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Ready to take your career to the next level? Start from choosing a specialised business master’s programme listed below and learn what we have to offer to match your interests and qualifications:
  • Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
    Dare to Dream?
    Together We Achieve Accounting Excellence

    The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) programme aims to equip bachelor’s degree graduates with the necessary accounting knowledge and skills to pursue a career in professional accounting and to provide a learning environment to develop students for executive positions in the accounting area in Hong Kong and the Greater China region. Students are also equipped with solid knowledge base for professional examinations.

    Curriculum-related internships will be provided to students to receive concrete training in accounting industry. Students are empowered to develop business insights and make a significant contribution to the workplace. It also nurtures student’s ethical decision making and corporate social responsibility for being professional accountants.

    Our faculty and students, originating from a mix of countries, cultures, academic and professional backgrounds, are vital contributors to our rich and diverse communities and perspectives. The success of the MAcc programme indicates our strong reputation in postgraduate accounting education.

    Last but not least, the MAcc programme is widely recognised by the following professional accounting bodies:
    • Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
    • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
    • CPA Australia
    • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    • The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
    • CMA Australia
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  • Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
    Empowering Diverse Talents to Excel in HR

    The Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM) programme empowers graduates with essential HR knowledge, skills and competencies to facilitate excellence in managing and developing talent in the Asia and global context. With a dual emphasis on theory and practice, the MHRM programme is suitable for aspiring young graduates, practicing HR professionals and line managers who seek an advanced education in HRM. Other than formal classes, workshops and professional development seminars are organised to enhance our students’ and graduates' HR knowledge and skills.

    In addition, the MHRM programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Europe's largest professional institute for HRM and HR development. MHRM students who register as CIPD student members throughout their study will automatically gain the CIPD Associate membership upon graduation.

    MHRM is also a Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) fully endorsed programme. MHRM graduates are eligible to become the Institute’s Associate Members.

    Alumni Sharing:

  • “I recommend this MHRM programme because it provides the platform to interact and learn together with HR professionals – be it lecturers, guest speakers and fellow students.”

    SANUSI Bella Indah, Class of 2020-21

    Senior Commercial Executive – Sales and Product Training, Milwaukee Tool Asia (Thailand office)
    “I recommend this programme because our professors and invited guest speakers are recognised experts in HRM. The courses offered here, therefore, not only covered theoretical knowledge but also an up-to-date practical approach.”

    JARUNGJITSUNTHON Unchisa, Class of 2020-21

    Associate – Virtual Office and Coworking Space, The Executive Centre in Hong Kong
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  • MSc in Applied Accounting & Finance (MScAAF)
    Enhance and Broaden Knowledge in Professional Accountancy and Finance

    The Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF) programme is a unique master’s degree programme in Hong Kong that combines the best of both worlds in accounting and finance. The programme equips students with in-depth and up-to-date accounting and financial knowledge, as well as develops students' analytical, judgmental and conceptual abilities. Students also polish their practical and managerial skills, which will support their professional development and enhance their competitiveness in the job market.

    The MScAAF programme is widely accredited by different professional associations, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and Institute of Compliance Officers (iCoHK)
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  • MSc in Applied Economics (MScAECON)
    Economics with Business and Finance Applications

    The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAECON) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyse the changing world economy.

    The MScAECON programme integrates economic theory with applied economic analysis, and will enable students to understand the economy of China and the world. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the flexibility of choosing electives for pursuing a career in applied economics or future research-oriented studies. Graduates will be equipped with analytical skills and techniques for analysing business and real-world problems from the economic perspective. Graduates are trained to be competent economic analysts in business corporations, public organisations and financial institutions. Outstanding students are offered scholarships and merit-based awards.

