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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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BEng in Financial Technology 金融科技學

BENG FINTECH

Short Description

Financial Technology (FinTech) is an emerging engineering discipline that aims at providing students with the essential knowledge and capabilities to apply some of the latest technological advances in engineering, especially those related to information technology and data sciences, to a variety of financial services. After four years of all-round education, students are expected to be able to

  • derive and develop financial and managerial insights from big data;
  • design and engineer innovative solutions to meet financial service needs;
  • optimise financial decisions in complex business environments; and
  • understand and analyse the social, economic, security, and legal impact of their solutions.

Remarks:
For the structure of the 4-year undergraduate curriculum, please click here.

Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 4
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNOTES 3
NOTES:
(1) The two subjects may include:
  (i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects; or
  (ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.
   
(2) Preferred subjects: Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II, Biology, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Chemistry, Combined Science, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, and Physics.

REMARK:
The programme accepts specific Applied Learning course(s) with "Attained with Distinction" as an extra elective subject.
Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2018 for details.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGENote1 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote2 3

Note 1
Applicants with very special circumstances may be granted waivers of this requirement on a case-by-case basis. For details, please click here.

Note 2:
The two subjects may include:
(i) 2 New Senior Secondary elective subjects#; or
(ii) 1 New Senior Secondary elective subject and Mathematics (Extended Part) Module I or Module II.    

#Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling (i) above.


Note 3:

"Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects will be accepted by some programmes as an extra subject for awarding bonus points. For details, please click here.     

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

Most programmes offered by CUHK consider the best results in the same subject taken by a candidate in more than one sitting of HKDSE.  Some programmes may have specific arrangements and the admission scores of candidates seeking admission on the strength of results from more than one sitting of HKDSE may be adjusted.  Details of calculation of scores in more than one sitting of HKDSE for the 2018-19 entry will be finalised and posted at the admissions website (admission.cuhk.edu.hk).

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Ms. Monica Ho

Email: dept@se.cuhk.edu.hk

Tel: 3943 8313

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 88 36 44 54 85 307

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 28 0 0 0 0 28
Footnote(s)
(1) These are indicative admission quotas, which are subject to adjustment. 
(2) For latest information on interviews for 2018 entry, please visit
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm