Lingnan University

Introduction

Lingnan is Hong Kong’s liberal arts university, whose small size, top international faculty and strong emphasis on close staff/student relations offer a unique environment for the pursuit of advanced studies in this exciting part of the world, in the areas covered by the university which are the range of disciplines in the Arts, Business and Social Sciences. Our top value is student-centered learning and hence, for graduates, to ensure close and supportive thesis supervision. At Lingnan, students establish peer-type working relationships with world-class scholars who offer expert and close-contact supervision in their respective areas.


We offer twelve popular and excellent research-based MPhil/PhD programmes. Both MPhil and PhD programmes lead to in-depth study in specific research areas as follows:

  • Arts - Chinese; Cultural Studies; English; History; Philosophy; Translation; and Visual Studies;
  • Business including Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Information Systems Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management ;
  • Social Sciences - Economics; Political Science; Psychology and Sociology and/or Social Policy

The University also offers eight taught postgraduate programmes to equip students with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of a specific discipline; a broad multidisciplinary understanding of general knowledge, and the ability to effectively utilise knowledge at an advanced level in professional contexts and to solve real-world problems.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Chinese

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Programs

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MSc

MSc in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

This Master of Science Programme is a unique and forward-looking one dedicated to developing and promoting students’ academic and professional potentials in the eBSCM area, which has distinguished itself from those in university-level education sector. ––– Programme Director, Professor Mingming LENG [+]

Master of Science in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM) The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in eBusiness and Supply Chain Management (eBSCM) Programme is hosted by the Department of Computing and Decision Sciences in the Faculty of Business at Lingnan University. This is a one-year, full-time programme that is mainly designed to educate students about key management strategies and approaches in the eBusiness environment, and also help students understand and utilize the information technology (IT) for supply chain integration in the international and global context. The well-prepared, highly-demanded programme perfectly matches the need of individuals who are, or intend to be, IT managers, operations managers, eBusiness consultants, project managers, supply chain coordinators and managers, and eBusiness owners. Aims and Objectives The programme aims to: 1. strengthen students’ abilities to understand and use the information technologies that are necessary for supply chain operations in an eBusiness environment; 2. equip students with the management strategies for effectively using information technologies to achieve supply chain integration in the international and global context; 3. familiarize students with managing online and mobile business operations that are involved into a supply chain; 4. expose to students the benefits for an organization through incorporating the Internet into its supply chain operations; 5. foster students abilities in identifying the business changes resulting from the use of information technologies for organizational practices in supply chains. The Entry Requirements To be eligible for entry into this programme, candidates should have: 1. hold a bachelor’s degree with first or second class honours from a recognized tertiary institution; or have equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; 2. have basic IT or information systems (IS) background, which is recognized if candidates have taken at least one IT- or IS-related course (e.g., Information Systems Management, Computer Programming, etc.) and/or worked in relevant industry for at least one year; and 3. meet the English language proficiency requirement by attaining a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test), 213 (computer-based test), or 79 (Internet-based test) or above in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). In lieu of the above, an applicant can submit results from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with the minimum acceptable score 6.5 or the College English Test Band 6 (CET 6) of the People’s Republic of China with the minimum acceptable score 450. Students who graduated from a university using English as a main teaching language do not normally need to present evidence of their proficiency. Note that: (i) we allow flexibility for an applicant with an English test score below the minimum requirements (for details, see the programme brochure); (ii) applicants can enjoy the admission preference if they have more working experiences; and (iii) interviews may be conducted when needed. Application Period and Fee For the current year intake, application closes on March 15, 2016. Late application may be considered on a case-by-case basis. The application fee is HK$350 (payable to “Lingnan University”), non-refundable. Note that: the tuition fee for the academic year 2016-17 intake has not been determined but will be announced shortly. For any information, updates, and downloadable files, please visit our programme website: http://ln.edu.hk/cds/ebiz/index.html. [-]

MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Management, Lingnan University. This full-time programme begins in September 2010. The normal duration for the programme is one... [+]

MSc in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) The Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour (HRMOB) Programme is offered and managed by the Department of Management, Lingnan University. This full-time programme begins in September 2010. The normal duration for the programme is one year full time. The Programme provides students with an internationalised and highly interactive learning environment. It aims to equip students, entering either with business degrees or non-business degrees, with the necessary management competencies to pursue careers in human resource management and leadership. Aims The programme aims to: provide a stimulating environment conducive to learning advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of human resource management and organisational behaviour; give balanced exposure to contemporary theories and best practices in human resource management and organisational behaviour; build a learning community that nurtures students, fosters interpersonal skills, and builds team spirit; and develop a strategic perspective on HRM in equipping organisations to thrive within complex and rapidly changing environments. Entrance Requirements To be eligible for entry into this programme, candidates should have: A bachelor’s degree with a good record from a recognised tertiary institution (applicants holding a non-business first degree* have to complete the pre-entry course(s)); or equivalent qualifications and experience, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and an applicant whose degree or, exceptionally, an alternative qualification deemed equivalent is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or a score of 450 in the College English Test (CET) Band 6, or an equivalent score in a recognised test, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her English proficiency that will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Interviews may be conducted when needed. *Applicants with a bachelor's degree and who have studied Economics, Information Systems Management, and Statistics at University level are considered business-related degree holders. Pre-entry Course Applicants with a non-business degree are required to take a 42 hour pre-entry course to have basic knowledge in Economics, Human Resource Management and Statistics prior to the start of the Master of Science (MSc) programme. An additional tuition fee will be charged for attending such a course. Students may also satisfy the pre-entry requirements by taking equivalent courses from other recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The pre-entry course is offered about one month before the start of the programme. Application Period For the current year intake, application closes on 30 March 2016. Late application may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application Fee The application fee is HK$350 (payable to "Lingnan University"), non-refundable. Learning Outcomes On completing the Master of Science (MSc) programme in HRMOB, students will be able to: explain the changing nature of the human resource management function and its implications for human resource policies, planning and practice; apply skills and knowledge for managing and developing people in continuously changing environments; think critically and innovatively in solving complex problem regarding the management and development of organisational members; utilise organisational behaviour concepts to diagnose and resolve people management problems; apply sound principles of ethical conduct and social responsibility in a human resource management context; and develop a credible performance management strategy that clearly demonstrates the contribution of the HR function to an organisation's mission. Detailed information is available at the MSc in HRMOB homepage: http://www.ln.edu.hk/mgt/prog/ [-]

