Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong (HKU Business School)
strives to nurture first-class business leaders and foster academic and research endeavours to serve the needs of Hong Kong, China and the rest of the world in the new Asia-led economy. As Asia’s premier international business school, the School engages leading scholars from all corners of the globe who instil in students global knowledge with an Asian perspective. HKU Business School attracts top students from Hong Kong and beyond. It admits the highest proportion of non-local undergraduate students amongst all Faculties at HKU. Three of its undergraduate programmes are ranked among the University’s top 10 programmes.
The School’s full-time MBA programme has a strong Asia and China focus, and the programme has been ranked Asia’s no. 1 in the World MBA Rankings released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for eight consecutive years from 2010 to 2017. Students can opt for an overseas exchange opportunity to supplement their campus learning in Hong Kong: a London track at London Business School, a New York track at Columbia Business School or a Hong Kong/China track at Fudan University.
HKU Business School also offers an elite EMBA-Global Asia programme, jointly with CBS and LBS, for globally-focused senior executives and professionals. The programme was ranked the world’s best joint EMBA programme in the Global EMBA Rankings 2018.
Our International MBA Programme, delivered in Shanghai in collaboration with Fudan University, was the first of its kind when it was launched in 1998.
The School is fully accredited by the European Quality Improvement Systems (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Master of Accounting
At HKU MAcct, you will develop core competencies in accounting, finance, management and analytics that are vital for you to succeed as a professional accountant, financial expert and business leader.
Programme FeaturesA strong foundation of accounting knowledge in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, law and taxes to fulfill the requirements of professional examinationsCurriculum closely tied to up-to-date industry and technological developments, such as accounting data and analytics, responsible reporting and international taxationProfessional training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management benefited from the partnership with ACCA
Master of Economics
The HKU MEcon Programme aims at providing rigorous training in economics to committed students who strive to prosper in an increasingly complex yet opportunity-rich global economy.
Programme FeaturesStudents will learn analytical and quantitative techniques to understand cutting-edge research and develop creative solutions for real-world economic issuesStudents can choose from a wide range of courses in distinctive streams, namely the Data Analysis Stream, Policy Stream and Theory Stream, to suit their interests and career aspirationsThe curriculum helps prepare students with previous economic training for a career as a professional economist. It also helps those who wish to gain insights through a systematic framework based on economic analysis, so as to prepare themselves for careers in business or government.
Master of Finance
The HKU MFin is an interdisciplinary programme aiming to provide motivated individuals with not only cutting-edge training in financial theory, but also the necessary mathematical, statistical and computer training allowing them to apply the knowledge in a multitude of financial disciplines.
Programme FeaturesStudents will be equipped with diverse skillsets to succeed in a wide range of financial domains: pricing derivative instruments and securities, modelling and forecasting financial markets, hedging and financial risk management, credit risk management, insurance and reinsurance, quantitative trading and arbitrage training, and asset and investment managementIn addition to Corporate Finance Stream, Financial Engineering Stream and Risk Management Stream, the Financial Technology (FinTech) Stream is also offered to meet the emerging market demand for Fintech professionalsOur curriculum is closely tied to professional practices and adapts to the changes of the global financial market. As an Affiliated University Programme of CFA Institute, we prepare students for professional excellence and credentials by offering a well-suited curriculum to prepare students to sit for the CFA Program examinations. Our partnership with Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a solid proof for our dedication to risk education and nurture global risk management talents.
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Our MSc(BA) programme is designed for individuals who are interested in the theories and methods of analyzing large volumes of data to gain competitive advantages and strategic insights in today's business world.
Programme FeaturesA rigorous training in managing and analyzing big data for strategic decision making in business and management using quantitative toolsA wide range of courses in statistics, decision models, business intelligence and analytics, and applications in forecasting, simulation, social media, supply chains, marketing and financeCollaboration with companies where students can engage in real world business projects through our unique capstone course
General Admissions RequirementsA recognised Bachelor's degree or equivalentTwo completed forms of reference on your suitability for the programA satisfactory TOEFL/IELTS score if not coming from an English teaching universityGMAT/GRE scores are not required, but a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered and can be helpful for marginal cases.
Enquires:MAcct Programme: MAcctadmissions@hku.hkMEcon Programme: MEadmissions@hku.hkMFin Programme: MFadmissions@hku.hkMSc(BA) Programme: MSBAadmissions@hku.hk
Please visit the programmes website or here for details.Location: Hong Kong