Taught Postgraduate Programmes (Tpg)

Department of Economics and Finance

MSc Financial Engineering

理學碩士(金融工程學)


Year of Entry 2019
Mode of Funding Non-government-funded
Programme Code P15
Intermediate Award
Mode of Programme Combined
Class Schedule Weekday daytime or evenings; and Saturdays
Indicative Intake Target 45
Minimum No. of Credits Required 30
Normal Duration of Programme Full-time: 1 year
Part-time/Combined mode: 2 years
Maximum Study Period Full-time: 2.5 years
Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years
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Application Deadline
Local : Closed
Non-local : Closed
Mode of processing Rolling Basis
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Programme Aims and Objectives

The programme targets at helping students acquire advanced quantitative skills to analyze sophisticated derivative models, price and evaluate the risk of complex financial instruments, and develop appropriate risk management strategies.


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; and
  • have a strong foundation in quantitative analysis.

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:

  • Score 550 (paper-based test) or 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); 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 (total 24 credit units).

  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Investments
  • Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • Professional Seminars in Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Option Pricing
  • Spreadsheet Modeling in Finance

Electives

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

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Systems, Markets and Instruments
  • International Financial Management
  • 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