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Information Systems, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BBA in Information Systems (IS) program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology trains students to become technically proficient business professionals with the ability to analyze, design, implement, and audit information systems to help businesses survive and thrive in today's data-centric world. 
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Overview

The programme

BBA in Information Systems (IS) curriculum at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ranges from basic concepts to complex theories, and covers diverse applications of information systems to businesses. IS students are required to take a combination of business foundation courses and technology management courses (e.g. Innovation Management, Business Analytics) as the basis for achieving in-depth knowledge. 

Two options are available to IS students to suit their particular academic interests and career plans: 

  • Business Analytics

Focuses on developing new insights into and a new understanding of business performance by investigating past business data and using them to drive business planning and decision making. 

  • IS Auditing

Focuses on the profession of IS auditing, which helps client organizations examine management controls within an information technology infrastructure. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Business Applications Programming
  • Internet Applications Development
  • Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • Database Design and Administration 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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