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JS1221

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance and Financial Technology 理學士(電腦科學)與理學士(計算金融及金融科技)

BScCS&BScCFFT

Short Description

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance and Financial Technology aims to educate a new generation of professionals with a unique combination of expertise from the important areas of computer science, computational finance, and financial technology. Finance is one of the pillars supporting the economy of Hong Kong, and the use of computational technologies has become pervasive in different business sectors. With recent significant advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies and their increasing applications in every aspect of the financial industry, the programme, which comprises a broad set of courses from the Department of Computer Science and College of Business, will train students with a distinctive and interdisciplinary blend of knowledge across the complete spectrum of computer science/computational finance/financial technology areas, from AI, big data analytics, derivatives pricing, financial econometrics, portfolio management to software engineering.

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 1 SUBJECT 3
One of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY 3
CHEMISTRY 3
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3
PHYSICS 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

HK$ 42,100

For students pursuing a double degree, any extra credits exceeding 144 completed in the four years duration and credits taken in the 5th year of study and beyond will be charged on a self-financing basis. 

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Contacts

Department of Computer Science

Email: csadm@cityu.edu.hk

Tel: (852) 3442-8615

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 108 179 282 307 256 1132
2022 33 103 184 201 191 712

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 11 0 0 0 0 11
2022 3 0 0 0 0 3
Footnote(s)
The information provided is subject to ongoing review. The University reserves the right to amend the information from time to time.