Master of Management Program
Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
CNY 60,000 / per year *
Earliest start date
* tuition fee per year
- The Master of Management program covers core coursework such as management economics, organization behavior.
- This is a two-year, full-time program in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue.
- All courses are instructed exclusively in English, as is all academic support provided by faculty, TAs, and staff members.
- The faculty members of this program have earned their Ph.D. degrees from top-ranked universities over the world.
Presently, PHBS offers a cross-border master's program in management. Students admitted into the programs will study one year on the PHBS UK Campus and another year on the PHBS Shenzhen campus. This program provides specialist training in management and covers cross-disciplinary coursework such as management theories, economics, and organization behavior, and how to apply them to real-world corporate issues. It incorporates mathematical and logical thinking with creative and lateral thinking for analyzing and solving problems.
It aims to develop in student’s solid theoretical knowledge in management as well as the ability to carry out research in related concentrations. It also aims to prepare students with cutting-edge expertise in corporate management, and the ability to provide solutions to practical business issues by applying managerial theories. It provides hard and soft skills required to turn students into innovative global management leaders in a wide range of sectors and careers.
Scholarships and Funding
Master's program applicants are eligible to apply for school scholarships to support their studies at PHBS. Award levels are full-tuition scholarship and half-tuition scholarship. PHBS urges all international applicants to include the scholarship application supplement in their application.
Financing Your PHBS Education
Peking University HSBC Business School strives to attract the most qualified candidates from around the world. We not only seek applicants with strong academic track records and applicable work experience, but also those who have demonstrated a passion for their field of study and who can articulate their interest in studying in China.
In order to attract high-caliber candidates, PHBS offers a multitude of financing options for domestic and international students. Those interested in attending HSBC Business School will undoubtedly find a means of their educational experience here, either through the direct assistance of the school or through Chinese government grants.
Each year, HSBC Business School selects recipients of school-funded scholarships from the pool of MBA and Master's program applicants. Recipients are selected based on a variety of factors, the most significant of which is the applicant's academic record. PHBS sets aside a large grant each year to be used exclusively for student scholarships, a portion of which is awarded to outstanding international applicants. For international students, there are two award levels for the MA program and 1 award level for the MBA program. Full tuition scholarship and half-tuition scholarship for MA program and Half tuition scholarship for MBA program. At the end of each academic year, the status of these scholarships is evaluated based on student performance at PHBS.
Most impressively, the school-sponsored scholarships are not contingent on Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant positions (For MA programs only). While Master's degree students are encouraged to participate in on-campus activities and employment, their involvement does not determine scholarship status. In this regard, HSBC Business School is exceptional in providing no-strings-attached funding for Master's candidates.
To apply for this scholarship please download the application and send it along with your application documents.
Chinese Government Scholarship (international applicants only)
For those applicants who do not receive school-sponsored scholarships, the Chinese government offers grants to international applicants interested in pursuing higher education in China. Each year the China Scholarship Council (CSC) awards funding to hundreds of foreign students studying in China. While the CSC-funded scholarship will not fully cover the tuition cost at PHBS, the grant will go a long way towards easing the financial burden of relocating to China to study.
To obtain a Master of Management degree from Peking University HSBC Business School, students are required to fulfil 54 credits in 18 courses, including 14 required courses, 4 elective courses (minimum of 2 major elective courses and up to 2 non-major elective courses), complete 2 required courses that do not count for credit (Graduate Thesis Seminar and Outdoor Leadership Training Program) and complete a Master’s thesis and pass a thesis defence.
Does not count in the 54 credits for degree completion, but the credits and grade are included on the PKU transcript and calculated into GPA.
- Chinese I (Chinese II prerequisite)
- Chinese II (Business Chinese prerequisite)
- Graduate Thesis Seminar
- Outdoor Leadership Training Program
- Master’s Thesis and Defense
- Operation Management
- Managerial Economics
- Empirical Business Analysis
- Organizational Behavior
- Financial Accounting
- Marketing Management
- Strategic Management
- Introduction to Chinese Economy
- Business Chinese I
- Business Chinese II
- Independent Study of China
- Business Ethics and Research Methodology
- Writing in English
- Business Mathematics
Program Tuition Fee
Program Admission Requirements
Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills. Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.