DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAMME
Students accepted to the programme will earn two degrees in four years from University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), one of Switzerland’s leading universities and from HKBU BBA. By spending the first and final year at HKBU BBA, and the second and third year at FHNW, students will receive a BBA and a Bachelor in Business Administration (International Management) conferred by HKBU and FHNW respectively. Participants are also expected to expand their global vision and personal network as well as better equip themselves in the global job market upon completion of the programme.
- Founded in 2006, one of Switzerland's leading universities offering a board range of degree programmes
- AACSB accreditation
- A wide range of specializations offered: Banking & Finance, Digital Business and Value Networks, International Entrepreneurship, International Financial Management and Marketing
Programme Structure and Curriculum
This is a 1+2+1 years undergraduate programme, requiring completion of a minimum of 128 credit units at HKBU and 180 ECTS at FHNW. Students are expected to earn at least 64 units at HKBU and 120 ECTS at FHNW in 4 terms respectively. Students will spend their first and final year at HKBU BBA and the second and third year at FHNW. The study schedule of each BBA Concentration and the number of units to be taken in HKBU and FHNW may differ slightly and is subject to the course enrollment record of each student.
Participating students will largely follow the original study plan to enroll in courses of different categories in the first two semesters.
After transferred to FHNW, students are required to complete a list of core courses and select business major and elective courses under each category to maximize their learning abroad and fulfill course requirements of both BU and FHNW.
- Current BBA students in Year 1
- Local or non-local students
- Attain cGPA 3.0 or above
- Good command of English (IELTS 6.0/ TOEFL iBT score of 79 or above)
Tuition and Other Supports
BBA students who are accepted to the programme should pay the local tuition fee. The School of Business offers scholarship in a minimum of HK$40,000 yearly to successful applicants. Students will stay at campus Olten of which the FHNW Accommodation Office will provide support in accommodation arrangement.
Application and Selection
Application opens every September to enroll in FHNW in the next academic year. The application deadline for September 2024 admission is 1 December 2023 (Friday). Please submit your application HERE.
For more information, please refer to the HKBU-FHNW Leaflet for 2024 Admission.
Selection criteria include academic ability, communication skills, suitability to the programme (study plan). Non-academic achievements will also be considered. Shortlisted students will be invited to a panel interview around November.