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  • Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Applied Economics
    Introduction

    The Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Applied Economics is a four-year programme. Applicants can apply for admission to Senior Year.

    Senior year entry*   Programme code: BSSCHECJS
    * Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors.

     

    Entry Requirement

     

    Aims

    The economics curriculum aims to equip students with a solid foundation in economics with an applied orientation so that they can serve at the managerial/administrative level in commerce, industry, education and the financial sectors, as well as government agencies. On successful completion of the programme, the graduates are expected to be able to (a) demonstrate broad knowledge in economics; (b) apply economic theories to analyse real-world situations and problems; (c) apply relevant methodology and quantitative skills in economics analysis; and (d) think analytically and critically about economics and related issues.

    Career prospects

    Many of the economics graduates are employed at the managerial/administrative level in commerce, industry, education and the financial sectors, as well as government agencies. There is a variety of jobs available to the economics graduate in Hong Kong: in the civil service, public utilities, education, the mass media and commerce.

    Further studies

    Opportunities are available for the graduates of this programme to advance to postgraduate studies in Hong Kong and abroad. Some students will continue to study for a master’s degree by coursework or research after graduation; and others will pursue postgraduate studies part-time while working full-time. Some choose to study further in the fields of economics, finance and statistics according to their career plans.

    Programme structure

    Please click the hyperlinks below to view the programme structure:

    Senior year entry   Programme code: BSSCHECJS

     

    Language of instruction

    English

    Duration of programme
    Senior Year Entry: 2 years / 3 years (Applicants will be considered for admission to different years of the study programme depending on individual academic merits and other relevant factors.)

     

    Contact information
    Dr Michael Ng (Programme Leader)
    (852) 2768 6458
    cmng@ouhk.edu.hk
       
    For more details about the programme information, please refer to the programme website.
    Senior Year entry   BSSCHECJS
      http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/ASS/ECON

     




     

     

     
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