and international corporate clients.

Kickstart a successful career
Business Career Development provides a full range of career advisory services from skills training, to personal development, networking, and job search. Each year our graduates are hired by leading corporates both locally and internationally, with recent full-time undergraduate employment rates at 99%. Overall, we aim to give our students a decisive career advantage.

The College of Business aims to develop next-generation business leaders who are globally-oriented, entrepreneurial, analytically-skilled, and capable of leveraging technology in rapidly changing environments.

We offer 10 BBA Majors as well as a BSc in Computational Finance and Financial Technology (BSc CFFT).

We have enhanced our undergraduate programme with a series of teaching and learning initiatives designed to give our students a competitive edge.

  • Broad-based BBA curriculum focuses on state-of-the-art knowledge and skills to successfully navigate a fast-changing business world.
  • Student exchange programmes give a choice of 240 host institutions, in 41 countries on 6 continents. This is a chance to experience cultures around the world.
  • Internships are a core part of all of our degree programmes. Our students gain a competitive advantage through relevant practical experience.
  • Open competitions – support is available for our students to participate in open competitions around the world.
  • Dedicated Business Career Development team work with students, from initial planning through to landing a job. Expert career support gets careers off to a flying start.

The College of Business also offers undergraduate students a range of challenging options:

  • Joint BBA Programmes with leading overseas universities target future business leaders aspiring towards international horizons. There are four programmes with Columbia University, US; three with National Taiwan University, Taiwan; and one with ESSEC Business School, France.
  • BBA double major gives students the opportunity for a more wide-ranging education with exposure to multiple areas.
  • The CityU Talents Programme is designed for students who excel in their academic achievement and pairs a 3-year Undergraduate Degree with a 1-Year Taught Postgraduate Degree Programme, offering a through train to a professional specialism.
  • Two double degree programmes, LLB + BBA Accountancy and BScCFFT + BSc Computer Science are designed to train interdisciplinary talents in wider professional fields.


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College of Business postgraduate programmes give our students the tools and techniques to transform their business life. We offer a wide range of specialised master’s degree programmes providing a rigorous training in analysis and empirical methodology.  Depending on the experience of the individual student, this offers a gateway to a career in business, a boost to career progression, or a foundation for further academic work.

We offer a range of Executive Degree Programmes specifically designed to give our students the edge at different stages of their business career.

The MBA offers a broad spectrum of experiential learning opportunities and business fundamentals, with five concentrations in accounting, finance, information management, marketing, and supply chain management. Core courses cover managerial decision-making, management information systems, corporate finance, organisational behaviour and leadership.

The EMBA programme gives senior managers the ability to look strategically at their business and the wider business environment and capitalise on opportunities as they arise. The programme focuses on three areas: innovation management, Asia connect and financing strategy. Emerging issues such as crypto assets, family business innovation and succession, modern project management, and climate change are also covered.

The EMBA (Chinese), is designed to explore new business practices in the context of the knowledge economy and China market. The curriculum, aimed at senior executives, is based on five core areas: foundation business studies, business analysis and skills, innovation and cutting-edge business, leadership development, and global vision exploration.

The EMBA+MPA programme aims to develop leaders who excel in both business administration and public administration, and is offered jointly by CityU and Tsinghua University. The 2-year part-time, Chinese medium programme features an overseas capstone project visit to a Belt-and-Road country.

The DBA, a 4-year part-time programme, is designed to address the needs of professional managers, senior executives and business entrepreneurs who are keen to generate new management ideas and practices. It is also designed for those who want to learn and apply advanced research techniques to solve complex real-world business and management problems. There is also an equivalent  DBA programme in a Chinese medium, and another Chinese DBA programme in collaboration with the Fudan University in China

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme consists of a combination of coursework and research work culminating in the submission of a thesis. Besides the PhD, the College admits a limited number of students to MPhil studies.


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