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

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Programme Information   Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting (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 Administration of the University.
They should refer to the regular undergraduate programmes offered by the University.

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

 

Programme Description

This programme develops students’ professional competencies, and broadens their knowledge of accounting and related disciplines. They acquire the basic skills and knowledge required for general business management, 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

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 85 credits as follows:

(a) 15 credits from:

Course code
Course title
Credits
Level
FIN B280
Introduction to Financial Management
5
Middle
LAW B262
Business Law I
5
Middle
MGT B399
Management Policy and Strategy
5
Higher

(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.

Students are required to complete 85 credits but they may opt to graduate with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting [BBAACCT1] (40 credits) after completing the required number of credits and fulfilling the requirements of the programme regulations.

For details of Professional Recognition, click here.

Choosing the first courses to get started

Students taking the Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Accounting programme through pathway 1 are recommended to begin their studies with either LAW B262 or FIN B280.

Enquiries

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