JD/MBA

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK Business School

Program Description

JD/MBA

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK Business School

The JD/MBA program, is jointly hosted by the CUHK Faculty of Law and Business School. It will equip you with the depth of legal knowledge and business sophistication required in a wide range of leadership roles in Asia.

This is an academically rigorous and professionally enriching program that leads to the award of both a Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in a shorter period than would be required if the degrees were taken consecutively.

Under this integrated program, up to 12 units of MBA coursework are recognized toward fulfillment of the JD requirements. Similarly, the MBA programs recognize up to 12 units of JD coursework toward fulfillment of the MBA requirements. Students admitted into the integrated program can thus reduce their combined units of study by up to 24.

Program Structure

The JD/MBA program is offered in both full-time and part-time modes.

Full-time Mode: (Normally completed in 36 months)

  • JD required coursework15 units
  • JD elective coursework45 units (including 12 units recognized toward the MBA requirement)
  • MBA core coursework24 units (including 3 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • MBA elective coursework18 units (including 9 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • Total: 102 units

Part-time Mode: (Normally completed in 60 months)

  • JD required coursework15 units
  • JD elective coursework45 units (including 12 units recognized toward the MBA requirement)
  • MBA core coursework24 units (including 3 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • MBA elective coursework12 units (including 9 units recognized toward the JD requirement)
  • Total:96 units

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet rigorous academic, English language proficiency and work experience requirements.

Academic

You must have:

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, normally with honors no lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an Honors program of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree in a non-law subject or a law degree from a non-common law jurisdiction, achieving an average grade of no lower than “B” in undergraduate courses; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honors degree.

GMAT scores

You must have obtained satisfactory GMAT scores:

  • Full-time Mode: the Program type is “MBA, Full-time”, code is R9H-0W-26; and
  • Part-time Mode: the Program type is “MBA, Part-time”, code is R9H-0W-08.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

You must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement by:

  • possessing a Bachelor’s degree obtained by completing a program of study in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country, or which was taught primarily in the English Language; or
  • having gained a result of Band 7.5 or better in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), obtained no more than two years before the date of applying to the JD/MBA Program; or
  • having gained a result of 600 (Paper Based Test) or 100 (Internet Based Test) or better in the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), obtained no more than two years before the date of applying to the JD/MBA Program; or
  • providing alternative evidence of English proficiency equivalent to one of the preceding measures. PETS scores will not be considered as alternative evidence.

Work Experience

  • For the Full-time Program: 3 years’ post-qualification full-time work experience or recognized professional qualifications;
  • For the Part-time Program: at least 3 years’ post qualification full-time work experience or recognized professional qualifications.

Tuition Fees

  • MBA component: HK$9,450* per unit for Full-time MBA in academic year 2016-17; HK$7,425* per unit for Part-time MBA in academic year 2016-17.
  • JD component: HK$4,630* per unit for both Full-time and Part-time in academic year 2016-17.

*Subject to annual adjustment

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
36 - 60 months
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Price
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9,450 HKD
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Hong Kong - Hong Kong
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Sept. 2018
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MBA component, per unit. JD component: HK$4,630* per unit.