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Double DegreeDouble-Degree BEng/BBA

For students admitted in 2012/13 and thereafter under the four-year curriculum

Commencing from 2007/2008, the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Business and Economics jointly offer the double degree programme in BEng/BBA.

Features of the Scheme for BEng Students

  • This is an inter-disciplinary programme in which students will acquire knowledge in both Engineering and Business.
  • Students will undertake four years of study in BEng with a number of courses in Business. After completion, students will obtain a degree of BEng.
  • Students who are able to complete the BEng programme will be admitted to the fifth year of study leading to the degree of BBA with one of the following majors:Human Resource Management, Marketing or Wealth Management.
  • The fifth year is offered on self-financing basis*. Students who decide not to take the fifth year may be awarded with a minor as specified by the Faculty of Business and Economics, if they have completed not less than 36 to 48 credit-units of courses in compliance with the syllabuses for the minor programme concerned.

*  The fifth year of this double-degree programme is offered on self-financing basis, which means that the tuition fee for this year will be higher than the standard fee applicable to the Government-funded programmes. The exact amount will be announced at a later stage. Students enrolled in the fifth year may apply for financial assisatance under the Government Non-means Tested Loan Scheme, subject to the prevailing regulations of the Sceme.

Entrance Requirements

To be admitted to the double-degree programme, JUPAS applicants should:

  • meet the minimum entrance requirements of the BBA programme;
  • obtain a total score of 30 or above in 6 subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE), of which the score of English should be 4 or above.

Non-JUPAS applicants will be considered on the basis of individual merit.

BEng Programmes Available

Students who are admitted to one of the following BEng programmes and who meet the entrance requirements are eligible to pursue double-degree in BEng/BBA:

Degree Programme
BEng(CivE) Civil Engineering
BEng(Civ-EnvE) Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering) [last intake 2014-15]
BEng(CompSc) Computer Science
BEng(CE) Computer Engineering
BEng(EE) Electrical Engineering
BEng(ElecE) Electronic Engineering
BEng(IETM) Industrial Engineering and Technology Management
BEng(LESCM) Logistics Engineering and Supply Chain Management
BEng(ME) Mechanical Engineering
BEng(ME-BSE) Mechanical Engineering (Building Services Engineering) (last intake 2012-13)
BEng(MedE) Medical Engineering

Programme Structure

In addition to the normal requirements of the BEng degree programmes, students are required to complete 54 credits of business courses during their study for BEng degree.  The required courses in the first four years of BEng degree and the fifth year BBA degree are not interchangeable.  Change of order of study of the course is not allowed.  Students can neither defer any required courses to the second degree BBA (year 5) nor advance any required courses to the first degree BEng (year 1 - 4).

The suggested order of study for the business courses are as follows:

For the detailed description of the business courses, please refer to the syllabuses of the respective programme:

With regard to the courses to be taken in the fifth year, please refer to the Regulations and Syllabuses for the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in conjunction with the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (BEng).

Major in Human Resource Management

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 5-year studies. Students are recommended to follow the order of study as indicated for each major.

Major in Human Resource Management

Course Code Courses Credits
Year 2 ACCT1101 Introduction to financial accounting 6

FINA1310 Corporate finance 6

ECON1210 Introductory microeconomics 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3 MGMT2401 Principles of management 6
MKTG2501 Introduction to marketing 6
IIMT2601 Management information systems 6


Sub-total
18
Year 4 ACCT2105 Introduction to management accounting 6


2 courses from Discipline electives (HRM) 12


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 54
Year 5 CAES9920 Academic communication for business and economics students 6
BUSI3801 Business law 6
IIMT3635
IIMT3636
ECON1220
Operations management or
Decision and risk analysis I or
Introductory macroeconomics
6
STRA4701 Strategic management (Capstone course) 6

2 courses from Discipline electives (HRM) 12

Global electives 12

FBE electives 12
Total for Year 5 60
Discipline electives (HRM)
Course Code Course Credits
MGMT3403 Leadership 6
MGMT3404 Cross-cultural management 6
MGMT3405 Organizational behaviour 6
MGMT3415 Principles of entrepreneurship 6
MGMT3429 Strategic human resources management 6
MGMT3434 Human resource: theory and practice 6
MGMT3475 Current topics in human resource management 6
MGMT3476 Managing organizational change 6

Major in Marketing

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 5-year studies. Students are recommended to follow the order of study as indicated for each major.

Major in Marketing

Course Code Courses Credits
Year 2 ACCT1101 Introduction to financial accounting 6

FINA1310 Corporate finance 6

ECON1210 Introductory microeconomics
6


Sub-total
18
Year 3 MGMT2401 Principles of management 6
MKTG2501 Introduction to marketing 6
IIMT2601 Management information systems 6


Sub-total
18
Year 4 ACCT2105 Introduction to management accounting 6


2 courses from Discipline electives (Marketing) 12


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 54
Year 5 CAES9920 Academic communication for business and economics students 6
BUSI3801 Business law 6
IIMT3635
IIMT3636
ECON1220
Operations management or
Decision and risk analysis I or
Introductory macroeconomics
6
STRA4701 Strategic management (Capstone course) 6

2 courses from Discipline electives (Marketing) 12

Global electives 12

FBE electives 12
Total for Year 5 60
Discipline electives (Marketing)
Course Code Course Credits
MKTG3501 Consumer behaviour 6
MKTG3502 Marketing research 6
MKTG3525 Services marketing 6
MKTG3531 Strategic marketing management 6

Major in Wealth Management

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 5-year studies. Students are recommended to follow the order of study as indicated for each major.

Major in Wealth Management

Course Code Courses Credits
Year 2 ACCT1101 Introduction to financial accounting 6

FINA1310 Corporate finance 6

ECON1210 Introductory microeconomics 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3 MGMT2401 Principles of management 6
MKTG2501 Introduction to marketing 6
IIMT2601 Management information systems 6


Sub-total
18
Year 4 ACCT2105 Introduction to management accounting 6


2 courses from Discipline electives (Wealth Management) 12


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 54
Year 5 CAES9920 Academic communication for business and economics students 6
BUSI3801 Business law 6
IIMT3635
IIMT3636
ECON1220
Operations management or
Decision and risk analysis I or
Introductory macroeconomics
6
STRA4701 Strategic management (Capstone course) 6

2 courses from Discipline electives (Wealth Management) 12

Global electives 12

FBE electives 12
Total for Year 5 60
Discipline electives (Wealth Management)
Course Code Course Credits
ACCT3107 Hong Kong taxation 6
FINA2320 Investment and portfolio analysis 6
FINA2322 Derivatives 6
FINA2325 Alternative investments 6
FINA2342 Insurance: theory and practice 6

Global Electives

Candidates are required to complete 12 credits from the following list of courses: 

Course Code Complete 12 credits of courses from the following list: Credits
ECON2249 Foreign trade and investment in China 6
ECON2252 Theory of international trade 6
ECON2253 International macroeconomics 6
ECON2264 Economic development of China 6
FINA2333 Asian financial institutions 6
FINA2383 International financial management 6
MKTG3523 Global marketing 6
POLI3019 Hong Kong and the world 6
POLI3033 Problems of the third world 6
POLI3052 International relations of East Asia 6
POLI3059 China and the world 6
POLI3080 Global political economy 6
POLI3087 Global and world order 6
STRA3702 International business 6
STRA3703 Multinational corporations 6
 

FBE Electives

Candidates are required to complete 12 credits of electives offered by the School of Business or the School of Economics and Finance. In addition, students must satisfy any other requirements stipulated in the University or the Faculty of Business and Economics. Course descriptions are available in the syllabus for the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration.