发布人:高级管理员 发布日期:2018-06-24



1. Timeline

Application for 2020-2021 Academic Year



Start date

End date

1st Round

All Students 



2nd Round

All Students 



3rd Round

All Students




Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview at Lingnan (University) College in Guangzhou. Online interviews can be arranged for candidates who are not based in Guangzhou, China.

2. Admission Requirements

· Bachelor's degree in Business studies, Economics or Management from top universities in China or Asia;

· English Language: minimum TOEFL score at 100 or a minimum IELTS score at 7.0 and a minimum GMAT score at 580 (or GRE equivalent)


3. What are the next steps after admission?

· Apply for the necessary student visa(s).

· The candidate will receive an acceptance letter from each school to arrange their visas before the beginning of the programme.

· Hand in all the required documentation, such as official and legalized transcript and degree (mandatory for all students before the start of the programme)


4. Candidates will complete the admissions process only with one business school.

According to the region of residence of each candidate, one business school will be in charge of their admissions process:


· North/South America :McIntire School of Commerce

· Asia: Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University

· Europe: ESADE Business School


Other regions Candidates who live in other parts of the world can choose which institution they would like to complete the admissions process with.



 Programme Information


1. Where does the programme take place?


   September to December--McIntire School of Commerce University of Virginia, USA


   January to March--Lingnan(University)College, Sun Yat-sen University, China


    March to June--ESADE Business School Ramon Llull University


2. How long is the programme?

     The programme starts in September in the US and lasts for 10 months:


Phase 1:  15 weeks September — December

North America-Charlottesville, Virginia, USA


Phase 2:  9 weeks January —March

Asia-Guangzhou, China


Phase 3:  15 weeks March — June


Europe-Barcelona, Spain



The master thesis is mandatory to graduate.

Students will work in teams of 3 people.

There will be one student recruited by each school.

Students will work on the master thesis from the beginning of the program.

The group will present and defend the master thesis together in ESADE before graduation.


3. How much is the tuition fee for the program?


Please see the 2019-2020 Program Cost as a reference
  Tuition Accommodation Fees
McIntire - $5,150 $2,725
Lingnan $37,400 17,000 CNY 810 CNY
ESADE - €3.450 €220


*This does not include the cost of travel, books and supplies, insurance, or living expenses. The cost is expected to increase by approximately 3% for 2019-2020.


4. What are the qualifications students will gain?

1). M.S. in Global Commerce, McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia

2). M.S. in Global Strategic Management, ESADE Business School, Ramon LIull University

3). Certificate in International Management, Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-Sen University

4). Students will have access to the career services of each school.

5). Cross-cultural abilities will be a great asset for students' future careers. 



5. Is this programme recognised by Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (教育部留学服务中心境外学位学历认证)?

Yes, the certificate you receive from The University of Virginia is recognised by the Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange. This diploma allows you to be accepted as an international student with an official overseas degree even if the programme only last for about one year.