Why MScAEcon at HKBU

Programme Aims

  • A balanced training in advanced economic knowledge and applied economics analyses
  • An understanding of the Chinese economy from a global perspective
  • Application of analytical techniques on real world business and policy issues

Catering Needs of Students with Different Pursuits

  • Separate study paths are available for students to choose between professional career development and academic pursuit
  • Professional Career Development: Competent economic and business analysts in banking, financial institutions and other commercial sectors, as well as public institutions
  • Academic Pursuit: Further study at PhD level in economics and other fields

Diversified Learning Environment

  • Cohort mix of international, Hong Kong local and Mainland students
  • Opportunity of firm visits
  • Attending talks/lectures provided by business professionals and government officials
  • An option of oversea field study as one of the elective courses

Scholarship Provision

  • International Postgraduate Scholarship for international students (full tuition fee waiver and living allowance)
  • Entrance Scholarships up to full tuition fee waiver for all applicants
  • Merit-based Awards upon graduation

Programme Structure

  • 5 required and 5 elective courses
  • 2 regular semesters with one intensive summer term