The University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Economics

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Bachelor's Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 4 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2021
Applocation Deadline: Jun 30,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 113305 per year
Application Fee: 150 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

Teaching Objectives

The BEcon programme trains students in economic theory, statistical tools, the application of theory to solve practical economic problems in trade, banking, the labour market, and evaluate the regional economic performances of China, Hong Kong and other economies. Students will be furnished with solid theoretical and empirical economic knowledge to analyse and understand human behaviour and social interactions. The programme allows students a high degree of flexibility in planning their future career specialisation. Students may also declare a minor or a second major if they are able to meet the respective requirements.

Main Courses

Compulsory major:
Optional majors:
Business Design and Innovation
Human Resource Management
Quantitative Finance
Information Systems
Wealth Management


4 years

Degree Awarded

Qualified student will be granted Bachelor Degree of Economics by The University of Hong Kong

Future Career

Given the solid training, graduates of the BEcon  programmes are equipped to excel in a wide variety of jobs. Most graduates have secured employment in banks, financial institutions and major corporations. Some have developed careers in government and education, while others have furthered their studies in universities locally and overseas.

Entry Requirements

1. Applicants must be under the age of 25.

2. Applicants must be non-Chinese in good health.

3. Applicants must have high school certificate or will high school certificate by September 2015. 

4. Candidates with IELTS overall score of 6.5 or above with sub-score of 6.0 or above ; or overall score of 93 or above at Internet-based TOEFL with sub-score of 22 or above will be considered with preference

Grade C or better in English Language at GCSE / GCEO
Grade C or better in English First Language at IGCSE
Grade B or better in English Second Language at IGCSE
An overall band of 6.5 or better in Academic IELTS

Application Materials

1. a photocopy of your  passport / National identity card / birth certificate

2. referee's report (Word format, PDF format) / reference letter, to be completed by your school principal or teacher, or by an academic referee (In the case the referee report / reference letter is given to you by your school in a sealed envelope, please forward the report  / letter to the University). For reference letter, please arrange it to be sent with a cover page which specifies the admissions scheme you applied, your full name, application number, date of birth and first choice of curriculum.

3. the predicted grade / point issued by the school

4. final/latest academic transcript(s) / examination results

5. public examination results in detail e.g. GCSE, HKCEE, HKALE, including in the case of GCE AL / AS level, the Statement of Results which shows the numerical scores achieved
(optional) a summary of not more than two A4-size pages of your extra-curricular activities / personal achievements / working experience / any other information which you feel will help the selection committee in considering your application

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