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What will I learn?

Programme Aims

This programme aims to help students seek practical solutions in a global and dynamic business environment.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Programme, students will be able to develop their knowledge, skills and intellectual abilities as defined in the broad learning outcomes which are underpinned by the specific learning objectives below:

Application of Concepts

Learning Objective: Apply conceptual frameworks to the resolution of business issues, including those concerning the scope and direction of the organisation.

Critical, Creative and Design Thinking

Learning Objective: Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively within the domain of general management’s responsibilities, and to apply methods associated with Design Thinking.

Effective Communication

Learning Objective: Present reasoned arguments effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Self Knowledge and Reflection

Learning Objective: Illustrate the ability and self-knowledge required to prepare themselves for new settings and reflect effectively on their performance in those settings.

Global Outlook

Learning Objective: Demonstrate a global outlook and an understanding of cultural diversity, as evidenced by an understanding of globalisation, the dimensions along which cultures vary and the implications of both for business.

Ethical Thinking

Learning Objective: Identify and resolve ethical issues as they arise in the context of general management and corporate social responsibility.

Recognition & Prospects

The development of managerial knowledge and skills is a significant community need in any society that seeks to build on the opportunities inherent in a changing world. This programme is designed to provide students with a set of soft skills and the integrative skills required to function in a global environment.

Curriculum

Programme Structure

The programme is designed with a structured progression pattern, and students are highly encouraged to follow the pattern to benefit from cohort-based study and to graduate in one year.

The programme requires a total of 42 credits.

Compulsory Subjects (11 subjects for a total of 36 credits)

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Contemporary Issues in Operations Management
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability#
  • Financial Management
  • Global Economic Environment for Management#
  • International Experience***
  • Managerial Thinking and Skills Workshop
  • Marketing Management
  • Organization and Management
  • Strategic Management

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$295,200.00 (29,98,781) per year
HK $8,200 per credit for 36 credits
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

September 2022

Venue

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognized by PolyU. In addition, you must meet the entrance requirements that are specified by individual programmes. PolyU may accept equivalent qualifications. The decision is made on an individual basis. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

For international students

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a non-business discipline; OR
  • ​A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a business discipline in which English was not the medium of instruction; AND
  • Preference will be given to applicants with less than 2 years of post-undergraduate corporate experience.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the following minimum English language requirement for admission purpose, unless otherwise specified by individual programmes concerned:

  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR
  • An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

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

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About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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  • Recognised worldwide for its academic reputation
  • Enjoys impactful research practices in different fields
  • Boasts world-class facilities
  • Welcomes international students from over 30 countries

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