12 months
19117 USD/year
19117 USD/year
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Financial Technology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong focuses on employing technological innovations in financial practices. It leverages on the cutting-edge developments of artificial intelligence, data sciences and information technology to revolutionize the financial industry.  


Financial Technology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong significantly improves end-users service experience, making the financial industry more inclusive and productive. On the other hand, it imposes a crucial challenge of understanding and analyzing its social benefits and risks economically, technologically, and legally, so as to foster its healthy developments.

Students at Financial Technology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • have acquired advanced knowledge in technologies such as cyber security, blockchain, data science, AI, etc. for finance and e-commerce, while maintaining a broad understanding of finance and law such as financial markets, financial engineering, regulatory policy, contracts, intellectual property for technologies, etc. 
  • be able to identify, formulate, and apply their learned knowledge in solving problems in these areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Data Analytics for Financial Technology
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Financial Technology Project 
  • Cryptography, Information Security and
  • Privacy
  • Big Data Systems and Information Processing
  • Security & Privacy in Cyber Systems
  • Digital Forensics
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Information Technology Management

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until all places have been filled. Therefore, early applications are strongly encouraged.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good knowledge of mathematics (such as calculus, linear algebra and probability) and proficiency in at least one modern programming language (such as C, C++, Java or Python) as shown on academic transcript(s).
  • Obtained a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Finance/Business-related discipline from a reputable university or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    19117 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year 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.


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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