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What to Benefit * Diverse learning experience You will be exposed to knowledge in two professional disciplines, business and law, through various modern teaching methods. Upon satisfying the graduation requirements concerned, you will be awarded a bachelor degree in Business Administration and a postgraduate law degree, Juris Doctor. * Member of an elite group of student-peers With a limited admission quota of 15, BBA-JD admits the most elite group of students in Hong Kong. You will learn alongside a cohort of bright academic achievers who are always motivated to excel through continuous learning. The network that builds gradually over the course of study will surely continue after your graduation. * Learn from quality professors You will learn from quality professors including leading experts in their fields and are recognized inter- nationally for their research achievements. Many of our professors in the Faculty of Business Admin- istration and the School of Law have received the Ph.D. from highly respected universities all over the world, such as Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of Pennysylvania and Oxford University. * Numerous learning and development opportunities As a business undergraduate student, you can take advantages from numerous non-classroom learn- ing and development opportunities offered by the Faculty of Business Administration. They include Outstanding Business Students Academy (OBSA), international student exchange programmes, internship programme and international business case competitions. These various training opportu- nities help you equip with the essential tools to become top future business leaders. Entrance Requirements for BBA- JD BBA - JD JUPAS applicants who wish to seek admission to BBA- JD should fulfil the following entrance requirements: BBA - JD is jointly offered by the Faculty of Business Administration and the a. in one sitting of the HKCEE, grade E or above in at least seven subjects, with good grades in any School of Law. It is designed for students who will pursue for careers in two language subjects (Chinese Language and English Language are preferred) and Mathematics or Additional Mathematics; AND investment banking, business consulting as well as corporate legal advisers. Undergraduate Office, Faculty of Business Administration In the business world today, the legal, business and accounting issues b. in one sitting of the HKALE#, grade C or above in AS Use of English, grade E or above in AS Chinese Language & Culture and 2 AL / 1AL+2AS subjects intersect with each other and the sophistication of this corporate world (If applicant does not possess Grade C or above in HKALE AS Use of English, the applicant should makes demands on professionals that go beyond the scope of any of these have obtained at least 580 (paper) / 237 (computer) / 92 (internet) in TOEFL or at least 7.0 in IELTS*.) separate disciplines as they have traditionally been defined. BBA-JD gives Website: www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/bba # For applicants who take HKALE in their Secondary 6 and 7, the results of both sittings will be considered. *Applicants should have attained the required TOEFL or IELTS standard before interview. its graduates the intellectual tools to understand and shape the complex e-mail: email@example.com For details on minimum admission requirements and channels, please visit www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm legal and business environment in which corporations operate, whether they or contact the University’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at (852) 2609 8947 or ultimately choose careers in business or legal professions. firstname.lastname@example.org. The University reserves the right to amend its rules, regulations and procedures at any time without prior notice. The information presented in this leaflet was accurate as of 1 Aug 2007. Unparalleled Learning Experience BBA – JD is a new initiative offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, enabling our students to obtain an undergraduate degree of BBA and a postgraduate law degree of Juris Doctor (JD) upon completion of studies. This is even a pioneer in the local education arena. Study in BBA In the pursuit of mainly business education in the first three years, students of BBA-JD can choose a single concen- tration, double concentrations or double majors. They can choose concentrations from the eleven areas below depending on their interest and ambitions. No quota is set for a concentration. Concentration Areas Double Degree Structure of BBA – JD • Business Economics • Insurance and Risk Management • Financial Engineering • Management Information Systems Under BBA – JD, students follow the curriculum of Integrated BBA Programme and take 6-12 units • General Business • Management of International Business of undergraduate law courses (to be specified by the School of Law) in their first three years. • General Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics • Marketing Students must complete the first degree (i.e. BBA) before beginning the second degree • General Finance • Supply Chain and Logistics Management (i.e. JD). • Human Resources Management Admission to the second degree (i.e. JD) will be contingent upon the following conditions: Details of concentration areas are available at our website: www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/bba/bbaintro.htm (1) students must receive first or upper second honors in the first degree, and (2) students Students can also consider taking double majors such as Professional Accountancy, Quantitative Finance and Insur- should normally have passed all their undergraduate courses. ance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis. Subject to fulfilling respective requirements, students can declare another major programme as their second major. Students may continue directly into the JD programme after they complete the BBA, or they may defer entry to the JD programme for up to three years, or they may opt out of the second degree altogether. Study in JD Below are the study paths available to JUPAS students of BBA – JD: The JD programme is academically rigorous but structurally flexible. Courses in the JD programme include the following areas^: 8th Year Juris Doctor • Legal system • Principles of Criminal Law 7th Year • Principles of Equity and Trusts • Principles of Constitutional Law 6th Year • Common Law: Research, Writing, and Information Literacy • Principles of Land Law • Principles of Administrative Law • Principles of Evidence Defer entry to JD for 5th Year • Principles of Commercial Law • Principles of Company Law up to 3 years Juris Doctor • Principles of Contract • Principles of Conveyancing 4th Year • Principles of Civil Procedure • Principles of Criminal Procedure • Principles of Tort • The Individual, the Community and the Law 1st – 3rd BBA BBA BBA • Jurisprudence Years (plus law courses) (plus law courses) (plus law courses) Details on the JD programme are available at the website of the School of Law (www.cuhk.edu.hk/law/jd.html). ^ the offering of individual course is at the discretion of the School of Law Option A Option B Option C Complete BBA, Complete BBA and Complete BBA and followed by JD defer entry opt out entry immediately to JD to JD Career Prospects Students of BBA-JD are expected to develop their careers in • investment banks Fees Implication • global consulting groups The JD programme offered by the School of Law will be run on a self- • leading multinational corporations financing basis. For reference, the fee of the 2-year JD programme for its Graduates of BBA-JD can also further their studies in legal professions intake in 2007-08 is around $216,000. if they wish to become solicitors or barristers.
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