Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)


Year of Entry 2018
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code JS1004
Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
JUPAS and non-JUPAS government-funded places : 99
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Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Admissions Tutor
Miss Tania Yuenkei LAU
MBusSys, BBusSys
General Enquiries
+852 3442 8521
Programme Leader
Dr David XU
PhD (UBC)



Why BBA Global Business Systems Management?

  • GBSM prepares students to become smart technology business investors and global business managers with competent knowledge and skills of Internet technologies, global business and financial analysis.
  • It is the only global business major in Hong Kong with focus on Internet companies like AAAF (Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent).
  • Students will complete two semester-long exchange programmes at overseas universities, including one university in Europe/North America/Australia and another one in Asia/Greater China region.
  • 環球商業系統管理學位課程旨在教導學生在互聯網科技、環球商業和金融分析領域的綜合知識與能力,培養他們成為未來新經濟行業的智慧型投資人和環球商業管理者。
  • 環球商業系統管理是香港唯一注重互聯網科技企業(如美國的谷歌、亞馬遜、蘋果、臉書和中國的百度、阿里巴巴、騰訊)的工商管理學士學位課程。
  • 學生需要完成兩個學期的海外課程交流計劃,其中一學期在歐美國家的大學,另一學期在亞洲或大中華地區的大學。

Why BBA Information Management?

  • IFMG educates students to become smart business professionals for financial services, auditing and Internet services.
  • Our graduates are equipped with adequate knowledge and skills in social media, mobile apps, big data/artificial intelligence and cloud services for business innovations.
  • Students have flexibilities of choosing streams from Business Intelligence (BI), Information Systems Auditing (ISA), Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN).
  • 資訊管理學位課程旨在培養學生成為未來金融服務、審計、互聯網服務等商業領域的智慧型管理者。 
  • 畢業生注重利用最新互聯網科技(如:社交網、移動端、大數據、雲服務和人工智能),幫助企業轉型和商業創新。
  • 學生可以靈活選擇感興趣的專修範疇,如:商務智能、信息系統審計、互聯網服務及社交網路等。

Why BBA Global Business Systems Management / BBA Information Management at CityU College of Business?

i. BBA Global Business Systems Management programme offers you:

  1. Global Business + Internet Technologies = Smart Technology Business Investors and Global Business Managers
  2. 2 exchange studies (1 in Europe/North America/Australia and another in Asia/Greater China region)
  3. Learn from and join Internet giants like AAAF (Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent)


ii. BBA Information Management offers you:

  1. Smart Financial Services, Auditing and Internet Services
  2. Social media, mobile apps, big data/artificial intelligence and cloud services for business innovations
  3. Flexibilities of choosing streams from Business Intelligence (BI), Information Systems Auditing (ISA), Internet Services and Social Networks (ISSN)

iii. College of Business is among the top 3 business schools in Asia (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/aboutus/recognition/rankings/)

iv. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 for elite students (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships)

v. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores at or above 28 are guaranteed with free switching of BBA majors by the end of year 1 (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements/)

vi. Overseas exchange and summer programmes in over 190 partner universities around the globe! (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/exchange)

vii. Over 80% of students secured local and global internship opportunities in different areas, including banks, accounting firms, IT companies and consulting companies.


Career Prospects

Our graduates find jobs as business managers, technology business investors or project managers in global investment, consulting, and technology business firms (e.g., HSBC, BOC, PWC, EY, Apple, Alibaba, IBM, Accenture, etc.).


Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title
Minimum Level Required
Eng. Lang. Chi. Lang. Mathematics Liberal Studies
Elective Subjects
(including M1/M2)
Elective 1
Elective 2
JS1004
Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3

Notes:
- Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please visit http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/bd.

For details, please visit: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements


Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

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.

Major Curriculum

Please visit the following websites for the detailed curriculum:


Major Allocation Arrangement

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Information Systems. Students will enter a major (current major options: Global Business Systems Management; Information Management) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

# based on the CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses