📖 Introduction

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), founded in 2004 and located in Shenzhen, China, currently offers a doctoral program, specialized master’s programs, an MBA program, an executive MBA program, and numerous executive development programs. With internationalization as its goal, PHBS has been accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EFMD, and taken a bold step by opening a new campus in Oxfordshire, England.

🏫 About Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)


For more than 100 years, Peking University has been an elite institution of learning, recognized internationally as one of the leading universities in the world, and ranked 29th in the world by Times Higher Education (THE) in 2017.

Established in 2004, Peking University HSBC Business School (PHSB) has rapidly grown in reputation and as a center of international excellence in business education. PHSB has more than 71 internationally educated faculty members with PhDs from leading universities around the world. In PHBS's commitment to research, Nobel Prize in Economics winner, Professor Thomas Sargent, has joined PHBS as the head of the "Research Institute of Marine Silk Road", with research focusing on China's newest initiative, "One Belt One Road". In addition to research, PHBS's many renowned faculty are committed to educating PHBS's students to be leaders in the fields.

PHBS's programs focus on in-depth subject learning in finance, management, and economics, with courses including both theoretical and practical learning. The programs also include a Chinese focus in the context of a global perspective. Not only do students learn important professional knowledge/skills but they also develop a deeper understanding of business and economics in China, making them more competitive in the job market domestically and internationally, or even better prepared to open a business in this dynamic country.

The unique characteristics, which few other business schools posses, can help students develop the capabilities and connections they need to succeed in global business.

2018-2019 Academic Year in Numbers

  • Total MA Students: 1500
  • Full-Time Faculty Members: 71
  • International MA Students: 93
  • International Students Nationalities: 38

Master's Programs

PHBS offers two-year full-time programs, all culminating with a final thesis and instructed exclusively in English. International students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. These programs aim to foster and empower students, allowing them to improve not only their subject-related skills and knowledge but also their critical-thinking and analytical ability to challenge business problems and economic issues.

Currently, there are 3 master's degrees open to international applicants: Finance, Management and Economics.

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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

📬 Admissions Process

25 Days

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3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

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Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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