General Information

BBA Business Economics (BBABE)

This programme enables students to work as business economists. It provides students with solid foundation in micro and macro-economics, quantitative and communication skills, and an understanding of the institutional settings in which firms operate in the Asia-Pacific region. Depending on their interests and career goals, students can develop their expertise in different areas, such as international trade and finance, regional studies, urban and property market analysis, and banking and financial markets.

Students can apply for our Joint Programme with Columbia University in New York or National Taiwan University in Taipei. Upon graduation and meeting all requirements of the two universities, students will obtain two bachelor's degrees.

CityU-Columbia Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program Scholarships Awarded to EF UG students in 2017-18

Student Name of Scholarship Amount awarded per aid year (HK$)
A ChowSangSang Entrance 60,000
B ChowSangSang Need Based 500,000
C ChowSangSang Need Based 500,000
D ChowSangSang Entrance 60,000
E Harton Ma 400,000
F ChowSangSang Entrance 60,000


For more information for JUPAS applicants, please visit here.

Programme structure for current students

Career Prospects

Business econimics is playing an increasingly important role in managerial decision making in both private and government sectors.

Career Options

Economic Consultant, Economic Researcher, Management Consultant, Corporate Manager, Government Regulatory Agency, Investment Advisor, Private Banker, Real Estate Analyst, Securities and Market Analyst, Economic Journalist

Why study economics?

Until studying a course like economics not a lot of people are aware of how the world works...

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Selected list of employers of our graduates

Bnak of China (HK)
Cathay Pacific
Cheung Kong (Holdings)
China Construction Bank (Asia)
Citibank HK
DBS Bank
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Ernst & Young
Hang Seng Bank
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia)
Standard Chartered Bank
Sun Life Financial
Wells Fargo Bank