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Admissions

   Admission Requirements

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

  • hold a recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent; 

  • 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 medium university.

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

* A minimum score of 90 in TOEFL, or overall band of 7 with no subtest lower than 6.5 in IELTS is required.

GMAT/GRE scores are not required, but candidates with a good GMAT/GRE score will be favorably considered.

   Admission Schedule

Admissions for intake 2020 is now open.

Non-local students are highly encouraged to apply in the first two rounds to allow sufficient time to arrange student visas and to prepare to move to Hong Kong.

Application Deadlines:

Round 1
12:00nn (HKT) October 22, 2019
Round 2 12:00nn (HKT) December 30, 2019
Round 3 12:00nn (HKT) February 13, 2020

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. Candidate are therefore highly recommended to submit their applications and supporting documents as soon as possible.

Admissions decisions are generally available in eight weeks after the application deadline and successful applicants will be notified by email. The applications of those who have not received an offer will be considered again in the following round(s) until the end of the whole admissions cycle. 

   Overseas Applicants

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.

International students are highly encouraged to apply in the first two rounds to allow sufficient time to arrange student visas and to prepare to move to Hong Kong. 

   Tuition Fee

The proposed tuition fee for the 2020-2021 intake is HK$396,000*. The fee shall be payable in 3 instalments over one year, irrespective of the number of courses taken in each module.

Upon receiving the admission offer, candidates will be required to arrange an offer deposit of HK$95,000* to confirm offer acceptance. The deposit will be deducted from the first instalment of the tuition fee.

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$33,000* per course accordingly. There is also a non-refundable application fee of HK$300.

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


Address

Master of Finance Programme Office
Faculty of Business and Economics,
The University of Hong Kong,
Level 3, Block B, Cyberport 4,
100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong


Phone

Prospective Students:
+852 3962 1258

Current Students:
+852 3962 1486


Email

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