The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.
HK$42,100 (local); HK$140,000 (non-local) (Subject to the University's annual review)
The Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Programme (Applied Economics Concentration) offers knowledge of economic reasoning and data analytics – a powerful combination that meets the employers’ demand nowadays. The programme offers a variety of economics courses that allow students to apply economic reasoning to analyze individual markets and macroeconomies; and to make decisions and formulate strategies for business and government. It also prepares students for developing careers in the field of data analytics by providing them with skills associated with quantitative and statistical analysis, big data analytics, programming, data visualization and machine learning. By taking various applied electives, in addition to the core foundation courses, students will be trained to analyse business and social issues using a data-driven approach. It allows them to customize their learning experiences to fit their preferences and career aspirations.
Students can pursue additional graduation options including Double Concentration within BBA, or a Minor in non-business discipline.
Two Cities, Two Degrees in Four Years
Double Degree Programme with Simon Fraser University
The newly launched Double Degree Programme in business with Simon Fraser University (SFU) is designed for highly aspiring students who wish to learn and experience in two distinctive environment. Starting from 2018/19, students admitted to the BBA programme will have the opportunity to spend the first two years in HKBU BBA, and the final two years in SFU Beedie School of Business. Upon completion, students will be awarded two degrees, one from HKBU and one from SFU. For more details, please visit: http://bba.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/programmes/sfudoubledegree/index.jsp.
Double Degree Programme with Kozminski University
The newly launched Double Degree Programme in business with Kozminski University is designed for students who wish to build strong business and financial foundation by studying in the two leading financial hub cities. Student admitted to the BBA Programme will have the opportunity to spend the first one and a half year course of study at HKBU BBA, then another one and a half year at Kozminski University (KU) in Poland, then another one year at HKBU BBA. Selected students are granted propitious opportunities to receive world class education from both institutions, and to enhance their competence, language, cultural, and social skills. Upon completion of the Programme, students will be awarded both state-recognized degrees from Hong Kong and Poland. For more details, please visit: https://bba.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/programmes/kudoubledegree/index.jsp.
Student Learning Experiences
All BBA students are required to complete at least 120 hours of experiential learning activities (exchange/internship/service learning) before graduation.
Graduates can develop a wide range of career options. On top of the likely employment for BBA graduates in management, marketing, accounting and banking, many advanced career opportunities in financial and business sectors, such as data analysts, business consultants, asset management, credit analyst, risk management, treasury, and compliance, require specifically both technical and broad-based knowledge that the concentration offers. Our training also paves way to graduate studies, which are commonly required for further career advancement.
Students may have the option of taking an integrated programme by extending their undergraduate study by one year, leading to the award of a bachelor's degree in that Major plus a Diploma in Education.
We adopt a holistic approach in selecting applicants on individual merits. Applicants are required to meet the University entrance requirements, English Language requirements and Programme entrance requirements (if any).
Associate Degree/ Higher Diploma Students/ Holders
AD/ HD holders or students studying in the final year of AD /HD programmes may apply for Year 3 entry.
Transfer students are current students of recognised local/ overseas institutions who are enrolled in a full-time or sandwich government-funded or self-financed degree programme.
Applicants who have completed at least one year of study of a 3-year degree programme or two years of study of a 4-year degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.
Inter-institutional transfer of students is considered on a case-by-case basis.
Holders of Bachelor’s/ Master’s/ Doctoral Degree or students studying in the final year of a degree programme may apply for Year 3 entry.