Lead innovations in the dynamic FinTech industry
Jointly offered by the Faculty of Engineering and the HKU Business School, this programme seeks to empower financial technologists and entrepreneurs with integrated knowledge in finance and technology to pioneer the application of FinTech. The interdisciplinary degree combines computing, finance, and policies and regulations to furnish you with a solid foundation in FinTech disciplines.
The programme consists of foundation courses in mathematics, statistics, finance, computing, and law, as well as hard topics in FinTech and soft topics in Arts and Social Sciences. Hard topics in FinTech include courses in distributed ledger and blockchain technology, big data and data mining, computational finance and algorithmic trading, e-payment and crypto-currency, financial programming and databases, and mathematical finance etc. Soft topics are courses from Arts and Social Sciences, which serve for training students to have a broader mindset and allow them to apply their knowledge and skills adaptively and creatively in this fast-growing discipline.
Test your knowledge and learn what it takes to succeed in the real world through experiential learning opportunities and exchange placements locally and abroad.
Majority of the graduates will work in the finance sector; mostly will become FinTech professionals and leaders in the FinTech industry. Some graduates may start their own business and be an entrepreneur. Some may pursue further studies (master or doctoral degree) in Hong Kong or overseas.