BBA Accountancy


Admission Code JS1002
BBA Accountancy
Indicative Intake Target
142 (JUPAS and non-JUPAS government-funded places)
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Tuition Fee HK$42,100 per year [Details]
Admissions Tutor
Mr Sunny WONG Tze-ming
MBA, FCCA, ACMA, CPA (HK)
+852 3442 7855 (Phone)
+852 3442 0349 (Fax)


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Why BBA Accountancy?

Known as the “language of business,” accounting is certainly fundamental to success in the business world. You will be well equipped with this vital knowledge if you join us in our quest for business excellence. Studying accounting provides you with great employment potential and numerous educational opportunities. Aside from the prerequisites for becoming a professional accountant following your graduation, an accounting degree offers a doorway to almost any business opportunity you can dream of, from financial auditing to business consulting. If you want to pursue further studies in business, accounting is definitely a perfect place to start.


Why BBA Accountancy at CityU College of Business?

  1. Our programme offers valuable resources to maximize your potential and lead you to success. It provides you with
    • Professional Recognition – Our dedicated academic staff deliver solid professional knowledge. The programme is recognized by major professional associations, including HKICPA, ACCA, CIMA, and CPA Australia.
    • Real-world Experience – We offer internship placements in well-known accounting firms. Most of our Penultimate Year students gain internship placements, and we provide them with a series of pre-internship training sessions to prepare.
    • Overseas Exposure – In addition to the exchange programme provided by CB, we organize study tours during study breaks, including tours to Korea, Taiwan, Guangzhou, and Europe. On these tours you will attend credit-bearing courses, visit renowned international corporations, and join in cultural discovery activities. We also collaborate with the National Taiwan University in a joint degree programme.
    • Whole Person Development Training – On-going training will be provided at every stage of your university life. We offer a Graduate Employment Training Program, an Accounting Scholars Programme and other training workshops which cover a full range of skills for job-hunting and interviews, business etiquette, soft skills, and communication proficiency.
    • Personalized Mentor Scheme – Student and staff mentors are assigned to individual freshmen in our Student Mentoring Scheme. The wealth of experience offered by our senior students and academic staff will help you adapt to and plan your university life from the start.
    • Diversified Co-curricular Activities – We provide opportunities to participate in Social Enterprise Consultancy Projects and other types of open competitions. These opportunities allow students to explore contemporary business issues in great depth, via collaborating with peers and obtaining advice from senior management consultants and academic staff.
  2. College of Business is among the top 3 business schools in Asia (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/aboutus/recognition/rankings/)
  3. Entrance scholarships up to HK$265,000 for elite students (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships)
  4. Students with non-weighted 4 core and 2 best elective scores at or above 28 are guaranteed with free switching of BBA majors by the end of year 1 (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements/)
  5. Overseas exchange and summer programmes in over 190 partner universities around the globe! (http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/exchange)
  6. Over 80% of students secured local and global internship opportunities in different areas, including banks, accounting firms, IT companies and consulting companies.

Career Prospects

We will facilitate your acquisition of the qualifications and skills you need for career advancement in prominent multinational certified public accounting firms, government departments, commercial, industrial and public organisations.


Entrance Requirements for JUPAS Applicants

JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title
Minimum Level Required
Eng. Lang. Chi. Lang. Mathematics Liberal Studies
Elective SubjectsNotes
Elective 1
Elective 2
JS1002
BBA Accountancy
Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3

Notes:
- Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (at grade E or above) can be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
- Applied Learning subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please visit http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/bd.

For details, please visit: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements


Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Department of Accountancy Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships for JUPAS Entrants (2018/19 intake)

Major Admission score Scholarship award
BBA Accountancy 30 or above HK$30,000  (one-off)
28 to 29 HK$20,000  (one-off)
27 HK$10,000 (one-off)

For details of the entrance scholarship of BBA Accountancy, please refer to scholarship regulations.


Professional Recognition

Accreditation is obtained from the following professional bodies:
Note: Professional accreditation is subject to periodic review by the respective professional bodies.

Student Exchange/Internship

We arrange overseas student exchange and study tours, including visits to Singapore, Seoul and Shanghai and exchange studies to the US, Europe and Australia. To learn more, please visit http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ac/activities/exchange.

Each year, we have an average of about 70% of our penultimate year students successfully completed professional attachment in major accounting firms, reputable commercial organisations or government bodies. Please visit http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ac/internship/internship for more details.


Joint Bachelor's Degree Programme

CityU has established a partnership with National Taiwan University, Taiwan and offers a Joint Bachelor's Degree programme.

For details, please visit http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ac/newsletter/2014_Summer/moa.html.


