Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology 

Programme Information:

Our programme is selected by the Hong Kong Government to join the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designed Professions (SSSDP) in 2021/2022. The intake places of our programme are mainly allocated through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS).

 

Admissions Exercise 2021 JUPAS admission
Funding Category  SSSDP
JUPAS Code JSSY01
Study Level Bachelor's degree
Programme Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology
No. of Subsidized Places in 2021/22 (Local Students Only) 30
Maximum Places for Direct Admission for Unfilled Intakes in 2021/22 (10% of Subsidized Places) 3
Annual Tuition Fee 

HK$74,280

HK$30,180 (after deduction of SSSDP subsidy of $44,100)

*Funded by the Longbow Charity Foundation Limited, HKSYU will be offering an entrance scholarship HK$10,000 for new local students admitted to Year 1 of selected Bachelor’s programmes in the Faculty of Commerce. View details.

Duration of Programme Four Years
Mode of Attendance Full-time
Minumum Credits Required for Award 125 credits
Admissions Requirement and Procedure

HKDSE Applicants

  • Chinese Language: Level 3 or above;
  • English Language: Level 3 or above;
  • Mathematics: Level 3 or above;
  • Liberal Studies: Level 2 or above;
  • One elective subject: Level 2 or above
(Priority will be given to students who have achieved Level 3 or above in Information and Communication Technology)
 

Applications for admission to this programme under SSSDP should be submitted through JUPAS.

Non-Local Applicants please see details on our Admissions Office website

Mean Score 17.4 (4 Core + Best 1 Elective Subject)

 

About the Programme 

The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology covers major areas of (1) finance, (2) technology, (3)  applied data science, and (4) economics, law and business. It equips students with the knowledge of big data analytics, computer languages (Python, C#, R, Java, etc.), blockchain, machine learning and AI in FinTech applications. It also offers internship opportunities to students. Graduates of the programme may pursue their careers in FinTech per se or in forms that employ FinTech solutions. Some may opt to work for information technology and big data companies, in regulatory compliance roles, or to launch their own start-up companies. The programme will also provide a solid foundation for further postgraduate study in the field. 
 
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Programme Aims

1. Develop students’ capacity for critical and independent thinking so that they can solve FinTech-related problems;
2. Equip students with a wide range of transferable skills in finance, technology, applied data science, law, economics and business; and
3. Prepare students for future technological and digital transformation in the finance industry.

Scholarship

Year 1 entrants are eligible for Longbow Charity Foundation Entrance Scholarship for Commerce Majors. Read the details.

Internship

Each student has an internship opportunity to work in a business or financial enterprise in order to  broaden horizon beyond the classroom. It enables students to apply their academic and transferrable working skills to the real world practice.

Curriculum

Minor Programmes

Stduents (Major in FinTech) who wish to broaden their level of expertise and enhance their prospects of future career development can study a Minor in another subject. The minimum credit requirement for a Minor is 15. Minor programmes offered include:  

# These Undergraduate Minor Programmes may not lead to the same professional recognition as students who complete the programmes as a Major.