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

資訊系統學系 [選項: 工商管理學士(環球商業系統管理)、工商管理學士(資訊管理)]

Academic Year of Entry 2020/21
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1017
Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :

23 for the Department of Information Systems

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
Admissions Tutor
Miss Tania Yuenkei LAU
MBusSys, BBusSys
Programme Leader
Dr David XU
General Enquiries
+852 3442 8521
WhatsApp: 56438169
Remark: For JUPAS applicants, the admission code is JS1017

Programme Brochure

Why Information Systems?

Business IS Smart

The Amazon that you are buying from, Facebook that you are playing with, Google that feeds you with the news you like, have taken the business world forward to a world of smart businessBusiness is made smart with Information Systems, including AI, Big Data, and Cloud Services (ABC), etc. 

The Department of Information Systems in the College of Business is the largest Information Systems department in Hong Kong and one of the top three in research productivity in the world [1]. The Department is committed to nurturing smart people for smart business with careers of the future.

Technology IS changing the world

AI, Big data, and Cloud services have become the new ABC in the world of technology. Together with social networks, 5G mobile, FinTech and other information systems, technologies are driving business innovations with focus on financial services, accounting and professional services, online services and marketing.

Research IS driving innovation

We are one of the very best in the world.  Our faculty members are doing cutting-edge research in areas of applying information systems for business innovations. You are encouraged to do undergraduate research with faculty members in the Department. 

Practice IS perfect. You will also have opportunities to experience business in a real-world context with leading business executives from our EMBA programmes and alumni.

The Department provides Smart Business Scholarships to recognize students’ outstanding performance and support them for regional and international business competitions. Our students make business smart with information systems.

Information Systems IS Smart Business

The Department offers new and comprehensive information systems courses to meet the rapidly changing nature of information technologies, e.g. social networks, mobile apps, big data analytics/AI, cloud services, and FinTech.  You will not only be equipped with the latest knowledge, but also communication and project management skills, and professional attitudes.  You will be well prepared to help companies make business smart with information systems.

Today IS Good - My BBA Journey: 2 choices to Success

When you are admitted to the Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management), you will study general BBA courses in year one. By the end of year one, you can decide to choose a major from either BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) or BBA Information Management (IFMG).

Tomorrow IS even Better  -- My Career Prospects

Our graduates kick start their career as management trainees, business analysts, data scientists, system analysts and programmers in global banks, consulting, and technology firms (e.g. HSBC, BOC, PWC, Apple, Alibaba, Facebook, Google, IBM, etc.).

[1] Research Ranking of the Association for Information Systems (

Why Information Systems at CityU College of Business?

  1. Students will have a choice to choose from one of the two majors, i.e., BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) and BBA Information Management (IFMG) by the end of year one.
  2. To support the Government’s Smart City Blueprint for the better future of Hong Kong, the BBA Information Management aims to equip students with competent knowledge and skills of applying innovative technologies for business innovation, our students change the way of doing business in Hong Kong and the region.
  3. The Department of Information Systems is committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with careers of the future.  We support our students to choose a second major in the College of Business.
  4. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (
  5. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (
  6. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (
  7. Over 80% of students secure local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Admission Arrangements for Direct / Non-JUPAS Applicants

Applicants to this programme (admission code: 1017) 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; BBA 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 CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Please click here for details.


Applicants seeking advanced standing entry can submit an application for the following programmes:

  • BBA Global Business Systems Management (admission code: 1171A)
  • BBA BBA Information Management (admission code: 1092A)


Click here for the qualifications eligible for advanced standing entry.

Entrance Requirements for Direct / Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have studied a subject related to Mathematics at a high school or post-secondary institution.

Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Regularly, we organize “Internet+” study tours to visit new economic companies like AAAF (Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook) in USA and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) in China.  We are committed to nurture smart people for smart business, with great careers of the future.

Major Curriculum

Please visit the following website for the detailed curriculum:

(Note: The catalogue for the 2019 cohort is for reference only. The 2020 catalogue will be published around July 2020.)

Major Option(s) Currently Available (The University reserves the right to make changes to the major offerings.)