MSc in International Banking and Finance (MIBF)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The overriding aim of this program is to provide a broad-based set of problem-solving skills especially suited for those who are holding or anticipating positions as managers, financial analysts or economists in the banking and finance industry, big multinational corporations and government or... [+]

MSc in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) We are excited to introduce you to this distinctive Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) Programme, hosted by the Economics Department of Lingnan University. Let us give you ten strong reasons why this Programme deserves your serious consideration: A strong host department: the Economics Department of Lingnan is ranked fifth among all economic research institutions in China; among the Economics Departments in Hong Kong, Lingnan is ranked third in terms of 4* (the highest world-leading quality) publications in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise; A broad-based and internationally oriented Programme curriculum that strikes a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge: about 20 courses in Banking, Economics, Finance and related areas are offered every year; Excellent quality and satisfaction: over 90% of graduates rated the overall quality of the Program as “good” or “excellent” and over 80% inclined to recommend the Programme to their friends; Over HK$1 million (US$130,000) of scholarships and tuition waivers for outstanding local and non-local students; A dynamic mix of students with international cultures and experiences; Good opportunities for placement and further studies; Subsidised local and overseas internships; Double-Master Programmes with Reputable Overseas Universities: Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA ) in France, University of Barcelona (UAB) in Spain, and University of Leicester in UK* Intensive summer refresher courses for those students who come from diverse background; Sponsored overseas study tour to an Asia financial centre Aims and Objectives The overriding aim of this program is to provide a broad-based set of problem-solving skills especially suited for those who are holding or anticipating positions as managers, financial analysts or economists in the banking and finance industry, big multinational corporations and government or international organizations. More specifically, we strive to achieve the following objectives: to provide students with the latest theoretical and empirical knowledge in the field of international banking and finance; to prepare students for rapidly changing world, with updated knowledge about the economic and technological environment, fully aware of their impact on modern day banking and finance; to equip students with the necessary analytical and quantitative skills for working in the field of international banking and finance or other related areas; to extend students' working knowledge of international banking and finance in Hong Kong and the Asian-Pacific region. Mode and Duration This is a full-time, credit-based postgraduate programme. All courses in the programme carry 3 credits. Students have to obtain minimum of 30 credits or 10 courses, which consists of 4 cluster courses (12 credits) and 6 elective courses (18 credits) in order to graduate. The normal duration for the programme is one year full-time. Teaching normally starts in late August and ends in May. The maximum period is two years full-time. Classes will normally be held Monday to Friday on Lingnan's Tuen Mun Campus. The Entry Requirements Applicants should possess a recognized good first degree in a relevant field, OR a recognized first degree plus relevant working experience, other acceptable and equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should normally have a score at internationally recognized English tests with scores equivalent to TOEFL score of 575 (paper-based test) or 90 (internet-based test) or IELTS 6.5 or above. Applicant may be invited to sit-in an interview for assessment of their English language ability. Tuition Fee The tuition fee for the academic year 2016-17 is HK$100,000 (or HK$10,000 per course) for local students and HK$152,000 (or HK$15,200 per course) for non-local students. Application Period For the current year intake, application starts from 1st November 2015 and closes on 31st March 2016. Late application may be considered on case by case basis. Application Fee The application fee is HK$400 for non-local applicants and HK$200 for local applicants (payable to "Lingnan University"), non-refundable. Double Degree Programmes MIBF students have the opportunity to obtain two master’s degrees with one of our double-degree options from the following universities: Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan University) – Master in Corporate Finance / Financial Engineering (ESSCA) Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan University) –Master of Research in Economic Analysis (UAB) Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan University) – MSc Financial Economics / MSc Banking and Finance / MSc Financial Risk Management / MSc Business Analysis and Finance (University of Leicester)* *Details subject to final approval by the participating institution. Detailed information is available at the MIBF homepage: http://www.ln.edu.hk/econ/mibf/NewStudents/DoubleDegreePrograms.php [-]

Contact

Address Castle Peak Road 8
New Territories, Hong Kong
Website http://www.ln.edu.hk/admissions/postgraduate
Phone (852) 2616 8750