School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

Programme Code

JS2120


Year of Entry

Year 1

Mode of Study

Full Time

Duration of Study

4 Years

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for classroom teaching (in all forms) at HKBU is English, except for those courses that are granted exemption.

Fund Type

Government Funded

Class Start Date

September 2022

Annual Tuition Fees

HK$42,100 (local); HK$140,000 (non-local) (Subject to the University's annual review)

Credits Required for Graduation

128

Choices of Major Programme

For details of concentration assignment, please visit School website at http://bba.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/programmes/concentration-assignment/index.jsp.

 

Programme Description

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Programme is an integrated combination of general education and high quality business studies. Admitted students can investigate different concentrations by completing a common Year 1 curriculum and must declare their concentration by the end of Year 1.

Students can choose from one of the following six concentrations which they will specialise from Year 2 onwards:

  • Economics and Data Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems and Business Intelligence
  • Marketing

The School does not set any quota and will accommodate students' choice of Concentration. Additional graduation options include a Double Concentration within the BBA, or a Minor in a non-business discipline.


Unique Features

  • Experiential Learning: All BBA students are required to complete at least 120 hours of experiential learning activities (exchange/internship/service learning) before graduation.
  • Local and Overseas Internship Opportunities: The School cooperates with well-known organisations to offer BBA students a variety of exchange and internship opportunities.
  • Extensive Exchange Opportunities: The School signed a total of over 250 exchange agreements with renowned universities worldwide.
  • Financial Support for Global Experience: The School has committed HK$2.2m yearly to support students' overseas experience.
  • High Graduate Employment Rate: Above 95% of BBA students employed full-time 6 months after graduation.
  • Triple Accreditations: HKBU School of Business is among the 1% of the world's business schools to be triple-accredited.
     

Two Cities, Two Degrees in Four Years

Double Degree Programme with Simon Fraser University

The 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 Double Degree Programme in business with Kozminski University (KU) is designed for students who wish to build strong business and financial foundation by studying in the two leading financial hub cities. Students 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 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 degrees from HKBU and KU. For more details, please visit:
https://bba.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/programmes/kudoubledegree/index.jsp.

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates can explore a wide range of career options in accounting and management, advertising, banking, business analysis, global and China business, economic analysis, finance, IS auditing, management or human resources management, marketing/sales, research, systems analysis, training, and consulting.

 

Remarks

School of Business will not consider second choice applicants in admissions for 2022 entry.

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 (AD)/ Higher Diploma (HD) Final Year Students/ Holders

AD/ HD holders or final year students may apply for Year 1 entry.

 

Associate Degree (AD)/ Higher Diploma (HD) Non-final Year Students

Non-final year students studying AD/ HD programmes at a higher education institution recognised by the University are eligible to apply for Year 1 entry only. These applicants are required to fulfill the Entrance Requirements for HKDSE or equivalent qualifications.

 

Transfer Students

Transfer students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree programmes at a local or non-local university may apply. 


Please note that according to the guidelines of the University Grants Committee (UGC) on inter-institutional transfer of students, repeating of UGC-funded undergraduate study across institutions, irrespective of whether there is a change of programme or discipline, is generally discouraged unless under very exceptional circumstances.

 

General Entrance Requirements

For Applicants with HKDSE result, please refer to HKDSE

For Applicants with other International Qualifications, please refer to International Qualifications.

 

English Language Requirements

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

Public examination results
Proficiency Tests Minimum Requirements
TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or
Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
IELTS Academic Overall Band: 6.0
SAT Minimum score of 550 in both Critical Reading and Writing with a sub-score of 8 or above in Essay in old SAT; or
Minimum score of 590 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing in new SAT
ACT Minimum score of 23 in both ACT English and Reading
AP Score 4 or above in AP English Language and Composition/ AP English Literature and Composition
GCE O-Level/ GCSE English/ English Language/ English Literature Grade C/ Grade 4
IGCSE First Language English Grade C/ Grade 4
IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade B/ Grade 5
GCE AS or A-Level English Grade E
HKDSE English Language Level 3
HKALE Use of English Grade E
IB Grade 4 in:
IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or
IB English B (Higher Level); or
IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level)

OR

Grade 5 in:
IB English B (Standard Level)
Others Other English language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University