Programme Aims Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

1. Provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the ideas, concepts, issues and schools of thought which are central to Economics.

2. Provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of finance theory, financial systems and institutions, the principles of corporate and international finance, and investment analysis.

PILO1. Identify an economic or financial problem using a conceptual framework, and use it to explain and predict issues arising from daily life, business context, and policy formulation.

PILO2. Analyze, evaluate and interpret statistical information relating to economics and finance.

3. Provide students with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the workings of the economies of Hong Kong and the world.

PILO3. Describe the economic setting of the economies of Hong Kong and the world.

PILO4. Apply economic theories to explain real world phenomena.

4. Provide students with a general liberal arts education and generic skills.

PILO5. Express themselves fluently in English and Chinese and confidently produce clear written, graphical and numerical expressions of general arguments and specific analysis, use information technology and quantitative skills effectively.

PILO6. Work with others effectively as a team member and leader.

PILO7. Apply knowledge from other disciplines to tackle economic and finance problems.

PILO8. Apply logical, critical thinking and innovative problem-solving skills

5. Provide students with an environment in which students learn to be upright persons with a positive attitude towards life while embracing traditional Chinese values and culture in the global world.

PILO9. Appreciate the traditional Chinese culture and values in the global world

PILO10. Equip students with balanced personality and moral character to operate in a globalized world with conflicting value systems