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What will I learn?

Programme Aims

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialise in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economic and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply conceptual frameworks drawn from accounting, law, economics and quantitative methods to the analysis of investment, corporate reporting and finance, and regulatory and business ethics issues;
  • Apply financial theories and concepts to identify and explain real-life asset management/corporate finance issues and international finance, and energy and environmental economics problems; and
  • Formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.

Characteristics

  • Students are able to complete the Master's programme in ONE year.
  • The most up-to-date industry practices are incorporated into the curriculum to make the programme a unique synthesis of academic theories and professional practice.

Recognition & Prospects

  • The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme, positioning students to sit for the CFA examinations.
  • The Master of Finance (MoF) programme at PolyU is proud to be an academic partner with GARP for risk education.

Curriculum

Students must complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (18 credits), 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (6 credits), 3 Compulsory Specialism Subjects (9 credits) and 1 Elective Subject (3 credits).
A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) award.

Semester One (18 credits)

Compulsory Subjects

  • Accounting for Business Analysis
  • Economics for Financial Analysis
  • Investments
  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Regulatory Framework

Semester Two (18 credits)

Compulsory Capstone Subjects​

  • Finance and Strategy
  • International Financial Management

Compulsory Specialism Subjects​

  • Economics of World Energy Markets
  • Economics of Sustainability
  • Energy and Environment Project

Elective Subjects (any one)

  • Derivatives Securities
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
HK$288,000.00 (29,25,640) per year
HK $8,000 per credit
Application deadline

Expected April 2023

More details

Start date

September 2022

Venue

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognized by PolyU. In addition, you must meet the entrance requirements that are specified by individual programmes. PolyU may accept equivalent qualifications. The decision is made on an individual basis. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

For international students

A Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or the equivalent; AND

A minimum score of 600 (Total, Verbal, and Quantitative Scores) in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR a minimum score of 600 (or its equivalent under the revised General Test) in both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning in Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), or the equivalent.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the following minimum English language requirement for admission purpose, unless otherwise specified by individual programmes concerned:

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet-based test or 550 for the paper-based test;
OR
An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

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

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