Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology 

 

Programme Information:

Mode of Attendance Full-time
Duration of Programme Four Years
Minimum 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 acheived Level 3 or above in Information and Communication Technology)
Sub-Degree Applicants
JEE (Gaokao) Applicants 
IB Applicants
GCE Applicants
Mature Applicants
Other Applicants

 

About the Programme 

The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Finanical Technology covers major areas of (1) finance, (2) technology, (3) applied data science, and (4) economics, law and business. It equips students with big data analytics, computer languages (Python, C#, R, Java, etc.), and knowledge of Blockchain, machine learning and AI, in FinTech applications. It also offers internship opportunities to students. Graduates of the programme will be well-equipped to pursue their careers in FinTech per se or in firms that employ FinTech solutions. Some may opt to work for information technology and applied data science 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. 

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.

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.