Postgraduate Programs 2021/22
Master of Science Program in Global Management
Award Title

Master of Science in Global Management

Program Short Name


Mode of Study

Full-time, part-time or mixed mode

Normative Program Duration

10-24 months

Program Fee

A total fixed fee for one cohort will be charged to an organization.  The program fee includes all the faculty fees, rental for classrooms, case materials, handouts and textbooks.

Program Advisor

Academic Director:
Prof Jiatao LI, Chair Professor of Management


There is no open recruitment for this program.

The Master of Science (MSc) Program in Global Management is designed to provide a master’s level program for well-established corporations in the region to help their functional managers develop management skills in preparation for overseas assignments.  The program will be offered to cohorts of high potential managers sponsored by their employers. 


The program aims to develop management knowledge and skills related to managing global organizations.  It enhances the cross-cultural and international exposure so as to prepare students for international assignments that involve working in a cross-cultural work environment.

On successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply the core concepts of business functions (including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations and management) required for General Managers in a global context;
  2. Integrate their functional knowledge to make decisions commonly faced by General Managers in a global context;
  3. Apply the concepts to strategic decision making and connect different functional areas to formulate integrated solutions;
  4. Analyze the core issues and weigh the significance of key assumptions used in business decision-making scenarios; and
  5. Approach business problems from alternative perspectives and consider unconventional concepts and solutions.
  1. Minimum Credit Requirement

30 credits


  1. General Core Courses

14 credits

ACCT 5100
ACCT 5210
ECON 5110
ECON 5200
FINA 5120
ISOM 5020
ISOM 5510
ISOM 5700
MARK 5120
MGMT 5230
MGMT 5410


  1. Required Core Courses

6 credits

MBA or MSc courses offered by the School of Business and Management under one of the following tracks:

  1. Finance
  2. General Management
  3. Information System Management
  4. Marketing
  5. Supply Chain Management


  1. Elective Courses

10 credits

The elective courses may include any other courses under the MBA or MSc programs offered by the School of Business and Management.

  1. Remarks
  • The program will be taught in English.  
  • The core and elective courses will be delivered in class through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussion, presentations and/or simulation exercises.  
  •  All courses will be assessed and graded according to University regulations.


Last update: 31 July 2019

To qualify for admission, applicants must meet all of the following requirements.  Admission is selective and meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

1. General Admission Requirements of the University
  • Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.

2. English Language Admission Requirements

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL-iBT: 80*

  • TOEFL-pBT: 550

  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)

  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

* refers to the total score in one single attempt

Applicants are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if

  • their first language is English, or

  • they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

3. Program-Specific Admission Requirements
  • Three years of post-qualification work experience
  • Satisfactory GMAT scores
4. Additional Information
  • Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree normally with second class honors or higher, or with an average grade of B or above. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory performance at the admission interview.