Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting and Taxation

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting and Taxation  
PROGRAMME CODE
JUPAS: JS9222
DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHATJ
ENTRY
YEAR-1 ENTRY
YEAR-1 ENTRY
SENIOR YEAR ENTRY
STUDY DURATION
4-YEAR
4-YEAR
2-YEAR
MODE OF STUDY
FULL-TIME, FACE-TO-FACE
 

PROGRAMME CODE

 

ENTRY

STUDY DURATION

MODE OF STUDY


JUPAS: JS9222

DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHATJ


YEAR-1 ENTRY
YEAR-1 ENTRY
SENIOR YEAR ENTRY


4-YEAR
4-YEAR
2-YEAR



FULL-TIME, FACE-TO-FACE

About The Programme

  • Year-1 Entry
  • Senior Year Entry

This programme prepares students for a professional qualification in accounting with particular emphasis in PRC and international taxation. Graduates will be eligible for exemptions of three papers from the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination. Graduates may seek employment in taxation discipline in professional accounting firms, government tax divisions, in-house tax departments of corporations and other related areas.

This programme prepares students for a professional qualification in accounting with particular emphasis in PRC and international taxation. The programme is accredited by the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK). Graduates will be eligible for exemptions of three papers from the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination. Graduates may seek employment in taxation discipline in professional accounting firms, government tax divisions, in-house tax departments of corporations and other related areas.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

  1. Explain and critically review business theories and concepts to identify issues, analyse situations, and develop solutions for multi-faceted problems in organisational settings.
  2. Critically evaluate issues and make informed judgements in view of the organisation’s strategies as well as ethical considerations.
  3. Make meaningful contributions as a leader and member in a team setting and communicate effectively.
  4. Analyse and apply accounting principles and standards to address business organisation issues.
  5. Searchorganiseassess and analyse data, and clearly convey relevant financial and non-financial information so that decision-makers can formulate informed decisions.
  6. Assimilate and synthesise new knowledge in financial reporting, auditing and taxation, and be able to provide critical analysis of the fields.

Admission Requirements

  • Year-1 Entry
  • Senior Year Entry

 

Students shall have attained either

 

LEVEL 3 OR ABOVE

IN CHINESE LANGUAGE

LEVEL 3 OR ABOVE

IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

LEVEL 2 OR ABOVE

IN MATHEMATICS

LEVEL 2 OR ABOVE

IN LIBERAL STUDIES

LEVEL 2 OR ABOVE

IN AN ELECTIVE SUBJECT

 

in the HKDSE OR an equivalent qualification

 

 

Applicants of Senior Year Entry to the programme must satisfy the following entry requirement:

 

An Associate Degree / Higher Diploma (or its equivalent) in a business-related discipline from a tertiary institution recognized by the University;

 

OR

An Associate Degree / Higher Diploma (or its equivalent) in a non-business related area from a tertiary institution recognized by the University upon completion of a bridging programme offered by HKMU.

Programme Structure and Contents

  • Year-1 Entry
  • Senior Year Entry^

YEAR 1

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B200F*
Integrated Business Foundation
30
A purpose-designed general education course#
5
Spring
BUS B200F*
Integrated Business Foundation
30
A purpose-designed general education course#
5

YEAR 2

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B220F*
Integrated Business Functions
30
Spring
BUS B220F*
Integrated Business Functions
30
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5

YEAR 3

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
ACT B331F
Company Accounting I
5
ACT B313F
Management and Cost Accounting
5
ACT B414F
Taxation I
5
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
LAW B333F
Company Law I
5
Spring
ACT B304F
Accounting Information Systems
5
ACT B332F
Company Accounting II
5
ACT B415F
Taxation II
5
MGT B399F
Management Policy and Strategy
5

YEAR 4

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
ACT B407F
Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis I
5
ACT B416F
Auditing I
5
ACT B419F
PRC Tax
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
ACT B405F
Advanced Management Accounting
5
ACT B417F
Auditing II
5
ACT B418F
International Tax
5

It is compulsory for students to complete the Global Immersion Programme.

* Courses carry-over from the Autumn Term

# Purpose-Designed General Education Courses:
Students should take General Education courses from fields of study which are different from those of their programmes.

YEAR 3

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
ACT B331F
Company Accounting I
5
ACT B313F
Management and Cost Accounting
5
ACT B414F
Taxation I
5
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5
Spring
ACT B304F
Accounting Information Systems
5
ACT B332F
Company Accounting II
5
ACT B415F
Taxation II
5
LAW B262F
Business Law I
5
MGT B399F
Management Policy and Strategy
5

YEAR 4

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
ACT B407F
Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis I
5
ACT B416F
Auditing I
5
ACT B419F
PRC Tax
5
LAW B333F
Company Law I
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
ACT B405F
Advanced Management Accounting
5
ACT B417F
Auditing II
5
ACT B418F
International Tax
5

* Courses carry-over from Autumn Term

^ Students may be required to complete a bridging programme which consists of selected foundation and/or middle level course(s) and/or a summer bridging course.

In the era of globalization, business opportunities are inevitably increasing around the world. The School is committed to preparing students for the challenges in the international business environment. In view of this, a Global Immersion Programme will be held to provide students with opportunities to study and travel abroad, be exposed to the language of global business, engage with global issues and eventually become empowered global citizens. This programme is compulsory.

Undergraduate Global Immersion Programme

Being able to work effectively with foreigners and foreign organizations has become a very important contributor to career success in the internationalized economy. The Undergraduate Global Immersion Programmes (UG-GIP) is designed to support B&A students in developing their potential in the internationalized environment. UG-GIP aims to instill in students a deeper understanding of a foreign culture and its society and environment, and expose students to a broader overview and understanding of international business.

UG-GIP comprises of four non-credit bearing courses: BUS B081F (Year 1), BUS B082F (Year 2), BUS B083F (Year 3)*, and BUS B084F (Year 4). These courses are designed to enhance students’ intercultural awareness and communication skills and help students to develop a global mindset. Details can be found here.

*BUS B083F includes a study tour. Students are responsible for incidental expenses such as airfare and accommodation.

Career and Further Studies

Career Prospects

Graduates may seek employment in taxation discipline in professional accounting firms, government tax divisions, in-house tax departments of corporations and other related areas.

Further Studies

Opportunities are available for the graduates of this programme to pursue postgraduate studies in Hong Kong and abroad. Students may continue to study for a Master of Business Administration or other master degrees in business-related areas such as accounting, finance, human resource management, corporate governance or electronic commerce.

Professional Recognition

The programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Association of International Accountants (AIA), CPA Australia, and the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK). The university is also recognised as an ICAEW Partner in Learning, working with ICAEW in the professional development of students. Graduates are eligible to register with HKICPA’s Qualification Programme, claim maximum exemptions from examinations of ACCA, AIA and CPA Australia, and exemptions of three papers from the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination.

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