Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)*
The Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) is a comprehensive accountancy programme converged with international standards for those who aspire to professional careers as business leaders in the public and private sectors. In gaining in-depth knowledge in accountancy, learning financial analytical skills matters, and developing critical thinking ability, you are better prepared for financial and business leadership in an ever-complex commercial environment. This programme offers opportunities to gain transferable problem-solving and communication skills while cultivating your personal integrity and professional ethics. You will progressively gain international-level accountancy technology broadened by general education, business communications and backed up by ready-for-market data analytics and apprenticeship courses.
4 years /
120 CPS (4 yrs)
60 CPS (2 yrs)
Admission, entry requirements and fees
A range of admission options are available for students of different academic backgrounds. Find out how to apply.
For admission to bachelor’s degree programmes, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Year 1 Entry:
- Obtained level 3 in Chinese Language (see note 1) and English Language, Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies, and one Other Elective, which may include
- Applied Learning Subjects: “Attained”
- Category C subjects (Other Language Subjects) including French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish and Urdu: Grade E or above;
- Obtained passes in AS Use of English and AS Chinese Language and Culture plus one AL subject/two AS subjects in HKALE, and passes in five subjects in HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
- Obtained equivalent qualifications.
For non-Chinese speaking applicants who
- have learnt Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education; OR
- have learnt Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but have been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in the local schools, the following language qualifications can be accepted as alternative qualifications in Chinese language
- “Attained” in Applied Learning Chinese (for non-Chinese Speaking students) ApL(C)
- Grade E in GCE (A/AS Level)
- Grade C in GCE (O-Level)
- Grade C / Grade 4 in GCSE / IGCSE
Year 3 (Senior Year) Entry:
- Holders of an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma in a similar or relevant discipline from a recognised tertiary institution in Hong Kong with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above or equivalent.
- Mature applicants must be over the age of 25 by 1 September of the year of admission and be able to demonstrate aptitude and suitability for the programme applied for.
$150, waived for this year
For Bachelor Degree programmes, the tuition fee for years 1 and 2 is HK$69,000 per year and that for years 3 and year 4 is HK$75,000 per year.
A Graduation Fee of $400 will be charged upon enrolment in a programme.
UOW College Hong Kong has registered under Cap320 and is now an Approved Post Secondary College in Hong Kong under the Ordinance. Qualified local students of our College enrolled in the two-year degree programme (senior-year entry) will be eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS). In the 2023/24 academic year, students can obtain an annual subsidy up to HK$33,740.
Students enrolled in these programmes may also apply for the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS).
FASP Website: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/fasp/overview.htm
NLSPS Website: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/nlsps/overview.htm
Programme outcomes and structure
- Programme features
- Learning outcomes
- Main subject areas
- Minors in Degree programmes
- Programme structure
- Programme structure - progression chart (first-year entry)
- Programme structure - progression chart (senior-year entry)
- Career opportunities
- Graduate Profile and Employment Pathway
- Programme enquiry
- Flexibility: Other than the major in accounting, students may choose to do a minor in Finance, Social Innovation, Aviation Studies, Chinese History and Culture, Chinese, Japanese on voluntary basis. They may choose to take elective courses in various disciplines instead of doing a minor.
- Employability: Students are given work related learning opportunities to increase their chances when they enter the employment market.
- International and UOW exposure: Students gain valuable opportunities via international exposures and exchanges with peers and scholars from Global Network in Australia, Dubai and Singapore.
- Transferrable Skills: Students will develop transferable skills such as business analytics and people skills.
- Leadership Training: Through an understanding of how an organisation runs its business at both operational and strategic levels, students are prepared for potential business leadership.
Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs) are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this programme will be able to:
|1.||Apply contemporary accounting theories, practices and technology-enabled competencies in decision making.|
|2.||Accept responsibility and accountability in determining and achieving personal and/or organisational goals.|
|3.||Evaluate issues and information, and synthesise ideas from multiple disciplines to generate solutions from accounting and/or business perspective.|
|4.||Apply effective written and verbal communication, interpersonal and leadership skills in supporting, serving, influencing and working with others.|
|5.||Evaluate business ethical issues with integrity and professional independence demonstrating the capacity for social responsibility and professionalism.|
- Financial and management accounting
- Corporate accounting
- Accounting information and auditing
- Business and company laws
- Data analytics for business and accounting
- Organisation behavior and strategic management
- Apprenticeship/capstone project
All students studying a normative 4-year self-financing degree programme of the College can take a structured group of courses required for a minor as their free electives, and upon satisfactory completion of the courses, may declare the minor. For details please click Minors in degree programmes.
To qualify for this award, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 120 credit points (cps) for four-year programme, or 60 credit points for two-year senior entry programme by satisfactory completion of the programme requirements:
|Degree Requirements||4 Year CPs||2 Year Senior entry CPs|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|ACC1101||Financial Accounting I|
|ACC2101||Financial Accounting II|
|FBU2601||Business and Law|
|ACC3101*||Corporate Accounting I|
|ACC3102*||Corporate Accounting II|
|ACC3471*||Accounting Information Systems|
|ACC3480*||Data Analytics for Business|
|ACC4201*||Advanced Management Accounting|
|FBU3601*||Law Relating to Companies|
|ACC3801*||Accounting and Taxation in the Chinese Mainland|
|ACC4903* / ACC4905*||Apprenticeship / Capstone Project|
|One elective course:|
|ACC4481*||Accounting Analytics; or|
|ACC4701*||Accounting and Auditing in the Digital Age|
|*Senior year entry|
- Financial controller
- Business adviser
- Stock broker
- Fund manager
Any enquiries relating to the BACC programme should be directed to the Programme Leader, Mr Julian Liew.
Faculty of Business
Telephone: 2707 3131
Fax: 2707 3132
Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong
[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]
Telephone: (852) 2707 3111
Fax: (852) 2707 3222
Address: 1/F, Billionnaire Royale, 83 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong
[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]
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