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Global Business, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BBA in Global Business (GBUS) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is designed for capable and highly motivated students who aspire to be responsible leaders with global perspective, cultural sensitivity, compassion in social causes, sound critical thinking and humility.
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Our enrichment events

Learning at GBUS extends far beyond classrooms and libraries. Besides a dynamic and diversified peer group from whom students can learn a great deal from each other, there are countless co-curricular activities for students to get involved and connected with the community, such as Global Leadership Forum, Global Leadership Development Program, Corporate Mentor Program,  and International Business Case Competitions.

Flexible curriculum and 2 semesters exchange opportunity

The Global Business Program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology allows flexibility for students to pursue their individual area of expertise as evidenced in up to two semesters of exchange abroad at an institution of the students' choice as well as engagement in Capstone Project and Public Service Project that match the students' interests and career aspirations. Moreover, students can select a second business major (Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management or Professional Accounting) or a minor offered by the School of Science, School of Engineering, or School of Humanities and Social Science, e.g., Bioengineering, China Studies, Mathematics, Social Science, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Leadership Development 
  • Global Business Analysis 
  • Public Service Project 
  • Global Perspectives on Contemporary Issues

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000 

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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