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Entrance Requirements

  1. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional qualifications in relevant fields of business.

  2. Preference will be given to applicants with some work experience.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University's minimum English language requirement for admission purpose.  Please refer to the "Admissions Requirements" section for Taught Postgraduate Programmes at Study@PolyU for details.

Awards & Duration


Students having completed the required 42 credits graduate with the Master of Science in China Business Studies degree.

Exit Award: The Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in China Business Studies requires completion of 24 credits for five compulsory subjects*, two FB (Faculty of Business) and one FH (Faculty of Humanities) elective subjects.

* Excluding the subject "China Immersion Experience"


Normal Duration

The normal duration of the MSc CBS study is one academic year including summer term.

Fee & Scholarships

Fee for 2022/23 intake

HK$281,400 per programme (HK$6,900 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,500 per credit for 6 credits) for local students

HK$313,800 per programme (HK$7,800 per credit for 36 credits and HK$5,500 per credit for 6 credits) for non-local students

For students who demonstrate Chinese language proficiency and are exempt from 6 credits of Chinese language subjects, the tuition fees are HK$248,400 for local students and HK$280,800 for non-local students



Merit-based scholarships are available.

  • International students merit-based tuition fee waiver
  • Local students merit-based tuition fee waiver
  • Mainland students merit-based tuition fee waiver

Please click here to obtain application form for the Scholarship for MSc in China Business Studies (CBS) programme.

PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of dispute/disagreement, PolyU's decision is final.


The application period for 2022-23 entry to the programme has ended.


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