ECUST IMBA – Learn Chinese and Earn an MBA

ECUST IMBA – International Master of Business Administration

At the IMBA program, School of Business, East China University of Science & Technology we are keen to ensure that our students have the best possible learning experience, which supported by a global teaching force. That is why we have created such an international MBA program taught fully in English, and have been attracting an increasing number of international students from European countries, North America, Africa and Asian countries, esp. working with many worldwide partner universities in students exchange with double degree programs.

This IMBA is designed to help you make a great start to your business studies. The different modules provide you a foundational theoretical knowledge of economics, business, and management with 9 core courses, elective courses are placed in different research areas, such as International Business, Operation Management, Marketing and Strategic Management, Project Management, and Finance, where you can build your career competitiveness during your studies. The IMBA courses will provide an introduction to the business in different functions and fields, challenging context of case studies with applying for the theories you have learned in classes at ECUST. It stresses, the independent and critical approach to study which is one of the characteristics of MBA learning environments, in particular, you will sit with our Chinese MBA students, who have years of working experiences. The MBA classes make useful preparations and suggestions about how to be ready to manage yourself ready into the business world with more effective and professional ways, how to tackle the substantial amount of reading and case studies/project work that will enrich your analytical thinking, and how to improve your managerial communication skills with the approaching written assignments and coursework that will be required throughout the MBA learning. Importantly, you will make more friends here and enlarge your social network as you have expected to China at ECUST.

MBA Center, Business School

School of Business, founded in 1990, has become the largest and fastest growing school in ECUST. It boats a well-qualified and experienced faculty of 124 members; over half of them are professors and associate professors.

The MBA programs are well recognized by the State Educations Ministry of China. One of the unique characteristics of the ECUST School of Business is excellent international study environment offered to the MBA students. ECUST MBA invites worldwide professors and professionals to join hands with us to build the branding “Global MBA at ECUST”.

Moreover, ECUST MBA has also recognized by both at home and abroad MBA ranking publications:

  • Ranked 19th at China MBA among top 50 MBA (Forbes, 2004)
  • "One of the Most Influential Joint MBAs in China” (World Executive Magazine, 2005)

IMBA Features

Four Concentrations

ECUST IMBA program has both full-time and part-time learning system, requiring for 45 credits.

1. General Management
2. Marketing Management
3. International Business
4. Chinese Business and Management

Taught in English with Strong Worldwide Teaching Force

Professor and professionals from home and abroad are the leading authorities in their respective fields with the experienced high academic standard.

International Students Exchange Programs with Double Degree

Thanks to our partnerships with foreign prestigious universities all over the world, our IMBA students have a chance to go there as exchange students.

IMBA students can apply for those exchange programs in the second year.

Chinese Language learning Opportunity

The ECUST IMBA, as a value-added program, Chinese language courses, Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Chinese Cultures are offered to the overseas students.

Social Network with Chinese Business Professionals

Sitting with Chinese MBAs who come from all walks of life, the overseas students could expand their own network in different areas. Moreover, the MBA Center will organize extra-curricula activities to encourage networking with Chinese students and other overseas students.

Activities to Improve Your Soft Skills

Seminars and academic lectures will enhance your better understanding of the Chinese market and improve your communication skills.

Admission Requirements

-- Working Experience: Two year full-time working experience will be preferred or at least to have accelerated 2 year internship or part-time jobs.

-- English Certificate: IELTS 6.5 of TOEFL 80 (internet-based) or GMAT will be preferred.

-- Bachelor’s Degree: Bachelor’s degree/diploma issued by accredited educational institution and the notarized ones in English. No business major required if having working experiences.

Application Materials

  • ECUST Application Form
  • University Transcript in English with Official Seal
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • A Copy of Passport
  • Two Recommendation Letters: One is from your employer, and the other is from your professor.
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
2 years
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