Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance
UOWCHK’s Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance (BBAFIN) aims at training visionary leaders. You would learn how to allocate capital efficiently to create value to individual, firm and government. By making use of broad-based knowledge in business, economics, accounting, quantitative methods, and mathematics, financial professionals develop specialisms in investment, financial analysis, corporate finance, and wealth management. On top of essential finance knowledge, the programme equips students with knowledge in the latest financial innovations, as well as developing problem-solving skills through an exploratory capstone project. If you are fascinated by how capital is managed, the UOWCHK’s BBAFIN will prepare you for a career in this industry.
Admission, entry requirements and fees
A range of admission options are available for students of different academic backgrounds. Find out how to apply.
Year 1 Entry:
- HKDSE Level 3 in Chinese Language
- HKDSE Level 3 in English Language
- HKDSE Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies
- HKDSE Elective/Applied Learning Subject at Level 2 (“3322+2”)
- HKALE AS Use of English
- HKALE AS Chinese Language and Culture
- HKALE AL subject/two AS subjects
- Level 2 for Chinese Language and English Language
- Passes in three other subjects in HKCEE;
Year 3 (Senior Year) Entry:
$150, waived for 2021
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$74,000 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 udner the Ordinance. Oualified 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 2020/21 academic year, studetns can obtain an annual subsidy up to HK$32,100.
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).
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
- Professional recognition
- Programme enquiry
The programme is designed to train financial specialists with:
- General knowledge in business administration including Management, Marketing, Economics, Business Statistics, Operations Management, etc.,
- Comprehensive finance knowledge in investment, corporate finance, wealth management and international finance,
- Introductory knowledge for understanding the current trends in the industry such as Fintech and Business Intelligence, and
- Global thinking mindset by engaging in student exchange programme with University of Wollongong in Australia (optional).
Other than the major in Finance, students may choose to do a minor in Accounting, 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.
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.||Formulate sound investments and financing strategies for individuals and organisations by applying mainstream tools and theories;|
|2.||Apply a wide range of business knowledge and skills in making decisions to achieve the goals of local and global business;|
|3.||Examine the major socio-political, cultural, economic and ethical issues affecting business environment and the financial industry in the local, regional, national and international contexts;|
|4.||Apply information technology, quantitative, problem-solving, creative and critical thinking skills in solving business and financial issues;|
|5.||Use effective communication and interpersonal skills as team leaders and responsible professionals.|
- Financial systems and institutions
- Investment and portfolio management
- Legal environment of business and financial markets
- Corporate finance
- International financial management
- Derivative securities
- Financial technology and innovation
To qualify for this award, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 120 credit points (cps) or 60 credits (for Senior year entry) by satisfactory completion of the following programme requirements:
|Degree Requirements||4 year CPs||2 year senior entry CPs|
|Minimum credit points||120||60|
Programme Core and Electives
|Course Code||Course Name|
|ACC1101||Financial Accounting I|
|FIN3602*||Legal Environment of Business and Financial Markets|
|FBU3275*||Management Information Systems|
|FIN3001*||Mathematics for Economics and Finance|
|FIN3300*||Financial Systems and Institutions|
|FIN3201*||Investment and Portfolio Management|
|One elective course:|
|FIN3102*||Business Intelligence in Finance|
|FIN3304*||Risk Management and Insurance|
|FIN4101*||International Financial Management|
* Senior year entry
- Compliance Officer/Associate
- Junior Market Risk Analyst
- Junior Credit Risk Analyst
- Transaction Banking Client Service Officer
- Loan Administration/Client Operation Officer
- Investment Consultant
- Fund Operations Administrator
- Product Management Analyst
- Trade Support Analyst
The BBAFIN programme provides practical and inspiring finance education to the students. The curriculum paves the way for graduates to pursue professional qualifications in investment and financial planning from the well-respected professional bodies in the industry.
Being recognized by CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP), BBAFIN has been acknowledged by CFA Institute as incorporating significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program. This programme positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Through participation in UAP, UOWCHK is eligible to receive a number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.
IFPHK is the leading organization in Hong Kong for advancing professional financial planning standards and promoting the importance of financial planning. CFP Certification (Certified Financial Planner) is the one of the most-recognized advanced certification for financial planners awarded by IFPHK. To earn CFP Certification, candidates must successfully complete the CFP Certification Education Program. BBAFIN has incorporated knowledge of financial planning into the curriculum. Certain courses offered by UOWCHK have been assessed by IFPHK and awarded a pre-approved status for exemption. Please visit IFPHK website for the details.
Faculty of Business
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Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong
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