• Public lecture

Programme Structure

The requirement for the award of the MSc in Finance degree is the completion of 30 credits or 10 courses (7 core courses and 3 elective courses) with a cumulative GPA of 2.67 or above. The teaching pattern is normally a three-hour lecture and/or seminar per week per course. The normal duration for the programme is one year full-time. The maximum period for completion of the degree is two years.

Core Courses

Elective Courses


  1. FIN 520 Corporate Finance
  2. FIN 521 Financial Markets and Investment Analysis
  3. FIN 522 Management of Financial Institutions in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  4. FIN 523 Quantitative Methods for Finance
  5. FIN 524 Principles of Risk Management
  6. FIN 525 Fixed Income Securities
  7. FIN 530 Principles of Financial Analysis and Valuation
  1. FIN 531 Derivative Securities
  2. FIN 532 Financial Planning and Services in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  3. FIN 534 Hong Kong and Mainland China Monetary and Financial Systems
  4. FIN 535 International Financial Management
  5. FIN 536 Investment and Wealth Management
  6. FIN 537 Real Estate Investment and Finance
  7. FIN 538 Securities Laws and Regulatory Framework in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  8. FIN 539 Algorithmic Trading and Quantitative Strategies
  9. FIN 540 Venture Capital and Private Equity
  10. FIN 541 Insurance Law in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  11. FIN 542 Insurance Practice in Hong Kong and Mainland China
  12. FIN 543 Introduction to FinTech
  13. FIN 545 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing and Sustainable Finance
  14. FIN 600 Case Studies in Finance