Department of Economics and Finance
Master of Science in Applied Economics

Graduate Prospects & Feedback

Further Study Opportunities Around the World

After graudation with the Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE), students may wish to further their academic studies by engaging in postgraduate or doctoral studies overseas in their interested and specialized areas.

 
Yang Yasong
2011 Graduate
Oxford University
"MSAE provided me a solid foundation which leads me to an advanced level of study in a first-class university...

Without their kind help, encouragement, and consistent support, I will not be able to go to Oxford and make a big change to my life..."
 
Lu Peng
2008 Graduate
Oxford University
"Not only the academic achievement and teaching dedication of our professors, but also the provision of good study atmosphere among my classmates..."

 
Wang Hongning, Zhou Yuan & Zhou Kezhong (from left to right)
2008 & 2009 Graduate
University of Cambridge
"The Professors are approachable. I was deeply touched by their passion in teaching ... The comprehensive training helps me get my offer and lay a solid foundation for my further study," Hongning said.

"City University has helped me on my way to Cambridge ... I'm happy that I chose my Master study at City University of Hong Kong," Yuan said.
Li Han
2009 Graduate
London School of Economics
"...for an extraordinary future in personal development, MSAE is a great place to start with."




 
 
HUNG Tsz Hin, Ronald
2017 Graduate
City University of Hong Kong


 
LIAO Wangnong
2017 Graduate
City University of Hong Kong


 
Chen Suikang
2016 Graduate
City University of Hong Kong


 
Ji Yufei
2013 Graduate
McGill University


 
 
Xu Xiaoqi
2013 Graduate
University of California - Irvine


 
Gong Yifan
2012 Graduate
University of Western Ontario

 
Yao Yuxi
2012 Graduate
University of Western Ontario

 
Leung Tsz Kin, Benson
2012 Graduate
Toulouse School of Economics
 
 
Wu Xiaokang
2012 Graduate
Columbia University
 

 
Kong Wei
2012 Graduate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
Cen Bingfeng, Huang Yang, Zhao Bohan, Cai Jingzhe & Huang Anni (from left to right)
2010 & 2011 Graduate
Paris School of Economics & HEC Paris

 
 
Zhang Jian
2011 Graduate
National University of Singapore
 
Hou Yifeng
2011 Graduate
City University of Hong Kong
 
Guo Jianglan
2010 Graduate
Kent State University
 
Huang Jiajin
2010 Graduate
Goethe University (Germany)
 
 
Prof. Jean-Pierre Laffargue & Huang Yang (from left to right)
2010 Graduate
Paris School of Economics
 
Li Yiming
2009 Graduate
University of Chicago
"That's exactly what makes a good programme: bringing good scholars and students together... I will not forget this place."
Liang Yitian
2009 Graduate
University of British Columbia
"I received high quality and thorough academic training in economics at CityU where I felt like I was in a big family."
 
 
Xing Jing
2006 Graduate
Oxford University
"The MSAE programme at CityU not only offered me frontier knowledge in economics, both theoretical and practical, but it also helped me to pursue further study at Oxford."
Pan Jier, Jiang Changmin, Zhang Siliang & Ma Jun(from left to right)
2008 Graduate
University of British Columbia
"They are excellent professors who provide deep and wide insight for knowledge in economics," Siliang said.


 
Pan Jier
2008 Graduate
Queen's University
Pan Jier proceeds to study his PhD in Economics at Queen's University, Canada.


 
 
Wang Nan
2009 Graduate
National University of Singapore
"New life in National University of Singapore is full of challenge and excitement. Still I can't help missing Hong Kong from time to time. I think choosing to study in Hong Kong and becoming an MSAE student is a most right choice made by myself ever."
 
Shi Lijia
2008 Graduate
University of Florida
"After one year's study in MSAE, I have developed a good framework of economics, which laid a solid foundation for my further studies at the University of Florida."
 
Liu Rui, Prof. Bharat R. Hazari & Lu Mi (from left to right)
2007 Graduate
University of California - Irvine and Riverside respectively
Liu Rui undertook her PhD in Economics at the University of California, Irvine in 2007. She observed that the MSAE programme distinguishes itself with high caliber faculty members, including many world renowned economists. "Teachers are very serious about their research and they are enthusiastic and passionate about teaching," Rui said.

Lu Mi, took up her PhD studies at University of California, Riverside in 2007. Mi said that the world-class faculty on the MSAE programme attracted her to CityU.
 
Cheng Cheng
2007 Graduate
Texas A&M University
 
Chen Yilian
2007 Graduate
Cornell University
 
 
Ho Cheuk Yin
MPhil 2007 Graduate
University of Rochester
 
Li Lingxiao
MPhil 2007 Graduate
University of Wisconsin - Madison