Department of Economics & Finance
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Bachelor of Business Administration in
Banking and Financial Services

General Information

This programme prepares students for management positions in the banking and financial services sector. Students acquire proficiency in a variety of disciplines including banking, international finance, real estate finance, economics, insurance, and law, enabling them to have sound knowledge of internal operations and businesses of banks and other financial institutions. Graduates will possess strong mastery of the knowledge, skill set and ethics necessary for successful careers in the financial services industry.

Career Prospects

Hong Kong is one of the world's top financial centers. The financial services sector is one Hong Kong's pillar industries and contributes substantially to the economy in Hong Kong and Mainland China, particularly in the Southern China Pearl Delta region. Hong Kong is a vibrant center for fund raising, initial public offerings, private banking and wealth management services, fund management, insurance, commercial banking and trade finance. Graduates highly skilled in multiple aspects of financial services are very much needed to provide comprehensive advice and know-how on banking, credit analysis, real estate finance, insurance, capital markets, and foreign exchange services. Financial services professionals provide essential support services for the other sectors in Hong Kong's economy such as transportation, logistics, retail, building and construction, real estate, trading, and shipping, etc.

Career Options:

  • Bank Risk Manager
  • Business Development Manager for Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Banker
  • Corporate Risk Manager
  • Institutional Sales for Debt and Equity Securities
  • Insurance Risk Manager
  • Investment Advisor
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Private Banker
  • Real Estate Valuer
  • Wealth Managers

Programme Structure