Interdisciplinary Major Programme in Global Economics and Finance

JS4254 環球經濟與金融跨學科主修課程

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Projected Enrolment

This is indicative admission quota which is subject to adjustment.

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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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Understanding Economics and Finance in Global Context

The Interdisciplinary programme aims to train finance professionals who possess knowledge of global economic affairs and competence in carrying out financial analysis and operations. Unique topics that are not covered by conventional economics/finance programmes include, for example, stabilisation mechanisms such as International Monetary Fund (IMF), emergence of China and its impact on international economic and financial order, corporate social responsibility and sustainability…

OUR DESIGN

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Double Opportunities

The programme is fully-supported by 2 departments as well as 2 faculties, and this allows students to enjoy double opportunities for scholarships, internships and so on. Dedicated advisors are also available to deliver all-round support to GLEF students.

OUR DESIGN

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Global Learning Community

This programme brought together students from all around the world. In this little ‘global village’, students will meet friends coming from Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia and Brazil, etc. and learn to respect people’s backgrounds.

OUR DESIGN

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What is CUHK Global Economics and Finance about?

Watch the following video to find out:
Secrets of GLEF [6:27] in English

  For more information of the Interdisciplinary Major Programme in Global Economics and Finance, please visit the following...

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Faculty of Social Science  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Video  |  YouTube

Programme-specific Requirements (2020 Entry)

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

SubjectLevel
English5
Chinese4
Mathematics3
Liberal Studies2
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.

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(17 June)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(Late July - Early August)

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


No specific subject weighting

Weighting for all HKDSE subjects = 1

Selection Principle


4C+2X

The programme calculates admission scores based on the total score of 4 core subjects and 2 best electives (or 1 best elective subject and M1/M2).

Bonus points will be awarded to the 7th subject.

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 3For 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: 4C+2X

Target Percentile
CHIENGMATHLSM1/M2Best Elective2nd Best Elective3rd Best ElectiveTotal Reference Score
UQ5*5*5*455**5*5*35
M5*555*555532
LQ5*55*445*5 32

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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Contact Us

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Phone: 39438947 or 39438951
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