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What is the requirement of attendance?

Every student MUST maintain an attendance no less than 75% of all class sessions. Otherwise students have to retake the course. Students can apply for leave within 25% period of a course.

How to apply for leave?

Students can apply for leave online with evidence such as business trip ticket or sick-leave certificate.

What is the passing grade of each course?

The passing marks is 75 while the fail marks is below 60. Students who receive marks below 60 cannot get the credits and must retake.

If my mark is between 60 and 75, must I retake the course

Students who receive marks between 60 and 75 (including 60) need not retake. But if students have 3 or more courses lower than 75 points, students cannot apply for the degree.

Any student in this situation who wishes to retake any course to make up the marks to 75 in order to meet the requirements of applying for the SHUMBA degree should apply to the Academic Director for special approval within one (1) month after receiving the score.

Can I take other program’s course?

No. But you can apply to join the activity or seminar of other programs.

About Activity

What is Mentor-Mentee Scheme?

Mentor-Mentee Scheme aims to provide an effective platform between corporate and industry experts (the Mentors) and SHU MBA students (the Mentees). The students have an average of 8 years’ work experience in mid management level and are looking for a career mentor to guide and coach them for their career development. SHUMBA invites excellent leaders in Education, Community and Organization as Mentors.

How to join Mentor-Mentee Scheme?

SHUMBA organizes information session for Mentor-Mentee to introduce the scheme and Mentor information in the spring of each year. Students can apply online and fill in the application form, then take the interview by SHUMBA. SHUMBA will send the students information for mentor to select. Once the information is double confirmed by students and mentors, students will be informed to contact mentors directly for further communication.

In my study at SHUMBA, can I only take one Mentor-Mentee Scheme or more?

Or can I have more than one Mentor in different batch of Mentor-Mentee Scheme?

SHUMBA hopes students can get more guide and help from corporate elites from different area according their own career development. SHUMBA has the final authority to decide whether you can continue or not according to the feedback from your previous Mentor and your participation in the Mentor-Mentee Scheme.

What do I need to do as a Mentee?

Meet your Mentor actively, and follow the timetable to submit the report to SHUMBA. By doing so we can know about the relationship between you and your Mentor clearly, we can give you some suggestions.

There are various ways of communication between Mentors and Mentees, for example, having dinner with Mentors, attending company activities and events, or inviting enterprises, and visiting enterprises. 

What is ISES? How long is it last?

SHUMBA has collaboration with partnered universities to provide students with incoming and outgoing student exchange scheme (herein after as “ISES”). ISES usually lasts for three to six months. Oversea students can join MBA Center for exchange mean while students can go to overseas partnered universities for study. Student can obtain from ISES not only the opportunity to study abroad, but also to adapt themselves different language, culture diversity and living environment. Now SHUMBA’s partnered universities are located in Canada, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Peru, Korea, Spain, Sweden, and China Taiwan. Till the end of 2015 Fall Semester, there were totally 118 outgoing exchange students.

Will overseas study affect my graduation?

Students are required to complete most of courses before exchange to overseas partner school. For the incomplete course, SHUMBA will provide learning plan for students. If students apply for further degree program, your graduation may be postponed.

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