Associate of Business Studies (Risk and Insurance Management)

Programme Features

  • First sub-degree programme in risk and insurance management;
  • Maximizing students’ industrial exposure by organizing activities including sharing sessions and company visits;
  • Enhancing students’ competency in career and also pursuing further studies in risk and insurance disciplines.

Programme Objectives

  • To provide professional training in risk and insurance management;
  • To develop students’ theoretical business and risk management knowledge and application to real business settings;
  • To prepare students for further studies in related business disciplines and career development.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • explain and apply quantitative analysis in handling risk and insurance issues;
  • analyze and solve risk and insurance problems by selecting appropriate business theories;
  • demonstrate proficiency in the use of English and Chinese languages and communicate effectively for further studies or work;
  • apply creative problem-solving, IT applications, and critical thinking skills for handling further studies or career pursuits; and
  • demonstrate an understanding of cross-disciplinary knowledge and possible cross-disciplinary application.


General Education (36 credits)
  • Chinese Language for Communication I
  • Chinese Language for Communication II
  • Chinese Language for Communication III
  • General English
  • English for Academic Purposes I
  • English for Academic Purposes II
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Information Literacy
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Understanding Morality
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
Concentration (24 credits)
  • Statistics for Business
  • Financial Management 
  • Economics for Business Studies
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Financial Markets and Institutions in Hong Kong
  • Insurance Essentials
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Wealth Management and Personal Risks
  • Experiential Learning in Business (non-credit bearing course)


Lingnan University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) – Risk and Insurance Management
City University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)

Career Prospect

  • Insurance
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Wealth Management
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Treasury