Accounting at HKUST
combines four key dimensions of excellence - world-class
research, award-winning teaching, top students, and a
state-of-the-art curriculum. HKUST's spectacular seaside campus
offers a highly productive, high-tech study environment just minutes
from central via the Hang Hau MTR station in Tseung Kwan O.
World-class research by HKUST
Accounting faculty appears regularly in the world's top academic
journals and premier financial publications. In the last ten years,
HKUST ranks 15th
in original studies appearing in the world's top-three
accounting research journals. The HKUST Research
Accounting Research and other research events regularly bring to
Hong Kong the world's leading accounting scholars and professionals.
HKUST faculty members are experts in Hong Kong, China, and
international accounting and law. HKUST research offers accounting students cutting-edge
insights that won't appear in textbooks for years.
Award-winning teaching is a proud tradition of HKUST
Accounting faculty members, who have won more teaching honors than
any other department at university. These honors include the Best
Ten Lecturer awards granted by students and the Franklin Prizes for
Teaching Excellence granted by fellow faculty members. At HKUST,
teaching excellence is a tradition and a priority.
choose HKUST Accounting. Accounting majors at HKUST place first in
academic qualifications and achievements, including entry exam
scores, Dean's List honors, scholarships, fellowships, and CPA exam
Beta Alpha Psi accounting honorary offers special recognition to
second- and third-year student scholars for outstanding performance.
Beta Alpha Psi is recognized by accounting employers and
professionals worldwide as an indicator of high academic achievement
HKUST accounting majors also rank first in job placement success.
Employers increasingly view HKUST graduates as best in Hong Kong,
valuing their international perspective, interactive style, and
technical skills. Most graduates place with Big-4 accounting
firms. The Accounting Student Society at HKUST boasts over
500 members and hosts numerous social and professional events,
including Accounting Week, Accounting Compass, Joint Ball, and
Outreach Day. These activities provide experience in event
organizing, public speaking, and leadership. Communications training
and foreign exchanges at top universities promote bi-lingual fluency
and international exposure.
state-of-the-art curriculum combines in-depth knowledge of
Hong Kong, China and international accounting principles with
broad-based learning, communications and leadership skills
development. Our interactive classroom style encourages participation
and self-confidence. Our authorship of teaching materials featuring
local companies is unique in Hong Kong, and illustrates the commitment
of HKUST faculty to teaching relevance. Our research provides students
with state-of-the-art insights. Our collaborations with leading
companies and universities in China provide in-depth views on recent
developments. Our consulting and professional activities offer current
and practical perspectives. Our “Professional Excellence”
courses train you to be an accounting professional and introduce you
to the leaders of the profession in the region. Put simply, HKUST
gives you the accounting, management, IT, communications and
professional skills needed for success in the global economy of the
Additional HKUST Advantages:
has more foreign study opportunities than other accounting
programs, at top universities in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.
Don's miss this invaluable opportunity. Financial aid is available.
has numerous internship opportunities with local and
regional employers during summer, and also during the winter and
spring when accounting firms most need interns. These opportunities
provide you with invaluable practical experience, insights, and job
placement advantages. Our unique curriculum allows you the option to
graduate “on time” after an internship or exchange.
Accounting Alumni Association provides networking contacts
with rising young professionals around Hong Kong and the region, plus
alumni social event, seminars, and other activities.
You can now see why
HKUST is the top accounting program in Hong
Kong and Asia. World-class and rising fast! Join us!
If you are a prospective
student, come join us. If you are a prospective employer or faculty
member, please contact us to find out more about Accounting at HKUST.
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