BBA Global Business Systems Management


Academic Year of Entry 2020/21
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1171A
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 3 years
Programme Website Click here to open
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Admissions Tutor
Miss Tania Yuenkei LAU
MBusSys, BBusSys
Major Leader
PhD (CityU HK), MSc (Brighton)
General Enquiries
+852 3442 8521
WhatsApp: 56438169

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Why BBA Global Business Systems Management?

BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) aims to nurture students to be smart business managers.

GBSM IS Smart Global  

The best way to experience the world is to go for it.  Two semester-long exchange to recognized universities in US, Europe and/or Asia means our students will have a global mindset to business.  Enjoy Flexible curriculum as you are free to choose courses during your exchange to tailor to your own interest and needs.

GBSM IS Smart Tech

Our students will have technology mind-sets as you will learn how modern information systems (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Cloud Services [ABC]) are transforming the business world today.  You can participate in the one week Smart Business Study Tour to Stanford University and visit AAAF (Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook) companies in Silicon Valley, USA, or join one month Smart Business Project Tour to have visits and work experience in FinTech and/or BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent) companies in the region.   

GBSM IS Smart Business   

Our students will also have business mind-sets as you will be exposed to new information system business strategies and Internet business models.  You will have knowledge and skills to analyze high growth technology companies and make wise investment decisions.  You will also have good communication and project management skills so as to be qualified for management trainee jobs in multi-national companies.

GBSM IS a Smart Choice

Hosted by the largest Information Systems department in Hong Kong and one of the best in research productivity in the world [1], our students can have options to do undergraduate research with faculty members in the Department.  The Department provides Smart Business Scholarship to support our undergraduate students for regional and international business competitions. Our students make business smart with information systems.

GBSM IS Future  -- -- Career Prospects

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

In 2018, 94% of our graduates found jobs immediately after graduation, another 6% of graduates went overseas for further studies.  The highest and average monthly salaries of our graduates from BBA Global Business Systems Management were about 38K and 24K, respectively. Their average salary was 36% higher than that of average BBA graduates in the Business College.

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

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

  1. BBA Global Business Systems Management programme offers you:
    • Global Business + Internet Technologies = Smart Technology Business Investors and Global Business Managers
    • Two exchange studies (in Europe/America/ Asia-Pacific region)
    • Learn from and join Internet giants like AAAF (Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent)
  2. 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.
  3. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (
  4. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (
  5. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (
  6. Over 80% of students secure local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and have studied one of the following subjects at a high school or post-secondary institution:

  • Additional Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics with Applications, Pure Mathematics or Statistics


have an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma in a business-related discipline or an equivalent qualification.

Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

HKDSE students will apply for admission to first-year studies (JS1018) through JUPAS.

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.)