Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accountancy (through Pathway 1)

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Programme Information   Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accountancy (through Pathway 1)  

Programme Information for New Students

Programme Regulations

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This pathway is not applicable to graduates of Associate of Business of the University. They should refer to the regular undergraduate programmes offered by the University.

Programme Description

This programme helps students to develop an interdisciplinary perspective on the management of business organisations and a distinctive combination of skills, knowledge and understanding around financial and management accounting. On completion, graduates will be able to apply accounting techniques and concepts in the workplace and can seek employments as corporate accountants, or pursue careers in related fields such as banking and investments.

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. Reflect on new ways of thinking and 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. Search, organise, assess 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, management accounting and auditing, and be able to provide critical analysis of the fields.

Programme Requirement

Programme-specific entry requirement:

A recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in a business-related area (or its equivalent).

 

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete at least 63 credit-units of which at least 24 credit-units should be taken at 3000-level and another 24 credit-units at 4000-level. Students are required to complete:

(a) 9 credit-units of University Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
^
University Core Values
2
1000-level
^
Social Responsibilities
1
1000-level
^
The Effective Communicator and Teamwork
3
2000-level
^
Entrepreneurial Mindset and Leadership
3
3000-level

(b) 27 credit-units of Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
BUS 3027BED
^
Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation
9
3000-level
MGT 4002BED
^
Strategic Management
18
4000-level

(c) 18 credit-units of Accountancy Concentration Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
ACT 3024BED
^
Business Accounting
9
3000-level
ACT 3093BED
^
Financial Accounting in Context
9
3000-level

(d) 9 credit-units of Accountancy Concentration Elective courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
ACT 4091BED
^
Management Accounting and International Finance
9
4000-level
FIN 4094BED
^
Financial Analysis and Decision Making
9
4000-level

^ New course, subject to final approval by the University for presentation but likely to be available.

For details of Professional Recognition, click here.

Choosing the first courses to get started

Students taking the Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accountancy programme through pathway 1 are recommended to begin their studies with one of the 3000-level courses such as ACT 3024BED Business Accounting or BUS 3027BED Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation.

Enquiries

About Admission Procedures

Admissions & Enrolment Team (Distance Learning), Registry

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