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Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA
- General Information

    Program Introduction

    The Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program is tailored for future leaders who aspire to propel their careers on to the global stage while maintaining a focus on China. The Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program is distinguished by its world-class learning experience, high-caliber global student body, and unrivaled access to the best of China.

    Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program Overview

    The Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program is designed to cultivate future leaders with general management capabilities. Our comprehensive and rigorous curriculum is balanced between knowledge and practice, hard and soft skills, global perspectives and China roots. You will learn to think critically and strategically in a global context, from analyzing data and making effective and ethical decisions to implementing those changes creatively in culturally diverse organizations.

    1.The comprehensive first-year core courses build a strong foundation of essential general management knowledge and skills for you to confidently tackle any challenge in today's increasingly competitive, complex, and ever-changing business world.

    2.9 tracks of elective courses allow you to pursue your own career interests and passion from a broad and deep selection of both English and Chinese electives.

    3.Elective courses taught by distinguished industry leaders equip you with new knowledge drawn from real business practices and hone your problem-solving skills and leadership capabilities.

    4.Many popular courses will be offered in Chinese for those who are up for the challenge. Some core courses and all elective courses can be taken in Chinese.


    Required Courses

    Comprehensive first-year core courses

    Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program is designed to deliver three core philosophy’s to its students: the theories and frameworks used by top managers to make decisions (the "knowing" component), the techniques and skills needed for students to become strong, effective managers (the "doing" component), and the values, attitudes and ethics that will guide them as future leaders in China and the world (the "being" component). Under the new curriculum framework, students will undertake four important core course modules during their first year .

    ( For detailed course descriptions, please click here .)

    Elective Courses

    MBA elective courses are offered in both English and Chinese. Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA students are free to create their own concentration by selecting courses from the Elective Courses/Tracks below.

    Strategy and Leadership,Finance,Marketing,E-Commerce and Supply Chain Management,Human Resources and Organizational Behavior,Entrepreneurship,Financial Analysis and Management Control,Self-designed,(Your Needs, Your Courses),In-depth China Knowledge,An International Perspective,Key Drivers of Technology and Innovation,In-Depth Studies in Specific Industries,General Management Skills.

    Application and Enrolment Procedure

    Integrated Practical Project

    The Integrative Practical Project (IPP) is part of the core curriculum . The courses are designed to blend the theories learned in the first semester with hands-on, practitioner experience. The courses run for the length of the second semester and involve a setup phase based on theory and planning, coupled with an extended period of time executing a real business project for a partner company or your own business interests.

    The range of possible topics for IPP projects is virtually unlimited. IPP teams develop internationalization strategies, new market entry analyses, capital-raising (domestic and foreign) strategies, sales and marketing strategies, organizational structure plans, commercialization recommendations, competitive landscape assessments, and more.

    World Class Faculty

    Tsinghua SEM is proud of its widely-recognized faculty members, many of whom are leading management experts with overseas experience at the world’s most distinguished universities. In addition, the school also invites management practitioners with rich business experience to teach the Global MBA Program courses, which give opportunities for students to interact directly with industry experts and learn from their proven success.

    Partial List of Tsinghua SEM Faculty

    Exchange Programs

    Tsinghua SEM has established an extensive network of top business school partners from around the world, which provides you with exceptional international exposure according to your own interests and goals. You can choose to spend a semester on exchange, while continuing to pay Tsinghua tuition fees and acquiring credits, in one of our 58 exchange partner schools in 26 different countries and regions.

    Each semester, we also receive around 100 students from our exchange partner schools. These students enrich the diversity of our student body and enhance the global experience in the classroom.

    Oversea Study Programs

    Our overseas study trips are elective courses that offer students opportunities to examine first-hand the business environment in various countries around the world.

    Survey of Global Capital Markets

    This course introduces students to various capital markets across different countries in the context of globalization. Students will have the opportunity to explore key landmark institutions: Harvard Business School, New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and West Point, just to name a few. Not only will students visit these institutions, they will also receive knowledge and insights from instructors and industry professionals on how global capital markets function.


