Programme Code:

Commencement Date:
September 2021

Programme Fee:

3442 5819 / 3442 7423




BA (Hons) International Business Communication with Chinese/Japanese
Suitable for Sub-degree Holders    Contact Us  Online Application

Qualifications Framework This programme is recognized under the Qualifications Framework.

QF Level: 5
QR Registration Number: 14/002655/L5 (BAIBC with Chinese)
                                         14/002656/L5 (BAIBC with Japanese)
Validity Period :                 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2023



BA (Hons) International Business Communication with Chinese/Japanese (BAIBC) is a bilingual programme which offers students the unique opportunity to engage in undergraduate level study for business, culture and languages (English plus Chinese or Japanese).

In BAIBC, you will be taught by a team of well qualified and experienced teachers in CityU SCOPE. The programme is designed to equip students with a global perspective on east-west business communication and to enable them to communicate effectively in different business settings. Moreover, your Chinese or Japanese proficiency will be uplifted to an advanced level based on your prior study in Associate Degree or Higher Diploma. We aim to provide you with intensive training so that after one year full time study, you would be well equipped with the skills to operate in a global environment or undertake postgraduate study.
Dr. Vicky Law
Programme Leader, BAIBC with Chinese / Japanese

About University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of the UK's largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. Internationally the University is on a world stage where the first class quality of its education was recognised. It has partnerships with 125 international institutions across the world and was ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide for the number of international students.
In 2010, the University became the first UK modern Higher Education institution to appear in the QS World University Rankings. The Guardian University Guide for 2018 has named UCLan as one of the UK's most improved universities. The University's success in this UK league table has followed the institution's recent international recognition. The University has taken a significant leap in 2020 – its ranking has risen by 30, 27 and 4 in the Times and Sunday Times University Ranking, the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University League Table respectively. 
The School of Language and Global Studies is a leader in the field of teaching English for Professional Purposes and Intercultural Communication. The British Council report 2016 named the School as a centre of excellence. It has also received government commendation regularly through the UK Quality Assurance Agency for providing a learning environment of the highest quality.
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These programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications to reach HKQF level 5, which are equivalent to the standing of bachelor’s degrees offered by local universities in Hong Kong. The degree qualifications are formally recognised by the Government for employment purposes within the Civil Service

BA (Hons) International Business Communication with Chinese / Japanese are exempted programmes under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 452052 for BAIBC with Chinese and 452053 for BAIBC with Japanese). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualifications to which these programmes may lead.