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Higher Diploma in Business

Corporate Administration & Management

Programme Code: HD 131 3762 4234 2861 0278 hdbus@hkuspace.hku.hk

Application Code 報名編號 : CC 66 - 103

Businesses in Hong Kong are always looking for talents with all-rounded skills, particularly in management and analytical techniques. Leading a business or a company requires sound corporate management and financial skills, as well as accurate predictions in economic trends.

Effective corporate management is essential for a company to ensure success in a business world that complied with the international standard. Accuracy in economic forecast, in term of country and global growth rate, is basic to implement sound business strategies. Knowledge of finance skills in utilizing various financial instruments and management of risks enable business to hedge against economic downturn and sustain growth in economic recovery.

Professionals equipped with skill-related corporate management, economics and financial services are definitely in demand from businesses in Hong Kong.

Programme Aims & Features

The programme aims to provide students with a wide spectrum of business knowledge, with specialties in corporate administration as well as financial and economic management. It will ultimately equip students with a solid academic foundation for further university study and careers development. In the first year, you will learn key business concepts. In the second year, you will have the choice of one of three specialized streams: 1. Corporate Administration and Management; 2. Financial Services and 3. Economics.

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Opportunities for Further Studies

2016 Overall Progression Rate: 75%

Some of our graduates/students are admitted to UGC-funded degree programmes every year. The list below shows the programmes that our graduates/students of the past three years articulated to*:

The University of Hong Kong
BA
BBA
BBA Accounting & Finance
BBA Information Systems
BEcon & Fin
BNurs
BSc Information Management
    
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
BBA Professional Accountancy
BEng
BSSc Economics
BSSc Global Studies
Integrated BBA
     
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
BBA
BSc Chemistry
    
City University of Hong Kong
BA Digital Television & Broadcasting
BA Media & Communication
BBA Business Analysis
BBA Business Economics
BBA China Business
BBA Finance
BBA Human Resources Management
BBA Information Management
BBA Marketing
BBA Marketing Information Management
BBA International Business
BEng Computer & Data Engineering
BEng Computer Engineering
BSocSc Applied Sociology 
BSocSc Public Policy & Politics
         
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
BA (Hons) Advertising Design
BA (Hons) Scheme in Fashion & Textiles
BBA (Hons)
BBA (Hons) Accountancy
BBA (Hons) Accounting & Finance 
BBA (Hons) Global Supply Chain Management 
BBA (Hons) International Shipping & Transport Logistics
BBA (Hons) Management
BBA (Hons) Marketing
Broad Discipline of Computing
BSc (Hons) Enterprise Engineering with Management
BSc (Hons) Geomatics
BSc (Hons) Information Security
BSc (Hons) Internet & Multimedia Technologies
Bsc (Hons) Investment Science 
BSc (Hons) Logistics Engineering & Management
           
Hong Kong Baptist University
BBA (Hons)
BBA (Hons) Applied Economics 
BBA (Hons) China Business Studies 
BBA (Hons) Global and China Business 
BBA (Hons) Human Resources Management
BBA (Hons) Marketing
         
Lingnan University
BBA
BBA Risk and Insurance Management
BBA Finance 
BBA Economics     

 

Through-train Pre-enrolment Scheme

 
Macquarie University, Australia
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce – Professional Accounting
Bachelor of Economics
Bachelor of Applied Finance
 
The University of New South Wales, Australia
Bachelor of Commerce

Graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the following programmes run in collaboration with HKU SPACE - International College:

Bachelor of Science degree programmes offered by the University of London International Programmes (Lead College: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)), UK:
BSc Banking and Finance
BSc Accounting and Finance
BSc Economics and Management
 
the University of Plymouth, UK.
Bachelor or Science (Honours) Business Management
 
Edinburgh Napier University, UK.
Bschelor of Arts (with Honours) Financial Services
 
Oxford Brookes University
 
The University of Hull
 
Middlesex University London

Besides, graduates may apply for admission to other full-time or part-time Self-financed degree programmes offered by local and overseas degree programmes.

 

Career Prospects

Many graduates go on to full-time employment in business and financial institutions including listed companies, banks, stock brokerage firms, and asset management and insurance companies. Graduates also commence careers in law firm, large corporations and trading companies, serving in management, accounting, and marketing related positions.

    

*The above list is not exhaustive and only shows some of the examples.

 

GENERIC SKILLS
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • English for Academic Purposes I & II
  • Practical Chinese
  • Statistics for Business
  • English for Business
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Intra- and Interpersonal Competencies
SPECIALISM

Year 1

  • Principles of Business Management
  • Principles of Banking
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Mathematics for Finance
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance

 

Year 2

Common Modules

  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Financial Markets

Economics Stream

  • The Economics of Market Strategy
  • The Economics of Money and Banking
  • Investments

Corporate Administration and Management Stream

  • Business Law of HK and PRC
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics

Financial Services Stream

  • Foundation of Financial Planning
  • Insurance
  • Investments

 

 

Students' Activities

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HKUSPACE CC's CrowdSEED Team – Win the Champion and Most Creative Team Award, ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition 2015 (Sub-Degree)

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HKUSPACE CC's CrowdSEED Team – Win the Champion and Most Creative Team Award, ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition 2015 (Sub-Degree)

