Programmes Leading to PolyU-SPEED Awards
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Accountancy
Programme Starting Date
Aims and Objectives
Medium of Instruction
Deputy Programme Leader
• enter the Qualification Programme (QP) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public
• receive exemption from Papers F1 to F9 of the professional examinations of the
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) provided that they have taken the
subjects requested by the ACCA,
• enter CPA Program of CPA Australia,
• receive partial exemption from the professional examinations of the Hong Kong Institute
of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS)/ Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
• receive partial exemption from the professional examinations of the Chartered Institute
of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Note: The above professional bodies have the sole right to award exemptions.
External Programme Advisors:
Ivy Cheung, Partner of KPMG
Dr Aidan Goddard, Chief Financial Officer of L'Occitane (Far East) Ltd
Ivan Lam, General Manager of China Life Insurance (Overseas) Company Limited
Eugene Liu, Partner of RSM Nelson Wheeler
Keith Pogson, Senior Partner of Ernst & Young
Credits Required for Graduation
For details of programme structure, please click here. An option for exit award is also available.
Teaching and Assessment Methods
To enable students to demonstrate that they have met the intended learning outcomes of the academic programmes and fulfilled the requirements of each subject, appropriate methods of assessment will be employed. These methods usually include assignment, projects, tests and examinations.
Those who do not possess the above-mentioned qualifications but have reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which they seek admission, may apply as mature applicants. Mature applicants should possess relevant work experience in senior positions and have completed post-secondary studies in related fields. They will also be required to pass an admission test and demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel their ability to complete the programme.
*The main medium of instruction of the study programmes concerned should be English. Applicants who have completed programmes with other languages as the main medium of instruction are required to attain the following English Language requirement:
IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based); 80 (Internet based)
HK$2,400 per credit for 2018/19 academic year
HK$390 (A one-off caution money will be charged at student's first registration)
Local full-time students enrolled in PolyU-SPEED award programmes are eligible to apply for means-tested Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) or Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) offered by the Government’s Student Finance Office (SFO). If you wish to know more about FASP and NLSPS, please visit the SFO website www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo.
Some subjects which form part of a programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) purposes. Details about CEF are available at website www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/.
Students are not allowed to apply for both FASP and CEF for the same programme in the same academic year.
Second round of applications: 3 March 2018 – 30 June 2018
Interested parties are highly encouraged to submit applications during the first round of applications as places are limited.
Applicants may submit their applications via Online Application for Admission System at http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/speed/its/speedoaa during the application period.
Dr Bosco Yu (Tel: 3746 0722; Email: email@example.com)
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Josephine Wong (Tel: 3746 0741; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mr Dennis Nam (Tel: 3746 0086; Email: email@example.com)
Ms Winnie Fong (Tel: 3746 0039)
General Hotline: 3400 2828
Fax: 2363 0540
On top of the facilities at extended campuses, all students can also access the library and sports facilities at PolyU main campus.