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Joint School Program

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BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence

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BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
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4Y
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JS5814 BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
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BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence
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Students who have developed clear interests in this program may apply and be admitted directly to this program.
Business and Management
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Students who wish to spend more time exploring their interests in business and management may apply and be admitted to School of Business and Management without a major. They will be able to apply to Risk Management and Business Intelligence during the Major Selection Exercise at the end of the first two or three semesters.
Science (Group A)
Description
Students who wish to spend more time exploring their interests in the field of physical science may apply and be admitted to Science (Group A) without a major. They can opt to declare Risk Management and Business Intelligence as the major upon completion of the first year of study.
Engineering
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Students who wish to spend more time exploring their interests in engineering may apply and be admitted to School of Engineering without a major. They will be able to apply to Risk Management and Business Intelligence during the Major Selection Exercise at the end of the first two or three semesters.
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Overview
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Risk management and business intelligence are vital parts of a company’s strategic planning and decision-making in the globalized era. The BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence (RMBI) program integrates training in both risk management and business intelligence and addresses their market needs in a single undergraduate program. 

Combining the strengths of HKUST’s School of Business and Management, School of Engineering, and School of Science, the cutting-edge BSc RMBI program incorporates a curriculum that caters to market needs with an emphasis on quantitative techniques and business knowledge, encompassing: 

  • Understanding of risks in financial institutions and other firms, including market risks, credit risks, operational risks, and business risks 
  • Mathematical models and methods of assessing and minimizing risks 
  • Data/text mining methods and advanced technologies to analyze and manage the increasingly large volume of business data available for decision-making 

FinTech Option

Students can opt for the FinTech Option to learn about the latest developments in FinTech, which combines the traditions of financial engineering and risk management. 

Signature Courses 

  • Integration of Risk Management and Business Intelligence 
  • Financial Investment, Accounting and Business 
  • Risk Assessment and Modeling Methods 
  • Business Intelligence Tools and Technologie
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Career Prospects
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RMBI students are ready to take up a wide range of positions in diverse sectors. In 2019, 56% of our graduates entered the banking, finance, and investment sectors; 19% went into information technology; 13% into the insurance sector and 6% into the consulting and research. The remainder took up jobs in sectors such as accounting and auditing, information technology, and insurance. Their positions included analyst, consultant, FinTech specialist, and trainee/associate.

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The RMBI program provides interdisciplinary knowledge in business, science, and engineering disciplines. The flexibility of the RMBI program’s elective structure, with its unique combinations of courses, accommodates the needs of students with different career aspirations.
Student Name
Derek LI
Year
Class of 2014
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