Minor Programme in Economics and Data Analytics (For Non-BBA Students)

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, with at least one course (3 units) at Level 3 or 4. Note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Required Course 3 units
II) Elective Courses 12 units
    15 units


I. Required Course 3 units
  ECON1007 Basic Economic Principles* 3 units
II. Elective Courses 12 units
  Four of the following courses: 
  ECON2015 Hong Kong Economy 3 units
  ECON2017 Economics of Health and Medical Care 3 units
  ECON2035 Introduction to Technical Analysis 3 units
  ECON3005 Applied Econometrics 3 units
  ECON3006 Asia-Pacific Economies 3 units
  ECON3007 Industrial Organization and Business Decision 3 units
  ECON3015 Public Finance 3 units
  ECON3016 International Trade 3 units
  ECON3017 International Financial Economics 3 units
  ECON3025 Money and Banking 3 units
  ECON3026 Chinese Economic Developments 3 units
  ECON3027 Mathematical Analysis for Economics 3 units
  ECON3035 Industrial Management and Development in China 3 units
  ECON3036 Economics of Human Resources 3 units
  ECON3046 Economic Development 3 units
  ECON3055 Games and Economic Decisions 3 units
  ECON3085 Economics of Entrepreneurship 3 units
  ECON3086 Programming for Economic and Business Analysis 3 units
  ECON3087 Understanding the Digital Economy 3 units
  ECON3096 Causal Inference 3 units
  ECON3097 Data Visualization for Economic Storytelling 3 units
  ECON3105 Big Data Analytics 3 units
  ECON4005 China's Foreign Economic Relations and Trade 3 units
  ECON4006 Times Series Analysis and Forecasting 3 units
  ECON4007 Money and Finance in China 3 units
  ECON4016 Analyzing Spatial, Textual and Network Data 3 units
  ECON4017 Innovation and Entrepreneurial Economy: China and Global Development 3 units
  ECON4035 Economics of Digital Currencies 3 units
  ECON4036 Predictive Modeling and Business Forecasting 3 units
    15 units

* Students majoring in Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in China Studies who have taken CHSE1005 Essentials of Economics are required to replace the required course by one of the elective courses.

(1) Students who have taken both ECON1005 Principles of Economics I and ECON1006 Principles of Economics II are not required to take ECON1007 Basic Economic Principles as the required course.  Thus they are only required to take 12 units of elective courses to fulfil the minor programme requirement.

(2) Students must take at least one Level III or above courses.

(3) Students who have taken any of the above courses in their major programmes have to take additional elective course(s) to fulfil the minor programme requirement.

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