The Birmingham-Jinan MBA
A Brief Introduction of the Program
The BirminghamJinan MBA is a jointly cooperated program held by University of Birmingham in the UK and Jinan University in Guangzhou, China.
It offers the students a unique opportunity to gain a UK degree while
studying in Guangzhou.
About the Universities
Established in 1900, the University of Birmingham has a proud tradition of
high quality research and teaching, with eight alumni and staff awarded Nobel Prizes.
Birmingham Business School is accredited by AMBA and EQUIS.Jinan University is a
key national university with high reputation for its international education. The School
of Management of Jinan University has more than 95 years of business education history
and is accredited by AMBA.The Program will enable the students become familiar with
both the operational and strategic aspects of management disciplines through the
application of innovation and creative teaching methodology. It will offer the same syllabus
as the corresponding program at the University of Birmingham in the UK, while integrating
more Asian cases studies and institutional materials into the courses than that in the home
Features of the program
1. 2-year part-time
2. Rigorous curriculum
3. Delivered in English
4. Degree awarded by the University of Birmingham
Mode of Delivery
Students should complete eight modules of which five are compulsory and three are
elective. The three modules may be chosen from a wide range of list of electives.
The Modules are taught over a consecutive 11day period in weekday evenings
andweekends to enable study to be combined with work commitments.
- Compulsory core
Strategic Management I (Strategic Analysis of International Business)
Human Resources Management
The International Business Environment
Enterprise Social Responsibility
E-business and Digital Marketing
Strategic Management II (Strategic Control)
International Mergers and Acquisitions
Students will get access to online resources provided by the University of
the facilities of Jinan University.
- An approved Bachelor’s Degree or above from a recognised
university. Equivalent professional
qualifications will also be considered.
- GPA (Grade Point Average) 3.0 or above
- 5 years of relevant management work experience
English Proficiency Requirement
IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band), TOEFL 580 (with writing no less than 4.0), IBT93
(with no less than 21 in any band) ^
How to apply
The Program is taught in Guangzhou, China. The applications should be submitted directly to
Jinan University where applicants study.
Please feel free to contact us for any queries:
Tel: + 86 20 85221410
Admission Office: Room 505, School of Management, Jinan
No. 601, Huangpu West Avenue, Guangzhou, China
Welcome to join the Birmingham-Jinan MBA.
* The University of Birmingham and the Admission Office reserve the right to change of details
without prior notice.
^ Please contact the Admission Office for detailed requirements.