BBA Business Economics


Year of Entry 2017
Mode of Funding Government funded
Admission Code 1078
Mode of Study Full time
Normal Duration of Programme 3 years (for Advanced Standing I); 2 years (for Advanced Standing II)
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Programme/Major Leader
Dr LI Kui Wai
BSc, MSc, PhD (Univ. of London), MA (Institute of School Studies (Holland))
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Our Target

We educate and train students in managerial economics to prepare them for key managerial roles in businesses in the Asia-Pacific region. Our programme enables students to acquire quantitative and communication skills, to excel in economic theories and their applications and to obtain comprehensive and balanced knowledge in the different areas of business economics.


Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

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

For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or equivalent overall mark, or a credit award.  Preference may be given to applicants who have attained Level 4 or above in HKDSE English OR IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or above. 

Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

HKDSE students will apply through JUPAS (JS1003, first-year studies).  For details, click here.


Start Your Career Here

Business economics plays an increasingly important role in managerial decision-making. Firms are concerned about economic strategies for their business operations, the influence of government policies and forecasting for and analyses of a multitude of economic variables. Graduates can choose from a wide range of career options, including corporate strategist, management consultant, economist, private banker, investment advisor, bank manager, credit analyst and securities analyst. The broad-based nature of the major also prepares students to pursue graduate studies in economics, finance, law and other disciplines.


What You Will Be Studying

Major courses include:
  • Asian-Pacific Economies
  • Business Economic Strategies
  • Business-related courses
  • Communication Skills
  • Quantitative Methods

Curriculum

For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the ‘Undergraduate Catalogue(Note: The catalogue for the 2016 cohort is for reference only. The 2017 catalogue will be published around July 2017.)


Professional Recognition

Some courses in the BBA programme provide exemptions from the courses or professional examinations of the Society of Registered Financial Planners (HKRFP) and the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK).


Bonus Features

  • Student exchange programmes
  • Internships
  • Study tours
  • Company visits
  • Dinner seminars
  • Professional mentoring
  • Meeting business leaders

Did You Know?

Many of our graduates now hold top positions in financial institutions and non-financial corporations in Hong Kong and elsewhere.