    Exploration of Emerging Markets

    This course offers students opportunities to explore emerging markets to understand the cultures, business environment, industries and companies in southeast and west Asian countries such as Israel, Malaysia and Thailand. Students will conduct research on real management issues and produce business case reports. They will also network with industry professionals and local business school students.


    Stanford GSB - Tsinghua SEM Exchange Program (STEP)

    STEP is designed to encourage cross-cultural learning and network building between MBA students from the Tsinghua SEM and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB). Each year, students participate in a sequential two-way exchange where 20 Tsinghua Global MBA students spend one week at Stanford GSB to engage in a variety of learning and integration activities in late January, and then 20 Stanford GSB students come to Tsinghua for a similar experience during their spring break.

    East Asian Study Trips

    Tsinghua SEM, KAIST in Korea, and Keio University in Japan have partnered to bring MBA students from all three schools a chance to engage in cross cultural communication and share business knowledge. Each group of MBA students will have the opportunity to visit the three participating universities to work on real world projects together.

    Doing Business in Chile Program

    As a short-term exchange program between Tsinghua SEM and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), Doing Business in Chile provides students with a global experience in an emerging economy in Latin America. Students are able to gain valuable insights into the growing business and economic ties between both countries.

    China Roots

    China Roots

    Experiencing Business in China is an initiative specifically targeted at visiting exchange students and international students from Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA program. Through lectures delivered by Tsinghua faculty members and Chinese business leaders as well as on-site company visits, this program provides the opportunity to gain in-depth insight into management practices and doing business in China.

    The program consists of three core elements:

    Series of lectures focusing on Chinese businesses and management by Tsinghua faculty. Topics include strategies in China, human resources, marketing, and other areas of business.

    Guest lectures from Chinese business leaders who focus on sharing their experiences and industry analysis.

    In-depth corporate visits including on-site case sharing from the host company’s management team.

    Program Objectives:

    Develop understanding of the Chinese market as a whole along with different business models from a firm-level perspective by defining and attempting to solve the challenges facing China-based organizations.

    Cultivate analytical skills by carefully defining a Chinese business challenge, deploying suitable frameworks to analyze the issue, and recommending possible solutions.

    Provide an opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership skills through field study.

    China-Focused Course Module and Course Material

    The China-Focused Course Module is constantly updated to give students a better understanding of the complex realities in China. In-depth discussion and case analysis of China¡¯s economy and business environment is woven directly into Global MBA course material. A number of courses focused on specific aspects of the Chinese market are also offered.

    Core courses include “China’s Institutional Environment & Business Law” and “The Chinese Economy in the World”. Elective courses include “China Roots Seminars". The Chinese language course is also required for international students.

    China Business Case Center (CBCC),Tsinghua SEM

    Tsinghua SEM was the first school to use the case study method in mainland China. China Business Case Center (CBCC) at Tsinghua SEM has established a strategic partnership with Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) to promote Chinese business cases globally. Professor F. Warren McFarlan, former Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School has served as the Co-Director of CBCC for the past 5 years. In the previous decade, over 400 cases have been created by (CBCC) centered on a variety of contemporary issues facing China.


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 99,000 pre year
    RMB 198,000 in total (About $ 36,305)
    Accommodation Fee
    Zijing Apartment
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 80
    Single Room RMB 80
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  99,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport. Applicants for master's degree programs should have a bachelor's degree

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of new HSK Level 5 (total score:180) or higher; OR old HSK Level 6 or higher(only required for Chinese-instructed Full-time / Part-time MBA applicants)

3. Photocopy of bank statement

Showing a balance of at least USD $40,000 (or in other currency equivalent to that amount) only for MBA applicants

4. Resume

Written in Chinese or in English

5. Personal Statement

Including a brief description of previous research experience and research proposal

6. Two academic recommendation letters

From scholars of associate professorship or higher (must show referee’s phone number and email address on the letter)

7. GMAT/GRE score

Authorized Copy of GMAT/GRE score of 600 or above within the period of validity of 5 years.

8. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

9. Bachelor's degree diploma

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

10. Undergraduate school transcript

11. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

12. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

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  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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