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What will I learn?

Objectives

The thriving Hong Kong economy and financial sectors constantly provide job opportunities for young graduates. This area of Concentration Studies aims to provide rigorous training to students in applying economic knowledge to business planning, decision making and managing business operations. The graduates from this Concentration Studies can articulate to various Economics or Business degree programmes. Distinctive features include:

  • Focus on training students to utilise economic theories and data analytics for business applications;
  • Perform economic analysis, business research and financial forecast;
  • Lead students to apply business economic knowledge to analyse business, economic and social issues in the local, regional and global contexts.

Career Prospect

Graduates can work in commercial banks, financial and securities companies, government, education sector, and various business enterprises and non-profit organisations. Upon obtaining an Economics degree or related degree after completing this programme, they may work as data analyst, executive, compliance officer and business intelligence analyst.

Curriculum

Discipline Specific Content (24 Units)

Concentration Studies (15 Units) and Elective Studies (9 Units)

  • Business Research Methods
  • International Economics
  • Money, Banking, Financial System and Monetary Policy
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Marketing Principles* / Principles of Financial Management*
  • Principles of Accounting I (Financial Accounting)*
  • Principles of Accounting II (Management Accounting)*

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
HK$140,000.00 (14,16,287) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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