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.
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- 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
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Admissions for intake 2022 will commence in September 2021.
DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology Finance Financial Mathematics
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
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International50953 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50953 USD per year during 12 months.
National50953 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50953 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Hong Kong
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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