发布人:高级管理员 发布日期:2018-06-24

Application for 2019-2020 intake opens on October 1, 2018. Please click on 'APPLY NOW' on home page or go to link: to complete an online application. We encourage candidates to apply as early as possible. 


Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business studies, Economics or Management from a recognized university in China and Asia
  2. A minimum TOEFL score at 100 or a minimum IELTS score at 7.0 

  3. A minimum GMAT score at 580 (or GRE equivalent) 
  4. Less than 2 years of full time working experience
    (Cross-cultural communication skills and overseas experience is an advantage, although it is not required)


Application Procedure 

Apply online through

Step one: Start an Online Application

We encourage you to start an application early, review the essay questions in advance, choose recommenders, and begin entering required information. You may go back to the application at any time and make changes before submitting it for official review. The process has been streamlined to allow you to apply to the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, ESADE Business School, and Lingnan (University) College with one application. 


Step two: Complete your online application

Please register and complete application via this system. You will be asked to provide  personal details, education and professional background information. Then you will need to answer three questions about your experience in threes short essays. Please write a 300-500 words essay in English to each question.

We strong advise you to provide answers that allow the admissions committee to understand your global mindset, personal characteristics, achievements and skills/competencies you consider crucial to succeed in this diverse program.


Step three: Upload required documents

Please prepare and upload soft copies (PDF version) of the following documents (all documents should be in English or both English and Chinese). Please name your documents as the following:

  • University Transcript
  • University Degree Certificate (If you have not obtained any degree yet, please provide a certificate of enrollment)
  • Language Proficiency TOEFL or IELTS report
  • GMAT or GRE report
  • Up-to-date Resume
  • Recommendation letter 1 & 2

Note: Recommendation letter could be submitted through email to (sent directly from the recommender with an official email address)


Step four: Interview with Lingnan admissions team

International Relations Office of Lingnan (University) College will notify you if you have been selected for an interview. Online interview can be arranged for candidates who are not based in Guangzhou, China.


Note: If you have any question during application process, feel free to contact us at or 86 20-84112102. If there occurs any problem with online application system, we also accept application documents via email.


Tuition Fee

Example: 2018-2019 program cost 

  Tuition Accommodation Fees
McIntire - $5,000 $2,700
Lingnan $36,400 11,000 CNY 810 CNY
ESADE - €3,530 €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.