    Programme Highlights:
    • Strong Academic Network – Renowned faculty members from top universities around the world are invited to deliver guest lectures and seminars to students.
    • Solid Industry Connections – Industry talks and workshops are organised regularly for students to foster a closer link with the business communities.
    • Practical Business-oriented Curriculum – The curriculum consists of practical components in different aspects covering risk management, corporate finance, economics of digital markets, and big data analytics. Pave the way for career development in banking, financial institutions, and other commercial sectors.
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  • MSc in Business Management (MScBM)
    Multi-model Learning Experience –
    Providing Real-life Exposure to the Business Environment

    The Master of Science in Business Management (MScBM) programme empowers young executives and fresh graduates to leverage Hong Kong’s unique position to propel their careers. Combining a sound foundation in core business disciplines with the skills needed to succeed in the digital economy, the MScBM programme ensures graduates will thrive in today’s globalised business world.

    Programme Highlights:
    • Holistic curriculum in business, from fundamental business disciplines to cutting-edge courses in digital economy, innovations and big data
    • Capstone Business Project for students to gain practical experience and acquire thorough knowledge of management in different global and regional operational environments
    • Live-learning activities to immerse students in field studies and international exchanges
    • Develop students’ perspectives and leadership skills for global business success
    • Diversified ambience on campus with faculty and students from all over the world, originating from a mix of countries, cultures, academic and professional backgrounds
    • A wide variety of merit-based admission scholarships available for international students, from half tuition fee waiver, full tuition fee waiver to full tuition fee waiver PLUS living allowance for studying in Hong Kong
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  • MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance (MScCGC)
    A Practice-oriented Programme for Directors, Company Secretaries and Compliance Professionals

    The mission of the Master of Science in Corporate Governance and Compliance (MScCGC) programme is to provide specialised training and practical knowledge to prepare directors, company secretaries and compliance professionals for strengthening the sustainability and accountability of their organisations. The HKBU School of Business aims to achieve all of that with an expert teaching team and innovative curriculum.

    Students will receive an all-rounded education in corporate governance to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex regulatory environment and ever-rising expectation of shareholders and stakeholders.

    The MScCGC programme contains 8 core courses and 2 electives. It is available in both full-time and part-time modes to suit individual study preference. Qualified applicants who are interested in corporate governance of commercial companies and NGO are welcome.

    Graduates of the MScCGC programme are eligible to apply for full exemption from the examination requirements of The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) (formerly The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or ICSA) and The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKCGI) (formerly The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries or HKICS).
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  • MSc in Data Analytics and Business Economics (MScDABE)
    Path to Data Strategist
    Business Strategy | Smart City | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Data Analytics

    The rapid technological progress has dramatically altered the business landscape and job markets. A lot more companies are strategically searching for analytics-enabled people with business economics knowledge as well as statistical and programming skills for providing business insights and responding to changes in intellectual property policy, and competition and regulatory policies.

    The Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Economics (MScDABE) programme is thoughtfully designed to serve the increasing demand for talents in the areas of data analytics and business economics in Hong Kong and other parts of the world. Students who are interested in becoming analytics-enabled professionals and data strategists are welcome to apply.

    Programme Highlights:
    • Broad and Balanced Training – The MScDABE programme emphasises on the values of economic principles in the current data science development and the necessary programming skills for solving real business problems.
    • Career-oriented Curriculum – Training received from the programme enables graduates to fill the talent gap created by the new challenges presented by the smart city development.
    • Practical Learning – Students can apply the technical skills learnt from the programme to solve the business problems data-analytically.
    • Opportunity to Work in Hong Kong – Non‐Hong Kong graduates of the programme can apply to stay and work in Hong Kong for 24 months upon graduation, no matter whether they have secured an offer of employment or not.
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  • MSc in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)
    Advance into Management and Other Leadership Roles,
    OR Start a Career as an Entrepreneur

    The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM) is a 15-month full-time master’s programme designed for students who seek to advance into leadership roles in multinational corporations or to start a career as an entrepreneur. The curriculum is carefully designed to embrace a global view with case studies and business projects, which strengthen practical skills on entrepreneurship and global marketing.

    With an aim to maximize personal growth and global exposure, the MScEGM programme prepares future business leaders for roles such as Marketing Specialist, Business Developer, Project Manager, R&D Manager, Brand Manager, as well as Consultant and Strategist for e-business and high-tech industries.

