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) since 2021/2022. The intake places of our programme are mainly allocated through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS).


Admissions Exercise

2024 JUPAS admission

Funding Category  SSSDP
Study Level Bachelor's degree
Programme Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Technology
No. of Subsidized Places in 2023/24 (Local Students Only) 30
Maximum Places for Direct Admission for Unfilled Intakes in 2023/24 (10% of Subsidized Places) 3
Annual Tuition Fee 

HK$77,132 (2024/25 entry)

HK$31,322 (2024/25 entry after deduction of SSSDP subsidy of $45,810)

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;
  • Citizenship and Social Development^: Attained;
  • English Language: Level 3 or above;
  • Mathematics: Level 2 or above;
  • One elective subject*: Level 2 or above
^The ‘Attained’ level in the subject ‘Citizenship and Social Development’ can be counted as Level 2 and included in the score calculation of the best five subjects. Applicants with previous HKDSE subject result of A040 ‘Liberal Studies’ can be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 ‘Citizenship and Social Development’. Admissions requirements may vary from time to time, applicants are reminded to browse the latest admissions details shown in this website or contact our admissions staff before application.
*The following subjects can be accepted as an elective subject:
Applied Learning subject (ApL). Maximum of one relevant ApL can be counted. 'Attained with Distinction (II)' and
'Attained with Distinction (I)' is comparable to level 4 and level 3 respectively. 'Attained' in ApL will not be considered.
ApL Chinese cannot be used as an elective subject.
- Category C subjects (Other languages). Maximum of one Cat. C subject can be counted. Grade E or above is required.
- Mathematics Extended Part M1 and M2 can be counted.
Priority will be given to students who have achieved Level 3 or above in Mathematics and/or 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

Average Score 16.7 (Best 5 Subjects)
Scoring Method The admission score of 2023/24 is calculated based on the converted points of the best five DSE subjects as follows:
Catagory A: Senior Secondary Subjects
Level 5** 5* 5 4 3 2 1
Score 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Category B: Applied Learning Subjects^
Level Attained with Distinction II Attained with Distinction I Attained
Score 4 3 N/A
Catagory C: Other Language Subjects#
Level A B C D E  
Score 5 4 3 2 1  
^ Remark: Applicants can use at most one relevant Applied Learning subject (ApL) as an elective subject.
# Remark: Maximum of one Category C subject (Other languages) can be counted.

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.

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


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.


Alumni Series:

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Minor Programmes

Students (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.


Enhanced Competency Framework on Fintech (ECF-Fintech) is a collaborative effort of the HKMA, the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and the banking sector in establishing a set of common and transparent competency standards for developing a strong Fintech talent pipeline and enhancing the professional competence of existing banking practitioners who are performing functions that involve technological innovation for financial services in Hong Kong’s banking industry. It is aimed at “Relevant Practitioners” located in the Hong Kong office of an Authorized Institute whose primary responsibilities are to perform one or multiple job roles listed in the table below.

Job Roles Role Description (Core Level)
Role 1 – Fintech Solution Development Design, develop, test, and deliver the core functional and technical aspects of Fintech solutions for the AI. Work closely with cross-functional teams, and coordinate projects on Fintech solutions throughout the software development lifecycle.
Role 2 – Fintech Product Design Design and develop new Fintech products with innovative features and functionalities driven by user needs or market forces.
Role 3 – Fintech Strategy and Management Assist in the research and execution of Fintech strategy, and manage the Fintech initiatives of the AI in collaboration with internal stakeholders and external vendors and partners.
Role 4 – Regtech Assist in Regtech research, use case formulation, regulatory and business requirements consolidation, vendor selection and Regtech solution development, etc. along the Regtech adoption journey to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the AI’s risk management and regulatory compliance.

Graduates of BCom (Hon) in Financial Technology are eligible to apply for exemption on Modules 1, 2 and 4 of the ECF-Fintech Core Level training programme. By completing Module 3 and obtaining at least 1 year of relevant work experience, they may apply for certification as an Associate Fintech Professional (CPFinT(A)).