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Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services
金融服務(榮譽)文學士

Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Awarded by
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Course Code
FN015A
Application Code
1645-FN015A
Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
26 Sep 2018 (Wed)
Next intake(s)
Sep 2018
Duration
2 years
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$7,000 per module

Programme Features

  • Top in the UK for Value Added to students by Guardian University Guide 2017
  • Take Current Insights from Thematic Seminars in Finance
  • Face-to-face Lecture 42 hours per Module
  • Honours Top-up Degree in 2 years Part-time
  • Exemption of Associate Financial Planner Certification Education Programme by Institute of Financial Planners of HK
  • Cover part of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification’s required body of knowledge
  • More than 2,000 Graduates in HK  

Sample Career Opportunities after Graduation

  • Financial Analyst
  • Relationship Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Trader
  • Assistant Manager in Banking Supervision

Graduate Sharing

 

Mr. Roy Shiu

“Make Strategic Career Moves”

The mix of theoretical framework, practical finance knowledge and networking helped my career development in financial services. This programme allows me to analyze various financial instruments in different perspectives. Gaining a solid foundation in finance gave me confidence in my work especially in areas of equity trading and investment management. It is useful for to anyone considering career advancement in financial services.

Mr. Roy Shiu
BA(Hons) Financial Services Graduate
Sales Trader, Tokai Tokyo Asia Securities
 
Douglas Ng

 

“Stay Ahead of the Curve”

It was my honour being granted the Class Medal of BA (Hons) Financial Services from the Edinburgh Napier University. I enjoyed this well-designed course to provide me in-depth knowledge and actionable tools in my financial services jobs such as explaining the products to customers and training my subordinates. I take this opportunity to give my heartiest compliment to the guidance, resources and supports from the Edinburgh Napier University and HKU SPACE lecturers. 

Douglas Ng
BA(Hons) Financial Services Graduate

Left: Mr. Malcolm Pettigrew, Programme Leader, Edinburgh Napier University. Right: Mr. Douglas Ng

 

 

This programme aims to provide you with comprehensive knowledge and relevant skills of financial services to develop your career in banking, financial compliance, investment, insurance and wealth management. Sub-degree graduates in business can complete this part-time top-up degree programme in 2 years. BA (Hons) Financial Services has obtained local accreditation status with QF Level 5.

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.

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

Year 3 Year 4
  • Marketing Financial Services
  • Advanced Personal Financial Planning
  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Financial Services Decision Making & 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 semesters a year, with 2 modules each semester.
  2. Assessment is based on coursework and examinations.
  3. Ordinary degree (no QF recognition) if exit programme after completion of Year 3.

Sep 2018 Intake Tentative Year 3 Schedule

1.  Advanced Personal Financial Planning

Lecture

Date

Time

1.

8 Oct 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

2.

15 Oct 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

3.

20 Oct 2018

Sat

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

4.

22 Oct 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

5.

29 Oct 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

6. 

5 Nov 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7.

12 Nov 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

8.

17 Nov 2018

Sat

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9.

19 Nov 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

10.

26 Nov 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11.   

3 Dec 2018

Mon

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

2.  Marketing Financial Services

Lecture 

Date

Time

1.

27 Sep 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

2.

4 Oct 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

3.

11 Oct 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

4.

18 Oct 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

5.

25 Oct 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

6.

1 Nov 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

7.

8 Nov 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

8.

15 Nov 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

9.

22 Nov 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

10.

29 Nov 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11.   

6 Dec 2018

Thu

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

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

Duration
  • The programme will be offered in a part-time study mode. There will be 3 semesters a year. Two modules will be offered in each semester. Students may complete the programme in 2 years.
Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

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 Fee

HK$200 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$7,000 per module
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100

CEF SectorFinancial Services

CEF Courses
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services
COURSE CODE 23B00087-8 FEES $84,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Advanced Personal Financial Planning (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06363-A FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Marketing Financial Services (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06364-8 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Corporate Risk Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06365-6 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Financial Services Decision Making & Planning 2 (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06366-4 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Information Technology and Financial Services (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06369-9 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Investment Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06371-0 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Global Financial Markets (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06374-5 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Management of Financial Institutions (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06375-3 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Central Banking (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06376-1 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Economics of Business Strategy (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z06377-A FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Regulatory Risk Management (Module from Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services programme)
COURSE CODE 23Z07850-5 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 2867-8392
Continuing Education Fund 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.
Continuing Education Fund reimbursable programme 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.

Application Form Application Form

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.

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.

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.