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MBA: Part-Time (Chinese)

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Chinese-taught MBA

Gain in-depth business training and a unique set of responsible management skills with this part-time, Chinese-taught MBA programme offered through Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS), an Audencia Business School campus in Shenzhen, China, which is supported by Shenzhen University (SZU). Your programme offers a challenging curriculum, learning trips in France, Hong Kong and Taiwan and individual projects – as well as the combined strengths and networks of the two internationally respected founding institutions.

You’ll learn from some of the most respected experts in China and round the world, studying with visiting lecturers from universities like Tsinghua University and Fudan University as well as with top Audencia faculty members. You’ll take two separate five-day learning trips, and your classes will otherwise be held on weekends, so you can continue working as you complete your degree.

Key Information

Degree earned: Master of Business Administration (Audencia Business School)

Language: Mandarin Chinese

Duration: 18 months, part-time, 2-4 days on average each month

Location: Shenzhen, China, with study trips to Nantes and Paris, France, as well as Honk Kong and Taiwan

Programme start: July

Tuition: Contact SABS admissions office for tuition fee details


  •  Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and some English
  • 3 years of full-time, post-graduation work experience

Founding Institutions

By earning your MBA at Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS), an Audencia Business School campus in Shenzhen, China, which is supported by Shenzhen University (SZU), you benefit from the strengths of not one but two founding institutions. Push your skills further with advanced study in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley and an international centre of finance, technology and logistics – and in Nantes, a globally recognised centre of sustainable development and the third-largest industrial city in France.

Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS) is located on the Houhai campus of Shenzhen University (SZU) near the picturesque coastline of the Houhai Bay. With a student population of roughly 35,000, the university includes 25 colleges and awards bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees across a full range of disciplines. The city of Shenzhen has maintained the fastest economic growth in China for decades, and SZU actively contributes to this hub of high-tech innovation and international business.  

SZU’s impressive list of graduates includes the founders of Shenzhen-based Tencent  and the founder and CEO of Giant Interactive Group, one of China’s largest online gaming companies.  

Faculty members 

Life in Shenzhen

Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS) is an Audencia Business School campus in Shenzhen, China. Internationally recognised for the career results of our graduates, Audencia is amongst the 1% of business schools holding all top international academic accreditations – EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. The school is known globally for education and research in the fields of business and management, with an emphasis on corporate social responsibility, innovation and finance.  

Audencia is one of France’s elite Grande Ecole higher education institutions, with campuses in Nantes, Paris and Beijing as well as SABS in Shenzhen.  

Faculty members

Life in France


Prepare for a career in any sector with this challenging, multidisciplinary and multicultural MBA programme. Part-time study in Shenzhen, China, with study trips to Paris and Nantes, France, as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan will position you for an exciting future in an international business climate, as you benefit from:

  • World-renowned teachers offering diversified guidance
  • Immersion in the highly influential and dramatically diverse economic environments of Shenzhen, China, and Nantes, France
  • An international network with expertise in business, management, marketing, finance and more


  • HR Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Performance Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Finance & marketing

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Principles of Economics
  • Operational Marketing
  • Principles of Marketing

Other modules :

  • Personal Development and Leadership ·
  • Kick-Off Seminar
  • Digital Transformation Workshop
  • Strategic Project Coaching
  • Business Plan
  • Business Simulation Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Law
  • Business Ethics Organisational Behaviour and Design

Permanent Faculty & Visiting lecturers

In addition to instruction from Audencia Business School faculty members, you’ll learn from visiting lecturers from a variety of top institutions, including:

  • Beijing Normal University
  • Fudan University
  • Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Nankai University
  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Renmin University of China
  • Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
  • Sun Yat-sen University
  • Tsinghua University

Career & alumni

In an increasingly globalised world economy, companies need highly trained leaders who can find innovative and socially responsible solutions to complex and challenging issues. As a graduate of the part-time MBA programme at Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS), you’ll gain the network and prestige of two internationally acclaimed founding institutions – Audencia Business School and Shenzhen University (SZU).

To help you make the most of your degree, we offer comprehensive career services.

  • Individual career coaching and advising
  • Internship fairs
  • 15,000+ employment opportunities posted each year on our dedicated intranet 
  • Employment fairs with 120+ companies
  • Mentoring programme
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews
  • Publication of a CV book for corporate recruiters
  • CV workshops
  • Personal development programme on topics including leadership skills, communication skills, ethics, intercultural management and networking
  • Auditing sector fair
  • Information resources and online tools
  • Company visits
  • Panel discussions with professionals and alumni
  • Access to 100+ career events on various topics

Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS) maintains relationships with the largest companies based in Shenzhen, including Tencent, Huawei, TCL Technology, Wanke Real Estate and more.  

Furthermore, Audencia Business School is a leader in corporate social responsibility and a partner with the corporate world. Audencia graduates work with major corporations across the globe, such as Barclays, Deloitte, IBM, L’Oréal, Louis Vuitton, Procter & Gamble and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The MBA prepares you for industries such as :


  • Aeronautics
  • Agribusiness
  • Automotive
  • Building
  • Chemical
  • Civil engineering
  • Consulting
  • Electronics
  • Energy distribution
  • Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Government
  • Information systems
  • Insurance
  • Mechanical
  • Metals
  • Non-profit
  • Professional services
  • Retail
  • Textile
  • Transportation

A variety of career paths are available to programme graduates, including:


  • Consulting
  • Financial management
  • General management
  • Import/export
  • Logistics
  • Marketing and communication
  • Organisational management

One of the founding institutions of Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS), Shenzhen University (SZU) is the only university with a main campus located in Shenzhen – known as China’s Silicon Valley. The school and its alumni have helped shape the city into a global leader in high-tech development, financial services, foreign trade, shipping and creative and cultural industries.  

Alumni include the founders of Tencent, the fourth-largest internet company in the world, and Giant Interactive Group, one of China’s largest online gaming companies. 

Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS) is an Audencia Business School campus in Shenzhen, China. You’ll join the nearly 22,000 Audencia graduates in 110 countries, including more than 2,000 alumni who have gone on to become CEOs. Audencia Alumni, the school’s alumni association, gives you direct access to this worldwide network of opportunities and resources as soon as you enrol on the programme.

The alumni association includes 22 professional and cultural organisations and is represented outside France by ambassadors who manage the Audencia alumni network in 26 different countries. Check out the alumni website for more information.

Admissions & finance

Join us in Shenzhen, China, and Nantes, France, to internationalise your career! Applications are open until the class is full and are processed on a rolling basis. Because admissions are limited and scholarships are competitive, we recommend applying by 30 April.  

Contact us to apply


  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and some English
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Minimum three years of full-time, post-graduation work experience

You may contact us to apply at any time. Admissions are open until the programme is full; however, we strongly recommend applying by 30 April.  

Contact the SABS admissions office for application fee details. 

In addition to contacting us for the application, you will be required to submit the following documents:  

  • CV and cover letter in English
  • Copy of highest diploma
  • Academic transcripts
  • Copy of identity document (e.g., passport)
  • Certificate of employment (Chinese or English)
  • Two letters of reference (Chinese or English)
  • Photo (two inches, white background, JPEG, less than 1 MB)