Curriculum

BBA acct JS2110

 

Accounting

The Accounting Concentration aims at providing an education that has a proper balance of breadth and depth in the accounting discipline, with a view to producing accountants of an analytical and conceptual mind. Graduates will develop their careers in professional accounting firms as well as in commercial and industrial sectors.

Specific objectives are:

(1)

 
To Provide students with in-depth training in the accounting discipline so as to give them adequate preparation for their careers in the field of accounting.
(2)

 
To provide students with a multi-disciplinary knowledge and analytical ability which make them aware of the complexity of the business environment.
(3)
 
To develop students' information processing skills and communication skills.
(4)  

 
To give students a sound liberal education which will render a sufficiently broad perspective to meet future challenges brought about by the ever-changing environment.
 

Concentration Required Courses (21 units) (from AY 2020/21 onwards)

ACCT 2005 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 2006 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3005 Cost & Management Accounting I
ACCT 3006 Hong Kong Taxation
ACCT 4005 Advanced Accounting I
ACCT 4006 Auditing I
LLAW 3005 Company Law

ADDITIONAL requirements for the HKICPA/ACCA recognition /exemption:
(1)  
  


 
LLAW3007 Principles of Law, LLAW3005 Company Law and ACCT3006 Hong Kong Taxation (Accounting Concentration Required Courses)
MUST be completed at HKBU
(2)


 
ACCT3007 Management Accounting II
REQUIRED for HKICPA/ACCA recognition /exemption - students need to take this course using the units for Free Elective Courses

Career Opportunities and Career

Graduates can develop their careers in professional accounting firms and in government, commercial and industrial sectors.

Career Opportunities and Career

Professional Recognitions

1. Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
Graduates are qualified for exemption of all 10 Associate Level Modules of the new HKICPA Qualification Programme (QP). BBA (Hons) Accounting Concentration is a HKICPA accredited accounting degree programme.

2. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Graduates are exempted from 9 out of 13 papers of the ACCA Qualification Exam. It is the maximum exemption given by ACCA.

3. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Graduates are exempted from 11 out of 16 exams of the CIMA Professional Qualification.

4. CPA Australia
Graduates are exempted from all the 6 Foundation Level exam papers and are eligible to apply for the CPA Australia Associate membership.

5. Association of International Accountants (AIA)
Graduates are exempted from 12 out of 16 exam papers of the AIA Professional Accountancy Qualification.  It is the maximum exemption given by AIA.

6. Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA Australia)
Graduates are exempted from all the 16 subjects of the ICMA Program and are eligible to apply for the designation of Graduate Management Accountant (GMA).

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