Exemption Policy

  • Exemption application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
     
  • Only courses completed at postgraduate level (and achieved a satisfactory grade) from a recognized tertiary institution within the past 5 years and with similar contents can be used to claim for exemption for core and elective courses.
     
  • Only courses completed at undergraduate level (and achieved a satisfactory grade) from a recognized tertiary institution within the past 5 years and with similar contents can be used to claim for exemption for pre-core courses.
     
  • A maximum of five pre-core courses may be exempted.
     
  • In general, a maximum of one-sixth of the total unit-requirement may be exempted and students are required to pay the full tuition fees for exempted courses. A student may receive a block exemption for 6 courses provided that they obtained the HKBU PgD in Professional Accounting (PgD in PA) programme which the student had successfully completed. In addition, a student may receive a maximum exemption for 4 courses provided that they obtained the HKBU Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance (MSc in AAF) which the student had successfully completed. Graduates of HKBU PgD in PA and MSc in AAF are not required to pay the full tuition fees for exempted courses.
     
  • Students are required to provide a copy of academic transcript and relevant course outline/sylllabus for course exemption application. Otherwise, applicaion for exemption will not be considered.
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