BBA Global Business

Year of Entry 2017
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1001
BBA Global Business
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :


Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
Normal Duration of Programme 4 years
Programme Website Click here to open
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Programme Leader
Ms Wisteria CHEUNG
BBA (CUHK), Dip Training Mgt (CUHK), MBA (Asia International Open U), MA (Macquarie U)
Admissions Tutor and Deputy Programme Leader
Mr LEUNG Hon Wing
BSc, MSc (HK)
+852 3442 2404
Remark: For JUPAS applicants, the programme code is JS1001.

College of Business

The College of Business is one of the largest business schools in Hong Kong, offering professional business education at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. We strive to be a globally oriented business school at the forefront of business ideas and knowledge: a key business education hub in China, for the world.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business

The BBA in Global Business programme offers a globally oriented curriculum and opportunities for students to develop a global mindset, think strategically and contribute to companies doing business internationally. Our application-oriented courses prepare the next generation of managers to lead global teams. In the Global Business Consultancy Project, for instance, students work with a multinational corporation to solve real business problems.

Students have opportunities to enhance their leadership and skills while working with others from different cultures through boot camps, study tours, executive forums, the Global Business Diagnostic Residential Trip, structured exchange programmes, internships, international case competitions and mentoring from global leaders. Students are offered three semester-based exchange opportunities* (two compulosry and one optional) and other overseas immersion opportunities to widen their global exposure. 

Graduates of this programme are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to work as associates in global companies, professional business consulting firms and marketing or management positions in firms doing business internationally.

Subject to fulfilling the requirements for joining the exchange studies.

環球商業工商管理學士課程提供國際化的課程和機會,拓展學生的國際視野和思考能力,有利日後在跨國公司就業。課程以應用為主的教學方法,培訓新一代跨國企業的管理人才,如在「環球商業顧問項目」,學生將與跨國公司合作,解決其真實業務問題。學生透過參加學院的考察團、實習、行政人員聚談、國際比賽和跨國領袖培訓等活動,學習如何領導不同文化背景的團隊。課程提供三次交換計劃* (兩次為必須參與, 一次為選擇性參與, 每次一學期) 和其他海外交流活動,擴闊學生的國際視野。畢業生具備豐富的知識和專業技能勝任跨國公司、全球管理諮詢公司及國際企業的營銷或管理等職位。


Admission Arrangements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Direct/Non-JUPAS applicants will apply for admission to first-year studies in the Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business programme.

Advanced standing entry will not be considered.

Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.

First-Year Curriculum

Subject Area

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Units

Gateway Education

GE1401, GE2402/ EL0200A/B

(a) University English, English for Business Communication OR English for Academic Purposes
(depending on students’ language background)


GE courses

(b) Gateway Education courses


College Core


Introduction to Financial Accounting
Operations Management
Information Management




Opportunities and Resources

Global Business Internship

The Global Business Internship is designed to provide students with real-life work experience in global businesses in local and overseas contexts. Students are expected to gain in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of global business operations and the professional contexts in which they can apply the theories and skills they have learned in the formal curriculum.

Triple Exchange Opportunities

To nurture BBA Global Business students as global elites, students are offered Triple Exchange opportunities, two of which are compulsory1 (one in North America and another in Europe2). Plenty of resources and challenges for the students to develop as global leaders, e.g. study tour, scholarships, executive mentorship, global consultancy projects, etc. Students could explore and realize their dreams globally.

Note 1: subject to fulfilling the requirements for joining the exchange studies

Note 2:

Exchange destinations (subject to continuous review and changes):

North America:

  • [TBC] University of Toronto
  • [TBC] University of Minnesota
  • Queen's University at Kingston
  • Indiana University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison


  • University of Leeds
  • Univesrity of Warwick
  • University of Liverpool
  • Copenhagen Business School

Global Business Diagnostic Residential Trip

In their final year, students are provided with an excellent opportunity to explore and master their business knowledge through hands-on experience by analysing a real business problem of the host company and developing an action plan during a diagnostic residential trip.

Global Business Consultancy Project

Final year students provide consultancy services to global businesses in a real business setting and learn from first-hand experience.

Overseas Summer Programmes

Students may participate in English immersion courses, which include components such as volunteer placements, homestays and cultural activities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Service Learning participants also provide voluntary services in less developed areas such as the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Laos.

Young Scholars Programme

To nurture BBA students to become outstanding future leaders in the region/world, our Young Scholars Programme offers the following:

  • overseas exposure during semester breaks, including study trips to renowned companies and universities;
  • internship placements in multinational companies to be arranged locally or overseas;
  • networking with top business students admitted locally and overseas;
  • professional mentorships provided by professors and professional practitioners; and
  • cultivation of social responsibility through community services and voluntary work.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

CityU and the College of Business offer various scholarships and financial assistance schemes to students according to academic merit or need. For details, please click here.

Career Placements

Our business students are highly sought after upon graduation. Graduates of the BBA in Global Business programme may find jobs as global business executives or managers, in multinational corporations or companies with international visions.