BSc Economics and ManagementCourse Code: 1845-DP045A (CE 68-885-00/01) (Year 1 Entry) / 1845-DP045A (CE 68-814-00/01) (Year 2 Entry)
This programme provides you with knowledge from micro- and macroeconomics, econometrics to the essentials in business and management.
- The degree is awarded by the University of London and the programme is academically developed and managed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE);
- In 2019, LSE was ranked 5th worldwide in the subjects of Accounting & Finance; 6th worldwide in the subjects of Economics & Econometrics; 8th worldwide in the subjects of Business & Management Studies; and 38th worldwide overall in QS World University Rankings.
University of London Programmes
The University of London is truly one of the greatest universities in the world. The University is a federation of 18 world-class colleges and 10 specialised institutes, with a student population of more than 120,000. The University's reputation for high academic standards has been built on the outstanding teaching and research of its colleges since 1836, and its degrees are recognised internationally by governments, universities, employers and professional bodies as being of a high academic quality and standard.
For over 150 years, University of London degrees have been accessible to students all over the world through the University of London Programmes. Over the years, many exceptional people who have studied with the University of London Programmes have shaped our world. Former students include seven Nobel Prize winners, leaders of commonwealth countries, government ministers, renowned authors, academics, judges and business leaders. Today, the University of London Programmes are truly international in character with more than 50,000 students in 180 different countries.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Academic direction for all of the courses offered through the University of London Programmes is provided by the Colleges of the University. Academics at these Colleges develop the syllabi, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of students. In the case of the BSc Banking and Finance, BSc Accounting and Finance, BSc Economics and Management and BSc Business and Management programmes, academic direction is provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Please click here for more details.
LSE has consistently been ranked at the highest level among universities in the United Kingdom.
2019 QS World University Rankings38th – Overall ranking worldwide2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject
5th – Subject: Accounting & Finance
6th – Subject: Economics & Econometrics
8th – Subject: Business & Management Studies
The BSc Economics and Management programme offers students with knowledge of both Economics and Management. It provides a solid economics and management background for analytical positions in various industries. BSc Economics and Management programme consists of 12 courses.
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10 - 12. Choose THREE from below:
* Subject to change
1. Students who are admitted through the Graduate Entry Route are required to take 9 courses, i.e. courses 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, plus one course from 10 to 12 selected from electives (a) to (i) .
3. Student should take at least one course.*
IC may offer some courses, but not all, as electives every year.
The above programme structure is intended to be used as a guide to prospective students. Students must also follow the programme structure, prerequisites and exclusions presented by the University of London Programmes Programme Specification and Regulations.
Duration of Study
Minimum 3 years (AD/HD graduates with full exemptions on 3 courses may complete the programme in 2 years).
The teaching methods include lectures and tutorials. Staff members consist of HKU SPACE and overseas lecturers.
Assessment will be done by examination. Each course is assessed by one three-hour written examination determined by the University of London. All examinations are held once a year in May/June.
- Teaching Staff - University of London
ABDEY, James Spencer
BA, MSc Exeter; PhD LSE
BSc, PhD Lond; MPhil Cranfield
BA Nott Trent; MSc, PhD LSE
MA Oxford; MSc, PhD LSE
BUCKLE, Michael John
BA Newcastle; MSc Warwick; PhD
CHANDLER, Roy Anthony
BSc (Econ), FCA
DYKE, Eric George Lewis BSc, MSc QMC
EVANS, Kevin Philip
BSc Swansea; MSc; PhD Swansea
BSc, MSc, PhD Lond
BA Sheffield; PhD Essex
KIRKPATRICK, Ian BA (York), MSc (LSE), PhD (Wales)
LASSOU, Philippe Jacques Codjo
BSc INE; MSc, PhD Birmingham
WILLIAMS, Mark Thomas
BSc LSE; MSc; DPhil Oxford
- Teaching Staff - HKU SPACE
BEcon; MEcon; MFin
CHAN, Kar Lun BEcon&Fin, MEcon HKU
BEcon&Fin, MEcon HK
BEng; BSc; MPhil
HO, Clive BEcon/ BComm ANU; MEcon HKU
BA Winn; MA Tor
BMath Waterloo; MSc. IT CSU;
BBA CityU; MFin Michigan Dearborn
LEE, Kenneth BSc Western Ontario; MBA Bradford
BA HK; MBA Bradford
BBA; MCorFin; HKICPA; ACCA
YEE, Thomas BEcon, MEcon HK
Note: The list of teaching staff is subject to change.
