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What will I learn?

With financial technology closely integrated with our daily lives, there is a surging demand for professionals who are equipped with financial and information technology knowledge. This area of Concentration Studies aims to provide students with information technology skills and financial knowledge. Graduates can further their studies in a variety of degree programmes such as financial technology, information systems, computer science and e-Business management. Distinctive features include:

  • An interdisciplinary approach of learning which helps students understand the principles and concepts of information technology and finance required in the rapidly emerging field of FinTech;
  • Covering the cutting-edge technologies commonly involved in FinTech applications, such as e-payment, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and big data analytics.

Career Prospect

Graduates can work in various FinTech related positions in IT industry or commercial companies, such as research analyst, junior developer, startup software and data engineer and mobile apps developer.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
HK$68,500.00 (6,95,855) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements : TOEFL- Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550; IELTS Academic: Overall Band: 6.0. Grade C or above in GCE O-Level/ GCSE/ IGCSE English; or Grade E or above in GCE AS Level or AL Level English; Grade E or above in HKALE Use of English (AS Use of English); IB - Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) or Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level).

For international students

Applicants who apply for admission with overseas qualifications are expected to have received 12-year pre-university education with appropriate school-leaving qualifications. Students from other countries should have qualifications equivalent to Hong Kong.

The following public examination results are recognised as meeting the English Language requirements stipulated by the University:

  • TOEFL: Internet-based test (iBT) - Score: 79; or Paper-based test (PBT) - Score: 550
  • IELTS Academic: Overall Band 6.0
  • IGCSE First Language English: Grade C/ Grade 4
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language: Grade B/ Grade 5
  • IB: Grade 4 in: IB English A (Higher or Standard Level); or IB English B (Higher Level); or IB English Literature and Performance (Standard Level) OR Grade 5 in: IB English B (Standard Level)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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