2019-2020 NTU CoM and PKU Guanghua School of Management MBA Double Degree Program Application Guideline
Activity day:2018-07-17 
Published At:2018-07-17 
Views:230  2018-07-25 updated

 

  1. Purpose

We would like to select students who have excellent academic performance, are fluent in foreign languages, and have good character to join the double degree program. Selected students will go abroad to PKU Guanghua School of Management of China in September for one academic year. Selected students shall comply with the provisions of the two schools and will receive formal degrees awarded by the College of Management of National Taiwan University (NTUCOM) and PKU Guanghua School of Management upon completing all requirements.       

 

  1. Application

Admission: NTU CoM can nominate 20 applicants to Peking University. Peking University will then accept up to 6 applicants.

 

~Eligibility

   Applicants can apply for one of the following MBA programs: Full-time Chinese program, Full-time English program, or Part-time program based on personal background and interests. Students applying for the dual-degree program are required to meet the following requirements:

 

1. Applicants are required to be at least one year Master-level candidates in the Department of Business AdministrationAccounting FinanceInternational Business Information Management or GMBA . (Students must be enrolled at the time of applying)

2. Excellent academic performance and with average GPA more than 3.0.

 

3. GMAT/GRE score: Applicants must provide a formal GMAT/GRE score report from recent five years.

4. Applicants shall, in principle, have three years (or higher) working experience. This requirement is adjustable depending on the applicant’s academic performance and other experiences.

 

Application materials

1. Application form. (Please download here)

2. Personal statement. (Please include the motivation behind why one wishes to be a part of the program.  Shall be written in English and is limited to one side on size A4 paper) 

3. Curriculum Vitae/Resume (in English)Maximum of two A4-sized pages, not limited to any specific resume format.

4. Official Transcript of Grades (English Version)First year graduate students should submit the transcripts of their undergraduate studies.

5. Photocopy of effective language certificate:

  1. GMAT/GRE score: Applicants must provide a formal GMAT/GRE score report from recent five years.

 

  1. Only for non-native Chinese speakers who apply for the Chinese- taught MBA program: Chinese Proficiency Test HSKthe minimum score from the new system is no less than 5 and from the old system is no less than 6 or the same level of other equivalent Chinese Proficiency Tests.

 

6.  Proof of work experience.

 

Note: The application portfolio shall be submitted with a binder clip or paper clips in the order listed and please do not staple the pages of your application materials.

 

Studying period

A Double Degree Program student will, in principle, stay at the host University for one year.

 

Tuition Fee

In addition to the tuition of NTU, students will need to pay tuition to Peking University. Tuition is based on the current academic year. Double degree students are required to pay the tuition of the first year. (The following 2018 tuition is for reference only: full-time MBA program tuition is RMB188, 000 while the part-time MBA program tuition is RMB298, 000. For the 2019-2020 school year, the tuition might be adjusted. ​​​​​)

 

School System

NTU students accepted to Guanghua MBA shall be enrolled at NTU in the first academic year and then study at Guanghua. Students shall be enrolled in Peking University for no less than two years but only need to study one year and pay for one year’s tuition at Peking University. If double degree candidates unable to graduate from Guanghua within two years may apply for an extension (maximum of 5 years) and pay the annual extension fee according to the relevant provisions of Peking University.

*Note: According to the provisions of agreement, students are required to register in Peking University for two years but only need to study one year, and students can obtain the official diploma next year. 

 

PKU Guanghua School Curriculum

  1. Fulltime English-taught MBA (IMBA) program
  1. Credits: 45 credits. Students shall complete 23 credits (or more) and a thesis at Guanghua. (If any changes occur, students shall refer to the latest requirements at Guanghua.)

2.  Required courses (credits): Business Communication (3), Financial Accounting (2), Data Analysis and Statistical Decision (2), Managerial Economics (2), Operations Management (2), Macroeconomic Policy Analysis (2) Corporate Finance (2), Leadership and Organizational Behavior, (2), Marketing Management (2), Strategy Management (2), Doing Business in China (2), Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics (2), Venture Strategy Simulation (2) Integrated Practicum Project (3), Global Business Immersion (1).

 

B. Fulltime Chinese-taught MBA (FMBA) program

1. Credits: 45 credits. Students shall complete 23 credits (or more) and a thesis in Guanghua. (If any changes, students shall refer to the latest requirements at Guanghua.)

 

2. Required courses (credits): Business Communication (3), Financial Accounting (2), Data Analysis and Statistical Decision (2), Managerial Economics (2), Operations Management (2), Macroeconomic Policy Analysis (2), Corporate Finance (2), Leadership and Organizational Behavior, (2), Marketing Management (2), Strategic Management (2), Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics (2), Integrated Practicum Project (3), Venture Strategy Simulation (2),Global Business Immersion (1)

Historical perspective on management (2) and Philosophy and life (2) (Students are required to choose one from last two courses).

 

C. Part-time Chinese-taught MBA (PMBA) program

1. Credits: 45 credits. Students shall complete 23 credits (or more) and a thesis in Guanghua. (If any changes, students shall refer to the latest requirements at Guanghua.)

2. Required courses (credits): Business Communication (3), Financial Accounting (2), Data Analysis and Statistical Decision (2), Managerial Economics (2), Operations Management (2), Macroeconomic Policy Analysis (2), Corporate Finance (2), Leadership and Organizational Behavior, (2), Marketing Management (2), Strategic Management (2), Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics (2) ,Global Business Immersion (1)

Historical perspective on management (2) and Philosophy and life (2) (Students are required to choose one from last two courses).

