Admissions

 

Program Entry

Program quota: 55+

Target number for -) Program Based Admission: 25  ;  -) for School Based Admission  : 30
 
Target Students

  • The BSc program is quantitatively oriented and suitable for students with strong analytical mind, with science/mathematics backgrounds, and economics students with good mathematics background.
  • Prior knowledge in economics is not essential. Many students have their first encounter with economics when they join UST, their performance match with those who have taken economics in HKDSE.
  • Students who wish to pursue further study or pursue careers that require greater skills in economics and finance and additional quantitative methods, e.g. banks, financial institutions, trade, and government agencies.

In the first two semesters, students take foundation courses in business and management include accounting, economics, finance, information systems and business ethics; mathematics and language courses; and university common core courses.

Students take major required courses at their second year of study.

 

Detailed of the BSc, ECOF Curriculum


Minor Programs

The program has free credits to allow students to take minor program(s), popular programs for BSc students are, mathematics, entrepreneurship, information technology and big data technology

 

 

Application

1) apply through JUPAS (Program size: 55)

  • enter the program direct (Program Based Admissions, JS 5331, quota: 25+)
  • enter through Business School (School Based Admissions, JS 5003, quota : 30+)
    then declare major in Economics and Finance af the end of the first year of study

 

HKDSE Program Based Admission entry score for reference (2017)

  

English

Chinese

MATH (Comp)

Liberal Studies

Elective 1

Elective 2

Elective 3

M1/M2

Weighed score

Median

5

5

5

5

5*

5*

-

-

45

Lower Quartile

5

4

5*

4

5

5

-

5

43.5

JUPAS Score Calculation for BSc Economics and Finance

        -   English  x 2
        -   MATH (Compulsory)  x 2
        -  Better of
             Best 4 other subjects*   x 1  
              or
             Best of either M1/M2/ECON/CHEM/PHYS   x 1.5   and,    
             Best 3 other subjects*  x 1

* Best 3/4 other subjects include: core subjects, category A electives and M1/M2

 

HKDSE School Based Admission entry score for reference (2017)

  

English

Chinese

MATH (Comp)

Liberal Studies

Elective 1

Elective 2

Elective 3

M1/M2

Weighed score

Median

5

4

5

3

5

4

-

-

36

Lower Quartile

4

4

4

5

5

5

4

-

35

Students declare major in BSc, ECOF at the end of their first year of study. Minimum requirements expected: CGA 3.0

 

2) Students with other Qualifcations

International Qualifications applicants: local non-JUPAS or international students,

Mainland China who take Join Entrance Examination (JSS)