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Associate in Business (International Business)
Programme Code: 8C108-IB
Programme Leader: CHOI, Theresa Ka-man 蔡嘉敏
Assistant Programme Leader: CHOW, Jack Po-kin 周寶健 / CHOW, Hester Yuk-ting 周育霆

Admission Score for this programme (2018/19 Cohort):
15.57 (
Mean); 21 (Highest)
Click here to view admission score (2018/19 Cohort) for all programmes.

   

What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2017
The broad coverage of the programme provides graduates with flexible articulation pathways ...

Graduate sharing

With only Level 2 in Chinese in HKDSE, I had never expected that I could get offers from three government-funded ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2017
  • The broad coverage of the programme provides graduates with flexible articulation pathways to degree programmes in different disciplines
  • Students can gain international exposure through joining various overseas study tours, internships, company visits and guest talks by business leaders of multinational enterprises
  • Graduates can apply for the position of Cultural Representatives with Disney Florida US for a 12-month employment contract to gain international work experience

 

Exploring the dynamics of multinational and multicultural business environments, this programme provides you with sound knowledge in international trade and finance, logistics and supply chain management, marketing and management, and global business strategies. It helps you develop a global perspective essential for further studies or career development in the international business environment.

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.

 

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
  • Fundamentals of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • International Finance
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Understanding Globalisation

 

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

 

  • Employment in multinational corporations
  • Help Hong Kong, foreign and mainland enterprises with business development and expansion
  • International trade
  • Other related areas in international business environment
 
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)