 

Credit Transfers

Credits that are completed at NTU and recognized by Guanghua may be transferred to Guanghua. The maximum is 22 credits.

 

Course selection, thesis defense

All double degree program students shall complete course selections, select their thesis advisor, and complete their thesis within the specified time (usually at the end of September and the beginning of October in the fall semester). The thesis defense will be held from the months of May to June in the second semester of the second year. Specific timing arrangements are subject to the School of Management.

 

*After students return back to NTU, students have to complete the requirements of graduation credit and a thesis according to the provisions of departments.

 

  1. Application Period & Procedure

1. Application period: September 27-28, 2018 – 9~12am, 2~4pm.

2. Application Procedure: Deliver your Application Portfolio to Ms. Rita Sung, room903, 9th floor, Building I of CoM

Note: The application materials cannot be returned. Please save your own documents.  

 

  1. Selection Methods

1. Application material review: An interview might be conducted after the review of written materials if the committee thinks it is necessary.  

2. The result will be determined according to both application materials and interview performance.

  1. Announcement & Enrollment Confirmation

A list of admitted candidates will be announced on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 on College of Management website. Admitted students must turn in their confirmation letter to the College of Management, Room 903 by 5 pm on Friday, October 26, 2018. All admitted students must reply to accept the offer. The admission will be given to applicants on the waiting list if admitted students fail to reply before due date.

 

  1. Student Regulations

1.  Applicants are subject to the approval by the NTU CoM, and the host university shall make the final decision for the acceptance. If the applicant is disqualified for not meeting the criteria, no objections are allowed.

 

  1. Other than a natural disaster, students must attend the program. Admitted students who do not attend the program due to reasons outside the school’s approval or leaves the program on their own accord are deemed to have waived their status in the program.
  2. Accepted students who have confirmed their enrollment into the dual-degree program shall not rescind their decision. Students who choose to withdraw from the program shall defray NT$10,000 deposit in the designated account of NTU COM.
  3. Accepted students shall pay the tuition and credit fees of their home university.
  4. All accepted students are required to apply their own dormitory, visa, courses, flights, airport transportation, insurance, and other personal matters.
  5. In addition to student insurance, NTU COM requires students enrolled in the dual-degree program to purchase insurance that covers medical, accident, and overseas disaster expenses. Though the university cannot force a student to purchase the insurance, if the student chooses not to purchase the insurance, NTU COM retains the authority to disqualify the student from the program.
  6. The dual-degree program cannot guarantee dormitory housing from the host university and NTU COM is not responsible for assisting with dormitory applications. If a student is unable to apply for dormitory housing, they shall have to arrange for other accommodation outside of campus.
  7. NTU COM is not responsible for assisting with the students’ visa application. In the event a student is unable to obtain a student visa, their enrollment in the program shall be rescinded.
  8. If at the end of the arranged period a student fails to meet and complete all the conditions of the program the student shall not be granted a dual degree.
  9. If during the application period a student graduates or withdraws from school, the student’s dual-degree status shall be revoked.
  10. At the end of the scheduled program period, all students shall report back to their home school to complete their degree. No extensions shall be granted to complete the overseas portion of the program
  11. After a student returns to their home school, no requests for a refund of tuition or credit fees.
  12. Students must act according to the laws and regulations of the program. Students are required to complete the program within the allotted time period and return to their home school. In the event a student is stranded overseas, they shall have to handle it legally.

 

  1. Students’ Obligations

1. After a dual-degree student registers with their host university, they are deemed a student of that university. Under no circumstances shall a student do anything that may harm the reputations of the two universities they represent. Any violations shall be handled according the rules and regulations of the two schools.

2. Students shall maintain a line of communication with NTU COM over the course of the program and shall be aware of their own safety overseas.

3. All students in the program shall submit a report regarding their studies and experiences overseas. NTU COM maintains the right to use and report any information in the reports for commercial purposes related with the College of Management.

4. After returning to their home university, dual degree students are responsible for providing advice to their fellow classmates.

 

 

CoM of NTU and Guanghua of PKU Double Degree Program Application

Important Date

Date

Item

Note

Place

  July, 2018

Call for Application

 

Website

27-28 Sep, 2018

Application period

09:00-12:00

14:00-16:00

Room903, 9th floor, Building I of CoM

23 Oct, 2018

Admission list  

17:00

Website / E-mail

26 Oct, 2018

Enrollment Confirmation

Those whom do not confirm their acceptance by 17:00 pm will be deemed disqualified and their spot given to a student on the waiting list.

Room903, 9th floor, Building I of CoM

Jan-Feb,2019

Complete the application procedure of PKU

All application materials shall be submitted to Guanghua MBA office before the deadline

 

April-May, 2019

Interview

Shortlisted candidates for interviews will be notified by Guanghua 2-3 weeks after receiving all required documents. Exact time and location will be given at that time.

TBA

Jun-Jul, 2019

Official Admissions

Guanghua will notify the results within two weeks after the interview. Acceptance letters will be sent to applicants in early July.

 

* Please be aware that the date of announcement and enrollment confirmation are subject to change.

 

For more information about the program, you may refer to the websites below:

http://www.gsm.pku.edu.cn/mba/index.html