Business Intelligence Stream

Why We Are Unique

Our Business Analytics Laboratory hosts IBM software platform Bluemix which include Watson Analytics, Internet of Things, Artificial intelligence, Blockchain and many more.

What You Will Be Studying

Financial services companies in Hong Kong face major challenges in managing big data. This stream offers business intelligence and analytics techniques for improving efficiency and transforming data into useful information, that helps businesses to make wise decisions.


BI Stream Core Courses:

  • Techniques for Big Data
  • Advanced Business Programming in Python
  • Data Visualization
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Machine Learning for Business


Career Prospects - what our alumni have acheived

Graduates may find jobs as business analysts, project managers, systems analysts and data analysts in financial services firms.


"My work include project management, business intelligence analysis and risk data analysis. Millions of data are created every minute in the banking industry, so business for creating new insights and business opportunities by analyzing the data. Business intelligence allows me to work effectively and wisely. Besides increasing my competitive edge, information systems is the key factor in the banking industry for enhancing the customer's experience with banking services. Forget your assumptions and be open-mined. Always remind yourself that there are no limitations to knowledge; limitations only exist in your mind."



Mr. Dick Lai

Leading International Bank, Security and Fraud Risk Manager,

Fraud Business Advisory, Asia Pacific

Professional Qualifications

Project Management Professional (PMP®) of Project Management Institute (PMI®)

Big Data Analytics, Data Mining certificates

Professional Qualifications

*PMI® and PMP® are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc

Student's Sharing



Our Instructors


Major Leader:

Dr. David XU

Phone: +852 3442-8530

Email: davidxu@cityu.edu.hk


Stream Advisor:


Phone: +852 3442-4689

Email: rbandyop@cityu.edu.hk

Admissions Information

BBA Information Management

Admission Code JS1017, JS1019 (JUPAS) 1092A(Non-JUPAS)
Mode of Funding Government funded
Mode of Study Full-time 
Suggested Study Plan*

Cohort 2022 - 4-year (BDIS/BBAU4), 4minus1,4minus2
Cohort 2021 - 4-year(BDIS/BBAU4)4minus1, 4minus2
Cohort 2020 - 4-year(BDIS/BBAU4), 4minus1, 4minus2
Cohort 2019 - 4-year(BDIS), 4minus1, 4minus2
Cohort 2018 - 4-year(BDIS), 4minus1, 4minus2
Cohort 2017 - 4-year(BDIS), 4minus1, 4minus2
Cohort 2016 - 4-year(BDIS), 4minus1, 4minus2


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Admissions Tutor Miss Tania LAU
Major Leader Dr David XU
Stream Advisor Ms Rupa BANDYOPADHYAY 

General Enquiries






E-mail: BBAIS@cityu.edu.hk

Telephone: +852 3442 8521

WhatsApp: +852 3442 8522

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* IS Department reserves the right to make adjustments to the course offering pattern whenever appropriate. Programme structure, course codes and course titles are subject to continuous review and changes without prior notice