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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

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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.

BBA Business Economics students are eligible to apply for the following joint degree programmes:

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

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:

# Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change.
^ Please click here for details of interview arrangements.

Useful Links:

Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants
Assessment of Applications
Flexible Admission Arrangement for JUPAS Applicants
CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents
The Tiger Programme
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

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 Category C other language subject (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 (ApL) 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:

  • Unspecified electives may include Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) (except for JS1801) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) (except for JS1200, JS1201, JS1217, JS1801, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807). If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807.
  • Please refer to the minimum entrance requirements webpage for details.
  • Flexible Admission Arrangement: JUPAS applicants who marginally fail to meet the requirement for programme admission in one core subject may still have the opportunity to gain admission if they have good HKDSE results. For details, click here.


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 use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil 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
2022 218 384 695 807 611 2715
2021 318 516 685 876 547 2942
2020 769 677 756 878 566 3646

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2022 20 3 0 0 0 23
2021 15 1 0 0 0 16
2020 72 2 0 0 0 74
Footnote(s)
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.