PolyU SPEED BA (Hons) in Business - Part-time

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business - Part-time

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business - Part-time

Programme Code

84040 (Part-time)

Medium of Instruction

English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)

Scheme Leader

Dr Simon YUEN

BSc, PhD, FSTLA, CMILT, PMHKLA, MIPSHK

Award Leader

Ms Eileen FENG

BA, MPhil, MBA, PgD, MHKIM

Commencement Date

05 Sep 2022

Normal Duration

3 years

Tuition Fee (Local students)

HK$2,690/ credit

Academic Division

Division of Business and Hospitality Management

Programme Features

  • Programme design closely meets market needs through an all-round curriculum guiding you to explore various business sectors
  • Develops your leadership skills with an innovative mindset through new subjects such as Principles and Practices of Fintech and Strategic Product Management
  • A professional teaching team teaches you how to tackle real-world business issues
  • Graduates are highly competitive and employed by local and global organisations
  • Articulation to local and overseas universities such as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and City University of Hong Kong

 

Future Prospects

Career Prospects

  • Various positions in sales and marketing management, operations and supply chain management, and general management such as Business Development Manager, Senior Administrative Officer and Retail Manager
     

Further Study Opportunities

Articulation to local and overseas universities such as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and City University of Hong Kong

 

Programme Structure

 

Requirements Minimum Credits
General University Requirements (GUR)Note 19
Cluster Area Requirements (CAR)2 subjects, 3 credits each6
Free Elective1 subject, 3 credits3
Essential Components of General Education (non-credit bearing)-N/A
Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)Note 2
(Please refer to the table below for details.)
51
Scheme
Compulsory
8 subjects, 3 credits each24
Award-Specific
Compulsory
3 subjects, 3 credits each9
Elective6 subjects, 3 credits each18
Total 60

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR) 

Foundation (up to 3 subjects for students from non-business-related disciplines only) Note 2

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Management

 

Scheme Compulsory (all 8 subjects)

  • Business Communication in Chinese 
  • Business Finance  CEF
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics and Governance 
  • Effective Professional Communication in English
  • Marketing Management  CEF
  • Applied Business Research
  • Integrated Study (Business)

 

Award-Specific Compulsory (all 3 subjects)

  • China Business Management  CEF
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Strategic Product Management
  •  

 

Elective (any 6 subjects, at least 3 subject must be from "General Business")

 

General Business (at least 3 subjects)

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Business and Relationship Marketing
  • Business Law  CEF
  • China Marketing
  • Information and Communications Technology in Business
  • Personal Financial Planning Practices

 

Other Subject Areas (at most 3 subjects)

(Students can choose the Award-specific Compulsory and Elective of the other subject areas under the Scheme as elective subjects)

Offering of any elective subjects is subject to sufficient enrolment.

CEF

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The mother course Bachelor of Arts in Business of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5).

 

Notes:

  1. Students who have not met the equivalent standard of undergraduate degree Language and Communication Requirements (LCR) under GUR are required to take up to 9 additional credits in LCR (2 subjects in English & 1 subject in Chinese, 3 credits each).  They will be advised if they are required to take LCR subjects on admission.   
  2. Students from non-business related disciplines (i.e. holders of Associate Degree or equivalent qualification not in Accounting /Business) with good academic results may also be considered for admission to this programme.  These students will be required to take up to 3 foundation subjects if they have not completed similar subjects before.  

 

Entrance Requirements

Holder of a recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification in business-related areas. Applicants with qualifications in non-business-related areas will also be considered and, if admitted, are required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).

 

 Notes:

  1. The main medium of instruction of the study programme concerned should be English.  An applicant who has completed the programme with other languages as the main medium of instruction should attain the following English Language requirement: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based); 80 (Internet based).
  2. An applicant who does not possess the above-mentioned qualification but has reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which he/she seeks admission, may apply as a mature applicant.  A mature applicant should possess relevant work experience in senior positions and is expected to have completed some post-secondary studies in business-related areas. He/she will also be required to pass an admission test and demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel his/her ability to complete the programme.  In addition, he/she may be required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).