Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation  
PROGRAMME CODE
JUPAS: JSSU96
DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFTIJ
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: JSSU96

DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFTIJ


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: JSSU96

DIRECT APPLICATION: BBAHFTIJ


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

The Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation is a 4-year programme. The programme is designed to provide students with quality education in theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to apply technological innovations to a changing business environment, especially financial services industry, so as to equip them to take up positions of responsibility, leadership and consultancy in financial services industry.

The Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation is designed to provide students with quality education in theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to apply technological innovations to a changing business environment, especially financial services industry, so as to equip them to take up positions of responsibility, leadership and consultancy in financial services industry.

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 financial institutions and financial systems.
  5. Integrate and apply advanced analytical skills and technologies to refine decision making and open new opportunities for financial innovation.
  6. Assimilate and synthesize new knowledge in financial technology, apply it to tackle challenges in financial services industry 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.

Programme Structure and Contents

  • Year-1 Entry
  • Senior Year Entry^

During the four years of study, students will need to complete 160 credits of courses, comprising 85 credits of core courses, 45 credits of Financial Technology and Innovation concentration core courses, 10 credits of Financial Technology and Innovation concentration elective courses, and 20 credits of Purpose-Designed General Education Courses from fields of study which are different from those of their programmes.

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.

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
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5
FIN B375F
Banking Services
5
FIN B389F
Financial Markets
5
FINT B337F
Alogorithmic and High-Frequency Trading
5
Spring
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
FIN B385F
Investment Management
5
LAW B330F
Evolving Regulatory Framework of FinTech
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
FIN B488F
Derivatives and Risk Management
5
FINT B338F
E-payment Systems, Cryptocurrencies and Cyber Security
5
One Business Elective Course
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
BIA B452F
Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
5
MGT B456F
Innovation 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
FIN B280F
Introduction to Financial Management
5
FINT B337F
Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading
5
FIN B375F
Banking Services
5
FIN B389F
Financial Markets
5
Spring
BUS B368F
Business Issues and Ethics
5
FIN B385F
Investment Management
5
LAW B330F
Evolving Regulatory Framework of FinTech
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
FIN B488F
Derivatives and Risk Management
5
FINT B338F
E-payment Systems, Cryptocurrencies and Cyber Security
5
One Business Elective Course
5
Spring
BUS B328F*
Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities
10
BIA B452F
Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
5
MGT B456F
Innovation Management
5
One Business Elective Course
5

* Course 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 take up various positions ranging from entry to senior level in financial services industry.

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.

Professional Recognition

Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM)

Graduates of the BBA (Hons) in Financial Technology and Innovation will receive the Chartered Certified FinTech Professional (ChFP) certification of GAFM upon nomination by HKMU. The possession of a ChFP shows his/her professional competence to employers and customers in the areas of financial technology as well as his/her understanding of how technology shapes the future of finance.

Institute of Financial Technologist of Asia (IFTA)

Graduates of the BBA (Hons) in Financial Technology and Innovation may claim exemptions of up to a maximum of six modules at Level 1 of the Certificate in Finance and Technology (CFT) Program. The Certificate in Finance and Technology (CFT) is a unique pioneering qualification designed by expert industry practitioners to give technology professionals a better knowledge and skills of the business they support.

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