First Major Selection Exercise

- First Major Selection Exercise for Year 1 (2014/15 intake)

If you are in a 4-year BBA program, you may choose one of the following disciplines in the Spring term of year 1:

Programs offered by School of Business and Management (SBM):
• BBA in Global Business (GBUS)
• BSc in Economics and Finance (ECOF)
• BSc in Quantitative Finance (QFIN)

Programs offered by the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO):
• BSc in Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT)
• BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence (RMBI)
• Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (DDP)

Information Sessions for Major Selection Exercise (Year 1)

The Information Sessions for major selection exercise (year 1) where held as follows:

SBM Programs

6:00 pm- 6:15 pm 6:15 pm- 6:45 pm 6:45 pm- 7:15 pm 7:15 pm- 7:45 pm 7:45 pm- 8:30 pm
April 13, 2015
Venue: TBC
Overview GBUS QFIN ECOF Mingling Session

Click here to watch the Information Sessions Video for Major Selection Exercise (Year 1)

IPO Programs

Date Time Venue
EVMT March 4, 2015 1-2pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)
March 5, 2015 6-7pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)
RMBI March 4, 2015 6-7pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)
March 5, 2015 1-2pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)
DDP March 2, 2015 6-7pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)
March 3, 2015 1-2pm 2404 (via lifts 17-18)

Admission Requirements

* Expected CGA Mathematics Requirement English Requirement
3.0 or above
B- or above in any mathematics courses C+ or above in
LANG1002 & 1003
QFIN B- or above in MATH1013/1020/1023
GBUS N/A B- or above in
LANG1002 & 1003

* Expected CGA of Spring semester grades of 2014-15.

Note: Exemption from the relevant courses mentioned in the table can be used to fulfill respective Mathematics and/or English requirements.

Application Procedures

Students submit the application online. Details of the online system will be announced in late-March.
Students needed to submit the following application materials:

1 Online Program Application Form
2. Personal Statement (applicable to GBUS, QFIN and Dual Degree Programs, max 400 words)
3. Resume
4. Program Preference (up to 3 choices)

Application period: April 1 - 27, 2015

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview on May 11-13, 2015 (TBC) during study break.

Schedule of Major Selection Exercise for Year-1 students in 2014/15

Date Event
March 2-5, 2015 Information sessions for IPO programs
April 13, 2015 Information sessions for ECOF, GBUS, QFIN
April 1-27, 2015 Application period
May 11-13, 2015 Selected candidates for interview
Late-June, 2015 Announce major selection results

Quotas for Major Selection Exercise in Year 1, 2014-15

Program Quota
BBA (GBUS) 50*
BSc (ECOF) 50
BSc (QFIN) 25
DDP 40 (TBC)
BSc (EVMT) 35 (TBC)
BSc (RMBI) 40 (TBC)

*including 26 students who were admitted to SBM Undeclared (GBUS)

(Last Update: February 10, 2015)