Full-time MBA programme

18 months
18 months

Program description

CEIBS MBA programe in China

CEIBS - Full Time MBA Programme

In a constantly changing business environment, leaders must be equipped with a broad set of skills. They must be able to adopt both global and local perspectives, and be capable of dealing with complexity and change while still remaining innovative. They must be able to communicate effectively and passionately with diverse stakeholders in order to generate a shared vision and enthusiasm for the firm’s activities.  By delivering a solid business training and encouraging independent thought, CEIBS provides its MBA graduates with the essential tools for success in many career paths.

The 68-credit full-time MBA programme consists of a set of compulsory courses and additional elective courses. It is designed to lay a solid foundation of management fundamentals, while providing the flexibility to tailor a programme that fits individual interests and career ambitions.  Students can choose to focus on general business management, or select one of two concentrations in Finance or Marketing. Additionally, CEIBS students have the option tailor their MBA experience further by opting to take part in the school's impressive international exchange programme with the world's top-tier business schools, or to gather experience during a summer internship.

The CEIBS MBA is a highly intensive, value-added process for people who are driven by the desire to make a difference, in China and abroad. It is a place to fully explore and develop your potential, and an investment with the best return in yourself and your future career.

Basic Facts of the Programme

  • 18-month, full time, English
  • 180 students/year
  • 36% international students
  • 37% female students
  • Average age: 29
  • Average GMAT: 691

CEIBS offers a beautiful campus, close-knit community, and world-class facilities to create a learning environment unparalleled in China.

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Application and Admission Requirements

The CEIBS Full-time MBA Programme Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree or above
  • A full-time work experience of two years or longer
  • A GMAT score or CEIBS Admission Test score
  • Proficiency in English

Participants in the CEIBS MBA programme include many of the top students in Asian Pacific Region. It also has the most diversified student body (44.9% overseas students in 2011 intake) among mainland China's business schools. This international student body creates a unique multi-cultural learning environment that the school has become known for. As such, a diverse student body is the foundation for the CEIBS experience -- both inside and outside of the classroom. At CEIBS, candidates from all over the world are encouraged to apply.

Full-time MBA Related Rankings

No. 1 in Asia for Six Years
- Financial Times (2004-2009)

No. 4 Top Non-USA Business Schools
- Forbes (2009) 

No. 1 Most Valuable Business Schools in China
- Forbes China (2005-2010)

Full-time MBA Curriculum Structure

China Focus

One of CEIBS’ most significant features is its China focus. CEIBS teaches the most advanced international business theories while attaching great importance to the practical application of these skills in China. In 2009, four new elements were added to the MBA curriculum.These elements aim to equip participants with unparalleled knowledge of the Chinese market. Elements include Chinese language courses, HR in China, Chinese Economic, Political, Cultural and Trade issues, and Contemporary Issues in Chinese Business.

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Teaching Methods

Although teaching methods vary by subject, lectures and case studies are applied to real-world contexts thanks to the CIEBS professors and their extensive experience in the business world. Many cases are selected from top schools like Harvard Business School; others are taken from CEIBS’ own pool of China-specific cases written by faculty and staff of the Case Development Center. In addition to mainstream textbooks, teaching materials are drawn from a variety of current sources such as academic journals, magazines, and videos.

Language Courses

In the first academic year, a list of non-credit language courses are offered free of charge:

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Degree and diploma etc.

AACSB accredited

EQUIS accreditedStudents receive the MBA degree from CEIBS on completion, which is accredited by the AACSB and the EQUIS.

Expenses / Tuition Fees

The tuition fee of the 18-month MBA programme is:

  • Chinese (including Taiwan, HK and Macau) participants : RMB298,000
  • International participants: USD49,800

Tuition fee covers:

  • Tuition
  • Teaching materials
  • Use of Internet resources through the campus network
  • Access to the school's databases which open to MBA students

* International students can pay the tuition fee in USD, based on the exchange buying rate on the day of the payment.

China Europe International Business School
MBA Admissions Office, 699 Hongfeng Road, Pudong
201206 Shanghai

CEIBS is the leading Chinese international business school. All three of CEIBS programs are ranked in the Global Top 30  by the Financial Times. The school’s main objective is to contribute to the economic development of China by offering its...

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