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Admission Information

The Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess a recognized good first degree in a relevant field, OR a recognized first degree plus relevant working experience, other acceptable and equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:

  • a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • a minimum score of 550 (paper based test) or 79 (Internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); or
  • an equivalent score in a recognised test.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the academic year 2021-22 is HK$110,000 for local students and HK$175,000 for non-local students.

Application Period

2021-22 Application will be open from 1 November 2020.

Application Fee

The application fee is non-refundable.

Process of Application

Please note that you can apply by either paper form or online, but not both methods. For those who have already handed in paper application, there's no need to apply again.

By post
The application form and confidenttal recommendation forms can be downloaded here. Applicants should send the application form, 2 sets of confidential recommendation forms and other supporting documents, with the application fee (in cheque or bank draft) to the Admissions Officer of MIBF Programme, c/o Department of Economics, Lingnan University, Room WYL301, Dorothy Y.L. Wong Building , Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Online Application
The online application system will be accessible during application period.

Applicants shall access the online payment gateway attached to the University's online application system (Please log in later when application period begins) and settle the application fee by a visa or master credit card. An application is valid and accepted only when the payment procedure is successfully completed. Only one programme can be chosen in each application. Applicants who wish to apply for more than one programme shall do multiple applications and payments respectively.

An acknowledgement email with the application number assigned will be sent to the applicant upon each online payment transaction. The applicant should check with the Programme if he/she does not receive the acknowledgement email.

An applicant should invite his/her referee(s) to complete the Confidential Recommendation and return the form to the Admissions Officer, MIBF Programme before 15 June, 2021. The selection process will be started as soon as we receive your application materials. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview conducted by the Programme Director or other teaching staff of the program. Applicants will be notified about their application result within one month after the closing date of application.


Master of Science in International Banking & Finance Programme has no recruitment cooperation with any admission agency. For enquiries, please contact us directly.

Application Mailing Address

MSc in International Banking and Finance Programme
Department of Economics
Room WYL301, Dorothy Y.L. Wong Building
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun
N.T. Hong Kong

Application Form

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