Accounting Concentration

The Accounting Concentration aims at providing an education that has a proper balance of breadth and depth in the accounting discipline, with a view to producing accountants of an analytical and conceptual mind. Graduates will develop their careers in professional accounting firms as well as in commercial and industrial sectors.

Specific objectives are:

  1. To provide students with an in-depth training in the accounting discipline so as to give them adequate preparation for their careers in the field of accounting;
  2. To provide students with a multi-disciplinary knowledge and analytical ability which make them aware of the complexity of the business environment;
  3. To develop students’ information processing skills and communication skills; and
  4. To give students a sound liberal education which will render a sufficiently broad perspective to meet future challenges brought about by the ever changing environment.


 Concentration Required Courses 21 units
  ACCT2005 Intermediate Accounting I 3 units
  ACCT2006 Intermediate Accounting II 3 units
  ACCT3005 Cost and Management Accounting I 3 units
  ACCT3006 Hong Kong Taxation 3 units
  ACCT4005 Advanced Accounting I 3 units
  ACCT4006 Auditing I 3 units
  LLAW3005 Company Law 3 units
    21 units


Additional requirements for the HKICPA/ACCA recognition/exemption:

(1) ACCT3006 Hong Kong Taxation, LLAW3005 Company Law and LLAW3007 Principles of Law must be completed at HKBU.

(2) ACCT3007 Cost and Management Accounting II is required for HKICPA/ACCA recognition/exemption. Students need to take this course using the units for free elective courses.

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