The JD-MBA Programme is an integrated postgraduate double-degree that is academically rigorous and professional enriching leading to the award of both a Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This Programme is jointly hosted by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Business Administration and is the first of its kind in Asia. It is specifically designed to equip you with the education and skills required for leadership roles in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Asia.
|Medium of instruction:||English|
|How and when to apply:||Applications for 2023 intake are now invited. You may apply through the CUHK Business School Postgraduate Programmes’s Application Portal.|
Applicants must meet rigorous academic, English Language Proficiency and work
English Language Proficiency Requirement:
You must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement by:
Full-time: 36 months (normative study period).
Part-time: 60 months (normative study period).
For JD courses: the CUHK Graduate Law Centre, 2/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central.
For MBA courses: (1) the University main campus in Shatin; and (2) the Town Centre of MBA, 1/F, Bank of America Tower, Central.
Full-time mode: 99 units: including 60 units of JD component and 39 units of MBA components;
Part-time mode: 93 units: including 60 units of JD component and 33 units of MBA components;
Minimum Cumulative grade-point average: for both the JD and MBA components of the Programme. Students who do not satisfy this requirement will be dropped from
Study Sequence of JD Component
|Study options:||Students may also take elective courses offered in the LLM Programmes at CUHK LAW.|
Course and Unit exemptions: may be granted. Please click here
|Additional learning &|
JD component: HK$6,060 per unit* for a total of 60 units within normative study period.
Students will be billed at the beginning of each term based on the number of units for which they have registered. Extra fees may be charged for students studying outside the normative study period.
*subject to annual review
|Scholarships and Financial Aid:|
Juris Doctor Scholarships for outstanding full-time students admitted in 2023/24
Other Postgraduate Scholarships and Prizes
The below four courses are CEF reimbursable courses under the Juris Doctor (JD) Programme. JD students may claim reimbursement for taking the below courses commencing between 14 December 2021 and 13 December 2025, subject to the fulfilment of the requirements prescribed by Government’s Labour and Welfare Bureau.
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|Further study options:|
Postgraduate studies for Master or
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) (on completion of required elective courses and meeting other rigorous admission requirements).
For information concerning the MBA component, please refer to the Faculty of Business Administration.
No. You are not required to submit a personal statement when applying for the JD-MBA Programme but you may do so if you wish. A personal statements should not exceed 500 words and address your reasons for joining the Programme. You are also welcome to supply any additional documentation that you believe will strengthen
Yes. Your GMAT score is one of the admission requirements for this Programme. You are required to provide an original or a certified copy of your GMAT score as part of your application. For further information about this admission requirement, please contact the University’s Faculty of Business Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. The JD-MBA Programme is an integrated double degree and you only need to submit one application for
On-line applications for this programme will normally be invited in early September each year, subject to annual review. Please visit the website of the University’s Graduate School for
Work experience is one of the admission requirements of the Faculty of Business Administration. Applicants should possess 3 years of post qualification full-time work experience or a recognized professional qualification. Please contact the Faculty of Business Administration at email@example.com for
JD-MBA students who wish to enter the PCLL Programme must first complete all the elective courses required for admission to the PCLL Programme during their studies. Admission to the PCLL Programme is
|For JD programme:|
|Tel:||(852) 3943 4310|
|Fax:||(852) 2994 2505|
|E-mail:||firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com|
|Address:||Faculty of Law
6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories
|For MBA programme:|
|Tel:||(852) 3943 7782|
|Fax:||(852) 2603 6289|
|Address:||Faculty of Business Administration
14/F, Teaching Building at Chak Cheung Street
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, New Territories