Master of Science in Business Management

Programme Director: Prof HUANG, Xu

The objective of the programme is to serve as the gateway to the global corporate world for junior business executives or recent graduates by developing general business knowledge and professional skills in the global context.

Programme Aims

  1. equip students with knowledge and understanding in general business and management;
  2. prepare students in the application and integration of general business and management knowledge in the international contexts;
  3. assist students in the acquisition of professional skills which are essential to their business career and professional development; and
  4. enable students to appreciate the importance of corporate sustainability and business ethics, especially in the global business environment.

Following the aims and objectives described above, the MScBM Programme Learning Goals (Programme Intended Learning Outcomes) are as follows:  

  1. Students will develop knowledge in major functional areas of modern business, with emphasis on the integration of the multiple dimensions of international business;
  2. Students will develop knowledge of organizations, their management, and the global environment in which they operate;
  3. Students will develop ability to apply the knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues of modern days, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practices; and
  4. Students will acquire knowledge of business ethics, CSR and corporate sustainability issues affecting business, especially in organizations operating in the global context.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Core Courses 18 units
II) Required Courses 6 units
III) Elective Courses 9 units
    33 units


I. Core Courses 18 units
  ACCT7060 Business Accounting 3 units
  BUS 7080 Business Research Methodology and Application 3 units
  ECON7015 Business Economics in the Digital Era 3 units
  FIN 7940 Corporate Finance and Governance 3 units
  MGNT7780 Managing People and Organization 3 units
  MKT 7080 Managing Marketing 3 units
II. Required Courses 6 units
  BUS 7470 Business Field Study 3 units
  BUSD7021 MScBM Capstone Business Project 1 unit
  BUSD7022 MScBM Capstone Business Project 2 units
II. Elective Courses* 9 units
  ACCT7080 Financial Statement Analysis 3 units
  ACCT7890 Advanced Management Accounting and Control Systems 3 units
  ACCT7900 Intellectual Property and Data Protection Compliance 3 units
  ACCT7940 Enterprise Risk Management 3 units
  BUS 7060 Business Law and Corporate Governance 3 units
  BUS 7070 Business Operations 3 units
  BUS 7400 Legal Aspects of China Trade and Investment 3 units
  BUS 7440 Entrepreneurship Development 3 units
  BUS 7450 Business Creativity 3 units
  ECON7620 International Macroeconomics and Policy Issues 3 units
  ECON7630 International Trade and Finance in China 3 units
  ECON7860 Big Data Analytics for Business 3 units
  FIN 7760 Derivative Securities and Risk Management 3 units
  FIN 7770 Investment and Portfolio Analysis 3 units
  FIN 7920 Financial Technology (FinTech)  3 units
  FIN 7930 International Investment 3 units
  HRM 7600 Global Human Resources Management 3 units
  HRM 7640 Human Resources Analytics 3 units
  ISEM7050 Current Issues in Electronic Commerce 3 units
  MGNT7250 Leadership and Organizational Development 3 units
  MGNT7320 Leadership Theories and Development 3 units
  MGNT7330 Artificial Intelligence in Business and Management 3 units
  MGNT7790 Sustainable Growth through Mergers and Acquisition 3 units
  MGNT7800 Design Thinking for Business Innovation 3 units
  MGNT7810 Business Negotiation 3 units
  MGNT7820 Psychology of Organizations 3 units
  MKT 7100 Management of Integrated Marketing Communications 3 units
  MKT 7130 Services Marketing Management 3 units
  Recommended Non-MScBM Electives**  
  a) MSc in Strategic Human Resources Management Programme  
  HRM 7360 Strategic Human Resources Management in Practice 3 units
  b) MSocSc in Media Management Programme  
  COMM7170 Communication Campaign Workshop 3 units
  COMM7200 New Media Workshop 3 units
  COMM7230 Writing for Multimedia in Public Relations 3 units
  COMM7300 Consumer Insights 3 units
  c) MSc in Global Marketing Management Programme  
  MKT 7260 Strategic Marketing 3 units
  MKT 7280 Socially Responsible Marketing in an International Context 3 units
  d) MSc in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing Programme  
  BUSD7010 Social Enterprise Management and Social Impact Strategies 3 units
  MKTG7100 Digital Marketing Strategy 3 units
    33 units

* The elective courses list may vary, depending upon demand and teaching resources.

** MBA/MScBM students are allowed to take these Master's courses offered by the School of Business and other Master's programmes to replace MScBM electives.

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