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Double Degree for students admitted in 2010-11

For students admitted in 2010/11 only

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

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

*  The fourth 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 fourth 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 requirement of the respective BEng programme;
  • meet the minimum entrance requirement of the BBA programme; and
  • obtain an average score of 3.5 or above in 2AL+1AS subjects (other than Use of    English and Chinese Language and Culture subjects) and grade D or above in Use of English subject in HKALE.

All EAS students who have chosen the double-degree option are eligible for admission. 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 programme and who meet the entrance requirements can apply for the double-degree BEng/BBA:

Degree Programme
BEng(CivE) Civil Engineering
BEng(Civ-EnvE) Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
BEng(CompSc) Computer Science
BEng(CE) Computer Engineering
BEng(EE) Electrical Engineering
BEng(EComE) Electronic and Communications Engineering
BEng(InfoE) Information 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)
BEng(MedE) Medical Engineering

Programme Structure

In addition to the normal requirements of the BEng degree programmes, students are required to complete 57 credits of business courses during their study for BEng degree.

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

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

With regard to the courses to be taken in the fourth 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 Finance

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 4-year studies. Students are recommended to follow the order of study as indicated for each major.

Major in Finance

Course Code Courses Credits
Year 1 BUSI1002 Introduction to accounting 6
FINA1003 Corporate finance 6
CAES1907 Business communication 3
ECON1001 Introduction to economics I 6

Sub-total
21
Year 2 BUSI1004 Marketing 6
BUSI1007 Principles of management 6

Any 1 course from List A 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3
3 courses from List A 18


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 57
Year 4 CAES2908 Advanced business communication skills 6
BUSI1001 Business law 6
BUSI1009 Business policy 6
BUSI0023
BUSI0036
ECON1002
Operations and quality managementor
Quantitative analysis for business decision Ior
Introduction to economics II
6

Major core courses 24

Intra-faculty electives 12
Total for fourth year 60
List A: Major in Finance
Course Code Course Credits
The following 2 courses must be completed within the BEng curriculum:
BUSI1003 Introduction to management information systems 6
BUSI0027 Management accounting I 6
2 Major Core Electives from the following:
FINA0301 Derivatives 6
FINA2802 Investments and portfolio analysis 6
FINA0303 Case studies in corporate finance 6

Major in Human Resource Management

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 4-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 1 BUSI1002 Introduction to accounting 6
FINA1003 Corporate finance 6
CAES1907 Business communication 3
BUSI1007 Principles of management 6


Sub-total
21
Year 2 ECON1001 Introduction to economics I 6
BUSI1004 Marketing 6

Any 1 course from List B 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3
3 courses from List B 18


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 57
Year 4 CAES2908 Advanced business communication skills 6
BUSI1001 Business law 6
BUSI1009 Business policy 6
BUSI0023
BUSI0036
ECON1002
Operations and quality management or
Quantitative analysis for business decision I or
Introduction to economics II
6

Major core courses 24

Intra-faculty electives 12
Total for fourth year 60
List B: Major in Human Resource Management
Course Code Course Credits
The following 2 courses must be completed within the BEng curriculum:
BUSI1003 Introduction to management information systems 6
BUSI0027 Management accounting I 6
2 Major Core Electives from the following:
BUSI0026 Employment and labour relations 6
BUSI0029 Human resource management and business strategy 6
BUSI0034 Human resource: theory and practice 6
BUSI1005 Organizational behaviour 6

Major in Marketing

The following table serves as a guideline for taking business courses in 4-year studies. Students are recommended to follow the order of study as indicated for each major.

Major in Marketing

Course Code Courses Credits
Year 1 BUSI1002 Introduction to accounting 6
FINA1003 Corporate finance 6
CAES1907 Business communication 3
BUSI1004 Marketing 6


Sub-total
21
Year 2 ECON1001 Introduction to economics I 6
BUSI1007 Principles of management 6

Any 1 course from List C 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3
3 courses from List C 18


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 57
Year 4 CAES2908 Advanced business communication skills 6
BUSI1001 Business law 6
BUSI1009 Business policy 6
BUSI0023
BUSI0036
ECON1002
Operations and quality management or
Quantitative analysis for business decision I or
Introduction to economics II
6

Major core courses 36
Total for fourth year 60
List C: Major in Marketing
Course Code Course Credits
The following 2 courses must be completed within the BEng curriculum:
BUSI1003 Introduction to management information systems 6
BUSI0027 Management accounting I 6
2 Major Core Electives from the following:
BUSI0004 Advertising management 6
BUSI0031 Marketing research 6
BUSI0050 Consumer behaviour 6
BUSI0038 Services marketing 6
BUSI0071 Strategic marketing management 6