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Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Commerce


These part-time programmes are conducted with face-to-face mode of instruction. Students will receive 100% face-to-face teaching to be shared by faculty members of UC and SCE. Each trimester consists of 15 to 17 weeks. Each unit is normally taught through 39 contact hours.

Classes will be held in Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Kowloon Tong Campus or other SCE Learning Centres.

Classes will usually take place on weekday evenings, on Saturday afternoons, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Students are assumed to have access to computer and internet so as to ensure effective communication with academic/administrative staff and to facilitate learning.


The Programme follows the assessment system set by UC. Students' performance will be evaluated by a variety of assessment methods. They will, in each unit, be typically required to complete two items of continuous assessment (such as assignments and/or tests) and sit for the end of unit examination.


The Bachelor of Accounting is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).



Depending on the selection of program, Bachelor of Accounting or Bachelor of Commerce will be conferred by the University of Canberra.


  • Access to SCE resource library
  • Access to HKBU main library
  • Direct access to the UC online library database of University of Canberra
  • Access to UC electronic teaching and learning materials
  • Access to UC email
  • Student counselling services


The minimum entry requirements for the Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce are as follows:

  1. Holders of School of Continuing Education Advanced Diploma or a recognised advanced diploma; or
  2. Holders of Hong Kong Baptist University Associate Degree or equivalent; or
  3. Holders of other equivalent qualifications to be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants should possess a standard of English proficiency equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5, or by satisfying the requirements as stated on www.canberra.edu.au/int-future-students/entry-requirements/english-language.


The Bachelor of Accounting / Bachelor of Commerce degrees consist of 24 units (each of 3 credit points) totalling 72 credit points. Advanced standing (credits) up to 12 units (36 credit points) will be assessed by the Programme Convenor.

As an example, under normal circumstances, graduates of the HKBU SCE Advanced Diploma in Business programmes are granted credits up to a maximum of 12 units towards the Bachelor of Commerce programme.


The tuition fee is HK$7,900 per unit. The University reserves the right to revise the tuition fee annually.


Students are eligible to apply for the Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme administered by the Hong Kong Government Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA), please check www.info.gov.hk/sfaa for details. HKBU Hang Seng Credit Card can also provide Interest Free instalment plan, please check www.hangseng.com/bu for further details.


  • March
  • July
  • November

Exempted Course at Non-local Course Registry, Education Bureau (Reference No. 411999, 412000)
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which theses courses may lead.
* Australian Government Higher Education (CRICOS) Registered Provider Number #00212K.