Assessment Methods & Criteria for Progression or Award
The assessment methods of the programme follow the Grade Point Average (GPA) System set by Hong Kong Baptist University to assess course work and examination performance. Besides the requirement of a final written examination, continuous coursework assessment which includes interim tests and quizzes, case studies, individual and group presentations, term projects and hands-on simulated exercises will be used to optimize successful learning.
Criteria for Progression or Award
Students with a trimester GPA below 2.20 will be put on academic probation and official warning will be given to those students who have obtained cumulative GPA of 2.20 to 2.49. Students who have successfully completed the ten courses specified in the “Programme Requirements” section with an average cumulative GPA 2.5 or above will be awarded the degree of the Master of Science in Applied Accounting and Finance. Students who have obtained cumulative GPA of 3.40 to 3.66 will be awarded the degree with merit and those students with cumulative GPA of 3.67 and above will be awarded the degree with distinction.