|Abbreviation||FT / PT|
The HKU Business School Master of Finance in Financial Technology (MFFinTech) programme is jointly offered by three faculties: the Business School, the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Law. Our faculty members are involved in cutting-edge research and have accumulated experience to nurture the FinTech talents and ensure all students are taught the most up-to-date technological advancements.
Our innovative curriculum balances quantitative skills and visionary thinking, and applies techniques of big data, AI and natural language processing to analyse real-world financial projects. Students will also cover the legal aspects of FinTech, from cybersecurity to data protection and smart contracts.
There is a strong industry demand for MFFinTech graduates, with career opportunities in commercial and investment banks, brokerage and investment firms, private equity and venture capital firms, FinTech startups, insurance companies, treasury departments of non-financial corporations, regulatory agencies, and consulting and accounting firms.
Students need to complete a total of twelve courses. Up to two elective courses may be taken from other taught postgraduate programmes offered by the School.
Mode of Attendance
Full Time (One-Year)
Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements
1. A recognized Bachelor's degree or equivalent;
2. Statements from two referees; and
3. A TOEFL/IELTS* score if you are not from an English teaching university.
*A minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test) in TOEFL, or a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in IELTS is required.
Candidates with computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics or science and technology related background are highly preferred.
Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
List of Programmes
Round 1: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), October 19, 2021
Round 2: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), December 7, 2021
Round 3: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), January 25, 2022
Round 4: 12:00 noon (GMT +8), March 8, 2022