BEng in Financial Technology

JS4428 金融科技學

30

Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

4

Duration of Study

The normative study period is 4 years.

Table of Content

Information you can find on this page:

1

Programme Highlights

2

2020 Requirements

3

Score Calculation

4

2019 Admission Grades

Programme Highlights

What our students say...

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Next Generation Financial Talents

The mission of the FinTech programme is to educate and equip students with the essential knowledge and capabilities to apply technological innovations to financial services, and to nurture leadership and entrepreneurship in the next generation of financial talents.

OUR DESIGN

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Close Collaboration with the Industry

The programme collaborates closely with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to offer internships and overseas exchange opportunities for its students. It is also actively seeking collaboration opportunities with Cyberport, Science Park and other private companies to organize FinTech-specific internships. 

OUR DESIGN

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Why FinTech?

Watch the following video to find out:
A Career in FinTech - How to get Prepared? [26:08] in English

Recap videos from live session "CUHK Fintech Programme Promotion Session":
1) Admission Talk [31:25] in English
2) Student Sharing [14:29] in English

  For more information of the BEng in Financial Technology programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Leaflet  |  Video
 
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Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

JUPAS applicants must fulfil the following minimum requirements to be considered by the programme concerned

SubjectLevel
English3
Chinese3
Mathematics4
Liberal Studies3
Elective 13
Elective 2 or M1/M23

Note 1: Other Language subjects (Grade E or above) will be considered as an unspecified elective subject in fulfilling the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.

Note 2: The following elective subjects are preferred:

  • M1/M2
  • Biology
  • Business, Accounting and Financial Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Economics
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Physics

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(15 - 30 June)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

No

For Admission Score Calculation

Score Conversion


Level 5** = 8.5
Level 5* = 7
Level 5 = 5.5

Level 4 = 4
Level 3 = 3
Level 2 = 2
Level 1 = 1

HKDSE Subject Weighting


Subjects with heavier weighting

English (x 1.25)

Chinese (x 1.25)

Mathematics (x 1.75)

M1 or M2 (x 1.75)

Biology, BAFS, Chemistry, Combined Science, Economics, ICT, Physics (x 1.5)

Selection Principle


Best 5

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects.

Bonus points will be awarded to the 6th and 7th subjects.

More than 1 HKDSE Sitting


No penalty will be imposed

Note 1: Please note that admission to the University is on a competitive basis. Apart from public examination results, applicants' other learning experiences, prior education, and interview performance (if any) will also be considered.

Note 2: For score conversion of Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1

Note 3: The programme accepts specific Applied Learning (ApL) course(s) with "Attained with Distinction I/II" as an extra elective subject for awarding bonus points. Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/jupas/ApL2020.pdf for details.

Note 4For 2020 entry, the best result in the same subject taken by a candidate in his/her three most recent attempts of the HKDSE examination will be used for calculation of the admission score.

Admission Grades (2019 Entry)

Programme Selection Principle in 2019 entry: Best 5

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ455*455*5*528
M335*45*5**4 27
LQ445**4555 26

Note 1: The Total Reference Score is the total score of the applicant calculated based on the programme selection principle (where level 5** = 7 / level 5* = 6 / level 5 = 5 / level 4 = 4 /  level 3 = 3 / level 2 = 2 / level 1 = 1 for Category A subjects. For Category C: Other Language subjects, Grade A = 5 / Grade B = 4 / Grade C = 3 / Grade D = 2 / Grade E = 1).

Note 2: In the admission process, some programmes may have additional requirements (such as specifying subject requirements, assigning heavier weighting to specific subjects, etc.) which are NOT reflected in the Total Reference Score above.

Note 3: Please note that as admission is NOT based on public examination results alone, and the overall scores of students admitted to each programme vary from year to year, the information provided is for reference only, and should not be used to predict the chance of admission to any programme in subsequent years.

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Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

1202, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK

Contact Us

Email: jupasadm@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 39438947 or 39438951
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