THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEEDSPEED 20th Anniversary
Programmes leading to Overseas University Awards

 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Management 
Programme Code84A29
Awarding InstitutionNorthumbria University, UK    
Programme Starting Date03 Feb 2020
Aims and ObjectivesThis top-up degree programme is designed for holders of Higher Diploma or Associate Degree. This is a broad-based programme, which prepares students for an enhanced role in general management or administration within the public and private sectors. The programme explores and develops the functional areas of business, including management, marketing and strategy.
FeaturesInternational Standing:

  • Newcastle Business School (NBS) of Northumbria University (NU) has been awarded Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) double accreditation in business and accounting

  • NBS won the Business School of the Year award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015

  • NU ranks 48th in Times Higher Education's UK University Rankings 2019 and 50th in "Business and Management Studies" in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2019


  • Programme:

  • 35th intake since January 2003*

  • A strong alumni network of around 5,100* in various professions in Hong Kong

  • Identical or comparable curricula, syllabuses and assessments to those delivered on campus in Newcastle

  • Assessment by coursework (i.e. assignments, group reports, presentations, etc.)#

  • Leading to a Northumbria Award upon successful completion of study


  • Scholarship & Overseas Summer Course:

  • Scholarship opportunities are available for students with outstanding academic results

  • A summer English Language and Cultural Learning Programme at Northumbria University in Newcastle will be available to students on a competitive basis


  • * These figures also cover other Northumbria University programmes offered at SPEED.
    # Some modules may also have a written examination.
    Normal Duration2 Years (Part-time)
    Medium of InstructionEnglish
    Programme LeaderDr May LAU Mei-mei BA, PhD