Applied Accounting and Finance

Hong Kong Baptist University

12 months
27056 USD/year
21684 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Accounting and Finance programme at Hong Kong Baptist University emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance.


This Applied Accounting and Finance programme at Hong Kong Baptist University integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. 

Programme Objectives

  • To enhance students’ understanding of the state-of-the-art knowledge in accounting and finance;
  • To develop students’ analytical, judgmental, and conceptual minds;
  • To equip students with the solid accounting and finance knowledge and practical skills needed for managing their organizations;
  • To prepare students to advance further in their professional careers, or to continue their studies in the relevant fields, and
  • To facilitate students to prepare for relevant professional qualification examinations.

Programme Learning Goals (LGs)

  • Students will be able to integrate contemporary accounting knowledge and skills to solve real-life accounting issues.
  • Students will be able to apply contemporary finance theories and skills to tackle financial matters.
  • Students will be able to critically analyse different accounting and finance cases according to rational decision making procedures.
  • Students will be able to explain the key issues relating to the ethical and professional responsibilities of the accounting and finance profession under a changing environment.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Management Accounting and Controls
  • Issues on Internal and External Auditing
  • Accounting Theory and Policy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Analysis
  • Financial Strategy
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation
  • Corporate Governance and Disclosures
  • Financial Regulations and Compliance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree with honours in Business from a recognized university or comparable institution, or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent (e.g., a professional qualification in accounting or finance field such as CPA/ACCA from designated accounting bodies, CFA from Institute of Certified Financial Analysts, CMA from Institute of Management Accountants, etc.)
  • Bachelor degree in other disciplines with relevant experience and/or training in Accounting, Finance, Management or related fields;
  • full-time mode applicants are required to provide a satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  • Proof of English proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27056 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21684 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  •  HK$210,000 for non-local students
  •  HK$168,300 for local students 


  • International Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Diversity Contribution Scholarship
  • Excellence Academic Performance Scholarship
  • Entrance Scholarship (for Full-time applicants only)

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