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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: bba@cuhk.edu.hk




                                                                                                                        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.
                                                                                                                        ugadm@cuhk.edu.hk.




                                                                                                                        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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