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What will I learn?

A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND DEGREE IN HONG KONG AND ASIA

Earn the skills and acumen to enter the rapidly growing fields of asset management and private banking in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region. The pioneering Bachelor of Finance in Asset Management and Private Banking (BFin[AMPB]) programme offers a practical and career-orientated curriculum to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in this field.

Leading in Asia

Study a pioneering programme that leads education in this field across Asia.

Hands-on learning

Test your theories through practical courses and overseas exchange opportunities.

What You’ll Study

During your first two years, you will complete introductory courses in accounting, economics, mathematics, statistics, corporate finance, and investments and portfolio management. Complete your degree with more specialised courses in equity valuation, investment management, lending and credit, financial regulations, and compliance. Study practical courses under leaders in the field, including a final-year capstone course that challenges you to analyse and manage a portfolio based on the investment guidelines and risk policies for real-life institutional or high-net-worth clients.

Exciting Opportunities

Participate in overseas exchange experiences and industry-sponsored internships in your second or third year. Benefit from frequent networking activities with market-leading experts, including mentorship programmes, round table talks, career seminars, and visits to AMPB firms.

Career Prospects

This degree will enable you to pursue a broad range of exciting career options in not only the asset management and private banking sectors but also the broader finance industry locally and abroad.

Which department am I in?

HKU Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
HK$171,000.00 (17,29,894) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

24 August 2022

More details

Start date

1 September 2022

Venue

The University of Hong Kong

MG 14, Ground Floor, Main Building,

The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam,

Southern, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education/HKCEE/HKALE or equivalent. English Language Requirement: IELTS - An overall band of 6.5 in IELTS Academic Module; TOEFL - A score of 93 in the TOEFL internet-based test, or an overall score of 70 in the revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English - Level C1 or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; or Grade C or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English.

For international students

Competitive Admission Standards:

  • An International Baccalaureate Diploma with 38 points out of 45 or equivalent
  • GCE A-Level / International A-Level: Candidates should present at minimum of 2A 1A level subjects, excluding English and Chinese language or equivalent
  • SAT Reasoning Test / ACT plus Writing and SAT Subject Test / Advanced Placement Test: Candidates should have completed - Redesigned SAT: 1350; SAT Subject Tests: 650 in each of the 3 subjects; AP Exams: Level 4 in each of the 3 subjects or equivalent

You must achieve at least one of the following English Language Requirements to be considered for admission to HKU.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

GCSE / GCEO

  • Grade C in English Language at GCSE/GCEO;
  • Grade C in English First Language at IGCSE; or
  • Grade B in English as a Second Language at IGCSE

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

  • Level C1 or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; or
  • Grade C or an overall score of 180 in Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

SAT Reasoning Test: Sub-scores of 550 in both Critical Reading and Writing in the same attempt of the SAT Reasoning Test (prior to March 2016); or Test scores of 31 in Writing and Language and 30 in Reading in the same attempt of the Redesigned SAT Reasoning Test;

IELTS: An overall band of 6.5 in IELTS Academic Module;

A score of 93 in the TOEFL internet-based test, or an overall score of 70 in the revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test.

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

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About The University of Hong Kong

HKU produces the ‘Most Employable University Graduates in Hong Kong’ and is 10th in producing ‘Most Employable University Graduates in the World’.

  • 1st in Hong Kong - QS World University Rankings in 2022
  • Based in one of world’s most cosmopolitan cities- Hong Kong
  • 22nd in the world - QS World University Rankings in 2022
  • 9 of its disciplines rank in top 25 globally