3 year(s) full-time


Program Code


Assumed Knowledge

English Language Requirements
  • IELTS total [6.0]
  • IELTS reading [6.0]
  • IELTS writing [6.0]
Equivalent English qualifications (PDF)

Degree overview

  • Discover modern management involving the organisation of people, money and technology.
  • Study entrepreneurship, management concepts, organisational leadership and human resource management.
  • Opportunities to study on exchange at an overseas institution in Europe, Asia or the Americas.
  • Gain skills in problem-solving and leadership to achieve business objectives.
  • Learn about business trends and how to manage emerging issues.
  • Study a curriculum informed by above world-class research in Management1.
  • UniSA Business is in the top one per cent worldwide2 and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2020.
  • Ranked Top 10 in Australia and No. 1 in SA for Business and Management3.

12018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 2UniSA Business is one of just 12 institutions in Australia and approximately 200 globally (from over 25,000 universities) to be EQUIS accredited. EFMD, March 2022. 32022 QS Subject Rankings. 


P7240590.jpgThis degree is for students living and studying in Hong Kong. It is managed by Hong Kong Baptist University in collaboration with the University of South Australia. 

Modern managers are skilled problem solvers, they organise people, manage money and leverage technology to achieve business objectives. They are global problem solvers, at the forefront of international business. This degree recognises industry requirements and accommodates current business trends. More importantly, it will provide you with the skills to address emerging issues and help you to recognise the need for innovation throughout your career.

There is one annual intake in September, and the degree is delivered over 3 trimesters. Students are generally expected to complete the degree requirements in 12 months. Students may attend a graduation ceremony or presentation of awards ceremony in Adelaide or Hong Kong. The Hong Kong ceremony can be attended in the November following the standard expected completion date.

Partner description

The University of South Australia has held a partnership with Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) for over 25 years. HKBU is committed to academic excellence, gaining a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher education. Our relationship with HKBU is innovative, collaborative and results-orientated.

Our organisations work closely to deliver quality education to students. Our collaborative degrees are delivered through HKBU’s School of Continuing Education (SCE). Founded in 1975, SCE is one of the seven Faculties/Schools of Hong Kong Baptist University. Upholding the belief that learning is a lifelong process, SCE provides people of all ages with professional and academic advancement opportunities to meet the needs of our rapidly changing society.

There are over 6,000 full-time students and around 2,450 part-time students enrolled in SCE programmes, ranging from short courses, certificates, diplomas, higher diplomas to associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. 

What you'll learn

Business_Hub_images-35 copy.jpgStudents studying the degree at Hong Kong Baptist University will need to have completed a relevant qualification and receive up to 12 courses in credit. In your management specialisation, you will study areas such as:

  • business intelligence
  • entrepreneurial enterprises
  • project management principles and strategies

Degree structure

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
Business Intelligence INFS 2036 4.5 Note(s): 2
Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2
Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2
Elective 4.5 Note(s): 2
Management and Organisation BUSS 2068 4.5 Note(s): 2
Business and Society BUSS 1057 4.5 Note(s): 2
Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange MARK 1010 4.5 Note(s): 2
Quantitative Methods for Business MATH 1053 4.5 Note(s): 2
Accounting for Business ACCT 1008 4.5 Note(s): 2
Business Law LAWS 1018 4.5 Note(s): 2
Principles of Economics ECON 1008 4.5 Note(s): 2
Career Development in Business BUSS 1060 4.5 Note(s): 2
Managing Decision Making BUSS 3087 4.5
International Business Environments BUSS 3103 4.5
Foundations of Human Resource Management BUSS 2043 4.5
Project Management: Principles and Strategies INFS 2022 4.5
Entrepreneurship for Social and Market Impact BUSS 2085 4.5
International Management Ethics and Values BUSS 3053 4.5
Communication and Organisational Practices COMM 2072 4.5
Organisational Entrepreneurship BUSS 3104 4.5
Organisational Behaviour BUSS 2046 4.5
Organisational Leadership BUSS 3050 4.5
Strategic Management BUSS 3023 4.5
Leadership in Recreation and Sport SPRC 3018 4.5
Elective 4.5 Note(s): 6



Your studies will incorporate both practical, professionally-focused and research-based learning, so assessment types will vary. You can expect them to include:

  • reports, project documentation, case studies and presentations
  • essays and assignments
  • examinations
  • industry-relevant, research-based projects

Career outcomes

Your career

There are many career paths to aspire to in the field of management. You could consider:

  • Account director: managing client relationships; preparing project briefs; managing the production of workflow; managing internal and external communications
  • Business analyst: interpreting data and reporting on it; making recommendations based on research findings; applying qualitative and quantitative techniques to interpret data
  • Business and workplace adviser: applying an in-depth understanding of business principles and practices; guiding and supporting business owners; providing specialist advice on growth and organisational efficiency
  • Business development manager: working with business and advising on business plans; advising on investment, finance and marketing strategies; analysing domestic and global economic factors on business; advising businesses on growth opportunities
  • General manager: planning and directing the operations of companies or public and private sector organisations; duties can include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources
  • Management consultant: offering strategic and objective advisory services to help organisations to improve productivity and performance; advising in areas such as change management, financial performance, restructuring and human resources
  • Project manager/lead: ensuring projects are delivered on time and according to project plans; managing project team resources; scheduling, preparation and resource forecasting; managing vendors and suppliers; managing budgets
  • Risk manager: assessing and identifying potential risks that could endanger the reputation, safety, security and financial prosperity of a client or organisation; implementing processes and procedures to ensure the client is prepared to deal with any potential risk elements
  • Sales manager: overseeing and leading a sales team and all functions; setting strategy; managing sales plans, budgets and resources; assigning tasks and setting targets

Industry facts


Employment for business managers and administrators in Hong Kong is projected to increase by 3,800 (+2.1% per year) from 2017 to 2027.

Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 2019


Employment for managers, administrators and professionals of the retail trade sub-sector in Hong Kong is projected to increase by 12,900 (+4.1% per year) from 2017 to 2027.

Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 2019

How to apply

Contact the School of Continuing Education


This degree has been designed specifically for students with an existing qualification, who are therefore eligible for course credit. Depending on your qualification, you could receive credit for up to 12 courses.

Your study experience and support

At present there are over 6,000 full-time students and approximately 2,450 part-time students enrolled in degrees at various levels from certificates, diplomas, higher/professional diplomas, as well as associate degrees and higher degrees. In addition to offering degrees awarded by Hong Kong Baptist University, SCE has provided various degrees collaboratively with different overseas institutions. 

You will benefit from the modern facilities and be taught by academics who are experts in their field. 

Student services

Student services

We want you to be successful, and if you need help we will be there to assist. Support services include: 

  • a dedicated website for Hong Kong students 
  • access to Hong Kong Baptist University Main Library, and the School of Continuing Education Resource Library 
  • access to UniSA online library database 
  • medical and dental benefits (HKBU) 
  • academic counselling (HKBU and UniSA) 
  • access to online academic workshops 
  • dedicated myUniSA site for Hong Kong students 
  • career services

Study support is also available from our Learning Advisers. You can work with them online. They are here to help you develop academically and professionally during your studies. They also offer English language support. 

Your program director

As a lecturer at UniSA, my main commitment is to excellence in quality teaching and as a researcher, my main objective is to have an impact and generate greater awareness about critical issues in management and society. My research and teaching interests lie in leadership, both the good and toxic sides of leadership, gender, physical appearance, diversity, and organisational behaviour.

Dr Sarah Chua

Program Director

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Dr Sarah Chua

Program Director


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