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 (discontinued from 2016/17 onwards)

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.

This programme was launched in 2012-13 and the first cohort will graduate in 2016.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

This programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

Career Prospects

As a vibrant center for fund management services, insurance, commercial banking and trade finance, Hong Kong offers plenty of career opportunities.

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