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Financial mathematics, the application of mathematical solutions to problems in finance, is an amalgam of mathematics, statistics, finance theory and computer science to bring efficiency and rigor to financial markets, instruments and the investment process.

The MSc program focuses on preparing students to be professionals in contemporary finance and wealth management. The curriculum is continuously enhanced with relevant and up-to-date courses in quantitative finance, offering new courses in machine learning, Block chain technology, and algorithm trading, among others, to connect to the rapid changes in the regional markets. On completion of the program, students are expected to have comprehensive knowledge of financial products, solid understanding in risk management and trading strategy, and the ability to construct and apply quantitative models.

On successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Design and evaluate quantitative models for derivatives pricing, portfolio management and trading strategies;
  • Formulate appropriate risk monitoring procedures in financial transactions and perform effective scenario simulation using statistical techniques in risk assessment;
  • Devise computer systems for analysis of financial data and design numerical methods for calibration of model parameters from market data;
  • Make appraisal of dynamics of financial markets and formulate quantitative strategies to seek investment opportunities in fund management; and
  • Analyze problems from finance in quantitative terms and develop strategies for effective solution of the problems.

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Department of Mathematics

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (1.5 yıl)

Okul ücreti
Program Fee: HK $210,000

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Başlangıç tarihi

1 Eylül 2020

Yer

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Clear Water Bay,

Sai Kung, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification. Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments: TOEFL- iBT: 80; TOEFL - pBT: 550; TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test (effective from 2018/19 admission): 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections); IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5. Applicants don't need to present TOEFL or IELTS score if their first language is English, or they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

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Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification.

Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments:

  • TOEFL- iBT: 80*
  • TOEFL - pBT: 550
  • TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections)
  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5

* refers to the total score in one single attempt

Applicants don't need to present TOEFL or IELTS score if

  • their first language is English, or
  • they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Engineering or Physical Sciences.

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