Banking and Financial Services
Normative 4-year Degree
Banking and Financial Services
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Banking and Financial Services
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Normal Period of Study
4 years
Maximum Period of Study
8 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
120 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (30 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2014/15

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
Discipline-specific English 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements A minimum of 3 credit units from each of the three areas below:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses Choose 3 College Electives from at least three subject areas:
Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling
MA1006 Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business
CB2011 Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modeling
Area 2: Programming and Technology
CB2021 Big Data Management
CB2022 Business Programming with Spreadsheet
CB2023 Mobile Applications for Business
CB3021 Business Discovery Methods
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
Area 3: Law
LW2903 Business and Law
Area 4: Business and Communications
CB2041 Applications of Game Theory to Business
CB3041 Financial Statement Analysis
CB3042 China Business Environment
CB4041 Business Case Analysis and Communication

College / School Requirements (27 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2014/15

1. College Core Courses (24 credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2100Introduction to Financial Accounting3
CB2201Operations Management3
CB2500Information Management3
CB3410Financial Management3
CB4303Strategy and Policy3

2. College Electives (3 credit units)

Choose one college elective from the following subject areas:

Area 1: Mathematics and Modeling
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2011Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheet Modeling3
MA1006Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business3

Area 2: Programming and Technology
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2021Big Data Management3
CB2022Business Programming with Spreadsheet3
CB2023Mobile Applications for Business3
CB3021Business Discovery Methods3
CS1102Introduction to Computer Studies3

Area 3: Law
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
LW2903Business and Law3

Area 4: Business and Communications
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
CB2041Applications of Game Theory to Business3
CB3041Financial Statement Analysis3
CB3042China Business Environment3
CB4041Business Case Analysis and Communication3

Major Requirements (45 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2015/16

1. Core Courses (42 credit units)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
AC3202Corporate Accounting I3
CB2101Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
CB2200Business Statistics3
EF2047Personal Finance and Retail Banking3
EF3320Security Analysis and Portfolio Management3
EF3331Asia-Pacific Capital Markets and Standards of Practice3
EF4313Corporate Finance I3
EF4331International Finance and Banking3
EF4334Regulation and Management of Financial Institutions3
EF4420Derivatives Analysis and Advanced Investment Strategies3
EF4491Real Estate Economics and Finance3
LW2903Business and Law3
LW4631Banking Law3

2. Electives (3 credit units)

Choose one course from the following list or as approved by the Major Leader:

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
AC4251Taxation and Tax Planning3
EF2452Mathematics for Economics and Finance3
EF3333Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments3
EF3440Microeconomics for Business Strategy3
EF3450Principles of Econometrics3
EF3461Economies of China (Mainland) and Hong Kong3
EF3622Financial Modelling3
EF4314Corporate Finance II3
EF4323Trading Room Workshop3
EF4473International Trade3
IS4835Information Management for Financial Services3
LW4661Corporate Social Responsibility3
MKT4627Marketing Financial Services3
MS3234Pension Planning3
MS4232Casualty Insurance3
MS4241Life Insurance3