P04
MSc Finance
理學碩士(金融學)

Year of Entry

2018

Application Deadline

Application Closed

Mode of Study

Combined

Mode of Funding

Non-government-funded

Indicative Intake Target

105

Minimum No. of Credits Required

30

Class Schedule

Weekday daytime or evenings, Saturdays and occasional Sundays

Normal Study Period

Full-time: 1 year
Part-time/Combined mode: 2 years

Maximum Study Period

Full-time: 2.5 years
Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years

Mode of Processing

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.
Programme Director
Dr Xueping Wu
BE(Tongji), ME(Tongji), MBA(K.U. Leuven), PhD(K.U. Leuven)
General Enquiries
EF Postgraduate Unit
+852 3442 9583
+852 3442 0289
Outline
Programme Aims and Objectives

The programme aims at providing students with advanced knowledge in financial management including financing & investment strategies and risk management.

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must:

  • hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university; and
  • preferably possess more than 1 year of work experience in the industry.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 79 (internet-based test); or
  • Overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • Score 490 in the new College English Test (CET-6) of Chinese mainland or a pass in the old CET-6 test; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications
Course Description

Core Courses

Students are required to take 8 required core courses which equal to a total of 24 credit units.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Investments
  • Professional Seminars in Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • International Financial Management

Electives

Students can choose 2 electives (total 6 credit units) from the list below:

  • Option Pricing
  • Spreadsheet Modeling in Finance
  • Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments
  • An elective in the following disciplines offered by the departments of the College of Business to suit students’ interests and career development needs: Accounting, Economics and Finance, Information Systems, Management, Management Science, and Marketing
† Combined mode: Local students taking programmes in combined mode can attend full-time (12-18 credit units per semester) or part-time (no more than 11 credit units per semester) study in different semesters without seeking approval from the University. For non-local students, they will be admitted to these programmes for either full-time or part-time studies. Non-local students must maintain the required credit load for their full-time or part-time studies and any changes will require approval from the University.