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The Master of Science (MSc) Program in Financial Mathematics aims to prepare students from quantitative disciplines with science or engineering backgrounds for rewarding careers in Hong Kong’s financial sector. The curriculum includes mathematical, statistical and computational methods for security pricing, asset allocation, speculative trading, and risk management, and offers comprehensive coverage on financial markets and valuable insights on the performance of various pricing models in market practice. This program upgrades students’ knowledge in probability, statistics and stochastic calculus to a level beyond the bachelor’s degree in mathematics, trains students with theories, tools and skills of programming for quantitative investment and risk management.

Graduates from the program are suited for jobs in trading and market making of derivatives, financial product development, investment decision making, and risk management.

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

2 Eylül 2019

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.

Uluslararası 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.

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

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

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