Abbreviation to be used in the application form Code Number of first-year places
BBA(IS) 6793 15
Programme Aims and Features

The BBA(IS)/BEng(CompSc) programme is designed to give students a unique edge in the IT world by providing training in the fields of both business administration and information technology. It is jointly offered by HKU Business School and the Faculty of Engineering, and combines courses in business and computer science.

In the first four years, students pursue a BBA(IS) degree with double-major in Information Systems and Computer Science. After obtaining the BBA(IS) degree, students can optionally choose to pursue a BEng(CompSc) degree in their fifth year. The programme is suitable for students seeking a broad education that provides flexibility in their choice of career.

Professional Recognition

The BBA(IS)/BEng(CompSc) programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE). The programme is also in alignment with the ISACA Model Curriculum for IS Audit and Control.  Graduates of the programme qualify for one year work experience toward the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) designation.

Career Prospects

The BBA(IS)/BEng(CompSc) double-degree programme is designed for students who are interested in becoming IT entrepreneurs, information systems/technology specialists and business consultants.

Organisations that have offered full-time positions to our graduates include, but are not limited to:

  • Accenture
  • Barclays Capital
  • Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Credit Suisse
  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Ernst & Young
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • HKSAR Government
  • HSBC
  • IBM
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • McKinsey & Co
  • Microsoft
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
  • Procter & Gamble Hong Kong Ltd
  • UBS AG

Our graduates have also successfully started their own businesses, including but not limited to:


Contacts for Further Information
HKU Business School
Tel 3917 5343