Bachelor of Business Administration in Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, New Territories
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
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Entry Requirements

General Requirements (Notes)

1. Applicants shall be eligible to apply if they:

*have obtained in one sitting of the GCE Advanced Level Examination pass grades in no less than three Advanced Level subjects (Applicants with pass grades in 2 Advanced Level and 2 Advanced Subsidiary Level subjects may also apply)*; OR

*have acquired an International Baccalaureate Diploma (check preferred subject requirements of the programmes)*; OR

*possess a qualification obtained outside Hong Kong which qualifies them for university admission in the country/region where such qualification is originated (e.g. high school diploma plus SAT in USA, UEC / STPM in Malaysia, ATAR in Australia, OSSD in Canada, GSAT in Taiwan, etc.); OR

have successfully completed:

*at least one year of full-time undergraduate study at a recognized university; OR

*a course of study leading to the qualification of an associate degree / higher diploma; OR

*are mature persons aged 23 or over on 1st September in the year when admission is sought, provided they are able to show either by publication or by other acceptable evidence that they have achieved sufficient competence in their chosen field of study to justify admission; or have shown exceptional ability in appropriate academic or professional fields; OR

*have other exceptional achievements which merit admission.

For candidates who have completed only GCE-AS or the first year of IB Diploma studies with outstanding results, they may be considered for admission under special circumstances on individual merits case-by-case.

 

2. Language Requirement

Applicants should have attained an acceptable level of proficiency in English. Below are the minimum required scores or grades for some of the more common acceptable examinations.

Test (English Language) Minimum Attainment

GCE-AL/AS          E

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE-OL      C

IB            4

IELTS      6.0

SAT Reasoning Test Essay             8

TOEFL   

- Paper 550

- Computer         213

- Internet            80

In addition to the General Requirements, including the Language Requirement, individual programmes may have additional or higher requirements. Please refer to the website(s) of the respective programme(s) to which you wish to apply for admission for updates on the programme requirements.

 

Notes:

Students admitted on GCE A-level / IB or equivalent qualifications (e.g. STPM) will normally be required to complete 99 units of courses (normative period of study is 3 years) in order to graduate. Students admitted on standing below GCE A-level / IB qualification (e.g. qualifications obtained outside Hong Kong for admission to 4-year undergraduate programmes of an overseas university) will normally be required to complete 123 units of courses (normative period of study is 4 years) in order to graduate. There are yet some other programmes that are offered as a standard four-year or five-year programme.

 

Additional Considerations

Applicants are:

1.expected to possess keen interests, suitable talents or academic background to make a unique contribution to the cultural diversity on campus;

2.recommended to take TOEFL, IELTS or another acceptable language test, if English is not their native language;

3.expected to be able to support themselves financially during all periods of enrolment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum

Course Code      Course Title        Unit(s)

Explanatory Note:

For CSCI, DSME, MATH, MKTG, MGNT, RMSC, STAT and other ACCT and FINA courses in the study scheme, students may refer to the corresponding departments for the course descriptions.

ACCT1111            Foundations in Financial Accounting        3

FINA2210             Interest Theory and Finance       3

FINA2220             Quantitative Methods for Actuarial Analysis        3

FINA3210             Risk Management and Insurance              3

FINA3220             Actuarial Models I            3

FINA3230             Life and Health Insurance             3

FINA3240             Corporate Property and Liability Insurance           3

FINA3250             Derivatives for Actuaries I            3

FINA3260             Internship Experience   1

FINA3280             Insurance Company Operations and Management           3

FINA4210             Actuarial Models II          3

FINA4220             Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models I             3

FINA4230             Reinsurance and Alternative Risk Transfer            3

FINA4240             Employee Benefits, Retirement and Estate Planning       3

FINA4250             Applications of Risk Models         3

FINA4260             Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models II           3

FINA4270             Research Project in Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis    3

FINA4280             Derivatives for Actuaries II           3

FINA4290             Actuarial Internship

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