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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

JS5331

BSc Economics and Finance 理學士(經濟及金融學)

ECOF

Short Description

The BSc Economics and Finance (ECOF) program provides a solid training in both economics and finance, with a strong emphasis on the use of quantitative methods and techniques. 

Enjoying the synergy from solid education in both Economics and Finance, students are well equipped with quantitative skills and knowledge to form an in-depth understanding of the modern economy. All students are required to finish a project/paper before they graduate.

Economics is a social science that studies people's decisions under constraints. It offers expertise in topics such as behavior of consumers and firms, efficiency and equity of markets, economic growth, business cycles, international trade and finance, taxation and public policies, etc. Important finance topics covered in the program include corporate finance, corporate valuation, investment analysis and portfolio management, derivative securities, financial markets and institutions, financial accounting, and international finance.

This program is suitable for students who aspire to enter into business fields that require strong analytical and quantitative skills, such as investment banks, consulting, data analysis, economists or further studies.

Remarks:

The Year 1 curricula of JS5331 ECOF and JS5300 B&M are identical. JS5331 allows students who have a special interest in BSc ECOF to directly enter the major. Those admitted into JS5300 may apply to enter ECOF or other business majors via the major selection exercise held at the end of the first three semesters. Students interested in ECOF should include either or both JS5331 and JS5300 in their program choices.

On top of the direct intake quota, at least half of the ECOF program seats are reserved for students admitted into JS5300 Business and Management to enter the program via the major selection exercise.

Selected Band A and Band B applicants who show talents and potentials for business study will be invited to engagement activities or interviews organized by HKUST Business School in May-June 2018.

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTSNote1 3
Or
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
ANY 1 SUBJECTNote1 3

Note 1: The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

For more details about admission score calculation, please refer to: https://join.ust.hk/jupas-score/

Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Remarks:

  • The above subjects refer to Category A subjects.

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

Once the minimum entrance requirements have been met, the best results achieved in all sittings will be used for calculating admissions scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

HKUST Business School

Email: bmadmit@ust.hk

Tel: 2358 6005

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 111 95 179 293 246 924
2016 96 129 234 326 317 1102

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 30 0 0 0 0 30
2016 20 0 0 0 0 20
Footnote(s)
^ Intake quota subject to adjustment
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