College of Business

BBA Business Economics

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Indicative Intake Target

Local Places:

36 (For First Year and Advanced Standing I Entries)* and  
10 (For Senior Year Entry)

Non-Local Places  
(For Overall Direct Applications):

Around 300

Normal Duration of Programme
3 Years (For Advanced Standing I Entry);
2 Years (For Senior Year Entry)
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Programme/Major Leader
Prof. HAN Xu

BA, BS (Renmin University of China); MA, PhD (North Carolina State University)

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* for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions

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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.

職業選擇廣泛 :企業策略師、管理顧問、經濟學家、私人銀行家、投資顧問

Why BBA Business Economics at CityU College of Business?

1. BBA Business Economics programme offers you:

  • Learn economic strategies for improving business operations, government policies and economic forecasting.
  • Wide range of career options: corporate strategist, management consultant, economist, private banker, investment advisor
  • Joint degree program arrangement with Columbia University and National Taiwan University

2. College of Business is among the top four business schools in Asia (

3. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 are available for elite students (

4. Overseas exchange and summer programmes are available in over 200 partner universities around the globe! (

5. Over 80% of students secured local and global internship opportunities in areas including banking, accounting, IT and consulting.

Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

Entrance Requirements for Direct/Non-JUPAS Applicants

To be considered for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements.

For senior-year (Advanced Standing II) admission, applicants are normally expected to have completed an Associate Degree/Higher Diploma with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of ≥3.0 or an equivalent overall mark, or a credit award. Preference may be given to applicants who have attained Level 4 or above in HKDSE English Language OR IELTS overall band score of 6.5 or above.

Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Curriculum Structure

For details of the programme’s curriculum structure, please visit the 'Undergraduate Catalogue'.

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.


Graduate Profile



Financial / Insurance : 50% 

Business Service / Real Estate : 30% 

Transport, Storage and Communications : 4%

Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Rotman International Trading Competition

The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is an annual event that brings teams of students and their faculty advisors from universities worldwide to participate in a unique 3-day simulated market challenge at University of Toronto in Canada. Teams are invited to participate in various activities including electronic and outcry trading cases, seminars with industry practitioners, and social events with their fellow competitors from around the world. For more details, please visit

Inter-University Algo Trading Contest

The contest invites students from renowned universities in Hong Kong and Mainland China to create and test the algo trading strategies. It serves as an ideal platform to transfer industry knowledge and skills to university students. It was initiated with the vision to identify and nurture algo trading talents at top universities; create a platform to access real life trading; and provide top performers with potential career opportunities / startup capital. For more details, please visit

Overseas Summer Programmes

Students may participate in English immersion courses, which include components such as volunteer placements, homestays and cultural activities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Service Learning participants also provide voluntary services in less developed areas such as the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Laos.

Young Scholars Programme

To nurture BBA students to become outstanding future leaders in the region/world, our Young Scholars Programme offers the following:

  • overseas exposure during semester breaks, including study trips to renowned companies and universities;
  • internship placements in multinational companies to be arranged locally or overseas;
  • networking with top business students admitted locally and overseas;
  • professional mentorships provided by professors and professional practitioners; and
  • cultivation of social responsibility through community services and voluntary work.