Quantitative Finance

JS4252 計量金融學

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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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Gateway to Financial Industry 

The programme trains students to better understand new developments in the financial industry with specially designed courses in finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, and information technology. Programme graduates will have a solid command of financial investment instruments and will be well-qualified to work in investment banking, corporate and commercial banking, consulting, accounting and financial services, and in general management in financial and non-financial corporations.

OUR DESIGN

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Pioneering Finance Trading Laboratory

Established with support from the finance industry, the Finance Trading Laboratory provides students with a realistic and practical learning and research environment through the provision of live data feeds from many stock exchanges around the world.

OUR DESIGN

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Multiple Mentorship Support

The programme has several mentorship programmes, from the buddy-buddy programme where senior-year students mentor and share experience with junior-year students, the QFIN alumni-student mentorship programme, to the professionals-students mentorship programme. Professionals and alumni are invited back to share their thoughts and experience with current students. This helps students gain a better understanding of the industry and make wiser career choices.

OUR DESIGN

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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
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
(18 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


Subjects with heavier weighting:

- English (x 2)
- Mathematics (x 2)
- The best one subject of M1/M2, Chemistry or 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


Penalty of 5% or less will be imposed

Selected applicants with more than 1 sitting of HKDSE examination will be invited for interview. Penalty may be waived for appplicants with outstanding interview performance. 

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
UQ5*5*5*5*5*5*5* 30
M555*55* 5**5*430
LQ555*455**5*529

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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