Message from Academic Director

Professor Kai-Lung HUI

Academic Director, MScFinTech Program

Elman Family Professor of Business

Associate Dean for Research

Deputy Head and Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management

Director, Risk Management and Business Intelligence

Program Co-Director, Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management

PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Combining novel technologies, rigorous analytical skills and methodologies, and domain knowledge in finance and business, Fintech aims to transform work and improve the variety and quality of financial services. Various novel Fintech applications and services have appeared in the global marketplace in recent years, and the market needs well-educated and informed talents to support and drive continuous Fintech innovation.

The MSc FinTech program (MScFinTech) nurtures competent knowledge workers in Fintech. Drawing on the strengths of the School of Business and Management (SBM), School of Engineering (SENG), and School of Science (SSCI) at HKUST, the program provides a truly interdisciplinary educational experience for students. We offer a variety of courses from foundational mathematics and analytical tools to advanced applications such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Fintech regulation and compliance. Our broad range of courses and complementary extra-curricular activities ensure that students are exposed to broad Fintech topics and, most importantly, new ideas, with sufficient depth of knowledge to appreciate, assess, and extend these timely Fintech developments.

Join us and be part of our journey to transform the global Fintech landscape. I am sure our program will be instrumental to your future FinTech leadership!