Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Macquarie University Graduate School of Management, Australia

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance
Registration Number: 210545

Highly Ranked Worldwide MBA
The Economist Which MBA?, 2018

With effect from 1 April 2019, CEF subsidy ceiling would be increased from $10,000 to $20,000 per applicant.

Macquarie University Graduate School of Management (MGSM), Macquarie University was established in 1969, making it the oldest continuously operating postgraduate school of business administration in New South Wales, Australia. It is consistently ranked as a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific region. MGSM has been offering postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong with The Hong Kong Management Association since 1994.

Study mode:



Minimum of 2-3 years

No. of modules:

16 modules

-Highly ranked MBA programme
(The Economist Which MBA?, 2018 #79, The Financial Times Global MBA rankings, 2017 #49)
-Ranked #5 globally for 'Student Quality'
(The Economist Which MBA?, 2018)
-AACSB Accredited: Top 5% of Business School Worldwide

-Flexible part-time study schedule
-Study in Hong Kong or Sydney
-No core dissertation or research project

-Fully taught by MGSM faculty
-Awarded by Macquarie University, same academic standing and recognition as study in Sydney
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-Credit for relevant professional qualifications
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-Director from MGSM based in Hong Kong
-Dual administrative support from HKMA and MGSM Sydney
-First class teaching facilities in Central, Wanchai and Tsim Sha Tsui

-Course fee in HKD to avoid currency fluctuation
-Course fee is paid as you enrol for each module
-Approved Continuing Education Funding (CEF) modules
-Eligible for Non-means-tested Loan Scheme by HKSAR Government
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Renowned for its quality, flexibility and extensive subject range, the MGSM MBA has been a flagship programme of the School since its launch in 1969. The MBA is designed for individuals already in positions of responsibility who have been identified as possessing higher management and leadership potential and who aspire to a general management position.

The MBA course develops through three distinct stages in the learning process and aims to achieve a strategic business perspective, focusing on the competitive advantage of the enterprise. The first stage of the MBA emphasises a general grounding in management; the second stage exposes participants to the perspectives of functional managers; and the third stage adopts the perspective of the general manager, developing the expertise to steer the organization toward achieving and sustaining competitive advantage.

Programme Structure

The MBA course comprises the following units:

  • Accounting for Management
  • Economic Context of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Foundations of Management Thought
  • Information and Decision Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic Frameworks
  • Strategic Management
  • Electives 1-6
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Study Tour - Raising Capital in Global Markets

At MGSM students have the opportunity to tour the world's major markets in the unit 'Raising Capital in Global Markets'. Taught in four modules in four cities, including Sydney, Hong Kong, London and Washington DC, the unique unit has been created in conjunction with leading industry partners, including ASX and NASDAQ.

"Operations Management", "Financial Management", "Organisational Behaviour" & "Strategic Management"
* Modules have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Operations Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 25Z01190-2

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Financial Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 23Z01191-5

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Organizational Behaviour" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes Offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04634-9

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Strategic Management" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04633-0

Students applying for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) should submit their applications directly to the Office of the CEF before the commencement of the programme. For details, please visit the website: or contact the CEF enquiry hotline: 3142 2277.

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For course details:
Carol Wong: 2774 8585
Fax: 2365 1000

It  is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


HK$ 344,000  (HK$21,500 x 16 subjects)

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry:

  • A degree from a recognised university (or equivalent) with GPA of 5.00 out of 7.00*.

    * If you have significant managerial experience of 6 or more years, your informal work-based Prior Learning may be recognised as equivalent to the GPA admission requirement, subject to the approval of MGSM.

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience (e.g. managerial/professional).

  • Indirect Entry:

  • Articulation via successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Management and / or Graduate Diploma of Management.

  • Language Requirements

    If you haven't undertaken recognised studies taught in English, such as a degree, you will need to demonstrate your language proficiency. Recognised English language tests include:

  • IELTS Academic: Minimum of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 on each band
  • or TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum of 100 overall with a minimum of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

    Note: Exam results are valid for 2 years and your results must be valid at the commencement of your program.

  • MGSM reserves the right, in addition to the above, to administer further testing.


    For course details:
    Carol Wong: 2774 8585
    Fax: 2365 1000

    You're in good hands

    MGSM's faculty are highly qualified and many possess extensive industry experience, combing business skills with academic excellence, bridging the gap between theory and real world application.

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