Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF)


Hong Kong Baptist University    School of Business

Full time & Part time September Masters Module, MSc 1-year full-time or 1.5-year part-time
Business & Management (5) Finance (14)

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Unleash your potential with the prestigious Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF) programme in Hong Kong. This master's degree seamlessly blends the realms of accounting and finance, equipping professionals with practical skills and knowledge essential for success in both fields. The programme's emphasis on real-world international cases ensures a comprehensive understanding of contemporary accounting and finance practices. Key modules include Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting, Investment and Portfolio Analysis, and Business Processes and Information Management. Through this programme, students will develop problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, and ethical awareness crucial for the dynamic accounting and finance landscape. Entry requirements cater to a diverse range of backgrounds, welcoming business graduates and professionals with relevant experience in accounting, finance, or management. Whether you aim to advance your career or pursue further studies, the MScAAF programme is your gateway to excellence. Embrace this opportunity to enhance your expertise and propel your professional journey forward.

About the course

The MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF) is a master's degree programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals, but also for managers and executives in other business areas.

Programme Theme

Enhance and Broaden Knowledge in Professional Accountancy and Finance

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Entry Requirements

(a) A Bachelor's degree with honours in Business from a recognised university/ comparable institution/ professional qualification deemed to be equivalent; OR
(b) A Bachelor's degree in other disciplines with relevant experience and/or training in Accounting/ Finance/ Management/ related fields;

AND

(c) Full-time mode applicants are required to provide a satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); OR
(d) Part-time mode applicants are required to have a minimum 3 years of relevant working experience;

AND

(e) Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first degrees were obtained from non-English-medium institutions.

Application Deadline
07June 2022


Fees

(1) Non-local students: HKD$ 220,000
(2) Local students: HKD$ 160,000
Note: Tuition fees are subject to annual review.

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Scholarships

The International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) scheme at the HKBU School of Business is a global initiative designed to nurture future business leaders, bringing together highly-talented and intellectually-motivated students from around the world to one of our selected taught postgraduate programmes. Although these young achievers come from diverse backgrounds, they have all demonstrated leadership potential and have a common interest in making a difference in the word.

Scholarship recipients will get full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance of approx. USD 12,800.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance of approx. USD 12,800

Eligibility

(1) International applicants with nationality outside of Greater China
(2) Applying to the full-time (1 Year) MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance programme
(3) Meeting the programme admission requirements
(4) Demonstrating competitive academic performance and/or professional experience
(5) Willingness to serve the School in its internationalisation and student related projects for not more than 5 hours per week during the period of study

Application Procedure

Step 1: Submit the online application before application deadlines (Competition increases as the year progresses, so we recommend starting your application early).
Step 2: Pay a non-refundable application fee of HKD450.
Step 3: All the prospective students with nationality outside of Greater China will be considered for the qualification of the International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) or other scholarships simultaneously. Shortlisted applications will be invited for an interview. The University will select qualified students and inform the selected students of the scholarship awards in due course. Therefore, a separate application for a scholarship is not required.


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The Programme believes that diversity inspires new thinking, fosters greater understanding and enriches the learning experience. Therefore, the MScAAF Diversity Contribution Scholarship is attributed to new entrants who can enhance the diversity of the programme. Applicants are assessed on a broad range of criteria, including international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievement and talents.

Value of Scholarship(s)

From half tuition waiver to full tuition waiver

Eligibility

All new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Submit the online application before application deadlines (for details, please see https://bus.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/mscaaf/admission/index.jsp
Step 2: Pay a non-refundable application fee of HKD450.
Step 3: All new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarship based on the following criteria: international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievement and talents. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an admission interview. The University will select qualified students and inform the selected students of the scholarship awards in due course. Therefore, no individual application for the scholarship is required.


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The MScAAF Entrance Scholarship will be provided to full-time new entrants with outstanding academic backgrounds and public examination results. Applicants must submit completed applications on or before the deadline of the first round admission, so as to automatically be considered for the Scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

From HKD 5,000 to HKD 50,000

Eligibility

All full-time new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Submit the online application before application deadline (main round deadline for full-time students: 28 Feb 2019).
Step 2: Pay a non-refundable application fee of HKD450.
Step 3: All full-time new entrants will automatically be considered for the scholarship based on their academic background, interview performance and results in public examinations (i.e. GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL). Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an admission interview. The University will select qualified students and inform the selected students of the scholarship awards in due course. Therefore, no individual application for the scholarship is required.


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