|Key area of study||A04 - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|Course name (English)||FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS (MODULE FROM MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)|
|Course name (Chinese)||---|
|Institution name (English)||THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HKUST)|
|Institution name (Chinese)||香港科技大學|
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|Course fee (HK$)||$15500|
Notes / 附註:
*APPLICANT PURSUING THIS COURSE WITH COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATE FALLING AFTER 10 AUGUST 2026 IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO CLAIM REIMBURSEMENT FROM CEF. / 申請人報讀於二零二六年八月十日後開課的課程並不能申領基金發還款項。
Entry Requirements / 入學要求:
(I) General Admission Requirements of the University: Applicants seeking admission to a master's degree program should have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, or an approved equivalent qualification. (II) English Language Admission Requirements: Applicants have to fulfill English Language requirements with one of the following proficiency attainments: (i) TOEFL-iBT: 80 (ii) TOEFL-pBT: 550 (iii) TOEFL-Revised paper-delivered test: 60 (total scores for Reading, Listening and Writing sections) (iv) IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score: 6.5 and All sub-score: 5.5 [Applicants are not required to present TOEFL or IELTS score if their first language is English, or they obtained the bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from an institution where the medium of instruction was English.] (III) Program-Specific Admission Requirements: A bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related area.
Course Outline / 課程大綱:
(1) Lecture 1 Overview of FinTech, InsurTech and RegTech (3 hours) (2) Lecture 2 Crypto-currencies, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) (3 hours) (3) Lecture 3 Future Strategy and Technology in Banking and Finance (3 hours) (4) Lecture 4 Business applications of ePayment (3 hours) (5) Lecture 5 Lending, Personal Finance, Big Data and Open Banking APIs (3 hours) (6) Lecture 6 Investment and WealthTech 1 (3 hours) (7) Lecture 7 Investment and WealthTech 2 (3 hours) (8) Lecture 8 Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (3 hours) (9) Lecture 9 InsurTech and RegTech (3 hours) (10) Lecture 10 Case Analysis: BlockChain/DLT (3 hours) (11) Lecture 11 Case Analysis: Lending, Virtual Banking (3 hours) (12) Lecture 12 Case Analysis: WealthTech (3 hours) (13) Lecture 13 BlockChain/DLT, DeFi, Metaverse (3 hours)
Instructors' Qualifications / 導師資歷:
Instructor is the full-time faculty member of HKUST. He/she has obtained PhD degrees in related disciplines and possessed the necessary expertise in the area.
Assessment / 課程評核要求:
(A) Assessment Items and Their Weightings: (1) Class participation: 20% (2) Group project and presentation: 20% (3) Mid-term exam: 30% (4) Final assignment: 30% (B) Completion Requirements and CEF Reimbursement Requirements: (1) Attain Grade C, the overall passing grade of the course, equals to 50% of the overall mark of the course. [Remark: Grades range from A+ to F. The grades C- to D-, and E, are not used in postgraduate courses. Grade F is a failure grade which cannot be credited toward program graduation requirement.] (2) The applicant must have attended no less than 70% of the contactable hours of the CEF reimbursable course or such higher attendance requirement as prescribed for the CEF reimbursable course (whichever is higher).
Delivery Mode / 授課模式:
39 hours; FT/PT
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