FinTech Leaders at HKBU to Celebrate the Grand Launch of Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) Programme

Hong Kong Baptist University was honored to have a number of industry experts to join force in delivering the new Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) programme. The advisory committee will not only provide advice on programme design, but when possible, share their valuable first-hand experience with the students. The Programme has also appointed three distinguished adjunct professor to deliver three courses to nurture industry-ready graduates.

In addition, the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences has signed an MoU with the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia to recognize the commitment towards working together in Hong Kong to nurturing the next generation of FinTech talent.

Since 2018, the School of Business has been putting a lot of effort towards nurturing FinTech talents. By promoting FinTech-related courses and the brand new MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) programme, HKBU will make new progress and bring more Fintech talents to the market to help promote Hong Kong's innovation and technology ecosystem. To prepare our young people to meet the challenges and opportunities in this FinTech era, we cannot work alone. As such, we worked together with our advisory committee members composing of overseas academics and reputable FinTech practitioners to deliver this industry recognised and credible postgraduate programme. The School of Business is committed to work together with all stakeholders, including FinTech specialists, prominent industry and government officials, cybersecurity and privacy experts, legal compliance officers and more, to provide academic training and internship opportunities. Our graduates will be equipped with indispensable knowledge around finance, technology and data analytics, as well as first-hand experiences from various professions and experts. The School of Business believes that graduates from this programme will develop new insights and perspectives, grab the opportunities from the emerging technologies and analytics skills, and harness them to take the financial industry to the next level.

The Programme is still open for application. Deadline for local and non-local applicants will be 8th August 2019 and 15th June 2019 respectively. For more information, please visit: https://mscfinance.hkbu.edu.hk/fintech-analytics/