Department of Economics and Finance (options: BBA Business Economics, BBA Finance)

Year of Entry 2018
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1003
Department of Economics and Finance (options: BBA Business Economics, BBA Finance)
Mode of Study Full time
Indicative Intake Target
Direct Application Places (Local Students) :

32 for the Department of Economics and Finance

Non-Local Students Places : Please click here for details.
Normal Duration of Programme 4 Years
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Accept Late Applications
No (Local)
Yes (Non-local)
Programme Leader
Prof WANG Junbo
BA, MA (Shandong Univ.), PhD (China Academia Sinica), PhD (Syracuse Univ.)
General Enquiries
Remark: For JUPAS applicants, the programme code is JS1003

Department of Economics and Finance

The Department of Economics and Finance provides solid training in both the theory and application of economics and finance. The Department aims to equip graduates with cutting-edge knowledge in modern economics and finance and to provide Hong Kong with the young financial executives, economists and business leaders it needs. The mission of the Department is to be a centre of excellence in research and teaching, using economics and finance for business and public sector decision making in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other economies in the world.

The Department offers two majors:

  • BBA Business Economics
  • BBA Finance



  • 商業經濟
  • 金融

Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements

Admission Arrangements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Applicants to this programme (admission code: 1003) will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Economics and Finance. Students will enter a major (current major options: Business Economics; Finance) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Please click here for details.


Applicants seeking advanced standing entry can submit an application for the following programmes:

  • BBA Business Economics (admission code: 1078A)
  • BBA Finance (admission code: 1080A)


Click here for the qualifications eligible for advanced standing entry.

First-Year Curriculum

Subject Area

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Units

Gateway Education

GE1401, GE2402/ EL0200

(a) University English, English for Business Communication OR English for Academic Purposes
(depending on students' language background)


GE courses

(b) Gateway Education courses


College Core


Introduction to Financial Accounting
Operations Management
Information Management




Major Curriculum

Please visit the following websites for the detailed curriculum:

Major Option(s) Currently Available (The University reserves the right to make changes to the major offerings.)