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Juris Doctor (JD) and MBA - Master of Business Administration The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Summary

The JD/MBA program, is jointly hosted by the CUHK Faculty of Law and Business School. It will equip you with the depth of legal knowledge and business sophistication required in a wide range of leadership roles in Asia.

This is an academically rigorous and professionally enriching program that leads to the award of both a Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in a shorter period than would be required if the degrees were taken consecutively.

Under this integrated program, up to 12 units of MBA coursework are recognized toward fulfillment of the JD requirements. Similarly, the MBA programs recognize up to 12 units of JD coursework toward fulfillment of the MBA requirements. Students admitted into the integrated program can thus reduce their combined units of study by up to 24.

Program Structure

  • Full-time Mode: (Normally completed in 36 months)
  • JD required coursework 15 units
  • JD elective coursework 45 units (including 12 units recognized toward the MBA requirement)
  • MBA core coursework 24 units (including 3 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • MBA elective coursework 15 units (including 9 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • Total: 99 units

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Juris Doctor (JD) and MBA - Master of Business Administration.

Full Time (36 months (24 months JD,12 months MBA))

Tuition fees

MBA: HK $428,000 for the whole component; JD: HK $5,600 per unit for a total of 60 units within normative study period

From

02 Sep, 06 Jan

Venue

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Shatin,

Sha Tin, Hong Kong, New Territories

Entry requirement for international students

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should have:

• Academic

  1. graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  2. graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B" in undergraduate courses; or
  3. completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement by:

  • possessing a Bachelor’s degree obtained by completing a programme of study in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country, or which was taught primarily in the English language; or
  • achieving a result of Band 7.5 or better in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), which result was obtained not more than two years prior to the date of applying to join the JD/MBA Programme; or
  • achieving a result of 600 (Paper Based Test), or 100 (Internet Based Test) or better in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which result was obtained not more than two years prior to the date of applying to join the JD/MBA Programme; or
  • providing alternative evidence of English proficiency equivalent to one of the preceding measures.

Work Experience

Applicants should have at least 3 years of full-time post-qualifications work experience or recognized professional qualifications.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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