    Programme Highlights:
    • Single or Double Degree – Students can choose to study in Hong Kong for a single degree, or add a study trip to the Grenoble École de Management (GEM) in France for a double degree.
    • Seed Funding Support or Start-Up Projects – International business practitioners will provide entrepreneurial coaching. Up to HK$1 million will be awarded for potential start-up projects.
    • Opportunity to Work in Hong Kong – Non-Hong Kong graduates of the programme can apply to stay and work in Hong Kong for 24 months upon graduation, no matter they have been secured an offer of employment or not.
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  • MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) (MScFTFA)
    Enhance Your Career and Be a FinTech and Data Analytics Expert

    Fintech (financial technology) trends like blockchain, virtual assets, algo-trading, virtual banks, robo-advisers and internet of things are no longer just buzzwords, but fundamental technologies / innovations that are being used to manage the flow of money and assets. These trends will impact jobs of the future.

    The MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) (MScFTFA) programme is a practical programme to increase students’ competitiveness in the job market. The programme is for anyone who wants to:
    • Adapt the traditional financial business to the new-age digital economy and prepare for the challenges coming out of the new data-driven economy
    • Deepen the knowledge on the disruptive innovations and transformative forces in the finance ecosystem
    • Enter the FinTech or financial analytics industry
    • Obtain globally recognised professional qualifications in the FinTech industry

    Programme Highlights:
    • Awards – QS-Wharton Reimagine Education Awards (Bronze Winner in Digital Readiness Category) and Honorary FinTech Education and Talent Development Diamond Award at the Fintech & Innovation Awards 2021/2022 by the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA)
    • Internships – The programme lines up with many Finance and FinTech companies to provide internship opportunities.
    • Interdisciplinary – Learn the leading-edge topics in Finance, Information Systems, and Business Intelligence from faculty and industry experts.
    • Industry Experts – Brings together experts from industry (UBS, BNP Paribas, IBM, SAP, Tencent, Alipay, Ant Financial, Deloitte, Commonwealth Bank, and more) and multidisciplinary academics covering all aspects of modern-day FinTech including Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Assets, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Financial Fraud, Textual Analysis, and much more.
    • Industry Projects – Offer students the opportunity to work with industry experts via the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Industry Project Masters Network scheme, and the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks University Project Launcher scheme.
    • Professional Recognition – The programme is recognised by Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA), Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK).
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  • MSc in Marketing for the Creative Economy (MScMCE)
    Be the “Art x Marketing” Talent

    The Master of Science in Marketing for the Creative Economy (MScMCE) programme is a one-year full-time programme offered by the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems of the School of Business in collaboration with the Academy of Visual Arts (AVA), the School of Creative Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). The programme rides on the rapid expansion of the creative economy in recent years and the trend of applying arts and cultural elements in business operations in industry practices.

    The MScMCE programme provides an interdisciplinary platform to nurture "Art x Marketing" talented individuals who are capable of managing, operating, administering, and promoting creative initiatives, projects, and policies within a globally competitive ecology by providing the necessary expertise in business and marketing to excel in this field.

    Programme Highlights:
    • A unique and interdisciplinary programme to cultivate creative and cultural leaders with knowledge that can be applied in retail market, entrepreneurship, creative industries, and arts administration and management.
    • The MScMCE programme offers overseas immersion, which gives students the opportunity to join an overseas field trip* during the summer term to broaden their experience and understanding of creative economies at an international level. A subsidy up to HK$10,000 will be provided to every student for this field trip.
    • Students get to solve real-life problems through the Creative Service-Learning Project. A subsidy up to HK$5,000 (based on actual expenses) will be provided to each student to support the Creative Service-Learning Project. Presentations will be conducted via a Virtual Symposium for students to exchange ideas with academics and practitioners across the globe.

    * Travel related expenses will be incurred if an overseas field trip is scheduled. Alternatives will be provided if the field trip must be cancelled, rescheduled or downsized.
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