Why take the Certificate in Finance and Technology Programme?

As a technology professional working in financial services, you know how quickly markets move and technologies change. It is hard to stay on top of technological developments, and understanding all of the complexities of financial products is an additional challenge.

With the Certificate in Finance and Technology (CFT), a unique qualification programme designed by expert industry practitioners, you will gain a better understanding of the business that you support and acquire the knowledge and skills you need to innovate and lead in your industry.

The CFT helps you
Develop a strong foundation

The CFT covers the fundamentals of finance and technology to ensure you thoroughly understand the banking process, the ways that technology assists, the deeper company perspective, the wider industry movements, and your role within these.

Be empowered to innovate

CFT tutors are themselves leaders in their fields and share their insights and experiences to help you to make confident, intelligent decisions based on what is happening in the industry right now and not theoretical knowledge. You will be able to create solutions that are more dynamic and relevant.

Show firms you mean business

The commitment and study time required to gain the CFT qualification shows people in the industry that you are serious about your career.

Fast track your career progression

The knowledge and skills you gain on the CFT programme will help you accelerate to positions of increased responsibility and leadership.

Study Programme

The CFT programme is a high-quality comprehensive course designed for flexible learning. It is divided into three levels. You will need to study and pass each level in succession to gain your certification.

Level I

  1. The financial services industry
  2. Debt
  3. Equity
  4. Project management
  5. Business analysis
  6. Software engineering

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Level II

  1. Derivatives
  2. Foreign exchange
  3. Alternative investments
  4. Payments and cryptocurrency
  5. System architecture
  6. UX design

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Level III

  1. Asset management
  2. Risk and capital
  3. Data science
  4. Enterprise security
  5. Cloud computing
  6. Programming languages

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Level I Enrolment

Fee: USD 990 (HKD 7,800),
inclusive of all course materials and the Level I examination.

You will gain access to:
  • The most comprehensive learning material in financial technology
  • One of the world’s most advanced learning platforms
  • On-demand video tutorials
  • Mock exams and sample questions
  • Online examinations
  • Online help desk
Cooperation with Educational Institutes
BM Intelligence
CFT Preparation Course
  • Eligible for CFT programme Level 1 assessment
  • Eligible for AFT​
Bachelor of Engineering Programme in Financial Technology
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1
  • Eligible for AFT​
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Business
Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics)
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1 & Level 2 (Modules 1-4)
  • Eligible for AFT​
Bachelor of Science in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1
  • Eligible for AFT​
CFT Preparation Course
(work in progress)
  • Eligible for CFT programme Level 1 assessment
  • Eligible for AFT​
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1
  • Eligible for AFT​
HKUSPACE
Advanced Diploma in FinTech
  • Eligible for AFT​
Postgraduate Diploma in Investment Management
(PgD IM)
  • Exemption from finance module of Level 1 (Module 1-3)
Postgraduate Diploma in I Applied Financial Engineering
(PgD AFE)
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1
  • Eligible for AFT​
Postgraduate Diploma in Investment Management and Financial Intelligence
(PgD IMFI)
  • Exemption from CFT programme Level 1
  • Eligible for AFT​

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