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Financial Mathematics

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
26820 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science (MSc) program in Financial Mathematics  offered at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology focuses on preparing undergraduate students from quantitative disciplines, such as mathematics, statistics, and computing, to be professionals in contemporary finance and wealth management.

Overview

Financial mathematics, the application of mathematical solutions to problems in finance, is an amalgam of mathematics, statistics, finance theory and computer science. As the discipline brings efficiency and rigor to financial markets, instruments and the investment process, it has become increasingly important in regulatory concern.

The Master of Science (MSc) program in Financial Mathematics  offered at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is continuously enhanced with relevant and up-to-date courses in quantitative finance. The curriculum also encourages students to seek internships suiting their interests and to take advantage of the program’s network in the job search process.

Recently, new courses in algorithm trading, market microstructure, financial computing, structuring and trading strategies, and financial infrastructure, among others, have been offered by faculty members who are actively engaged in financial mathematics research and seasoned finance professionals with advanced degrees from leading institutions of higher learning.

Program objectives

  • To nurture the next generation of financial mathematic professionals for increasingly sophisticated markets.
  • To create a link between the theoretical and realistic worlds of financial mathematics.
  • To prepare for employment and contribute to the long-term sustainability and ever-evolving nature of the financial industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical, statistical and computational methods for security pricing, asset allocation, speculative trading, and risk management;
  • Valuable insight on the performance of various pricing models;
  • Option pricing theory, portfolio theory, risk models, time series analysis of financial data, financial economics, and computer programming;
  • Programming skills, data science techniques in statistics, machine learning and AI, and innovative financial technology.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering or physical sciences or an equivalent qualification Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering or physical sciences or an equivalent qualification from a university or tertiary institution.from a university or tertiary institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26820 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26820 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • The program fee for the Intake is HK$210,000

Funding

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