Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Finance and Risk Management

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Finance and Risk Management  
PROGRAMME CODE
JUPAS: JS9272
DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFRMJ
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: JS9272

DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFRMJ


YEAR-1 ENTRY
YEAR-1 ENTRY
SENIOR YEAR ENTRY


4-YEAR
4-YEAR
2-YEAR



FULL-TIME, FACE-TO-FACE

 

PROGRAMME CODE

 

ENTRY

 

STUDY DURATION

 

MODE OF STUDY


JUPAS: JS9272

DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFRMJ


YEAR-1 ENTRY
YEAR-1 ENTRY
SENIOR YEAR ENTRY


4-YEAR
4-YEAR
2-YEAR



FULL-TIME, FACE-TO-FACE

About The Programme

Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Finance and Risk Management is designed to provide theoretical and practical knowledge in various aspects of risk management for those who wish to pursue their careers as an investment analyst, risk manager, compliance manager or specialist in corporate finance and risk management. It aims to equip students with the skills to become financial and risk professionals in the current era. On top of acquiring integrated financial knowledge, students will also be trained through an interdisciplinary approach spanning the areas of entrepreneurship, financial management and risk management. It is expected to enhance students’ problem-solving skills and analytical mind-set which are the key elements driving the employability of the students.

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. Command knowledge of the practices and activities of key aspects of finance and risk management.
  5. Integrate and apply advanced analytical skills to address issues and make corporate decisions.
  6. Assimilate and synthesise new knowledge in finance and risk management, apply it to solve problems, and develop practical recommendations.

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.

 

Applicants are required to fulfill the English language requirements of the University and may be required to attend an admission interview and/or written test.

 

Programme Structure and Contents

  • Year-1 Entry
  • Senior Year Entry^
The programme has 160 credits. Students must successfully complete the following requirements within these 160 credits:
  • 70 credits of core courses;
  • 15 credits of prescribed courses;
  • 45 credits of concentration core courses;
  • 10 credits of concentration elective courses; and
  • 20 credits of purpose-designed General Education (GE) courses.

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
A purpose-designed general education course#
5
Spring
BUS B220F*
Integrated Business Functions
30
A purpose-designed general education course#
5

YEAR 3

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
ACT B331F
Company Accounting I
5
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5
FIN B378F
Quantitative Analysis and Risk Management
5
MGT B398F
Business Strategy
5
Spring
FIN B374F
Corporate Compliance
5
FIN B379F
Risk Management for Financial Markets and Products
5
FIN B385F
Investment Management
5
FIN B386F
Financial Decision Making
5

YEAR 4

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
FIN B484F
Financial Institutions Management
5
FIN B488F
Derivatives and Risk Management
5
One Business Elective Course
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
FIN B431F
Enterprise Risk Management
5
One Business Elective Course
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
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5
FIN B378F
Quantitative Analysis and Risk Management
5
MGT B398F
Business Strategy
5
Spring
FIN B374F
Corporate Compliance
5
FIN B379F
Risk Management for Financial Markets and Products
5
FIN B385F
Investment Management
5
FIN B386F
Financial Decision Making
5

YEAR 4

Term
Course Code
Course Title
No. of Credits
Autumn
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
FIN B484F
Financial Institutions Management
5
FIN B488F
Derivatives and Risk Management
5
One Business Elective Course
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
FIN B431F
Enterprise Risk Management
5
One Business Elective Course
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 can seek employment in various for profit and not-for profit organizations as entry level professionals and managers.

Further Studies

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

Professional Recognition

This programme is a CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programme(s) incorporate(s) a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide(s) students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and position(s) them well to sit for the CFA exams. The students are also eligible to apply for a CFA level 1 examination scholarship offered by the CFA Institute.

Please refer to the CFA Institute website at www.cfainstitute.org for latest information.

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