CUHK Business SchoolCUHK MBA Programs
CUHK Business SchoolCUHK MBA Programs

Study Plan

Study Plan

Full-time MBA

CUHK’s full-time MBA curriculum includes both core and elective courses. Core course carries 3 units while elective course carries 1.5 or 3 units. Each academic year is divided into three regular terms plus an optional summer term. To graduate, students must successfully complete 51 units. Classes are held on a full-time basis while elective courses may be offered on weekday evenings at the Town Centre in Central or weekends on CUHK’s main campus.


Study Plan (12/16 months MBA Program)

Students can complete their MBA studies in as few as 12 months. Alternatively, they may participate in a wide range of summer internships or world-wide exchange programs and extend their studies to 16 months. Students can also apply to study for a Dual Degree Program with our three renowned partnering schools in the world.



  • Management: Competencies and Current Perspectives
Sep to Nov

Term 1

  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Up to 6 units of elective course(s)
Dec to Mar

Term 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Up to 6 units of elective course(s)
  • Business Field Study (Optional)
Mar to Jun

Term 3

  • Macroeconomics for Business Executives
  • Operations Management
  • Up to 9 units of elective course(s)
Jun to Jul

Summer Term

  • Up to 9 units of elective course(s)
  • Business Field Study (Optional)
12 months

12-month Graduates

Sep to Dec

3 Options

  1. Study up to 12 units of elective course(s) at CUHK MBA
  2. Participate in Student Exchange Program (3-4 months)
  3. Participate in Dual Degree Program
16 months

16-month Graduates

Above sequence is  subject to change.

CUHK MBA Application for intake 2020 opens now. Apply via the online application portal: