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Computer Science - Financial Computing Stream, M.Sc.

Computer Science - Financial Computing Stream, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #26 (QS) ,
The Master of Science in Computer Science [MSc(CompSc)] curriculum offers the option of four focused streams of study, a general one and specialised streams in Financial Computing, Information Security and Multimedia Computing.

About

The Financial Computing Stream is the study of data and algorithms used in finance and the mathematics of computer programs that realise financial models or systems. Financial Computing emphasises practical numerical methods and focuses on techniques that are directly applicable to business and financial analysis. The emphasis will be in the computing aspect of the financial industry.

Programme Structure

Full Time (normally takes four semesters of study, and the maximum period is two years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and Saturdays)

Part Time (normally takes eight semesters of study, and the maximum period of study is three years, with classes mainly on weekday evenings and Saturdays)

Lectures of a few courses may be given during daytime of weekdays to suit mainly full time students. There are two semesters and one summer semester in an academic year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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Academic Requirements

  • Comply with the General Regulations; and
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      18686 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18686 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National Applies to you

      5388 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5388 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Hong Kong

    • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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