Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Mode of Study

Aims of Major

This major aims to provide an active learning environment in which students can develop knowledge of accounting and inter-related business disciplines and enrich the broader skills and values essential for members and leaders of the accountancy profession in Hong Kong and the Greater China region.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

  1. Demonstrate key knowledge and skills in business related disciplines.
  2. Communicate effectively in English and Chinese.
  3. Apply creative and critical thinking in solving business-related problems.
  4. Attain personal and team goals using individual and interpersonal skills.
  5. Demonstrate awareness of ethical and global issues in business.
  6. Apply accounting principles and practices to business situations in the context of ethical and regulatory framework. 
  7. Formulate professional solutions to contemporary accounting and business issues.

Degree Requirements

Requirements Normative 4-year
Advanced Standing I1 Advanced Standing II2
Gateway Education requirement 30 credit units 21 credit units 12 credit units
College requirement 42 credit units 42 credit units 21 credit units
Major requirement

30 credit units

30 credit units 30 credit units
Free electives / Minor (if applicable) 18 credit units 0 credit unit 0 credit unit
Minimum Graduation Requirement: 120 credit units 93 credit units 63 credit units
Maximum Credit Units Permitted: 144 credit units 114 credit units 84 credit units
Note 1: For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications.
Note 2: For Associate Degree/Higher Diploma graduates admitted to the senior year.

Professional Recognition

This major is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Chartered Association of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the CPA Australia.

Additional Information

To nurture BBA Accountancy students as professional and ethical leaders for business challenges, students are strongly encouraged to actively attend a “Strategic Leadership Development Series”, arranged for BBA Accountancy students to gain exposure to a variety of skills trainings, seminars, workshops, and professional development opportunities, and to interact with potential employers and other practitioners.