Abbreviation to be used in the application form Code Number of first-year places
BBA(Law)&LLB 6808 70
Programme Aims and Features

The BBA(Law)&LLB programme is designed to provide students with professional knowledge and intensive training in the fields of both business and law. It is jointly offered by the School of Business and the Faculty of Law, and integrates business and law courses.

The BBA(Law)&LLB double-degree programme blends two strategic disciplines into a single course for the bright and highly motivated. It is a good choice for students seeking a broad education and flexibility in their career choices. Graduates of the programme will be awarded two degrees: BBA(Law) by the Faculty of Business and Economics, and LLB by the Faculty of Law. The LLB degree is the basic requirement to pursue a legal career. After obtaining the LLB degree, students who meet the admission requirements can apply for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) programme.

Professional Recognition

The BBA(Law)&LLB programme with a professional core in Accounting has been accredited as an approved accountancy degree programme under the Qualification Programme (QP) of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). Graduates of the programme are eligible for direct entry to the QP, provided that they have sat and passed the subjects as listed in the approved curriculum for meeting QP's pre-entry competency requirements. In addition, graduates are exempted from the foundation level of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examination scheme. They must take all the non-exemptible papers at the professional level to fulfil the examination requirements for ACCA membership. Non-local graduates are eligible for Associate membership of CPA Australia provided that they have completed all required core curriculum subjects. They can advance to CPA status in the manner stipulated by CPA Australia.

Career Prospects

The BBA(Law)&LLB double-degree programme is designed for students who are interested in the legal and accounting professions as well as the investment-banking and corporate-finance fields.

Organisations that have offered full-time positions to our BBA(Law) graduates include:

  • Cathay Pacific Airways Limited
  • Ernst & Young
  • Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • John Swire & Sons (HK) Limited
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
  • Procter & Gamble
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland NV
  • Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
  • UBS
Contacts for Further Information
Faculty of Business and Economics
Tel 3917 5300
Email fbe.ugenquiry@hku.hk
Website http://www.fbe.hku.hk

 

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