Part-time MBA

Our Programmes

The part-time MBA at HKU is designed to help you to comprehend, manage and capitalise on the region’s dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment, while providing you with maximum flexibility to balance work-study life.
Designed by a world-class, award-winning faculty with deep Asian and global expertise, the part-time MBA at the HKU Business School equips you with the tools you need to comprehend, manage and capitalise on the region’s dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment, while also providing you with maximum flexibility to balance your work-study life.

With the global business environment continuing to change rapidly, modern day professionals need to be equipped with a learning experience that bestows upon them a first-class education, real-world experience, and a deep understanding of international business and its cultural differences and nuances. Our Asia-Pacific and China focus gives you a unique advantage in shaping your career as a successful leader, both regionally and internationally. Our cutting-edge business education is centred around a case-based, experiential-learning approach, and is tailor-made for achieving success in Asia’s dynamic business arena.

Studying alongside peers who are experienced management professionals from local and regional companies, you will learn to apply business theories and models to real-life, context-rich situations, based on actual problems that companies are facing around the world.

Course Structure

Our Asia-Pacific focus gives you a huge advantage for developing your career in this region
You can study in weekday or weekend mode depending on your schedule
Complete the MBA degree at your own pace within a minimum of two years and maximum of four years
Courses are offered in a five-week modular structure, allowing you to concentrate on one single course at a time every five weeks
The extensive use of business cases strengthens your critical thinking and enables you to become an effective problem solver and decision maker
Leverage the opportunity to learn and study alongside peers who are experienced middle-to-senior management professionals from top local and regional companies
Hone your entrepreneurial abilities through our flagship elective, Business Lab, designed to help you build a start-up from idea generation right through to pitching to VCs
Take the opportunity to spend a semester at London Business School or Columbia Business School and gain a nuanced appreciation of business in the world’s top financial centres
Take international field trips to experience and understand business dynamics in different economies
Become part of Hong Kong’s most prestigious alumni network with more than 220,000 University Alumni spread worldwide, representing over 150 nationalities
Weekday classes are conducted at Admiralty Town Centre for its prime city-centre location. Weekend classes are conducted at either our central Admiralty location, or at Pokfulam main campus to facilitate learning within a historical and intellectual environment
Students who are based in the Greater Bay Area and considering the part-time MBA (weekend mode) may have an additional option to take classes in our Shenzhen teaching centre located in Futian District, which will most likely be open in 2021. More details of this development to come soon.
Year 1
End of Aug
Orientation Programme
Induction Events
High Performing Teams
Sep – Mid-Dec (Core Courses)
Accounting for Business Decisions
Managerial Economics
Analytics for Managers
Christmas and New Year Break
Jan – End-May (Core Courses)
Executive Leadership
Corporate Finance
Strategic Marketing Management
Competitive Strategy
Managing Digital Transformation
June – Mid-Aug (Core Courses and Elective)
Choose one elective subject from a list of MBA electives and those offered by other taught masters programmes of the business school
Year 2
Sep – Mid-Dec (Core Courses)
China and the Global Economy
Business Ethics
Christmas and New Year Break
Jan – End-May (Core Course and Electives)
Capstone Project
Choose six electives from: a list of MBA electives; or
International Field Trip; or
Electives offered by other taught masters programmes of the business school
Or complete one more elective at HKU MBA and the remaining at London Business School or Columbia Business School
The part-time MBA programme is offered in both weekday and weekend modes.
Courses are offered on a modular basis, with each module lasting about five weeks.
Weekday mode
• Study in Admiralty, at the heart of Hong Kong’s city centre
• Enjoy the convenience of studying close to your workplace right after office hours
• Classes meet twice a week on weekday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:45pm
Weekend mode
• Classes are held on Saturdays at the city centre in Admiralty or at Pokfulam main campus
• Enjoy having to dedicate only one full day per week to the programme on Saturdays from 9:30am to 5:30pm
• Some weekend classes are occasionally conducted on Friday evenings

* Students who are based in the Greater Bay Area and are studying the part-time MBA in weekend mode may have an additional option to take classes held in our Shenzhen teaching centre located in Futian District, which will most likely be open in 2021. More details of this development to come soon.
The HKU MBA’s dual focus on Asia and China business renders the programme highly relevant to the wider region’s dynamic, ever-evolving business environment.

Built on four key themes that identify the various challenges faced by firms in Asia, the part-time MBA programme is specifically designed to provide a learning experience that bestows upon you a first-class education, real-world experience, and a deep understanding of regional and international business. By acquiring up-to-date knowledge, analytical tools and management skills related to these themes, students will be well prepared to further their careers as senior executives in Asia.
1
Entrepreneurship Innovation & Operation Management
2
Financial Management
3
Managing in China & Asia
4
Marketing & Services Management.
Class Profile
Male : Female ratio
59% : 41%
Nationalities Around
22
Average age
33
Local: Non-local
48% : 52%
Average years of work experience
10-12

Application Deadline

Part-time Programme
26.02.2021
Next Round Deadline
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HKU MBA Part-time Programme

Upcoming Events

09 Feb 2021
Tuesday
Live Info Sessions (Full-time programme only)
18 Feb 2021
Thursday
Live Info Session (Part-time programme only)
28 Jan 2021
Thursday
Skype Chat (1-1 chat with our admissions)
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