• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
    13703 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    13703 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
Sun Yat-sen University, founded by Dr. Sun Yat-sen in 1924, is well known for its comprehensive atmosphere. Sun Yat-sen University was reputed as "the top university in south China", consisting of disciplines in Liberal Arts, Science, Engineering, Medicine and Business, etc. It is also one of the first universities that authorized to grant the doctoral and master's degree, and the first to establish a mobile post-doctorate research station.


Sun Yat-sen Business School (SYSBS) was established in 1985. It is the first business school in South China awarded with triple international accreditations, which includes AACSB/EQUIS/AMBA. Only 5% elite business schools are AACSB accredited worldwide.

The school is divided into six departments – business administration, accounting, marketing, finance and investment, hospitality and service management, and management science, with a combined total of 115 full-time faculty members, 44 professors (35 are doctoral supervisors), 50 associate professors, and 21 assistant professors. SYSBS currently offers bachelor's degrees in business administration and management science, academic master's degrees in business and management, professional master's degrees (MBA, EMBA, MPAcc, MPM, etc.), and doctoral degrees in business and management.

Over the course of the School's development, SYSBS has taken pride in its mission – to enrich our students by providing a flourishing learning environment and by integrating into the programs both Chinese and Western management wisdom, grounded in integrity, innovation and social responsibility.

The IMBA is offered at Sun Yat-sen University.

Programme Structure

Human Resource Management Module
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management
  • lncentive and Salary Design
Foundation & Development Module
  • Business English
  • Business Communication
  • Business Ethics
  • Management Consulting
  • MBASeminar
Operation & Information Management Module
  • Science of Decision-making
  • Operations Management
  • Management Information System
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Logistics Management
  • E-Commerce for Managers
  • Management Modelling and Optimization
  • Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Entrepreneur & Strategic Management Module
  • Global Business Competition
  • Service Management
  • Risk Management
  • International Law
  • Tertiary Industry Economic
  • Business Research Methodology
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Business in Changing Environment
  • Leadership and Team Management
Finance and Investment Module
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • Securities Investment
  • Funds Management
  • Project Investment Management
  • Financial Market and Organization
  • Investment Valuation
  • Artwork Investment
Accounting and tax Module
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Report and Analysis
  • Cost Accounting
  • Tax Planning
  • Corporate Governance and Incentives
Marketing Module
  • Marketing Management
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Network Marketing
  • Management of Client Relationship
  • Sales Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Channel Management
  • Branding Marketing
  • Services Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Global Marketing
Module With China Focus
  • China's Business Development and Prospects
  • Financial and Capital Markets in China
  • Chinese Management and Legal Aspects of Business
  • Chinese Marketing System
  • Chinese Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Negotiation with Chinese

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or above from a recognized university (Compulsive)
  • More than two reference letters from associate professors or professors. (Compulsive)
  • Age below 45.Healthy. (Compulsive)
  • An acceptable GRE/GMAT/TOFEL/IELTS score within the period of validity are preferred
  • At least 3 years professional or full-time work experience before admission is preferred
  • Face to Face or telephone interview is needed (Compulsive)
  • HSK-level 5 or above for Chinese MBA program.(Our university waive this requirement for IMBA English program)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13703 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13703 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    13703 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13703 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 90000 / year


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