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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services

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Edinburgh Napier University, UK
FN 08-810-00 (41)  | 
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Start Date: To be advised   Next intakes: 11-2014 (The QF information is only applicable to students admitted in the November 2014 intake and after.)

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Course Description

We offer this 2-year top-up programme with Edinburgh Napier University, UK. It offers students the opportunity either to enter the financial services industry or, if they already have professional insurance or banking qualifications, to enhance their existing skills and knowledge. HKUSPACE provides face-to-face teaching of 33 hours per module by local tutors, supplemented by revisions of 9 hours per module by UK lecturers. Students will be provided with a comprehensive set of course materials as well as have access to Napier's electronic library and student's online portal.

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance
These are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.

Duration

  • The programme will be offered in a part-time study mode. There will be 3 semesters a year in March, July and November. Two modules will be offered in each semester. Students may complete the programme from 1 to 5 years.

Programme Structure

The modules to be completed in Year 3 and 4 are as follow:

Year 3  Year 4 
  • Marketing of Financial Services 
  • Advanced Personal Financial Planning 
  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Financial Services Decision Making and Planning 2 
  • Information Technology and Financial Services
  • Corporate Governance 

 

  • Investment Management
  • Regulatory Risk Management 
  • Management of Financial Institutions 
  • Global Financial Markets 
  • Economics of Business Strategy 
  • Central Banking 
  1. There are 3 intakes a year, in July, November and March.
  2. There are 3 semesters a year, with 2 modules each semester.
  3. Assessment is based on coursework and examinations.

Information in this website/brochure is accurate at date of publication.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements 

Applicants shall: 
 
(a) have an Associate Degree or Higher Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a business
related discipline awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
 
(b) have an equivalent award granted by a recognised institution. Holders of Associate
Degrees, Higher Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas in a relevant discipline will be
considered on a case-by-case basis; or
 
(c) have a degree in other disciplines. Degree holders in non-business disciplines will be
considered based on individual merit; or
 
(d) hold equivalent qualifications.
 
 
 
Advanced entry with further exemption from a maximum of 40 credits (2 modules) in
Stage 3 or 4 may be considered on an exceptional basis for holders of appropriate entry qualification higher than those mentioned in points (a) to (d) above, but it is emphasized that, in such exceptional cases, credits already counted for meeting the above will not be counted again for further exemption.
 
 
Note:
An Honours degree programme at Edinburgh Napier University normally takes four
years to complete. Students normally complete their Stages 3 and 4 modules during
their third and fourth years of study respectively.
 
 
Application Deadline
Mid Oct 2014

Application Fee

HK$200, non-refundable

Course Fee

  • HK$7,000 per module

Enrolment Method

1. All applicants are required to complete one APPLICATION and one ENROLMENT Form and either submit them in person or post them to The Programme Leader, Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services, College of Business and Finance, HKUSPACE.

2. All applications, either by post or in person must be accompanied by:

a) Certified photostat copies of full educational certificates and transcripts

b) One crossed cheque for the relevant amount payable to 'HKUSPACE' in respect of the course fee.

c) A separate non-refundable crossed cheque payable to 'HKUSPACE' for $200 in respect of the application processing fee.

d) A separate non-refundable crossed cheque payable to 'HKU SPACE' for HK$1,667 for a HKU Borrower's card, only if you wish to apply for one.

Note: When submitting your application in person at any HKUSPACE enrolment centres, please bring along the originals of your educational certificates / transcripts for certification.  If by post, please arrange to bring the originals of the relevant documents for certification at any HKUSPACE enrolment centres before the commencement of classes. The Brochure and Enrolment Form for Nov 2014 intake will be available after Aug 2014.

Payment Method

Course fee can be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to 'HKUSPACE'.  Please specify the programme title for application, student's name and student card number (if applicable).  You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s) together with the appropriate course / application fees in the form of a cheque and any required supporting documents to any of the HKUSPACE enrolment centres.
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKUSPACE enrolment centres, specifying "Course Application" on the envelope.  HKUSPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.

Applicants may also pay the course / application fee by VISA or Master Card including "HKUSPACE Master Card" at any HKUSPACE enrolment Centre.

Application Form

The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100

CEF Sector: Financial Services
CEF Course Code CEF Course Title Fees Enquiry No.
23B00087-8 Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services
$84,000 2867-8392
23Z06363-A Advanced Personal Financial Planning (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06364-8 Marketing of Financial Services (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06365-6 Corporate Risk Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06366-4 Financial Services Decision Making & Planning 2 (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06369-9 Information Technology & Financial Services (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06370-2 Managerial Economics and Decision Making (Module from BA (Hons) Financial Services Programme)
$6,730 2867-8392
23Z06371-0 Investment Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06374-5 Global Financial Markets (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06375-3 Management of Financial Institutions (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06376-1 Central Banking (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z06377-A Economics of Business Strategy (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
23Z07850-5 Regulatory Risk Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
$7,000 2867-8392
CEF
Continuing Education Fund
This programme has been included in the list of CEF reimbursable programmes. Application for CEF has to be made before commencement of the programme.
CEF Modules
Continuing Education Fund reimbursable programme
(selected modules only)
Some modules of this programme have been included in the list of CEF reimbursable programmes. Application for CEF has to be made before commencement of the modules.
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