The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business

Introduction
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As Asia’s most globally connected city and the gateway to China, Hong Kong offers an unparalleled location to study a business degree. Hong Kong has been named the best city in the world according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, besides, Hong Kong is also ranked 5th in QS Best Student Cities 2015. Studying in Hong Kong is a good opportunity to experience Asia, and provides a perspective on how China is changing as it integrates into the global environment.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business is Hong Kong’s largest and most comprehensive business schools. Our community is dedicated to the pursuit of IDEAS (Innovation-driven Education and Scholarship) with a 3D focus on Discovery, Design and Delivery. We realise knowledge and technology transfer through high-quality educational programmes, as well as partnership and close links with industry and the professional community.

The Faculty offers a comprehensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, many of which are recognised by professional bodies in the fields of accounting, finance, logistics, management, marketing and transport. Apart from the BBA, MBA, EMBA, DBA and specialised master’s degrees, there are also research programmes leading to the MPhil and PhD awards.

To maintain the currency of our academic programmes and specialist consultancy, faculty members undertake application-oriented research, both within and across their disciplines, facilitated by the Faculty’s centres for research in competition law, corporate governance, logistics, maritime studies and marketing. Our research has been ranked 59th in the world (The UTD Top 100 Worldwide Business School Rankings based on Research Contributions 2010-2014).

We look forward to welcoming you to our community of 300 academics from around the world, 5,000 students and 39,000 alumni.


Vision

To be a leading business school in Asia.


Mission Statement

Our Mission is to discover, design and deliver Innovation-driven Education and Scholarship (IDEAS) of international standing that has an impact on students, organizations and the understanding of business issues. Drawing on Hong Kong’s position in China, we will enable students from Asia and beyond to make an effective contribution to the organizations in which they work, and to society as a whole. They will have a global outlook, ethical understanding and the capacity to work effectively in an international business environment.

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Programs

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Master

Master of / Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (Mixed-mode)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme is a conversion Master's programme aiming to provide business degree graduates with an intensive education in accounting and related [+]

Master of / Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (Mixed-mode)

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme is a conversion Master's programme aiming to provide business degree graduates with an intensive education in accounting and related knowledge and skills. Students' achievement is targeted at two levels:

To become professional user, preparer, and auditor of accounting information upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma; To become expert user of accounting information for making executive decisions upon completion of the Master’s degree.

The completion of seven core subjects leads to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (PgDPA). On completion of the PPA components, graduates will be able to:... [-]


Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets. [+]

Master of Finance - Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (EEE)

The Master of Finance – Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (FT MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:... [-]


Master of Finance - Investment Management

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The full-time day-time Master of Finance – Investment Management (FT MoF-IMM) programme aims to provide degree graduates who would like to specialize in investment management, particularly those with no or little work experience, with a [+]

Master of Finance - Investment Management (IMM)

The full-time day-time Master of Finance – Investment Management (FT MoF-IMM) programme aims to provide degree graduates who would like to specialize in investment management, particularly those with no or little work experience, with a combination of solid finance concepts and up-to-date industry know-how. Furthermore, the programme prepares students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) examination.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-IMM programme, graduates will be able to:

understand conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues. solve asset management/corporate finance problems as they present themselves in real-life situations. formulate financial strategies and policies. envision possible outcomes on financial and strategic recommendations, and to evaluate the performance in a relevant and effective way. ... [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Accountancy (Mixed-mode)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme familiarizes you with contemporary and up-to-date accounting knowledge and issues. It aims to build up your accounting knowledge base, enabling you to develop sound analytical skills and [+]

Master of Science in Accountancy (Mixed-mode)

This programme familiarizes you with contemporary and up-to-date accounting knowledge and issues. It aims to build up your accounting knowledge base, enabling you to develop sound analytical skills and judgement, and make efficient and effective business decisions.

Special Features

This is a flexible specialist programme providing a progressive and deepening understanding of major accounting issues for accounting practitioners and executives. The focus is on real world-related and contemporary academic studies, and practical applications. Two of the key elements are PRC accounting and the contemporary application of information systems in accounting.... [-]


Master of Science in Management - Human Resource Management

Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 5 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme allows students to mix and match subjects to suit their personal growth and training needs [+]

Master of Science in Management - Human Resource Management

This programme allows students to mix and match subjects to suit their personal growth and training needs.

