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Master On Campus

Financial Technology

The University of Hong Kong

12 months
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50953 USD/year
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About

The HKU Master of Finance in Financial Technology Programme at The University of Hong Kong aims to prepare students for a career in the ever-changing world of finance – a world fueled by constant technological advancements and innovations. 

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Overview

Through our courses, students will gain essential knowledge and skills in finance, FinTech, and digitalisation necessary for navigating the changing landscape of the finance industry. Not only should students have a strong understanding of finance and technology in the digital age, but also a well-balanced critical awareness of ethical and regulatory constraints and knowledge of the hottest industry trends. 

Business opportunities generated by “big data” in finance and insurance, along with other emerging digital technologies including blockchain, AI and cloud computing will be explored in detail. Graduates of the Master of Finance in Financial Technology Programme at The University of Hong Kong are expected to be technologically adept and business savvy individuals who can offer innovative solutions to finance-related industries. 

Career Development and Training

HKU Business School has a team dedicated to preparing our masters students for success in the world of work.

Leveraging our networks and resources, we aim to provide first-class career services that:

  • Help students explore and understand the industry sectors they are most interested in and evaluate options based on their profile and aspirations;
  • Help students develop a realistic career plan by facilitating the planning and execution of their personal career exploration and strategies; and
  • Help students enhance their skills, competencies and confidence necessary in the world of business.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Corporate Finance and Asset Valuation
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency [Faculty of Engineering]
  • Regulation of Financial Markets [Faculty of Law]
  • Derivative Securities
  • Mathematical Techniques in Finance
  • Advanced Financial Programming and Databases

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admissions for intake 2022 will commence in September 2021.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Finance in Financial Technology Programme, a candidate must:

  • Hold a recognised degree or equivalent;

  • Obtain statements from two referees, regarding his/her suitability for the Programme; and

  • Obtain a TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English-medium university. Minimum score requirement: TOEFL: 80 | IELTS: 6 (with no subtest below 5.5)

Candidates with computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics or science and technology related background are highly preferred.

GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered and can be helpful for marginal cases.

In general, applicants are not required to attend an interview during the admissions process.

Tuition Fee

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HK$396,000

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.

Funding

We offer merit-based scholarships to new students at the time of admission. The amount of each scholarship is subject to the performance of the candidate. All eligible candidates will automatically be considered and no separate application for the scholarship is required. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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