Program Design

FinTech is an emerging but important area that has been developing rapidly in recent years. The MScFinTech program at HKUST is designed for talents and working professionals who want to combine technical and financial knowledge to generate innovative solutions that meet the challenges of this emerging field.

In view of the multi-disciplinary nature of FinTech, the MScFinTech program, jointly run by the School of Business and Management, School of Engineering, and School of Science, draws expertise from timely areas such as information technology, blockchain, data science, machine learning, and decision analytics.

The program provides students with fundamental knowledge and important skills relating to popular financial technologies and their engineering and financial principles, thereby enhancing their market competitiveness in the booming FinTech field.

Our graduates are able to analyze the engineering mechanisms and financial principles of new and emerging financial technologies, and to formulate and solve FinTech-related problems using practical means supported by the latest engineering methodologies and quantitative techniques.