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*As the 2022/23 academic year is the beginning of the 2022/23 - 2024/25 triennium for which the allocation of UGC-funded places are still subject to the Government's approval, the number of intake places shown above is indicative only and subject to changes or confirmation.

Programme Introduction

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.

What You’ll Study

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.

Exciting Opportunities

Test your knowledge and learn what it takes to succeed in the real world through experiential learning opportunities and exchange placements locally and abroad.

Career Prospects

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.

If you’re considering this programme, please review our programme-specific application standards and deadlines to give yourself the best possible chance of securing a place.  

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