Peking University MBA Program Information

The Peking University (or PKU) MBA program is offered in Singapore, in a double degree format, alongside an NUS MBA. The name of the program is NUS-Peking University Double Degree MBA.

The Peking University MBA is taught in Peking University's business school, called Guanghua School of Management. The MBA is ranked and recognised by major business publications like Financial Times (FT), Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

FT gives Peking University MBA a 'Global MBA Ranking' of 66 (in the year 2013). In 2010, Forbes published an article called 'China's Best Business School', and Peking University was in the top 5 rankings for several categories, including EMBA and part-time MBA.

Peking University MBA is also accredited by both EFMD and AACSB International.


This MBA course is suitable for students who wish to learn more about doing business in Asia, with a particular focus on China.

Their curriculum comprises of general business modules, plus Chinese business study.
  1. Managerial Economics 
  2. Financial Accounting 
  3. Quantitative Methods in Management Science 
  4. Financial Management 
  5. China in Transition: Economy, Politics and Society 
  6. Business Chinese 
  7. 3 Electives 
  8. Thesis

Program Schedule

Students will spend half of the program studying in Peking University, and the other half in National University of Singapore. The school feels this would allow students to be better immersed in each country's environment and culture.

For full time students, there are a total of 4 semesters in NUS-Peking University Double Degree MBA. It'll take them approximately 24 months to complete.

For part-time students, they would still have to study the Peking University MBA in full-time format (12 months), but they'd be able to opt for a part-time format for their NUS MBA portion.

Entry Requirements
Students who wish to qualify for the program must meet these minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3 years of full time post-university work experience
  • Good GMAT score
For international students who's undergraduate studies was not in English, these are the additional requirements:
  • Good TOEFL/IELTS score
    • TOEFL: Minimum score of 260 for computer-based test, 620 for paper-based test and 100 for internet-based test
    • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5
  • The Common Entrance Examination (required for applicants who are holding a Chinese PRC passport)
The average student profile of NUS-Peking University Double Degree MBA, is as follows:
  • Average Age: 29
  • Average Work Experience: 5.3 years
  • Average GMAT score: 653
Learn more about the program here.
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