Student Achievements

Students are encouraged to participate in various open competitions to gain presentation experience and boost their confidence in making business presentations. Our students have achieved excellent results in reputable competitions in both Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region, as demonstrated below.

Title

Year

Achievement

ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition

2017

Top 8 teams of finalists (Red Cross HEC);
Top 20 teams of finalists (ASKI)

2016

Member of winning team EASY;
Merit Award

2015

Champion
Best Team Spirit Award

2014

1st Runner-up
Most Creative Team
Judges’ Commendation

2013

Champion
Best Proposal Award
My Favourite Team Award

Asian Job Express (AJE) Contest, Japan

2014

Bronze Medal

Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited (AWAHK) Competition

2014

Champion
2nd Runner-up
Best Presenter Award

BDO (Hong Kong) Best Intern Scholarship Contest

2016

Champion

2015

Champion

2014

Champion

“Chuang Qing Chun” National Entrepreneurship Competition 2016  organised by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA)

2016

Gold Award (Project Name: Nanbor)
Silver Award (Project Name: Handyman)
Bronze Award (Project Name: Smart Pay)

“Challenge Cup” National Competition - Hong Kong Regional Final, Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition 2016 organised by the Hong Kong New Generational Cultural Association (HKNGCA)

2016

Second Prize - Social Enterprise
(Project Name: Nanbor)
Third Prize – Social Enterprise
(Project Name: Behold the Old)
Third Prizes - Start-up
(Project name: Smart Pay; Handyman)

CIMA Global Business Challenge (GBC) Hong Kong

2015

Champion
Best Video Award

EY Academy CSR Challenge

2018

Member of Team Awards (FinTech) – 1st  Runner-up
Member of Team Awards (A.I.) – Champion & Member of Most Favourite Video (A.I.)

2017

Member of Best Team Award – Champion;
Member of Best Team Award – 1st Runner-up and;
Member of Best Booth award

2016

Member of Best Team Award – Champion, and Most Favourite Team
Member of Best Team Award – 1st Runner-up
Member of Best Team Award – 2nd Runner-up

2015

Champion of Top Performing Cadets
Member of Team Award – Best Promotion Champaign in Facebook

HK4As Students’ Award by Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong (HK4As) 2017 Silver Prize

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) Qualification Programme (QP) Case Analysis Competition

2017 Eight Finalist Teams

2016

Merit Award

Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) Corporate Governance Paper Competition

2016

First Runner-up for Paper Presentation and Merit Award for Paper Writing
Second Runner-up for Paper Writing

2012

Best Paper Award
Best Presenter Award

Hong Kong Undergraduate Financial Planners of the Year Award by Society of Registered Financial Planners 2017

Champion Team;
2nd Runner-up

HSBC/HKU Hong Kong Business Case Competition by The University of Hong Kong Asia Case Research Centre 2017 Champion
J.P. Morgan Asset and Wealth Management College 2018 HK Top 6 Teams
“My Interfaces with the B&R Initiatives” integrated Abilities Competition by Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association, New Territories Association of Societies, Federation of New Territories Youth, and other academic associations in Hong Kong and Macau 2018 Champion

The Inter-University Algo Trading Contest 2016/17 by CASH Algo Finance Group

2017

Best Presentation Award

The Naked CEO Boardroom Competition, Australia

2013

One of the six Global Finalists

SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2015 (University Student Category)

2015

Second Prize

Futures Trading Competition by Wing Fung Financial Group 2017 The first place in the online futures trading competition
World Asian Case Competition by Academic of Asian Business (AAB) 2017

Top 10 Teams

2015 Top 10 Teams
Young Tax Professional of the Year

2016

Champion of the Local Competition
1st Runner-up of the Local Competition

2015

2nd Prize of the Local Competition
My Favourite Presenter Award of the Local Competition
3rd Prize of the National Competition in Shanghai

2013

2nd Prize of the Local Competition

 


Co-curricular Activities and Learning Support

Overseas Summer Programmes

Students may participate in English immersion courses, which include components such as volunteer placements, homestays and cultural activities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Service Learning participants also provide voluntary services in less developed areas such as the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Laos.

Young Scholars Programme

To nurture BBA students to become outstanding future leaders in the region/world, our Young Scholars Programme offers the following:

  • overseas exposure during semester breaks, including study trips to renowned companies and universities;
  • internship placements in multinational companies to be arranged locally or overseas;
  • networking with top business students admitted locally and overseas;
  • professional mentorships provided by professors and professional practitioners; and
  • cultivation of social responsibility through community services and voluntary work.

Major Curriculum

Please visit the website for the detailed curriculum.