Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science

JS4276 計量金融學及風險管理科學

20

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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First and Only programme on Quantitative Finance and Trading Industry

This programme is jointly offered by the Faculty of Business Administration and Faculty of Science, and incorporates courses on selected topics to provide an opportunity for the students to learn more of the latest developments in the financial industry. It also guides students to look at the financial world from a mathematical perspective.

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

To equip students with practical skills, the programme emphasises experiential learning in the financial sector. Practicum courses offer a bridge between the knowledge learnt in the classroom and professional practice in the real world of banking and finance. A guest speaker series also gives students ample opportunities to discuss current finance-related issues of interest with industry experts.

OUR DESIGN

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  For more information of the Quantitative Finance and Risk Management programme, please visit the following...

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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
(19 June)

After
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes - on a selective basis
(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)
- M1 or M2 (x 2)

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
UQ5*55**55*5**5** 33
M445**45**5**5**432
LQ5**5*5**455*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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