Financial Mathematics and Statistics, M.Sc. | City University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Mathematics and Statistics

12 months
815 USD/credit 24450 USD/year
815 USD/credit 24450 USD/year
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This Financial Mathematics and Statistics programme is offered by the Department of Mathematics of City University of Hong Kong. The programme emphasizes the development of students’ ability to evaluate and develop financial business and statistical models. It also provides students with the theoretical knowledge necessary for complex financial and insurance operations.


Furthermore, the Financial Mathematics and Statistics programme at City University of Hong Kong enhances their mathematical and computational skills in Financial Mathematics and Risk Management.

Graduates should be able to price various modern financial and insurance products and to assess and manage financial and insurance risks. The programme will significantly enhance the competitiveness of its graduates in the job market. It is expected that students majoring in areas like Financial Engineering, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computing and Information Technology, as well as professionals from both finance and insurance industries will benefit from this master degree programme.


The programme aims at producing analytical graduates with business awareness as well as solid background in financial engineering and risk management, and to equip students with relevant theoretical knowledge as well as statistical and computational skills in a global business context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Mathematics in Derivative Markets
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Stochastic Analysis in Finance
  • Advanced Stochastic Analysis in Finance
  • Statistical Modelling for Data Mining

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Early applications are strongly encouraged.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have a first degree or a postgraduate degree in science and engineering (Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.), or in a related discipline (Economics, Finance, Actuarial Science); or equivalent.
  • English proficiency requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 815 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 815 USD per credit during 12 months.

HK$6,400 per credit

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 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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