Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)

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Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) 2018-07-24T17:23:51+00:00
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
– Accountancy
– Corporate Management
– Information Systems
– Marketing and Event Management
– Hotel Management
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Programme Aims

The Programme aims to produce responsible and respectable graduates who are academically and professionally educated in the respective business disciplines and can fulfill the role of making contributions to society. The Programme Objectives are:

  • To provide students with a broad learning experience for their intellectual development as future professionals in the respective fields; and 

  • To enhance students’ integrity and capacity for personal development as ethical and caring persons who can make informed decisions in their future careers and daily lives.

Mode of Study

4-year full-time


Professional Recognition

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) 
The BBA (Hons) in Accountancy is one of the accredited local accountancy degrees under the Institute's Qualification Programme (QP). Graduates are eligible to register as students of the Institute and sit for QP examination directly.


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)acca
Graduates of BBA (Hons) in Accountancy are eligible for exemptions up to a maximum of nine (out of fourteen) papers of the ACCA examinations.


CPA Australia
The BBA (Hons) in Accountancy is accredited by CPA Australia. Upon completion, graduates will be admitted directly to the CPA Program.


The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) 
Graduates of BBA (Hons) in Corporate Management are eligible for exemptions of all four papers of Part One of the International Qualifying Scheme (IQS) Professional Programme (out of eight papers of IQS).


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
The BBA Programme in Information Systems stream is designed to prepare students to sit for examination of the six modules in the CISA professional examination


Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM)

Graduates in Marketing and Event Management stream are eligible for full exemption from HKIM Diploma in Marketing and exemption from the corresponding modules of HKIM Professional Diploma in Marketing.


Academic Advancement and Career Prospect


Graduates can commence their careers in certified public accountant (CPA) firms, government departments, commercial and industrial organisations, and public bodies. Graduates are expected to complete public examinations of related professional bodies and accumulate relevant work experience required for their qualification as certified public accountants.


Corporate Management
Graduates can commence their career as company secretarial assistants and administrative officers in professional service firms, listed companies, commercial and industrial organisations, as well as public bodies. After accumulating several years of work experience and acquiring qualifications through professional examinations, they will be qualified as chartered company secretaries.


Information Systems
Graduates may start as application developer, applications specialists, business analysts, information technology specialists, and systems administrators in financial services, consulting firms and other business sectors. After gaining sufficient relevant experience, they may become senior management of Information Systems department.


Marketing and Event Management
Graduates may start as account executives, administrative assistants, business development assistants, customer service executives, event coordinators, marketing and sales executives and customer relations officers in the event management industry as well as in the sales and marketing sector for various commercial and industrial organisations, government departments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and public bodies. After gaining sufficient relevant experience, they may become management in the event industry or sales and marketing fields.


Hotel Management
Graduates may start as food and beverage assistants, front desk assistants, guest service agents, hotel management trainees and corporate sales executives in hotels, resorts, and other hospitality industries. After gaining sufficient relevant experience, they may be promoted to leading positions of different departments in hotels or related hospitality firms.


Tuition Fee

The tuition fees for the 2018-19 intake of the 4-year Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) are as follows:

  Local Student Non-Local Student
Year 1 $69,550 $87,920
Year 2 $72,900 $91,190
Year 3 $76,250 $94,470
Year 4 $78,520 $96,680




Year 1
Core Course Language and GE Course
Microeconomics Academic Reading & Writing I
Principles of Accounting Critical Thinking
Principles of Management English Usage
  Ethics & Moral Issues
  Numerical & IT Literacy
  Practical Chinese
  Putonghua for Business & Administration
  GE Elective


Year 2
Core Course Language and GE Course
Introduction to Marketing Academic Reading and Writing II
Legal Environment for Business Business Communication I
Macroeconomics Individual and Society
Management Information Systems Quantitative Methods
Organisational Behaviour BBA / GE / Language Elective
 Principles of Finance  


Year 3
Core Course Language and GE Course
Business Research Methodology Business Communication II
  Global Citizenship
Accounting Information Systems Company Law
Advanced Financial Accounting Financial Accounting
Advanced Management Accounting Hong Kong Taxation
Business Law Management Accounting
Corporate Management
Advanced Financial Accounting Hong Kong Corporate Law I
Advanced Hong Kong Taxation Hong Kong Corporate Law II
Business Law Hong Kong Taxation
Financial Accounting Management Accounting
Hotel Management
Consumer Behaviour Internship
Ethics in Hospitality Industry Room Division Management
Food & Beverage Management Travel and Tourism Management
Hotel Operations BBA / GE Elective
Information Systems
Business Application Programming Information Systems Analysis & Design
Database Management Systems Information Systems Project Management
Electronic Business BBA Elective
Enterprise Resource Planning BBA / GE Elective
Marketing and Event Management
Consumer Behaviour Principles of Event Management
Convention & Exhibition Management Sales Management
Event Marketing BBA Elective
Marketing Ethics and Society BBA / GE / Language Elective


Year 4
Core Course Language and GE Course
Business Research Project Chinese Business Writing
Strategic Management GE Elective
Auditing Professional Ethics for Accountants
Financial Management BBA Elective
Financial Reporting I BBA / GE Elective
Financial Reporting II  
Corporate Management
Corporate Capital Budgeting Human Resource Management
Corporate Financial Management BBA Elective
Corporate Governance BBA / GE Elective
Corporate Secretaryship  
Hotel Management
Contemporary Issues in Strategic Hotel Management BBA Elective
Hospitality Facilities Management BBA Elective
Marketing for Hospitality Industry BBA / GE / Language Elective
Quality Service Management  
Information Systems
Customer Relationship Management BBA Elective
Professional Practice and Ethics in Information Technology BBA Elective
Supply Chain Management BBA / GE Elective
BBA Elective  
Marketing and Event Management
International Marketing BBA Elective
Services Marketing BBA Elective
Strategic Planning for Event BBA / GE / Language Elective
BBA Elective  


Minor Stream

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
Core Course Elective Courses (Choose 2 out of 5)
Corporate Sustainability Business and Environmental Sustainability
Corporate Governance CSR Standard and Compliance
Ethical Business Decision Making Marketing Ethics and Society
  Philosophical and Theological Developments of Ethics
  Professional Practice and Ethics in Information Technology


Core Course Elective Courses (Choose 2 out of 5)
Advertising and Promotion Brand Management
Consumer Behaviour * Event Marketing
Sales Management International Marketing
  Marketing Ethics and Society
  Services Marketing


* Students of the BBA in Hotel Management stream need to study Event Marketing instead of Consumer Behaviour

#Students of the stream of Hotel Management are required to take a minimum of 500 hours internship within an industrial environment.




Year 1 Entry

  • Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language, Level 3 in English Language, Level 2 in Mathematics and Level 2 in Liberal Studies in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination; applicants' performance in two elective courses in the HKDSE Examination will be considered as bonus point in the selection process; OR
  • Have obtained passes in Chinese Language and Culture and Use of English and one additional AL / two ASL subjects in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) plus five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  • Mature applicant aged 21 or above on 1 September of the year when admission is sought, with relevant working experience and academic background; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 2 Entry

  • Have successfully completed an Associate Degree (AD) / Higher Diploma (HD) programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have completed a Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 programme that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.

Year 3 Entry

  • Have successfully completed an AD / HD programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have completed a QF Level 4 programme in related areas that is approved by the Institute; OR
  • Have obtained an equivalent qualification.