Skip to content Skip to main navigation

Academic Programmes

Building on
a Century of Excellence

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance [BSc(QFin)]


The BSc(QFin) is an enhanced version of a regular finance programme.  Besides offering a solid foundation in major areas of finance such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, corporate finance, and investment as a regular finance programme does, BSc(QFin) equips students with the requisite quantitative skills needed in financial analysis such as statistics and programming. In addition, the programme broadens students’ perspectives by introducing them to advance topics in finance such as financial modeling, risk management, financial engineering, and market regulations.

The programme strikes a delicate balance between quantitative skills and market knowledge. Its curriculum is designed to train all-rounded financial managers who can relate theories to practice and know how to apply quantitative skills to real world problems. To nurture students' soft skills and market acumen, the programme puts in place a range of enrichment activities in collaboration with practitioners in the financial market, such as Round Table with Practitioners, Executive Mentoring Scheme, Bloomberg workshops, and international field trip to financial centers such as New York, London, and Zurich.

The programme also provides amply room and flexibility for students to take free electives and to acquire additional knowledge in specific areas through minor or second major.

The programme is fully accredited by PRMIA and closely linked to the PRM™ Programme.  Successful graduates from BSc(QFin) who have completed ALL courses listed in Appendix A and obtained a GPA of 3.0 or above in these courses will be exempted from PRM I and II exams, which form half of the PRM™ Designation Programme.  The Professional Risk Managers™ International Association (PRMIA) is a non-profit professional association, governed by a Board of Directors directly elected by its global membership, of nearly 90,000 members worldwide.  Established in 2002 by a volunteer group of risk industry professionals, PRMIA™’s mission is to provide a free and open forum for the promotion of sound risk management standards and practices globally.

The programme is a designated CFA University Affiliation Program.  Under this Program, CFA scholarships are available to BSc(QFin) students to take the CFA Level I Examination. In addition, they can also attend free workshops on ethics and professional standards taught by experienced professionals from the local CFA society.

BSc(QFin) students are required to take a total of 240 credit units of courses for the 4-year curriculum.

Please click here to view the BSc(QFin) website


4-Year Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance [BSc(QFin)]

Regulations, Syllabus & Structure and List of Courses

Intake Regulations Syllabus & Structure List of Courses &
Brief Description
Intake of 2017-2018 B Part I | Part II F
Intake of 2016-2017 B Part I | Part II F
Intake of 2015-2016 BBA.REG.2013-14.pdf Part I | Part II FBE.CRSE.2013-14(4Y).pdf
Intake of 2014-2015 BBA.REG.2013-14.pdf Part I | Part II FBE.CRSE.2013-14(4Y).pdf
Intake of 2013-2014 BBA.REG.2013-14.pdf Part I | Part II FBE.CRSE.2013-14(4Y).pdf
Intake of 2012-2013 BBA.Regulations.12-13.pdf Part I | Part II FBE.Courses.Description.12-13.pdf


Back to top

Back to top

Join FBE Mailing List

* Required Field


  • Fill in all required fields *.
  • Please make sure all the above personal data is correct and you are strongly encouraged to notify the Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Hong Kong via email: if there are any changes in your contact information.

Personal Data Collection

The Faculty of Business and Economics will send you information related to the Faculty including news, event updates, newsletters and/or promotional information through the personal data which you have provided. The Faculty will keep all personal data strictly confidential and will not provide contacts in any form to a third party. If you do not wish to receive information from the Faculty, please contact