BBA (Hons) in Financial Services
Programme Code: 02002-AFS
Students are by default enrolled on Major in Financial Services, 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 Arnold Chengemail@example.com|
|Assistant Programme Leader||
Mr Leo Sek
Subject to accreditation assessment, graduates who have passed certain subjects may gain partial exemption from the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) programme of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) and the professional examination of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
The BBA (Hons) in Financial Services 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 Financial Services
|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||Corporate Finance||AF4320 – 3|
|Management & Organisation||MM2021 – 3||Business Finance||AF3313 – 3||Financial Planning||AF4324 – 3|
|Introduction to Business Law||AF2504 – 3||Global Financial Markets||AF3321 – 3||Elective*||3|
|QM for Business||AMA2101 – 3||Elective*||3||Elective*||3|
|University English for Business Students||ELC2203 – 3||Elective*||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||Mgt. of Financial Institutions||AF4322 – 3|
|Global Economic Environment||AF2602 – 3||Operations Management||LGT3105 – 3||Business Valuation||AF4331 – 3|
|Management Accounting 1||AF2110 – 3||Investments||AF3316 – 3||Elective*||3|
|Financial Services Environment||AF2303 – 3||Monetary and Financial Systems||AF3604 – 3||Elective*||3|
|Business Skills Development||MM2053 – 3|
|15 credits||17 credits||15 credits|
|Total credits||33||Total credits||34||Total credits||33|
Note: * These seven subjects (21 credits) 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 in a non-business Minor (18 credits);
- or six free choice subjects (18 credits).
Specialist electives to be offered (all 3 credits)
|AF3317 Risk Management||AF3318 Principles of Insurance|
|AF3322 Credit Analysis and Management||AF3507 Company Law|
|AF3510 Securities Regulation||AF3601 Managerial Economics|
|AF4317 Derivative Securities||AF4318 Financial System in China|
|AF4325 Wealth Management||AF4326 Fixed Income Securities|
|AF4334 International Financial Management and Trade||AF4510 Law and Practice of Banking|