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Judges’ Commendation - ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition 2015 (Sub-Degree) 

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Judges’ Commendation - ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition 2014 (Sub-Degree)

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HKIAAT Accounting and Business Management Case Competition 2014-2015 - Outstanding Performance Teams Award

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High Table Dinner at HKU

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Happy days at HKU

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Graduates’ sharing of university life at HKU

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Visit to HKMA 2016

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Visit to Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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Meeting with professional: i-banker

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Summer internships at financial institution

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Beijing study tour – Visit to Lenovo Group

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Beijing study tour - Visit the Olympic Green

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Good Team Spirit

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Sharing @ Lunch 

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Sharing @ Lunch 

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Students Gathering 

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Students Gathering 

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Let's go BBQ

Michael Yun
Michael Yun
  • Currently working as a business analyst at a newspaper group of HK
  • Graduate of The University of Hong Kong, BSc (Hons) in Information Management in 2016
  • Graduate of Higher Diploma in Business (Financial Services) in 2014

I have learnt professional knowledge in finance and business that can be used in my future. The lecturers provided me with lots of advice and support while I was applying to bachelor degree programmes at different universities. HKU SPACE Community College is a good platform for students to get into a university.

Eric Ho
Eric Ho
  • 2015-16 Higher Diploma in Business (Year 1)
  • Offer received: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BBA (Hons) in Accountancy (Year 1)

Studying in HKU SPACE Community College was a turning point in my life. I have learnt professional knowledge in business and finance, which has been very useful for my further studies. The lecturers were very kind and they gave valuable advice to me when I was applying to universities.

Anson Chui
Anson Chui
  • 2015-16 Higher Diploma in Business (Economics) (Year 2)
  • Offer received: Hong Kong Baptist University, BBA (Hons) in Applied Economics (Year 3)
  • Offer received: Lingnan University, BSocSc (Hons) in Economics (Year 3)

This programme provides a supportive and encouraging environment for widening and solidifying my knowledge in business and economics. All of the knowledge that I gained from HKU SPACE CC was relevant to university studies.

Felix Lok
Felix Lok
  • 2015-16 Higher Diploma in Business (Economics) (Year 2)
  • Offer received: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BBA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (Year 3)
  • Offer received: City University of Hong Kong, BBA (Hons) Business Analysis (Year 2)

I have gained a knowledge of the fundamentals of Economics that I think will be a great advantage in my coming university studies. Hence, I am glad that I chose this programme.

Icy Liu
Icy Liu
  • 2015-16 Higher Diploma in Business (Economics) (Year 2)
  • Offer received: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BBA (Hons) in Accountancy (Year 3)
  • Offer received: City University of Hong Kong, BBA (Hons) Business Economics (Year 2)
  • Offer received: City University of Hong Kong, BBA (Hons) Business Analysis (Year 2)

This programme provided me fundamental knowledge in Economics which can be applied to future study. The lecturers are caring and always provide us information and support. HKU SPACE Community College allowed me to grow and to prepare for my upcoming endeavours.

Jackson Lui
Jackson Lui
  • Currently working at a Financial Consultancy Firm
  • Graduate of The University of Hong Kong, BSc (Hons) in Information Management in 2015
  • Graduate of Higher Diploma in Business (Financial Services) in 2013

I am glad to have had a chance to study in the HKU SPACE Community College. During this two-year period, I have learnt a wide range of financial knowledge and skills as well as a lot of support and help from my sincere lecturers. This has prepared me well for future study and career development.

Ivy Yau
Ivy Yau
  • Currently working in the Census and Statistics Department of HKSAR
  • Graduate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BSc (Hons) in Investment Science in 2014
  • Graduate of Higher Diploma in Business (Financial Services) in 2012

This programme provides practical core knowledge in business, finance and investment. It prepares students for further studies in university and enhances their competitiveness for employment in the job market.

Kelly Ng
Kelly Ng
  • 2014-15 Higher Diploma in Business (Corporation Administration and Management), Year 1
  • Offer Received: Hong Kong Baptist University, Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

This programme has provided me with a solid foundation knowledge of business management which can be linked with my university studies. The teachers were extremely helpful and answered all my questions during my studies. It was definitely worthy to spend 2 years in HKU SPACE CC in order to prepare for studying in university.

Elizabeth Wong
Elizabeth Wong
  • 2014-15 Higher Diploma in Business (Financial Services) (Year 1)
  • Offer received: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BBA (Hons) in Management (Year 1)

I did not do very well in HKDSE and was very disappointed. However, it was my turning point to enter HKU SPACE Community College. The lecturers were supportive and patient in teaching. They gave me a lot of suggestions and ways of studying in the business programme. Lastly, thanks for all the lecturers’ encouragement and caring.

Cindy Ho
Cindy Ho
  • Currently working at the Commercial and Business section of a major bank
  • Graduate of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Integrated Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in 2013
  • Graduate of Higher Diploma in Business (Financial Services) in 2011

Studying at HKU SPACE Community College was a turning point in my life. I learnt professional knowledge and concepts in business and finance, which have been very useful in my daily life. The lecturers were very kind and they gave valuable advice to me when I was applying to universities.