Abbreviation to be used in the application form Code Number of first-year places
BBA/BBA(Acc&Fin) 6781 289*

*The total number of first-year places for 6767 Bachelor of Economics / Bachelor of Economics and Finance, 6781 Bachelor of Business Administration / Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance and 6860 Bachelor of Finance in Asset Management and Private Banking is 289. Up to 20 places is allocated to the Bachelor of Finance (Asset Management and Private Banking).

Programme Aims and Features

The BBA and BBA(Acc&Fin) programmes share the same programme code. Students are required to enrol in either one of these programmes on admission.

The BBA programme combines strong functional training with intensive training in communication skills, computer applications and other social science and/or science subjects. Students can choose to major in one of the following five majors: (i) entrepreneurship, design and innovation, (ii) human resource management, (iii) information systems, (iv) marketing, or (v) wealth management. Students can also declare a minor or a second major if they are able to meet the course's requirements.

The BBA(Acc&Fin) programme prepares students for a professional qualification in accounting and provides the broad-based education necessary to progress towards a leadership role in the financial sector. Tailor-made professional preparation programmes and internship opportunities with renowned accounting firms and financial institutions are available for talented students.

Professional Recognition

The BBA(Acc&Fin) programme has been accredited as an approved accountancy degree programme under the Qualification Programme (QP) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). Graduates of the programme are eligible for direct entry to the QP, provided that they have sat and passed the subjects as listed in the approved curriculum for meeting QP's pre-entry competency requirements. In addition, graduates of BBA(Acc&Fin) are exempted from the foundation level of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examination scheme. They must take all the non-exemptible papers at the professional level to fulfil the examination requirements for ACCA membership. Non-local BBA(Acc&Fin) graduates are eligible for Associate membership of CPA Australia provided that they have completed all required core curriculum subjects. They canadvance to CPA status in the manner stipulated by CPA Australia.

Graduates of BBA and BBA(Acc&Fin) programmes are eligible for earning the Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA), with part of the CIMA examinations exempted, provided that they have completed all required subjects specified in the CIMA mapping guidance.

Career Prospects

The BBA and BBA(Acc&Fin) programmes are designed for students intending to pursue a career in fields such as accounting, advertising, banking, brand management, customer relationship management, finance, human resource management, information systems, investment, marketing research and marketing management.

Organisations that have offered full-time positions to our graduates include:
BNP Paribas
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
Ernst & Young
Hong Kong Jockey Club
IBM China/Hong Kong Limited
Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited
John Swire & Sons (HK) Limited
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited
Morgan Stanley
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
The Link Real Estate Investment Trust

Contacts for Further Information
Faculty of Business and Economics
Tel 3917 5343