|Year of Entry||2019|
|Mode of Funding||Government funded|
BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology
|Mode of Study||Full time|
|Indicative Intake Target
(subject to change)
JUPAS and non-JUPAS government-funded places : 10 (local students)
|Programme Website||Click here to open|
|Tuition Fee||Click here for more information|
Dr LI Tao
BSc Fudan U.(PRC), PhD Washington U. in St. Louis (USA)
|Deputy Programme Leader||
Dr WU Jing
BEng Tsinghua Univ (PRC), MBA & PhD University of Chicago (USA)
|Deputy Programme Leader and Stream Advisor - Financial Technology Stream||
Dr LEUNG Chun Man Alvin
BBA, BEng & MPhil (HK), MSc & PhD The University of Texas at Austin (USA)
|Admissions Tutor and Deputy Programme Leader||
Mr LEUNG Hon Wing
BSc, MSc (HK)
+852 3442 2404
The BSc in Computational Finance and Financial Technology major has 2 streams, namely (1) Computational Finance Stream and (2) Financial Technology Stream. Students could also opt for not following the above streams in taking courses.
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.
Computational Finance stream students have the opportunity to 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.
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.
計算金融及金融科技理學士課程內有兩個主修專業，它們是 (1) 計算金融學專業及 (2)金融科技專業。學生也可以選擇不跟隨以上專業選科。
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 graduate studies in business and careers in the emerging FinTech industry that require solid technology training and finance domain knowledge.
|JUPAS Catalogue No. and Title||
Minimum Level Required
|Eng. Lang.||Chi. Lang.||Mathematics||Liberal Studies||
BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology
|Level 3||Level 3||Level 4||Level 2||Level 3||Level 3|
- Besides Category A elective subjects, Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) and “other languages” (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 subjects are not counted as elective subjects.
- For details of the alternative Chinese Language qualifications acceptable by the University for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students, please visit http://www.admo.cityu.edu.hk/jupas/entreq/bd.
For details, please visit: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/requirements
College of Business Entrance Scholarships for BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology (2019/20 intake)
|BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology||Non-weighted JUPAS score >= 30
DSE Math / M1 / M2 /
DSE ICT /
DSE Economics /
DSE English Language >= 5*
For details, please visit http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/ug/admissions/apply/scholarships
Overseas Summer Programmes
Students may participate in English immersion courses, which include components such as volunteer placements, homestays and cultural activities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. Service Learning participants also provide voluntary services in less developed areas such as the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Laos.
Young Scholars Programme
To nurture BBA students to become outstanding future leaders in the region/world, our Young Scholars Programme offers the following:
- overseas exposure during semester breaks, including study trips to renowned companies and universities;
- internship placements in multinational companies to be arranged locally or overseas;
- networking with top business students admitted locally and overseas;
- professional mentorships provided by professors and professional practitioners; and
- cultivation of social responsibility through community services and voluntary work.
Please visit the website for the detailed curriculum.
Learn more about BSc Computational Finance and Financial Technology students’ curriculum and student activities: http://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/bsccfft/
|Q.||What are the unique features of this major?|
|A.||Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to meet the demand of today’s financial markets in four key domains: finance, mathematics, statistics and computer programming.|
|Q.||What is the admission quota?|
The total quota is 10 (for both JUPAS and non-JUPAS admissions). We admit the top students locally and globally.
|Q.||What are the admission requirements?|
|Q.||Do I need to attend JUPAS admission interview?|
|A.||Yes, for shortlisted applicants only, an interview will be scheduled around June.|
|Q.||Can I take a minor?|
|A.||Yes, you can customise your own Computational Finance and Financial Technology study plan with your minor of interest (subject to fulfilling the requirements of declaring a minor).|
|Q.||Are there any scholarships available?|
|A.||The College of Business and CityU are committed to nurturing elite students to become future business leaders. Various scholarships are available; please refer to the following for details:
- CityU Scholarships and Prizes