Risk Management Science

JS4719 風險管理科學

26

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...

i

Pioneer in Nurturing Risk Management Professionals

Broadly speaking, risk management is the assessing and managing of the exposure to risks. This programme is tailored for students who want to pursue a career in the financial industries, and who are interested in quantitative and mathematical methodologies. Students will receive solid training in statistics and other foundational subjects including finance, economics, accounting, mathematics and computer science. 

OUR DESIGN

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam erat libero, bibendum in libero.

ii

Risk Analytics Stream

With the rise of big data, practices in the risk management industry have been revolutionised by instantaneous access to voluminous information. Advanced knowledge of data science and data analytics subjects such as statistical learning and data mining is increasingly important. In response to demand for talents in both risk management and data analytics, the Risk Analytics Stream is offered to elite students in the programme.

OUR DESIGN

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam erat libero, bibendum in libero.

iii

Enrichment Activities

This programme offers students a series of enrichment activities, such as alumni talks, professional sharing sessions and Bloomberg tutorial sessions. In addition, practicum is offered as a credit-bearing capstone course. Students will set foot in risk management agencies such as trading funds, banks and insurance firms, and are required to undertake a project under the joint supervision of the course instructor and a member of the hosting agency.

OUR DESIGN

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam erat libero, bibendum in libero.

What is Risk Management Science?

Watch the following video to find out:
1) Risk Management Science - Admission Talk [10:58] in Cantonese
2) B.Sc. in Risk Management Science - Department of Statistics [2:29] in English

  For more information of the Risk Management Science programme, please visit the following...

Programme  |  Website  |  Brochure
 
Faculty of Science  |  Website  |  Brochure  |  Admission Leaflet  |  Video  |  Facebook |  YouTube

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 1 Note 13
M1/M23

Note 1: Category A subjects only

Interview Arrangement

Before
release of
HKDSE results:

Yes (on a selective basis)

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:

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
UQ555**5555427
M445*45*55 26
LQ54545*55526

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.

More programmes you may be interested in

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

1202, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK

Contact Us

Email: jupasadm@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 39438947 or 39438951
Fax: 26035184