12 months
40145 USD/year
40145 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Technology program at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides students with fundamental knowledge and important skills relating to popular financial technologies and their engineering and financial principles, thereby enhancing their market competitiveness in the booming FinTech field.

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FinTech is an emerging but important area that has been developing rapidly in recent years. The Financial Technology program at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology   is designed for talents and working professionals who want to combine technical and financial knowledge to generate innovative solutions that meet the challenges of this emerging field. In view of the multi-disciplinary nature of FinTech, the MScFinTech program, jointly run by the School of Business and Management, School of Engineering, and School of Science, draws expertise from timely areas such as information technology, blockchain, data science, machine learning, and decision analytics.


Our graduates are able to analyze the engineering mechanisms and financial principles of new and emerging financial technologies, and to formulate and solve FinTech-related problems using practical means supported by the latest engineering methodologies and quantitative techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • AI for FinTech
  • Blockchain
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Data Mining
  • FinTech Regulations and Compliance
  • Foundations of FinTech
  • Investment Analysis 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

31 May for PT students


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification. Applicants preferably should have a programming and mathematics background. 

Work experience

  • For full-time applicants, no minimum work experience is required. However, any relevant work or business experience will add weight to the application under consideration.
  • For part-time applicants, at least two years of full-time post-qualification work experience is highly recommended, but it is not a compulsory requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40145 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40145 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    40145 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40145 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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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