The CityU MBA moved into new high-end teaching and learning facilities in Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (Academic 3) in April 2014, equipped with state-of-the-art teaching facilities aiming to enhance students’ learning experience. CityU’s business degree programs are accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).The MBA program is offered as three options: a General MBA (40 credits); a Single-Concentration MBA (49 credits); or a Double-Concentration MBA (58 credits). Concentrations are available in accounting, finance, information management, marketing and supply chain management. The full-time General MBA takes one year to complete; two years if adding a concentration. In all options, compulsory core courses make up 19 credits, plus a minimum of nine credits for the Experiential Learning component.While relevant work experience is highly desirable it is not specifically required for admission onto the program, with applications looked at on a more holistic approach. Having said that applicants are expected to have a satisfactory GMAT score (potential for this to be waived if evidence of substantial work experience can be shown). As a good guideline the average GMAT score from applicants between 2013 – 2017 was 628.Fees for the 2017-2018 intake for the General MBA were HK$263,200 (US$33,714) for local students and HK$304,000 (US$38,941) for non-local students with additional costs for courses with activities outside of Hong Kong. A number of scholarships are made available each year up to a total value of HK$200,000 (US$25,619) while local participants may be eligible to access the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme or the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).The full-time intake for 2017 was made up of 55% women and an average age of 28. Local students accounted for 69% of the class with students from Mainland China making up 17%, with the remaining 14% international students. The average working experience for the full-time MBA was five years.The MBA program is committed to honing practical, cutting-edge managerial practice and does so through the college’s SHARP vision: “World-class Software, state-of-the-art Hardware, and well-connected Alumni so as to boost global talents for Recruitment, powering them to achieve a career-advancing Placement.Key features of the CityU MBA program are: flexible extensions for further pursuit of concentration(s); experiential learning courses; overseas group practicums and workshops at University of California at Berkeley and Imperial College London; and an opportunity to gain consultancy experience through the Enterprise Diagnostic Residential Trip within Greater China.Post-graduation, students have access to an alumni network that was formed in 1992 with a busy social, sports and continued learning program, various career workshops and events, and a dedicated job board and one-on-one careers advisory. Top employers of CityU include IBM, Bank of China, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, Marriot International, Novartis Pharmaceuticals (HK) Limited and many more global corporations.

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