In Innovative Programmes with Professional Recognition

  1. We were the FIRST to offer the Master of Science in:

    • Finance programme in Hong Kong (1993),

    • Financial Engineering programme in Asia (1996), and

    • Banking programme* in Asia (1997).

  2. We were appointed by the World Bank to assist the Graduate School of the People's Bank of China to establish the MSc in Finance programme (1995-1997).
  3. We have organized various executive development programmes for leading financial institutions like HKMA, SFC, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of China.

       * MSc Banking was restructured and retitled as MSc Financial Services in 2011.  The MSc Financial Services was merged into our finance programmes in 2021. 

 In Programmes that combine Academic and Professional Excellence

  1. Research Rankings of the Department of Economics and Finance in Asia:



  2. Our Teaching Team includes (Faculty Profile):
  • dedicated teachers who are winners of the University-wide Teaching Excellence Award, and
  • veteran practitioners who enrich student's learning with their industry experience and insights.

 In a Reputable College of Business which is:

  1. ranked 42nd in the world and 5th in Asia (The UT Dallas Top 100 Worldwide Business School Rankings based on the research contributions 2018-2022);
  2. ranked 76th in the world and 20th in Asia (The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 - Accounting & Finance);
  3. ranked 65th in the world and 8th in Asia in Economics and Business (The Best Global Universities Rankings by US News & World Report);
  4. amongst a small group of elite business schools worldwide that are accredited by AACSB International and EQUIS (what are they?).

 In well-established Programmes that:

  1. have trained more than 3,400 graduates in the past 30 years - many of whom now occupy senior positions in various financial institutions (Alumni Feedback);
  2. organize professional conferences/seminars regularly for students to learn from and interact with veteran practitioners (Professional Seminars); and
  3. attract highly qualified students who have a strong academic ability and substantial industry experience (Student Profile).