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Associate in Business (Finance)
Programme Code: 8C108-FIN
Programme Leader: POON, Jandia Kam-ling 潘金玲
Assistant Programme Leader: PANG, Yanny Yan-yee 彭欣儀

Admission Score for this programme (2017/18 Cohort):
15.24 (Average); 20 (Maximum)

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What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate nearly 94% in 2017
Mentorship opportunities ...

Graduate sharing

The Associate in Business (Finance) programme was very comprehensive and it offered a wide range ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 94% in 2017
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Guest talks by finance professionals
  • Visits to financial institutions

 

This programme prepares you for further development in the fields of finance, banking, financial planning and investment, and financial analysis. Emphasising the development of both practical skills and academic and professional knowledge, this programme will equip you with generic skills and specialised financial knowledge for business analysis and solutions.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 13 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

General Education Subjects

 

8 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Academic English (Business) I^ OR English for Academic Studies (Business) I
  • Academic English (Business) II^ OR English for Academic Studies (Business) II
  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mathematics and Statistics for College Students

 

@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.
^ Subject to PolyU's approval

 

4 - 5 Elective Subjects*# (from the following cluster areas)

 

  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment

 

*Students with Level 3 or above in any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take four General Education elective subjects.

 

For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

6 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Marketing 
  • Principles of Investments

 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following subject domains)

 

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • China Business
  • Event Management
  • Finance and Economics
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Management and Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Tourism

 

#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.

 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates

 

More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Associate Degree Scheme in Business. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 

Career Prospects

 

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Treasury
 
Among the employed graduates of this programme in 2017, 100% found a job within 3 months after graduation.
 
Source: HKCC Graduate Survey 2017 (figures as of 6 October 2017)