Part I Programme for Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics collaborated with University of Leicester, U.K. (Ref. no.: 451163)*


1. Course Structure:

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics programme is divided into 2 parts. Part I is conducted at Hong Kong Shue Yan University (1 year’s studies) and Part II is conducted at the University of Leicester, UK (2 years’ studies). The degree awarded is that of the partner institute.

Students who have achieved a Grade Point Average of 2.7 or above, with at least a C in all courses, have obtained a score of 6.5 in IELTS or 4 in HKDSE English Language will be eligible to transfer to the second year of the programme at the University of Leicester.

Major Courses (Part I Programme in Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Basic Microeconomics  Financial Accounting
Basic Macroeconomics Money & Banking
Mathematics for Economics and Finance English Usage I & II
Economic Statistics English Writing I & II
Intermediate Microeconomics I.T. Applications in Business
Intermediate Macroeconomics The Art of Reasoning

2. Admissions Requirement:

HKDSE Applicants

  • English Language: Level 3 or above;
  • Mathematics: Level 2 or above;
  • Liberal Studies: Level 2 or above;
  • Two elective subjects: Level 3 or above

Non-Local Applicants please see details on our Admissions Office website

3. Tuition fees:

Part I Programme in Hong Kong Shue Yan University for 2024/25 intake is HKD $77,132, payable in two installments (not eligible to apply for non-means-tested subsidies).

4. Scholarship:

The University of Leicester offers an annual scholarship of £2,000 for successful transferees. The scholarship is subject to change each year and is at the discretion of the partner institute. 

5. Campus of the University of Leicester:

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*The above programmes are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualifications to which these courses may lead. Please visit for the list of exempted courses.