Message from the AAF Programme Director

Message from the AAF Programme Director

Eight good reasons to study for a Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance at HKBU:

  1. Learn about money and finance in one of the world’s leading international financial centers.
  2. The programme is the only master degree programme in Hong Kong that combines the best of both worlds in accounting and finance.
  3. The degree is accredited by several international professional bodies:
    • Professional recognition and exemptions from three accounting associations in the United Kingdom and one from Australia;
    • Professional recognition from a compliance association in Australia
      (The first master degree programme in HK to be given professional recognition in compliance).
  4. New electives are introduced to enhance the skill sets and employability of our graduates in ‘Fintech’ and ‘Compliance’.
  5. Track records in nurturing future business leaders:
    • Two students in this programme have been awarded Young Leaders (student ambassador) Award for 2018 by CPA Australia;
    • ‘Young Talent Scholarship’ is introduced for 2018-19 intake to nurture a new generation of leaders in accounting and finance.
  6. Some of our students have internships with international accounting firms and financial services companies.
  7. The learning experience has been rated highly by our past and present students.
  8. The programme also provides flexibility with the options of completing the degree in one-year full-time mode (3 trimesters, 2 to 4 courses in each trimester) or one-and-a-half-year part-time mode (5 trimesters, 2 courses in each trimester).


Dr. Angus Young, PhD, CCP, F Fin, CRP, MHKSI, FCPA (Aust.), FCMI
Programme Director, Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance,
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Law,
Hong Kong Baptist University

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