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BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology 理學士(計算金融及金融科技)

BScCFFT

Short Description

Why BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology?

The BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology major has two streams, namely (1) Computational Finance Stream and (2) Financial Technology Stream. 

Computational Finance stream is an interdisciplinary stream offering a comprehensive curriculum that covers state-of-the-art training in finance, mathematics, statistics and computer programming. The integrated application of these four areas is in great demand by today’s financial markets.

Financial Technology stream gives students an interdisciplinary education in business, information technology, and innovation by training them in mathematics, statistics, programming, information systems, and finance. The FinTech core courses  include  blockchain,  big  data,  cybersecurity,  regulatory technology (RegTech), Python programming, machine learning, technology entrepreneurship, and Fintech capstone project.

Students from both Computational Finance and Financial Technology streams can apply for admission to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University. Upon completion of this joint degree program, students will receive the dual awards conferred by Columbia University and CityU.

Career Prospects

Computational Finance stream provides comprehensive training and internship opportunities to prepare students to establish competitive advantages in financial careers such as asset management, investment banking and risk management, as well as further advanced studies.

Financial Technology stream prepares students for the careers in the emerging FinTech industry and business and technology sectors that require solid technology training and finance domain knowledge as well as further advanced studies.

Remarks:

# Indicative intake quotas for JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions, subject to change.


Useful Links:

Useful Information for JUPAS Applicants
Assessment of Applications
Interview Arrangements
Flexible Admission Arrangement for JUPAS Applicants
Special Consideration for JUPAS Applicants
CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents
CityU Tiger Programme
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 4
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes for Elective Subject(s):

  • Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and Category C other language subject (at grade E or above) can also be used to meet the elective requirement. If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Attained
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Notes:

  • Liberal Studies would be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of Citizenship and Social Development.
  • Unspecified electives may include Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) (except for JS1801) and Category C other language subjects (at grade E or above) (except for JS1200, JS1201, JS1217, JS1801, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807). If students take both M1 and M2, they are counted as one subject only.
  • Applied Learning (ApL) subjects are not counted as elective subjects, except for JS1041, JS1042, JS1043, JS1044, JS1805JS1806 and JS1807.
  • Please refer to the minimum entrance requirements webpage for details.
  • Applicants who are marginally failed to meet the entrance requirements of the programme may still have opportunity of admission. CityU will continue the flexibility towards the minimum entrance requirements for JUPAS applicants in 2024/25 entry. The details of flexible admission arrangement will be announced in due course.


Remarks:

  • For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please click here.

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

CityU accepts repeat results and will use the best results in assessing whether applicants fulfil the entrance requirements and to calculate admission scores.

First Year Tuition Fee

Contacts

College of Business

Email: cb.ug@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: Whatsapp (852) 6331-7712

Admissions Office

Email: ugadm.local@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-7640

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 99 141 284 336 329 1189
2022 95 159 311 382 307 1254
2021 115 178 279 351 297 1220
2020 113 145 248 334 289 1129
2019 103 170 284 348 336 1241
2018 85 175 260 319 301 1140
2017 121 191 276 325 317 1230
2016 142 192 308 466 388 1496

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

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2023 3 0 0 0 0 3
2022 2 1 1 0 0 4
2021 10 1 0 1 0 12
2020 7 0 1 1 0 9
2019 7 1 0 0 0 8
2018 6 1 0 0 0 7
2017 7 1 0 0 0 8
2016 11 0 0 0 0 11
Footnote(s)
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.