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What will I learn?

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accountancy

A 2-year (68 units) full-time “top-up” degree programme for graduates from associate degree programmes in accounting/business.

An honours degree programme offered by the Department of Accountancy & Law at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

A whole-person campus learning environment offering students full access to the library, sports, computer and other facilities at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

A curriculum which combines a vigorous emphasis on professional accountancy training, a wide selection of business courses, as well as a substantial element of general education.

A curriculum which includes a range of China-related courses from which students can choose to suit their own interest.

Learning Goals

LG1: Students will have the fundamental knowledge and skills required for managing a business.

LG2: Students will have an in-depth understanding of accounting.

LG3: Students will have the oral and written communication skills necessary for working in a business environment.

LG4: Students will be analytical and critical thinkers able to solve real-world business problems.

LG5: Students will have a solid understanding of

(a) how business is influenced by its environment, including economic, social-cultural, legal-political, technological, and other general conditions, as well as by an organization’s stakeholders;

(b) the global nature of contemporary business;

(c) the value of business ethics and good corporate governance.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$43,125.00 (4,36,267) per year
HK $2,500 per credit unit. The total tuition for the whole programme is HK $172,500 ($2,500 x 69 units).
Start date

Expected September 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold successful completion of one year's study in a full-time AD programme at a recognised US university/ community college, provided that the duration of the programme should be at least two years in full-time mode. Students following Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) in community colleges must hold: US High School Graduation Diploma; and successful completion of IGETC with Grade C or above in each of the subjects. 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

Holders of the Hong Kong Baptist University’s Associate Degree of Science in Professional Accountancy or Associate Degree of Arts in Business; or

Holders of associate degree/higher diploma in accountancy/business from other recognized tertiary institutions in Hong Kong; or

Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed on an individual basis.

In addition, priority will be given to applicants who have obtained Level 3 of HKDSE English Language. The following public examination results are recognized as equivalent to Level 3 of HKDSE English Language:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (Internet-based) or above
  • A score of 6 or above in International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Academic Level; or
  • Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or
  • Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; or
  • Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); or
  • Grade 4 or above in IB English A1 or A2 (Higher Level); or
  • Grade 5 or above in IB English A1 or A2 (Standard Level); or
  • For applicants applying on the basis of qualifications other than HKDSE, other HKDSE equivalent English language qualifications deemed acceptable by the University.

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


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