Master of Science in Business Management (MScBM)



What will I learn?

Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, one needs to anticipate future business challenges coming from all directions.

Global Recognition

The MScBM programme ranks global top 100 in the Financial Times Masters in Management (MiM) list for 2018 and 2019.

Holistic Curriculum in Business

Our MScBM Programme's holistic curriculum helps young business executives and fresh graduates develop the mix of skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a business world powered by the digital economy, innovations, big data, entrepreneurship and creativity, while giving them a solid foundation in fundamental business disciplines.

Multi-modal and Global Learning

Combining rigorous academics with a rich array of transformational activities such as field studies and international exchanges, our programme immerses students in a dynamic, multifaceted and cross-cultural educational experience tailored to the changing business world.

Diversified Ambience On Campus

Our faculty and students, originating from a mix of countries, cultures, academic and professional backgrounds, are vital contributors to our rich and diverse communities and perspectives.

Learning Goals


Students will develop knowledge in major functional areas of modern business, with emphasis on the integration of the multiple dimensions of international business.


Students will develop knowledge of organisations, their management, and the global environment in which they operate.


Students will develop ability to apply the knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues of modern days, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice.


Students will acquire knowledge of business ethics, CSR and corporate sustainability issues affecting business.

Programme Structure

The MScBM Programme consists of 11 courses# (equivalent to 33 units) : 6 core courses, 2 required courses and 3 elective courses.

Under special circumstances, students may take a maximum of 2 courses from the School's specialised Master's Degree programmes to replace the 2 elective courses.

# The curriculum is subject to change.

Career Services

The Career Centre of HKBU and Career Services Section of the School of Business are dedicated to help you manage your career. Besides hosting frequent recruitment talks by companies looking for new employees, they provide individual career counselling.

They also organize business skill enhancement and career training workshops on topics like presentation, CV writing, interview techniques, professional image, business etiquette, time management and other practical skills needed to succeed in business.

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$342,000.00 (36,28,493) per year

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

Start date

Expected September 2023


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

A Bachelor degree from a recognized university, or equivalent. Although a bachelor degree in economics or related areas is not a pre-requisite for admission, the applicant is expected to possess the knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics, with some training in mathematics (especially in calculus and linear algebra) and statistics. Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degree were obtained from non-English-medium institutions. This can be fulfilled by obtaining a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79; or a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS; OR other equivalent qualifications.

For international students

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or comparable institution; or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent;

Since English is the medium of instruction, applicants should possess a good command of English, both written and spoken. If English was not the medium of instruction for the first degree, applicants are required to provide evidence of English proficiency, eg. English standard with a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) / 79 (internet-based) or IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

A satisfactory performance in the admissions interview; and

GMAT is not required but highly encouraged.

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


About Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

The HKBU School of Business is strategically located to address major global business developments, with abundant scholarships available.

  • Only business school in Hong Kong with triple accreditation
  • Rich and established history and proven record
  • Superb location in the heart of Asia
  • Exchange programmes with 260 international partners

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