MSc in Finance
Master the world of finance
The MSc in Finance offers rigorous training to master financial theories and techniques and develop strong quantitative reasoning, along with the latest technological skills in finance. You can study full-time for 1 year with opportunities to go on exchange and study field trips, or part-time for 2 years. After you graduate, you will be primed for a career in investment banking, commercial and corporate banking, asset management, regulatory bodies, consulting, financial services, accounting and general management.
Relevant and applicable skills
This programme provides a solid foundation in portfolio analysis, credit analysis, risk modelling, structured finance, sales and trading, operations and more. You will receive hands-on training in options, futures, trading strategies and algorithms, arbitrage and high frequency trading.
You will experience real market operations in the Finance Trading Laboratory and learn how to react to market fluctuations with guidance from professional traders at world-renowned financial organisations. The lab has 53 workstations equipped with Bloomberg and Reuters terminals, carrying with real-time data feeds from all major stock exchanges, including those in Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, Osaka, New York and Europe.
Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: 2 years
A bachelor’s degree with at least second-class honours or grade B from a recognised university; English language proficiency; and a valid GMAT or GRE score report for full-time mode (the validity period is 5 years from the test date). Although GMAT/GRE scores are not required for part-time mode, they are highly encouraged.
Develop holistic skills
Tailored to suit you
The advanced curriculum is highly flexible. With a wide range of electives to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your interests.
Quality teaching methods
Our unique tutorial system keeps classes small with a focus on practical applications. We refine the course material continuously, seeking and incorporating feedback from stakeholders regularly to ensure you get the most up-to-date knowledge and techniques in this field.
A global outlook
The Exchange Programme offers an opportunity to study at prestigious business schools abroad and gain a different perspective on business issues while building a global network. We also offer overseas study trips, so you can gain a broader perspective and acquire new skills.
Prepare for your future
To help you prepare for a rich and rewarding career, we invest significant resources in career support. We give practical workshops on all aspects of the job hunting and application process, as well as comprehensive and personalised career advice and coaching, such as one-to-one or small group mock interviews. We also organise experience sharing and networking sessions with alumni and industry professionals.
Careers after graduation
MSc in Finance graduates are in high demand in Hong Kong and beyond. Our placement office works closely with an impressive and growing list of employers. Our graduates are equipped to take up a wide range of roles, such as portfolio analysis, credit analysis, risk modelling, structured finance, sales and trading, operations and more. They are also suited to roles as graduate or management trainees in general business.
On average, more than 80% of our graduates have found employment within three months upon graduation. Around 80% of these work in the banking and finance industry, with about 60% based in Hong Kong.
Is this programme for me?
We take students from a broad range of disciplines based on ability and motivation. The majority of our students have an academic background in finance or business, and some are from arts, science and engineering and other disciplines.
Get to know our alumni
Our alumni are passionate about supporting each other and current students, continuously expanding our network of deep connections and influence in business and society.
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