HKBU MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) 2020-2021 intake

HKBU MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) 2020-2021 intake

HKBU School of Business was recently ranked in the top 25 business schools in APAC by Financial Times and is proud to announce that the MSc in Finance (#FinTech and #Financial Analytics) 2020-2021 intake is now open for admission.

We are pleased to serve on their industry advisory committee and help building a tighter collaboration. The program brings together experts from industry, professional associations (including IFTA and FTAHK) and multidisciplinary academics, covering all aspects of modern day FinTech including AI, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, privacy, financial fraud, textual analysis and much more.

Official content from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAAP) will also be adopted to empower students with the most updated industry practices and regulations on data privacy.

The program (offers both full time and part-time mode) will provide internship opportunities in Hong Kong and Mainland International applicants may be eligible for the International Postgraduate Scholarships entitling recipients to receive full tuition waiver PLUS living allowance. Graduates of the Program have satisfied qualification requirement of IFTA and could be admitted to the CFT (Certified Financial Technologist) program for the exemption of Level 1 and Level 2 (Module 1-4).  

With close collaboration between IFTA and the program management team, we believe that this program would boost the FinTech development.

Application period for the Sep 2020 intake has started. Visit their webpage for details:




Approved Training Provider 

IFTA is delighted to announce BM Intelligence (BMI) as one of the approved training providers of CFT programme in Hong Kong region. The CFT Level I prep course will begin this month from 15-22 September 2019!

The course will cover 6 modules of CFT Programme Level I exam including:

Module 1: The Financial Services Industry 
Module 2: Debt
Module 3: Equity
Module 4: Project Management
Module 5: Business Analysis
Module 6: Software Engineering 

Checkout BMI website for more details:

BMI Intensive Financial Technology Course
HKUSPACE Smart Talk Seminar Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 2019-05-21

HKU SPACE Smart Talk Seminar: Virtual Banking in Hong Kong

Mr. Paul Pong, Chairman of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia, was invited to be the moderator of the HKU SPACE Smart Talk about Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 21 May 2019 at the HKU SPACE Admiralty campus!

Many thanks to the organiser, HKU SPACE, and both reputable panellists, Mr. Sunny Cheung, Chief Executive Officer of Octopus Holdings Limited, and Professor William Leung, Chief Executive and Executive Director of WeLab Virtual Bank.

HKUSPACE Smart Talk Seminar Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 2019-05-21

IFTA to offer internship and mentorship opportunities to students of new PolyU degree programme

IFTA announced yesterday that it will offer internship and mentorship opportunities to the students of PolyU’s new FinTech/AI degree programme.

Full-time internships for up to 50 students will last for six to eight months.

Graduates of the new degree programme will also be exempt from the Level 1 examination of the Certificate in Finance and Technology.

Media Coverage (Chinese only):

HK01 【理大推金融科技及人工智能主修 提供長達8個月FinTech全職實習】 【緊貼新趨勢!有大學開設首個金融科技及AI學位課程】

NOW TV 【理大推金融科技及AI學位課程】

星島日報【理大擁人工智能優勢 新推金融科技學士】 




AM730 【理大推人工智能及金融科技學位課程】