The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance [BBA(Acc&Fin)] programme prepares students for a professional qualification in accounting and provides the broad-based education necessary for progressing towards a leadership role in the financial sector. Professional preparation programmes are tailor-made for students, and some internship opportunities with renowned accounting firms and financial sectors are also available for students. The programme is also accredited as an approved accountancy programme under the Professional Accreditation System of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and CPA Australia. Graduates are recognised by the HKICPA as accountancy degree holders and as having fulfilled the stipulated pre-entry educational requirements. They can be qualified as professional accountants by successfully completing the HKICPA Qualification Programme (QP) and obtaining relevant working experience.
Students of the BBA(Acc&Fin) programme are required to complete 240 credit units for the 4-year curriculum. Graduates of the degree of BBA(Acc&Fin) are eligible to obtain maximum exemptions from professional examinations organised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and need to take only five papers. They can also be qualified as members of the ACCA by successfully completing the examinations and obtaining relevant working experience.
Alternatively, graduates will be exempted from all the 6 Foundation Level exams and will be eligible to apply for the CPA Australia Associate membership.