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What will I learn?


  • To provide an opportunity of further education for working professionals in the field of Mathematical Finance and Financial Markets.
  • To offer well-motivated individuals a path for career conversion into the field of Mathematical Finance and Financial Markets.

Programme Structure

Units Requirement 39 units

  • Required Courses - 39 units

This master programme is jointly operated by the Department of Mathematics of Hong Kong Baptist University and Kent Business School of the University of Kent in the United Kingdom.

Courses in the first two semesters are offered at the University of Kent, UK. Airfare, accommodation and local expenses in the UK will be borne by the students.

Students who have satisfactorily completed the programme requirements will be awarded the following two degrees:

Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (conferred by Hong Kong Baptist University, HK) and
Master of Science in Finance (Financial Markets) (conferred by the University of Kent, UK)

The University of Kent has an excellent international reputation and Kent Business School has a very strong faculty in both teaching and research. Their experience and expertise, in particular in the area of business and management would give us the strength in practical, operational and managerial areas. The faculty members in the Department of Mathematics of Hong Kong Baptist University have a very strong background in Mathematical Finance and Statistics. Therefore, the launch of this joint MSc in Mathematical Finance programme would be an ideal and perfect match and cooperation between the two universities.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
HK $210,000/programme
Application deadline

Expected June 2023

More details

Start date

Expected September 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University

Kowloon Tong,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelor's degree for admission to a Taught Postgraduate degree programme; English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 550 (Paper-based), 79 (Internet-based); or IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6.5; or CET-6 (College English Test band 6): 450.

For international students

Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Business or other related majors and be proficient in basic Mathematics.

Applicants should satisfy at least one of the following requirements on English language proficiency:

  • applicants used English as the medium of learning in their Bachelor’s degree programme; or
  • a minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS; or
  • equivalent qualifications.

Note: TOEFL is not accepted as a proof of English language proficiency.

Application Deadline: 31 Mar 2020

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


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