Programme Structure

The Programme is designed with a four-fold structure with different course requirements as follows:

  • College-wide Requirements (CR) – providing foundation knowledge in humanities and social studies, in language and communication skills and culture, in history, and physical education
  • Faculty Requirements (FR) – emphasizing fundamental concepts in business, management and mathematics for preparation of advanced courses in the students’ chosen field within the Faculty of Commerce
  • Departmental Requirements (DR) – emphasizing more advanced knowledge and concepts in accounting and banking
  • Elective Courses (E) – including professional stream and general business studies that are provided to allow free choices across faculties and stream of specialisation.

Courses in the programme are grouped into major subject domains, designed to provide students with different diversity of specialization and give them systematic and progressive guidance to develop difference career prospects and further enhance their academic achievements.

Courses in Accounting and in Banking and Finance mainly help students to develop their professional knowledge for their future careers.

The Accounting: Conceptual Framework and Application subject group provides students with a solid foundation of the conceptual framework in accounting while Accounting for Management and Control group focuses on the aspects of management, planning and control through the analysis of financial data.

On the other hand, the Banking and Finance group provides students with specialized knowledge on the financial services sector.

Law and Ethics mainly equip students with basic understanding of the current regulatory framework and professional ethics in the accounting and banking environment.

Business Studies includes a foundation core as well as specialised knowledge in modern management skills.

There is also a Final Year Project, which helps students consolidate and apply their knowledge in real situations, acquire research skills and develop their self-learning ability.

All these courses serve as a solid platform for students to develop their business skills, preparing them to pursue further postgraduate education and research.