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City University of Hong Kong

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Department of Economics and Finance (options: BBA Business Economics, BBA Finance) 經濟及金融系 [選項: 工商管理學士(商業經濟)、工商管理學士(金融)]

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Short Description

The Department of Economics and Finance provides solid training in both the theory and application of economics and finance. The Department aims to equip graduates with cutting-edge knowledge in modern economics and finance and to provide Hong Kong with the young financial executives, economists and business leaders it needs. The mission of the Department is to be a centre of excellence in research and teaching, using economics and finance for business and public sector decision making in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other economies in the world.

The Department currently offers the following two majors:

  • BBA Business Economics
  • BBA Finance


Why BBA Business Economics?

BBA Business Economics provides solid training in economic strategies for improving business operations, government policies and economic forecasting. Students are open for a wide range of career options, e.g. corporate strategist, management consultant, economist, private banker, investment advisor.

Why BBA Finance?

BBA Finance provides rigorous training in asset valuation, portfolio and risk management, derivative securities, global investment and quantitative methods. The programme prepares you for key financial management positions in business and government sectors.

Career Prospects

Graduates are ready to develop career as corporate strategist, management consultant, economist, private banker, investment advisor and key financial management positions in business and government sectors.

Admission Arrangements in 2019

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Economics and Finance. Students will enter a major (current major options: Business Economics; Finance) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors. Please click here for details.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses

Remarks:

Assessment of Applications

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes for Elective Subject(s):

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and "other languages" (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.

 

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes:

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and "other languages" (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044 and JS1203.
  • Please refer to the entrance requirements webpage for details.

Remarks:

  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

CityU accepts repeat results and will count the best results in assessing whether applicants meet the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

Prof. Junbo WANG
Department of Economics and Finance

Email: efgo@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: 3442-2439

Admissions Office
Online enquiry form: https://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/enquiry

Tel: 3442-9094

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 911 809 959 1033 749 4461
2017 770 822 1065 1279 859 4795
2016 1013 989 1411 1626 1141 6180

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2018 133 5 0 0 0 138
2017 135 4 1 0 0 140
2016 140 3 0 0 0 143
Footnote(s)

(1) The 2019/20 Academic Year is the start of the 2019-2022 triennium for which UGC-funded programmes are still subject to the Government's and the Legislative Council's approval. The number of student intake places shown in this web page is indicative only and subject to change or confirmation at a later date.

(2) Please refer to the interview arrangements for JUPAS HKDSE applicants webpage for details.

 

 

The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.