Upon satisfactory completion of the programme, students will be awarded BSc Economics and Management.
When students graduate with a degree, diploma or certificate from the University of London, they will be sent two documents - a final diploma (i.e. the parchment they receive following graduation) and a Diploma Supplement.
The final diploma will indicate that the student was registered with the University of London and awarded a University of London degree, diploma or certificate, and included the name of the Academic Direction which conducted the examinations. The University of London logo and signature of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London are incorporated. The Diploma Supplement will describe the nature, level and content of the programme the student successfully completed and include a transcript of courses taken and marks achieved, as well as the overall classification. It also provides further information about the role of the Academic Direction and method of study.
Degrees are awarded with the following classifications: First Class Honours, Second Class Honours (divided into Upper Division and Lower Division), Third Class Honours and Pass.
Our graduates work in the private sector at firms ranging from accounting and auditing to banking and finance institution. Others purse fulfilling position in government agencies, the nonprofit sector or other industries.
Our graduates are eligible to pursue further studies in business or finance related disciplines at a postgraduate level.
Tuition fees* of the entire programme for 2020/21 include HKD177,600 to HKU SPACE and GBP5,923 to University of London and HKD9,985^ to HKEAA (12 courses and to be completed in 3 years).
|1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year|
|HKU SPACE course fee||HKD59,200||HKD59,200||HKD59,200|
|Initial Registration fee#(to be paid in the 1st year)||GBP1,070||-||-|
|Continuing Registration fee# per year (to be paid in 2nd year and afterwards)||-||GBP489||GBP489|
|Examination fee^ per year (4 full courses)||GBP1,291+ HKD3,815^||GBP1,292 + HKD3,085^||GBP1,292+ HKD3,085^|
|Total:||HKD59,200 + GBP2,361 + HKD3,815||HKD59,200 + GBP1,781 + HKD3,085||HKD59,200 + GBP1,781 + HKD3,085|
An application fee GBP101 payable to the University of London also applies.
^To be adjusted in December 2020.
^The fee payable to the HKEAA is based on the number of papers.
*The published tuition fee is a reference for degree students who take the Standard Route and complete the programme within the shortest possible duration (3 years) without any re-sits. Fees are subject to change or year-on-year increases without prior notice. The amount of fees paid in GBP also depends upon the exchange rate differences.
Financial Assistance Schemes
This programme has been successfully accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). Full-time students are eligible to apply for Hong Kong government grants and low-interest loans, i.e. Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS). For details, please refer to www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo.
IC Scholarships and Bursaries
A number of IC Scholarships and Bursaries are made available for eligible new entrants every year. Please consult programme staff for application information.
Applicants shall hold:
- 2 HKDSE Category A subjects at Level 3 (including English Language) and 3 HKDSE Category A subjects at Level 2 (including Mathematics); or
- (a) 2 GCE ‘A’ Level Grade E + 3 GCE ‘O’ Level Grade C (including English Language & Mathematics); or
(b) 2 HKAL Grade E + HKCEE English Language at Grade C & 2 subjects at Grade E in HKCEE (including Mathematics); or
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma including Mathematics / Mathematical Studies at Grade 3 (Higher Level / Standard Level); or
- An Associate Degree / a Higher Diploma from HKU SPACE or other recognised awarding institutions.
Note: There are many other qualifications, both from Hong Kong and overseas, that the University of London accepts as satisfying the entrance requirements for the degree programmes.
Graduate Entry Route
Students who hold a full first degree completed in a minimum of three years duration on a full-time basis (or equivalent) from a university or other institution acceptable to the University of London will be considered.
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CSM London Summer Study Programme
This programme organised by IC provides a valuable opportunity for students to enroll into a short course in Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design (CSM), one of the world’s leading institutes for arts and design education with 150 years of history.
This programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework. For details of the QF level, registration number and validity period, please visit: www.hkqr.gov.hk.
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 recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.