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Admission Requirements

To  be eligible for admission to the Master of Finance Programme, a candidate must:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree of this University; or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose; 
  • obtain statements from two referees, regarding his/her suitability for the programme; and
  • obtain a TOEFL/IELTS score* if he/she is not from an English teaching university.

For the Financial Technology Stream, candidates with computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics, or science and technology related background are highly preferred. 

* A score of 577 or above (paper-based test) or 90 (internet-based test) in TOEFL, or a minimum overall band of 7 with no subtest lower than 6.5 in IELTS is required.

GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered and can be helpful for marginal cases.

Admission Schedule

Admissions to the 2018-2019 FULL-TIME programme are open.  

Application deadline:
Round 1 - 12:00 noon, September 25, 2017 
Round 2 -
12:00 noon, October 23, 2017
Round 3 -
12:00 noon, November 20, 2017
Round 4 - 
12:00 noon, December 20, 2017
Round 5 - 
12:00 noon, January 15, 2018      
Round 6 - 12:00 noon, February 20, 2018       

Offers will be made on a rolling basis and early applications are preferred in the sense that a large proportion of offers will be allocated to applications in early rounds. Candidates are therefore highly recommended to submit their applications and supporting documents as soon as possible. Admission decisions are generally available in five to six weeks after the interim application deadline and successful candidates will be notified by email. For those who do not receive offer notification from the MFin Programme Office, their files will be considered again in the following round(s) till the end of the whole admission exercise.

Candidates may be invited to write a written test and/or to attend an interview. Class commences in August.

Oversea Applications

We welcome overseas applicants. Candidates who wish to be admitted based on a qualification from a university outside Hong Kong, where the language of teaching is not English, are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL*). The International English Language Testing System (IELTS*) is also accepted as an equivalent standard. Upon successful application, overseas students will need to arrange their own student visas.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the 2018-2019 intake is HK$381,600. The fee shall be payable in 3 instalments over one year for full-time study, irrespective of the number of courses taken in each module.

Subject to the approval of the MFin Programme Director and committees concerned, advanced standing of required courses, except the capstone course, may be granted and the tuition fees would be deducted by HK$31,800 (to be confirmed) per course accordingly. There is also a non-refundable application fee of HK$300.

Note: The fees are subject to final approval of the University.






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