Computational Finance
Computational Finance
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance
Offering Academic Unit
This Major is jointly offered by:
College of Business
Department of Economics and Finance
Department of Management Sciences
Mode of Study

Aims of Major

The major aims to provide students with solid research and quantitative training in finance. It prepares students for graduate studies in business and careers in the financial industry that require high-caliber quantitative and analytical skills. The major gives students an interdisciplinary education in business. It includes training in mathematics, statistics, computer programming and finance.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

Upon successful completion of this major, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate key knowledge and skills in business related disciplines;
  2. Communicate effectively in English;
  3. Apply creative and critical thinking in solving business related problems;
  4. Attain personal and team goals using individual and interpersonal skills;
  5. Demonstrate awareness of ethical and global issues in business;
  6. Conduct quantitative analysis and numerical computation based on modern financial modeling;
  7. Design and implement integrated solutions for real-life financial problems;
  8. Apply modern mathematical tools to analyze complex financial instruments.

Degree Requirements

Requirements Normative 4-year
Advanced Standing I1 Advanced Standing II2
Gateway Education requirement 30 credit units -- --
College / School requirement 9 credit units -- --
Major requirement

73 credit units

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Free electives / Minor (if applicable) 12 credit units -- --
Minimum Graduation Requirement: 124 credit units -- --
Maximum Credit Units Permitted: 144 credit units -- --
Note 1: For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications.
Note 2: For Associate Degree/Higher Diploma graduates admitted as senior-year intake students.