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Higher Diploma in Business Administration

Higher Diploma in Business Administration Program (HDBA) offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Business Administration is a pre-university program to route you to Australia and British universities. HKIBA now offer students the opportunity to study the program in Hong Kong, which paves way for Australia and UK universities degree courses. The specialized program in Business Administration offered in Hong Kong will prepare you for business-related degree courses. And more importantly, the program helps to strengthen the ability to manage your own learning, aim for further development academically or personally, and stretch for higher attainments.

Programme Objectives

To provide students with business, management and technical skills that will enable them develop a career in:

  • Business administration and management and to pursue further education in degree programmes ;

  • To enable students to develop approaches to defining, analysing and solving problems ;

  • To acquire a good understanding of information technology and systems and their application on business.

ACC403 Financial Accounting II

ACC402 Financial Accounting I

ACC402 Financial Accounting I

ACC403 Financial Accounting II

BAM411 Quantitative Methods

LAW441 Business Law

BAM471 Management Theory & Practice

BAM473 Human Resource Management

BAM474 Marketing

BAM475 Business Economics

ACC404 Cost & Management Accounting

BAM476 Marketing Management

BAM478 Operations Management

BAM479 Organisational Behaviour

BAM491 Global Business

MIS435 Management Information System

BAM492 Strategic Management

ACC409 Corporate Finance



Graduates of IBA qualifications are eligible to claim the maximum allowance of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) for the comparable Qualifi qualifications.  As a top recognised UK awarding organisation, regulated by Ofqual, Qualifi is able to give assurances to employers, centres and learners of consistent, rigorous, quality standards and valid, valued learning. Qualifi is UK’s most international awarding body.

Further Advancement

  1. Graduates from IBA’s Higher Diploma in Business Administration are eligible to apply for BSc(Hons) Business Management (final year) from Anglia Ruskin University, UK via Chesnut Education Group, UK.

  2. Graduates of HKIBA’s Higher Diploma in Business Administration are eligible to apply for Bachelor of Business (3002100) /Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management (3007314) with advanced standing (page 182) up to 12 units (out of 24 units)

  3. Graduates from IBA’s Higher Diploma in Business Administration are eligible to apply for BA (Hons) Business top up program awarded by Wrexham Glyndwr University, UK

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