Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Programme Information   Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting  

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Programme Regulations

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Programme Description

This programme provides students with the basic practical skills and intellectual knowledge required of all managers. The programme offers students opportunities to explore various business management disciplines such as accounting and finance, and then are introduced to financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, law and accounting information systems. Graduates can seek employment as professional accountants, or pursue careers in related fields such as auditing, taxation and business advisory services.
Students pursuing an Honours degree will gain a broader perspective as well as greater depth in the area, and will enhance their research and practical skills.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILO)

  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. 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, taxation and auditing, and be able to provide critical analysis of the fields.

Programme Requirement

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete at least 160 credits as follows:

(a) 70 credits of compulsory courses:

Course code
Course title
Credits
Level
ACT B210
Introduction to Accounting
10
Middle
BIS B123
Business Computing Applications
5
Foundation
BUS B103
English and Communications for Business I
5
Foundation
BUS B104
English and Communications for Business II
5
Foundation
BUS B273
Quantitative Analysis for Business
10
Middle
ECON A231
Introduction to Microeconomics
5
Middle
ECON A232
Introduction to Macroeconomics
5
Middle
FIN B280
Introduction to Financial Management
5
Middle
LAW B262
Business Law I
5
Middle
MGT B240
Principles and Practices of Management
5
Middle
MGT B399
Management Policy and Strategy
5
Higher
MKT B250
Introduction to Marketing
5
Middle

(b) 55 credits from courses within the Accounting concentration:

Course code
Course title
Credits
Level
ACT B304
Accounting Information Systems
5
Higher
ACT B313
Management and Cost Accounting
5
Higher
ACT B331
Company Accounting I
5
Higher
ACT B332
Company Accounting II
5
Higher
ACT B405
Advanced Management Accounting
5
Higher
ACT B407
Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis I
5
Higher
ACT B414
Taxation I
5
Higher
ACT B416
Auditing I
5
Higher
ACT B417
Auditing II
5
Higher
BUS B368
Business Issues and Ethics
5
Higher
LAW B333
Company Law I
5
Higher

(c) 15 credits from courses within business electives:

Course code
Course title
Credits
Level
ACT B408
Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis II
5
Higher
ACT B415
Taxation II
5
Higher
FIN B386
Financial Decision Making
5
Higher
FIN B388
Banking Systems
5
Higher
FIN B389
Financial Markets
5
Higher
IB B397
Global Issues in Management
5
Higher
MGT B349
Managing Key Functions in Human Resource Management
5 (10)#
Higher
MKT B365
Services Marketing
5
Higher

# If students have successfully completed MGT B349, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements of MGT B341. However, MGT B349 can only be counted as 5 credits for course labelled BUS against the programme requirements of BBAHACT or BBAHACT1 respectively.

(d) an additional 20 credits, as necessary, from any English and/or Chinese Foundation, Middle or Higher level courses offered by the University.

For details of Professional Recognition, click here.

Students are required to complete 160 credits but they may opt to graduate with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting [BBAACCT] (120 credits) after completing the required number of credits and fulfilling the requirements of the programme regulations.

Choosing the first courses to get started

Undergraduate students taking the BBA programmes in English are recommended to begin their BBA studies with one of the School’s introductory courses such as BUS B103 English and Communications for Business IBIS B123 Business Computing Applications.

They are then free to complete a general degree, or to specialize in a range of business disciplines.

Enquiries

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