Sept 2023 EntryProgramme code: 02402-SYA
63-69 (plus 3 training credits)
B Social Sciences, MBA, FCCA, CPA, CTA
Assistant Programme Leader
BBA, MBA, CFA
This programme provides students with a well-rounded business education and an opportunity to specialise in accounting. They are provided with an integrated academic foundation for careers as accountants with the required competencies, independence of mind, objectivity and ethical awareness.
Our highly qualified academic staff members share their business experiences and research findings with students. Students are able to apply what they have learned through internships.
Our programme integrates the latest technological knowledge related to business into the curriculum. New concepts such as fintech and big data will be included in specific accounting and finance selected subjects.
Subject to availability, BBA students can spend one semester studying at another university overseas or in mainland China, with the credits counted towards their PolyU degree.
Work-Integrated Education (WIE)
To graduate, every student must complete 100 hours (3 training credits) of WIE. The School offers opportunities for students to work in firms in Hong Kong and mainland China during either the spring semester or the summer. These and other forms of work experience count towards the WIE requirement.
Students are admitted to the senior year of the 4-year degree programme and they must complete all of the General University Requirement (GUR) and Discipline Specific Requirements (DSR) to fulfil the credit requirement for graduation. Students are expected to complete the programme within 2 years.
General Specific Requirement (GUR) (9 credits)
|Subject Title||Credits||Year of Study|
|Cluster Area Subject (M-Chinese History and Culture) #||3||1/2|
|Cluster Area Subject (English Language) #||3||1/2|
|General Education Essential Components (National Education, Online Tutorial in Academic Integrity, AI & Data Analytics and Innovation & Entrepreneurship)||0||1|
# Students need to fulfil the Chinese Reading-Writing and English Reading-Writing requirements.
Discipline Specific Requirement (DSR) (60 credits)
Compulsory Core Subjects for all BBA awards (27 credits)
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Year of Study|
|AF2110*||Management Accounting 1*||1|
|AF4513||Corporate Social Responsibility||1|
|CBS3221P||Chinese Language Communication for Business||1|
|ELC3221||Workplace English for Business Students I||1|
|ELC3222||Workplace English for Business Students II||1|
*These subjects may be approved for credit transfers.
Specialist Subjects in each BBA programme (33 credits)
BBA students must take 33 credits of subjects in their respective business disciplines, including a Capstone Project (6 credits).
Specialist Subjects (33 credits)
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Year of Study|
|AF3110||Intermediate Accounting 1||1|
|AF3111||Intermediate Accounting 2||2|
|AF3112||Management Accounting 2||1|
|AF3210||Hong Kong Tax Framework||2|
|AF3211||Accounting Information Systems||2|
|AF4106||Advanced Financial Accounting||2|
|AF4228||Auditing & Assurance||2|
|AF4912||Capstone Project (6-credit)||2|
Work-Integrated Education (3 training credits)
To graduate, every student must complete 100 hours (3 training credits) of WIE. The School has also developed opportunities for students to work in firms either during the spring semester or in the summer in Hong Kong or mainland China to fulfil. These, and other forms of work experience, can count towards the WIE requirement.
This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). Graduates who have taken the relevant subjects meet the exemption requirement of the HKICPA Qualification Programme. Subject to accreditation assessment, graduates are eligible to enter the CPA Programme of CPA Australia. They are also eligible for an exemption of a maximum of 9 papers from the professional examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) if they have taken the relevant subjects.
Equipped with a broad base of accountancy and related knowledge, our graduates are able to pursue careers in any public or private business sector, be it commerce or industry. Their new qualification opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities, including accountancy, auditing, taxation, finance, management consultancy and other general management positions.
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