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Professional Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BBA in Professional Accounting (ACCT) program at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology gives students a world-class start in their professional careers. It cultivates trusted accounting professionals by equipping students with a solid foundation in business and accounting knowledge, along with outstanding communication and leadership skills.
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Key facts:

  • Professional excellence courses, offering seminars led by prominent accounting figures, are incorporated into the curriculum to enable students to meet and learn from industry leaders. 
  • The  Professional Accounting program  at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has long been academically acclaimed and is accredited by leading professional accounting bodies worldwide, namely the AACSB International, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and CPA Australia. 
  • The up-to-date curriculum offers the academic option “Accounting Analytics” for students who wish to sharpen their quantitative analysis skills in accounting in response to the increasing demand for data-driven insights.  The curriculum is also flexible enough to allow students to pursue dual majors. The academic administration efficiently coordinates the course offerings of different programs and provides students with an environment conducive to the pursuit of their particular academic interests.

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:
  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Management Accounting 
  • Functions of Law in Society and Business 
  • Professional Excellence Program 
  • Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • Taxation 
  • Auditing 
  • Company Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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.


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