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International Master in Business Administration (IMBA)

Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Master's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 2 Years
Starting Date: Aug.2023
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2023
Tuition Fee:
CNY 94,000 per year
Application Fee:
250 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other


The Tsinghua International MBA Program is a collaborative program between Tsinghua School of Economics and Management (SEM) and MIT Sloan School of Business. The program was launched in September 1997. To date, over 1,300 alumni (over 7,200 MBA graduates of Tsinghua SEM) have graduated from the program and are playing an important role in the management of companies in China and around the world. This program is a full-time, two-year, English-taught program. Students will obtain an MBA degree from Tsinghua University as well as a certificate from MIT Sloan upon graduation.

MBA Learning Goals

• To become organizational and social leaders empowered with abilities of strategic vision, critical thinking and decision making;
• To acquire knowledge of contemporary management theory, and essential managerial skills;
• To grasp the principles and operating mechanisms of contemporary economic systems;
• To demonstrate social responsibility and moral integrity.

Credit Requirements & Curriculum Design

(1) Credit Requirements

The education includes three parts: course study, required activities, and graduation case report. To obtain the degree of Master of Business Administration at Tsinghua University, every student is required to obtain not less than 54 credits, including:
39 credits of required courses, including 31 credits of degree courses;

(2) credits of required activities;

Not less than 13 credits of elective courses, including not less than 7 credits of English-instructed non-language elective courses (elective courses taken at other departments/schools cannot exceed 6 credits).

2. Required Courses (S – Spring, F – Fall)

Degree Credits: 31 credits
Total Scored Credits: 39 credits
Course Name Course Code Credit (s) Type/Semester Remarks
(Required for Chinese students including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students) 6064.0012 2 (scored)F Degree Course
Elementary Chinese
(Required for international students) 6061.0162 2 (scored)F Degree Course
Managerial Economics 7051.0133 3 (scored)F Degree Course
Accounting 8051.0193 3 (scored)F Degree Course
Leadership Development and Organizational Behavior 8051.4493 3 (scored)F Degree Course
Leadership Practice Workshop   1 (scored)F Degree Course
Data, Models and Decisions 7051.0773 3 (scored)F Degree Course
Managerial Thinking and Communications 8051.4463 3 (scored)F Degree Course
Ethics and Corporate Accountability 7051.0921 1 (scored)F 
Marketing 8051.1503 3 (scored)S Degree Course
Corporate Finance 7051.0903 3 (scored)S Degree Course
Strategic Management 8051.2552 2 (scored)S Degree Course
Operations Management 8051.2702 2 (scored)S Degree Course
The Chinese Economy in the World 7051.0943 3 (scored)S Degree Course
China's Institutional Environment and Business Law 8051.4632 2 (scored)S 
Management of Global Enterprises 8051.4622 2 (scored)S 
Integrative Practical Projects
(Select one from the three tracks below) 3 (scored)S 
Business Plan and Design 8051.4193     
Management Consulting 8051.4213     
Management Innovation in the Information Era 7051.0823 
3. Required Activities (2 Credits)

Course Name Course Code Credit (s) Type/Semester Remarks
Academic Activities 6999.0031 1 (pass/fail) Required Activity

International Management Seminar   1 (pass/fail) Required Activity

4. Elective Courses
No less than 13 credits, including no less than 6 credits of English-instructed non-language electives.

Course Name Course Code Credit (s) Type/Semester Remarks

Track A: Marketing

Integrated Marketing Communication 8051.2472 2 (scored)S Language: English
International Marketing 8051.0652 2 (scored)F Language: English
Marketing Research 8051.0872 2 (scored)F Language: English
Service Marketing 8051.1822 2 (scored)F Language: English
Consumer Behavior 8051.0862 2 (scored)F & S Language: English
Sales Management 8051.0262 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Cyber marketing 8051.0532 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Channel Management 8051.1992 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Business Marketing Management 8051.2892 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Strategic Brand Management 8051.3632 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Entrepreneurial Marketing Practice   2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Global Business Simulation 8051.4662 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese

Track B: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Management 8051.0742 2 (scored)S Language: English
Management of Technological Innovation 8051.0722 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
New Product Development 8051.0732 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Enterprise Founding and Investment Management 8051.0752 2 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese
Technology and Strategy 8051.1412 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Corporation Growing Management 8051.2662 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Entrepreneurship Lab 8051.3682 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Entrepreneurial Leadership 6051.0011 1 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese
Decision-making of Project Investment and Financing 8051.0332 2 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese
Research Project Management 8051.0762 2 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese

Track C: Finance

Investment Bank Operation 8051.0122 2 (scored)F Language: English
Principle of Financial Engineering 8051.0363 3 (scored)F Language: English
Security Market and Tool 8051.2462 2 (scored)F Language: English
Credit Risk Management 8051.3312 2 (scored)F Language: English
International Finance 7051.0242 2 (scored)F Language: English
Theory of Investment 8051. 0312 2 (scored)F Language: English
Negotiable Securities and Investment 8051.1062 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Integrated Corporate Risk Management 8051.1902 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Financial Market 8051.0413 3 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Sample of Corporate Finance 8051. 0781 1 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring 8051.4442 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
The Regulation of Financial Markets 8051.3401 1 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese

Track D: Financial analysis and management control

Business Analysis Using Financial Statements 8051.2073 3 (scored)F & S Language: English
Cases in Accounting and Capital Market 8051.2202 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Tax Planning 8051.0803 3 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Strategic Cost Management 8051.0933 3 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Intermediate Accounting 8051.0943 3 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Internal Control and Management Auditing 8051.4002 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Management Control Systems 8051.1623 3 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Special Seminar in Advanced Accounting 8051.4432 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese

Track E: E-commerce and Supply Chain Management

E-commerce and Digital Market 8051.3503 3 (scored)F Language: English
Supply Chain Management 8051.1192 2 (scored)F Language: English
Operations Strategy 8051.1392 2 (scored)F Language: English
Business Intelligence 8051.1212 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Quality Management in the E-era 8051.1382 2 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Information Management 8051.0042 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Statistical Decision Methods for Managers 8051.2732 2 (scored)F Language: Chinese
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 8051.2362 2 (scored)F & S Language: Chinese

Track F: Strategy and Leadership

International Enterprises Management(MBA) 8051.1112 2 (scored)S Language: English
Practical Strategic Management 8051.1541 1 (scored)S Language: English
Global Leadership 8051.2842 2 (scored)F Language: English
International Business 8051.0922 2 (scored)F & S Language: English
Strategy Innovation 8051.4672 3 (scored)S Language: Chinese
Strategic Leadership and Thinking   2 (scored)S Language: Chinese

Corporate Property Rights System   2


1. Required Activities


1) Academic Activities

All International MBA candidates are required to attend at least 10 academic lectures and / or seminars before graduation. The length of not less than 500 Chinese Characters/250 English words is required for each lecture/seminar summary. Students need to fill out the record form, get it signed by their supervisors and submit the completed form to MBA Academic Services Office 3 months before oral defense application.

1.Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, equivalent to Bachelor degree
2.A competitive GMAT score
1 Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2 Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.  Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4.  Transcript of undergraduate school

5.  Two recommendation letters
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

6.  Certificate of English proficiency test
IELTS or TOEFl will only be required if the applicant is not a native English speaker.

7.  Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.

8.  Resume

Written in Chinese or in English

9.GMAT/GRE score

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

Written in Chinese or in English

10.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

11.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)