BBA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
Programme Code: 02002-AAF
Students are by default enrolled on Major in Accounting and Finance, and a Minor in one of the following Business disciplines, or Minors offered by other Faculties:
Mode of Attendance: Full time
Normal 3 years
Maximum 6 years
Credit Requirements for Graduation:
100 academic credits, plus
3 training credits for Work-Integrated Education (WIE)
Requirement for Participation in Co-curricular Activities:
Students are required to complete at least 6 hours of learning through Co-curricular Activities (CCA) prior to graduation.
Requirements on Language Proficiency:
Students are required to complete the Graduating Students Language Proficiency Assessment (GSLPA) in both Chinese and English before graduation.
The first cohort was admitted in September 2005
School of Accounting and Finance (AF)
Chairman of BBA Scheme
|Dr Man-kwong Leung||
|Programme Leader||Dr Sunny Sunfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assistant Programme Leader||
Dr Vincent Ching
Subject to accreditation assessment, graduates with a BBA (Hons) with a Major in Accounting and Finance satisfy the necessary requirements to sit for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) qualification programme, for CPA Program of CPA Australia and for Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination. They may also obtain maximum exemptions for Papers F1 to F9 of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examination.
The BBA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance is part of the BBA (Hons) Scheme. The aims and learning outcomes of the BBA (Hons) Scheme are driven by the mission of the University and the needs of incoming students. The learning outcomes set out below represent a balance between the continuing need for ‘practicality’ in programmes and the pressing need for ‘whole person development’ in our students.
General Minimum Entrance Requirements
For those applying on the basis of HKALE:
^ Students attempt at English Language and Chinese Language in 2007 and after, at least level 2 is required.
Programme-Specific Requirements for the BBA Scheme
1. In addition to the above, applicants must also have: Grade E or above in HKCEE Mathematics or Additional Mathematics.
2. Applicants with other qualifications, who are outside the JUPAS system will also be considered. The minimum requirements are:
3. Entry for applicants with alternative qualifications will be dealt with in accordance with the University’s Academic Regulations and Procedures.
Indicative Progression Pattern for BBA (Hons) with a Major in Accounting and Finance
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Subject||Code/ credits||Subject||Code/ credits||Subject||Code/ credits|
|Financial Accounting||AF2108 – 3||Workplace English for Business Students||ELC3203 – 3||Corporate Social Responsibility||AF4513 – 3|
|Introduction to Economics||AF2601 – 3||General Education I||GEXXX – 2||Management of Financial Institutions||AF4322– 3|
|Management & Organisation||MM2021 – 3||Business Finance||AF3313 – 3||Corporate Finance||AF4320 – 3|
|Introduction to Business Law||AF2504 – 3||Management Accounting 2||AF3112 – 3||Elective*||3|
|QM for Business||AMA2101 – 3||Intermediate Accounting 2||AF3111 – 3||Elective*||3|
|University English for Business Students||ELC2203 – 3||Company Law||AF3507 – 3||Elective*||3|
|18 credits||17 credits||18 credits|
|Introduction to Marketing||MM2711 – 3||Fundamentals of Chinese Communication||CBS2080 – 3||Strategic Management||MM4311 – 3|
|Managing Business Information Systems & Applications||MM2422 – 3||General Education II||GEXXX – 2||International Finance||AF4323 – 3|
|Global Economic Environment||AF2602 – 3||Operations Management||LGT3105 – 3||Elective*||3|
|Management Accounting 1||AF2110 – 3||Investments||AF3316 – 3||Elective*||3|
|Intermediate Accounting 1||AF3110 – 3||Business Skills Development||MM2053 – 3||Elective*||3|
|15 credits||17 credits||15 credits|
|Total credits||33||Total credits||34||Total credits||33|
Note: * These seven subjects must include one specialist elective (3 credits) in the Major; and
- either six additional subjects (18 credits) in a business Minor;
- or six additional subjects (18 credits) in a non-business Minor;
- or six free choice subjects (18 credits).
Specialist electives to be offered (all 3 credits)
|AF3210 Hong Kong Tax Framework #||AF4321 Case Study in Finance|
|AF3211 Accounting Information Systems #||AF4328 Mergers and Acquisitions|
|AF4106 Advanced Financial Accounting #||AF4326 Fixed Income Securities|
|AF4218 Financial Reporting Framework in China||AF4107 Financial Statement Analysis|
|AF4222 China Tax Framework||AF4332 Corporate Risk Management|
|AF4216 Auditing and Assurance 1 #||AF4331 Business Valuation|
|AF4317 Derivative Securities|
# These are required subjects for HKICPA QP programme, students are recommended to take these 4 elective subjects in order to fulfill the entrance requirement for the QP programme. You may need to graduate without a specific minor if you would like to take 18 credits under minor programme, or an additional of 9 credits in addition to the specialist elective requirement.