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What will I learn?

HKBU School of Business is offering 4-year full-time PhD Programme. Our PhD Programme always strives for excellence. These years, new elements have been being injected into the Programme to equip our PhD students, including overseas attachment, research seminars and double-degree PhD Programme.

Apart from embracing this rapidly changing world, we firmly hold our core value – the adoption of corporate sustainability by incorporating business ethics, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility into research works makes our School unique.

Fields of Study

Accountancy and Law

Provide a high-quality education that integrates professional skills with the personal attributes necessary for the success of our graduates.

Economics

The faculty members are known for conducting in-depth research in various economic fields, with many topics linked to China’s economic resurgence.

Finance

Sharpen students’ quantitative and analytical skills to make pertinent financial and investment decisions taking the global environment into account.

Management Information Systems

Equip students with the ability to meet the changing needs of a services-led society and knowledge-based economy.

Management

Provide high quality management courses with special emphasis on business ethics, social responsibility and “soft skills”.

Marketing

Prepare our students to be competent in marketing management and to conduct marketing ethically.

Majors

  • Accountancy and Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
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Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$84,200.00 (8,55,343) per year
Government/Research Grants Funded: HK $42,100 /year; Self-funded Fees: HK $84,200 /year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus,

34 Renfrew Road,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree programme should possess: a master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or any other qualification deemed by the Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose. Candidates under paragraph (2) should have evidence of research achievement/experience. They may be admitted to the MPhil programme initially, but with a view to proceeding to the PhD programme after satisfactorily passing an assessment at the time of candidature confirmation. Candidates under paragraph (3) may be required to take a qualifying examination. Their progress shall be reported to the Graduate School at the end of their first year of study. An applicant seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English is required to obtain a minimum score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at 550(PBT)/79(IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at 6.5.

For international students

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree programme should possess:

  1. a master’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
  2. a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a recognized university or comparable institution; or
  3. any other qualification deemed by the Graduate School to be acceptable for this purpose.

Candidates under paragraph (2) should have evidence of research achievement/experience. They may be admitted to the MPhil programme initially, but with a view to proceeding to the PhD programme after satisfactorily passing an assessment at the time of candidature confirmation.

Candidates under paragraph (3) may be required to take a qualifying examination. Their progress shall be reported to the Graduate School at the end of their first year of study.

An applicant seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English is required to obtain a minimum score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at 550(PBT)/79(IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at 6.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

HKBU School of Business is accredited by three of the world’s leading accreditation bodies – the AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

  • One of the oldest publicly funded schools in Hong Kong
  • Ranked in the top 25 Asia-Pacific business schools 2018
  • Partnerships with leading global universities
  • Has produced 20,000+ alumni

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