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Double Degree for students admitted in 2011/12 and thereafter under the three-year curriculum

For students admitted in 2011/12 and thereafter under the three-year curriculum

The Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Business and Economics jointly offer the double degree programme in BEng/BBA in 2007/08.

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: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.

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 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
** Students taken CAES1907 will be exempted from taking the following courses: CAES1503, CAES1505, CAES1507, CAES1509, CAES1511 or CAES1513.


Sub-total
21
Year 2 ECON1001 Introduction to economics I 6
BUSI1004 Marketing 6
BUSI1003 Introduction to management information systems 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3 BUSI0027 Management accounting I


2 courses from Major core courses (HRM) 18


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 57
Year 4 BUSI0081 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

2 courses from Major core courses (HRM) 12

HRM electives 18

FBE electives 6
Total for fourth year 60
Major core courses (HRM)
Course Code Course Credits
BUSI2003 Leadership 6
BUSI0029 Human resource management and business strategy 6
BUSI0034 Human resource: theory and practice 6
BUSI1005 Organizational behaviour 6
HRM Electives
Course Code Course Credits
BUSI0015 Principles of entrepreneurship 6
BUSI0023 Operations and quality management 6
BUSI0026 Employment and labour relations 6
BUSI0075 Developing marketing competence through branding 6
ECON0103 Economics of human resources 6
POLI0037 Managing people in public organizations 6
PSYC0063 Industrial/organizational psychology 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
** Students taken CAES1907 will be exempted from taking the following courses: CAES1503, CAES1505, CAES1507, CAES1509, CAES1511 or CAES1513.


Sub-total
21
Year 2 ECON1001 Introduction to economics I 6
BUSI1007 Principles of management 6
BUSI1003 Introduction to management information systems 6


Sub-total
18
Year 3 BUSI0027 Management accounting I


2 courses from Major core courses (Marketing) 18


Sub-total
18
Total for three years 57
Year 4 BUSI0081 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

3 courses from Major core courses (Marketing) 18

Marketing electives 18
Total for fourth year 60
Major core courses (Marketing)
Course Code Course Credits
BUSI0004 Advertising management 6
BUSI0031 Marketing research 6
BUSI0050 Consumer behaviour 6
BUSI0038 Services marketing 6
BUSI0071 Strategic marketing management 6
Marketing Electives
Course Code Course Credits
BUSI0022 International marketing 6
BUSI0066 Marketing on the commercial internet 6
BUSI3511 Selected topics in marketing strategy 6
BUSI3512 Developing marketing competence through branding 6