Students are expected to complete 132 units within the following curriculum structure:

Course CategoryUnits
Major Required Courses (专业必修课) 54
Major Elective Courses (专业选修课) 6
General Education Core Courses (通识教育核心课) 32
General Education Distribution Courses (通识教育分类选修课) 12
Whole Person Education Experiential Learning Modules (全人教育体验学习课程) 4
Free Elective Courses (自由选修课) 24
Total 132

1) Major Required Courses

CodeEnglish TitleChinese TitleUnits
COMP3143 Data Structure (for FM Students)* 数据结构 3
COMP3153 C++ Programming Language C++程序设计语言 3
ECON2053 Economics 经济学 3
FINM2013 Time Series for Finance and Macroeconomics 经济与金融时间序列分析 3
FINM3003 Financial Mathematics I (for FM Students)* 金融数学I 3
FINM3033 Risk Management in Finance 金融风险管理 3
FINM3093 Investments 投资学 3
FINM4003 Financial Mathematics II (for FM Students)* 金融数学II 3
FINM4004 Final Year Project I (FM) 毕业论文I 3
FINM4033 Financial Modelling 金融建模 3
MATH1053 Linear Algebra I 线性代数I 3
MATH1063 Linear Algebra II 线性代数II 3
MATH1073 Calculus I 微积分I 3
MATH1083 Calculus II 高等数学II 3
MATH2023 Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations 常微分方程和偏微分方程 3
MATH2033 Mathematical Statistics 数理统计学 3
MATH3003 Stochastic Processes and Applications 随机过程及其应用 3
STAT2023 Advanced Probability 高等概率论 3
---- Total 合计 54

* Students of the Financial Mathematics Programme are not allowed to take “FIN3073 Financial Mathematics” , "ECON2003 Principles of Macroeconomics"and "ECON2013 Principles of Microeconomics” which are intended for students of other academic programmes.

2) Major Elective Courses

Students are required to select at least 2 courses (6 units) from the list below:

CodeEnglish TitleChinese TitleUnits
BUS2023 Marketing Strategy and Management 市场营销战略与管理 3
BUS3033 China’s Capital Markets 中国资本市场 3
BUS4053 Corporate Strategy and Management* 公司战略管理 3
ECON3093 Introduction to International Economics 国际经济学导论 3
ECON3133 Introductory Econometrics* 计量经济学导论 3
FIN3063 Principles of Corporate Finance* 公司财务原理 3
FINM2003 Theory of Finance 金融学理论 3
FINM2023 Regression Analysis (for FM Students) 回归分析 3
FINM2033 Python for Finance 金融应用 3
FINM2043 Financial Engineering 金融工程 3
FINM3013 Introduction to Financial Derivatives 金融衍生品导论 3
FINM3023 Fixed Income Securities and Their Derivatives* 固定收益类证券及其衍生品 3
FINM3043 Behavioural Finance 行为金融学 3
FINM3053 Statistics in Finance 金融统计学 3
FINM3063 International Finance 国际金融 3
FINM3073 Corporate Valuation 公司估值分析 3
FINM3083 Introduction to Financial Accounting* 财务会计学导论 3
FINM3103 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 货币、银行学和金融市场 3
FINM4005 Final Year Project II (FM)# 毕业论文II 3
FINM4013 Design and Analysis of Financial Algorithms 金融算法设计与分析 3
FINM4023 Investment Banking 投资银行学 3
FINM4043 Exotic Options and Structured Products 奇异期权和结构性产品 3
MATH3013 Discrete Mathematics 离散数学 3
MATH3023 The Art of Counting 计数的艺术 3
MATH4073 Real Analysis (for FM students) 实变分析 3
MATH4083 Numerical Analysis 数值分析 3
OR2003 Dynamic Programming 动态规划 3

* Students of the Financial Mathematics Programme are not allowed to take “FIN3013 Corporate Finance”, "FIN4023 Financial Risk Management”, "ECON3013 Applied Econometrics”, "BUS4013 Strategic Management”, "ACCT4023 Financial Accounting Theory” and “FIN3023 Fixed Income Securities” which are intended for students of other academic programmes.
# With the approval of the Programme Director, students may register this course as a major elective in the second semester of year four.

3) General Education Programme

All students should complete 48 units of General Education (GE) courses to fulfil the graduation requirements. The GE Programme consists of (a) 32 units of GE Core (GEC) courses, (b) 12 units of GE Distribution (GED) courses, and (c) 4 units of Whole Person Education Experiential Learning Modules(WPEX). Please see Appendix I for detailed information about the GE Programme.

4) Free Elective Courses

The 24 units of Free Electives could be used by students to (a) spend a semester abroad; (b) take a minor; or (c) take more GE/English/other major courses.

  1. The curriculum is particularly relevant for the 2018 cohort students. Other students please refer to
  2. Appendix I: General Education
    Appendix II: Course Descriptions