Associate of Business Administration in International Business Management*

Admission suspended for 2023-24


In today’s inter-connected society, it is essential to understand the world in an international context. Increasingly companies are looking for graduates who can solve cross-cultural problems and think on a global scale. Introducing the foundations of international business, supply chains, human resources and operations, this programme provides a solid foundation for students to articulate to bachelor degrees or work as a para-professional. You will study the global challenges companies face, look at international boundaries, trade, global economics and how to negotiate with and navigate in diverse cultures. This approach to problem solving will broaden your world view and help you understand international business from different perspectives.









Kowloon City





2 years



63 CPS 



Associate Degree  





Admission, entry requirements and fees

A range of admission options are available for students of different academic backgrounds. Find out how to apply.  

No programme specific entry requirement.  Please refer to General entry requirements


Application Fee

$150, waived for this year

Tuition Fee

All Full-time Associate Degree/Higher Diploma students are required to take 63 credits in two years at HK$1,800 per credit. Total tuition fees for two years are about HK$113,400.

Other Fee

A Graduation Fee of $400 will be charged upon enrolment in a programme.

Financial Assistance

Students enrolled in self-financing Bachelor/Associate Degree /Higher Diploma programmes are eligible to apply for financial assistance from the following sources:

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP)

Provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.

Enquiries:       2152 9000

Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS)

The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree

Enquiries:        2150 6222

Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

Some of the AD programmes or course(s) in the AD programmes are included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.

The CEF subsidizes students over 18 years of age with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses. Eligible applicants enrolling on courses after 1 April 2019 will be reimbursed 80% of their fees on the first $10,000 and 60% on the second $10,000, subject to a maximum sum of HK$20,000 (whichever is the less), on successful completion of a reimbursable programme/course(s).

Enquiries:        3142 2277

Programme outcomes and structure

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs) are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this programme will be able to:

1. Apply broad-based business knowledge and problem solving skills to a wide range of issues in academic work situations to produce quality outputs;
2. Describe socio-political, cultural, economic and ethical issues in the global business environment;
3. Analyze international business strategy including cross-cultural management issues;
4. Utilize generic skills such as information technology, quantitative and analytical reasoning in a range of business-related settings;
5. Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, in different business environments; and
6. Relate the major ideas in arts and humanities, science and technology to their own area of study.

  • Marketing and economics
  • International management
  • Global supply chain management
  • Global business project
  • Economic integration and trade policies in Asia
  • Electives: international business / international marketing / international finance

To qualify for this award, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 63 credit points (cps) by satisfactory completion of the following core courses.

Course CodeCourse Name
Core Courses (36cps)
BUS10250 Financial Accounting1
BUS10306 Management1
BUS10311 Marketing1
BUS10407 Economics I1
BUS10408 Economics II
BUS20119 Information Management1
BUS20122 Global Business Project
BUS20160 Operations Management1
BUS20180 Global Supply Chain Management
BUS20269 Financial Management1
BUS20301 International Management
BUS20425 Econ. Integration and Trade Policies in Asia
Elective Courses (6cps)

Select any two:



International Business
International Marketing
International Finance

Language Skills (9cps)
CGE1200 Practical Chinese
CGE1000 / 1500 English for Academic Studies A / B
CGE2001 English Prof Comm. Skills for Business
General Education (12cps)
CGE13111 Understanding Society through Stratistical Reasoning
CGE26514 Contemp. China: Challenges and Strategies
+ two GE coruses from the following domains*:

*at least one course must be chosen from Arts and Humanities, and at least ONE of the courses chosen must be at level A2.

Please visit the General Education page for more details.

Note 1: Course transferrable to BBA programmes of CityU

According to the Graduate Exit Survey 2020, 93.8% of surveyed graduates went on to further studies. The following table lists some of the degree programmes that accepted our graduates in recent years.

UOW Australia
Bachelor of Business (Top-up)
UOW College Hong Kong
Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance
City University of Hong Kong1
Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Management
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Management
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Integrated Bachelor of Business Administration
The University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Science in Information Management
Hong Kong Baptist University
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Marketing

Note 1: Some courses are transferrable to the BBA programmes of CityU.  Please visit programme structure for details.


Graduates from this programme will find employment in multinational firms as well as firms that conduct business internationally. Industries that require expertise in international business include import/export trade, financial services, transportation, communications services, management consultancy and others.

Any enquiries relating to the ABAIBM programme should be directed to the Programme Leader, Mr Michael Wu.

Contact us

Faculty of Business

Telephone: 2707 3131
Fax: 2707 3132

Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong

[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]

College Office

Telephone: (852) 2707 3111
: (852) 2707 3222

Address: 1/F, Billionnaire Royale, 83 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong

[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]

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