For those who are interested in a general management education, they may opt for subjects covering issues such as corporate strategy, leading change, global business and managing diversity.

For those who are seeking specialist careers in human resource management, they may opt for, for example, training and development, pay and benefits, employee relations, and human resource development.

Programme Details

To graduate, students need to complete 31 credits. There are two routes for attaining these 30 credits:... [-]


Master of Science in Marketing Management

Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 6 years September 2017 Hong Kong

Globalisation and technological change are rapidly transforming the business world. Marketing is an increasingly important discipline in today's economic climate. Trends in current marketing management [+]

Master of Science in Marketing Management

Globalisation and technological change are rapidly transforming the business world. Marketing is an increasingly important discipline in today's economic climate. Trends in current marketing management include a growing emphasis on customer satisfaction, services marketing, development of the China market and business-to-business marketing.

The MSc in Marketing Management addresses the above issues, aimed primarily at those who have professional or technical qualifications, but need to broaden their knowledge and skills in the area of marketing management. It covers a range of specialist marketing issues in areas such as online consumer market analysis, managerial issues in marketing, analytic methods for market research and global marketing strategy.... [-]


MSc in Business Management

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong

This programme aims to help students acquire practical knowledge of management and enable them to make effective contribution to their organizations. [+]

Special Features Candidates with no or little work experience are welcome to apply Students are able to complete a full time Master programme in ONE year “International Experience” in Europe Comprehensive coverage of all basic business disciplines Emphasis on soft skills including design thinking and creativity Coverage of cross-cultural management Focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability Programme Structure Academic Curriculum Semester 1 (Six 3-credit subjects) ● Accounting for Managers ● Contemporary Issues in Operations Management ● Global Economic Environment for Management ● Managerial Thinking and Skills Workshop ● Managing Organizations and People ● Marketing Management Semester 2 (Six 3-credit subjects) ● Cross-cultural Management ● Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability ● Financial Management ● Strategic Management ● Elective subject 1 ● Elective subject 2 Summer Term International Experience (6 credits) Total credits: 42 credits Elective Subjects (any two 3-credit subjects) ● Accounting for Business Analysis ● Corporate Governance ● Entrepreneurship ● Management Information Systems ● Risk Management in Operations ● Total Quality Management International Experience ... [-]

MSc in China Business Studies (Full-time)

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

China’s growth and integration into the world economy create opportunities for international business but foreign enterprises face the challenge of adjusting their way of doing business in China. [+]

MSc in China Business Studies (Full-time)

China’s growth and integration into the world economy create opportunities for international business but foreign enterprises face the challenge of adjusting their way of doing business in China. To thrive in China business, understanding the market environment, the country’s policy making as well as Chinese language and culture is crucial. This programme is designed to provide students with a multi-dimensional understanding of China Business.

This well-tailored, economics-based, multi-disciplinary programme focuses on all specific areas relevant to doing business in China. With relevant theories and up-to-date practical applications, the programme aims to equip students with systematic knowledge of business practices and the ability to analyse changes in government policies and regulations that affect business operations in China.... [-]


MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics

Campus Full time 1 - 5 years September 2017 Hong Kong

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HK Government ) has set up the Hong Kong Maritime and Logistics Scholarship Scheme (Scholarship) in PolyU for the academic year [+]

MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics

Available scholarship: MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics (Full-time) for the Hong Kong Maritime and Logistics Scholarship Scheme

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HK Government ) has set up the Hong Kong Maritime and Logistics Scholarship Scheme (Scholarship) in PolyU to support students enrolled on the MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics programme (Full-time Stream) (39 academic credits + 6 training credits). The Scholarship aims to expand the manpower of the maritime industry in Hong Kong.

Candidates are required to submit applications for the programme and the Scholarship through the eAdmission System. In this Full-time Stream, most classes are scheduled for weekday evenings. Full-time students should take at least 3 subjects (i.e. 9 credits) in each regular semester. ... [-]

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Faculty of Business
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom

Kowloon, HK