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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

JS5300

Business and Management 工商管理

B&M

Short Description

The HKUST Business and Management (B&M) program is our school-based admission route and one of the most well-regarded and comprehensive business programs in Hong Kong. The program is designed to provide students with a broad foundation of knowledge and great flexibility in learning. In the first three semesters, students will be exposed to a wide variety of business and other foundational subjects so that they can fully explore their interests before committing to one or more specialized area(s) of study during major selection exercises held twice a year. 

The School offers two quantitative-oriented Bachelor of Science (BSc) programs and nine Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs. Planned overall program seats are listed below for reference

BSc Programs Planned Major Seats  Planned Intake at Admission 
Economics and Finance  55  25 
Quantitative Finance  40 20

BBA Programs Planned Major Seats  Planned Intake at Admission 
Economics  100  25 
Finance  120  30 
Global Business  55  25 
Information Systems  180  25 
Management   190   25 
Marketing  215  25 
Operations Management  120  25 
Professional Accounting  200  60 

Students interested in pursuing a more diverse set of business knowledge without a specialized focus can also opt for BBA General Business Management. 

Our flexible curriculum structure allows students to customize their program combination based on their personal interests, e.g., BBA (Finance and Information Systems), BBA (Marketing and Operations Management), BBA (Management and Professional Accounting), etc. They may also pursue options within their majors, e.g. Consulting Option within BBA (Management), Business Analytics Option within BBA (Information Systems), as well as one or more of the 22 minors offered by the School of Science, School of Engineering, or School of Humanities and Social Science, e.g. Design, Entrepreneurship, China Studies, Mathematics, Social Science, etc.

About 90% of each cohort of business students was able to enroll into their first- or second-choice major in the major selection exercises. For the 2016 4Y graduating class, 85% of business students completed their degree with additional major(s) or minor(s).  

The School currently has 130 world-renowned exchange partners, providing 400 exchange-in and 400 exchange-out places per year for business students. It has also set up a career development team to expand internship and graduate job opportunities and provide professional workshops for students. The graduate survey showed that 92% of business students in the class of 2016 had completed at least one internship during their study.

Remarks:

The Year 1 curricula of all Business programs are identical. Students interested in any business discipline may consider including both their preferred business program(s) and JS5300 Business & Management in the program choices. Those who would like to take time to explore their program interest before deciding on their major(s) may consider choosing JS5300 Business & Management at admission.

Other than the above business programs, students in the HKUST Business School may apply to pursue a Dual Degree or an interdisciplinary program upon completion of one year of study:

  • BEng/BSc & BBA Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management
  • BSc Biotechnology and Business
  • BSc Environmental Management and Technology
  • BSc Individualized Interdisciplinary Major
  • BSc Mathematics and Economics
  • BSc Risk Management and Business Intelligence

Selected Band A and Band B applicants who show talents and potentials for business study will be invited to engagement activities or interviews organized by HKUST Business School in May-June 2018.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote1 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote1 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Note 1: The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

For more details about admission score calculation, please refer to: https://join.ust.hk/jupas-score/

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remarks:

  • The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Once the minimum entrance requirements have been met, the best results achieved in all sittings will be used for calculating admissions scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

HKUST Business School

Email: bmadmit@ust.hk

Tel: 2358 6005

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 1296 579 768 1052 921 4616
2016 1677 633 830 1165 1173 5478
2015 2035 914 1471 2021 1934 8375
2014 1782 885 1375 2029 2289 8360
2013 2099 830 1227 1828 2215 8199
2012 2198 903 1216 1977 2190 8484

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 435 0 0 0 0 435
2016 435 0 0 0 0 435
2015 613 0 0 0 0 613
2014 600 0 0 0 0 600
2013 606 0 0 0 0 606
2012 671 0 0 0 0 671
Footnote(s)
^ Intake quota subject to adjustment
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