Chongqing University

PhD in Business Administration

Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Business Administration at Chongqing University (CQU) is a three year program for international students taught in English.

About the Program

With the deeper development of economic globalization and further increasing of international competition, modern companies are faced with a more stern challenge. This programme targets to cultivate high-level international specialists in the field of business administration or related areas, with strong capabilities to work in strategy management, human resource management, marketing management, corporate finance etc, by way of systematic courses arrangement, project survey and research, as well as the Chinese culture and society study.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  • Prospective students should hold a non-Chinese passport, be in good health
  • Prospective students must hold a recognized master’s degree or above, or equivalent
  • Minimum requirement is 550 or above for TOEFL, 75 for Internet-based TOEFL (IBT), or 6.0 or above for IELTS, or other certificate of English proficiency from an approved authority. Native English speakers are exempt from this requirement; other candidates whose university courses are taught in English will be considered case by case.

Application Deadline

15th June

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 28000 per year. The total for the 3 year program is 84,000 RMB.


Chongqing University has four campuses known as Campus A, B, C and D. The arrangement of accommodation is based on the location of the student’s host college. For full information see the accommodation page here.

About the Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Applications take 4-6 weeks before a decision is given, and students are accepted on a rolling basis. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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