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JS1025

Department of Management Sciences (options: BBA Business Decision Analytics, BBA Global Operations Management) 管理科學系 [選項: 工商管理學士(商業決策分析)、工商管理學士(環球營運管理)]

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Short Description

Why Department of Management Sciences?

Management Sciences is concerned with developing and applying models, concepts, and tools that enable organizations and companies to master big data and achieve operational efficiency. These skills are in high demand in today’s highly competitive business environment for better problem solving and decision making. When students are admitted to the JS1025 Department of Management Sciences Programme (options: BBA Business Decision Analytics, BBA Global Operations Management), they will study general BBA courses (Introduction to Financial Accounting, Business Statistics, Operations Management, Management, Microeconomics, Information Management, Marketing) and Gateway Education courses (such as English Language) in the first year. At the end of the first year, students will be invited to choose either BBA Business Decision Analytics or BBA Global Operations Management major through a major allocation exercise.

The Department currently offers the following two majors:

  • Business Decision Analytics
  • Global Operations Management

Why BBA Business Decision Analytics?

The BBA Business Decision Analytics (BDAN) programme aims to develop students’ qualitative and quantitative ability to solve business problems and make decisions through DEEP data analysis. It provides a comprehensive training in business analytics, statistics, business intelligence, risk management, marketing analysis, business knowledge and communication skills.

BBA Business Decision Analytics students are eligible to apply for the following joint degree programme:

Why BBA Global Operations Management?

The BBA Global Operations Management (GOM) programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to tackle the operational challenges of contemporary managers. Students learn to identify operations improvement opportunities for companies, propose and implement improvement solutions, and present their findings and results to senior executives.

Career Prospects

BBA BDAN graduates are prepared for statistical, analytical and managerial positions in financial, commercial and government sectors.

BBA GOM graduates are prepared for careers as management trainees, operations managers, operations analysts, project managers, etc. They typically begin in areas such as consulting, financial operations, health care operations, procurement and sourcing, retail management and supply chain management.

Admission Arrangements

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Management Sciences. Students will enter a major (current major options: Business Decision Analytics; Global Operations Management) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors. Please click here for details.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Remarks:

# Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change.


Useful Links:

Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants
Assessment of Applications
Interview Arrangements
Flexible Admission Arrangement for JUPAS Applicants
Special Consideration for JUPAS Applicants
CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents
CityU Tiger Programme
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes for Elective Subject(s):

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and Category C other language subject (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes:

  • Liberal Studies would be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of Citizenship and Social Development.
  • Unspecified electives may include Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) (except for JS1801) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) (except for JS1200, JS1201, JS1217, JS1801, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807). If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807.
  • Please refer to the minimum entrance requirements webpage for details.
  • Applicants who are marginally failed to meet the entrance requirements of the programme may still have opportunity of admission. CityU will continue the flexibility towards the minimum entrance requirements for JUPAS applicants in 2024/25 entry. The details of flexible admission arrangement will be announced in due course.


Remarks:

  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

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

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

Department of Management Sciences

Email: msgo@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-8644

Admissions Office

Email: ugadm.local@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-7640

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 107 229 384 534 374 1628
2022 115 188 403 578 415 1699
2021 95 221 380 501 344 1541
2020 191 289 369 487 374 1710

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 19 2 4 0 0 25
2022 10 2 0 0 0 12
2021 19 1 0 1 0 21
2020 32 3 0 0 0 35
Footnote(s)
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.