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School of Business and Management

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BSc in Quantitative Finance

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BSc in Quantitative Finance
Duration
4Y
Jupas code
JS5332
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BSc in Quantitative Finance
Description
Students who have developed clear interests in this program may apply and be admitted directly to this program.
Business and Management
Description
Students who wish to spend more time exploring their interests may apply and be admitted to the School of Business and Management without a major. They will be able to apply to Quantitative Finance during the Major Selection Exercise at the end of the first two or three semesters.
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Overview
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The BSc in Quantitative Finance (QFIN) program is designed for students with a strong desire to pursue careers in the finance industry. 

Students follow an integrated curriculum comprising courses developed by different schools. They acquire a solid base of financial knowledge and the mathematical and statistical skills necessary to solve complex financial problems. 

Important topics covered in the program include:

  • Derivative securities 
  • Investment analysis 
  • Portfolio management 
  • Quantitative trading 
  • Risk management 

The QFIN curriculum is flexible enough to allow students to choose additional majors or minors. The BSc in Computer Science is one of the most popular additional majors selected by QFIN students. Available minors include, but are not limited to, Actuarial Mathematics, Big Data Technology, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, and Mathematics. 

Ranking: 

#20 in Accounting and Finance (#1 in Greater China)
(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

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Career Prospects
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Our students commonly take one or two semesters of study leave to work as full-time interns at financial firms. The industry experience and connections they gain from multiple internships give them a significant advantage in the job market upon graduation. QFIN graduates are highly sought after by employers from the finance industry and across various business sectors. 

Graduates have a proven track record of career success in a range of fields, such as investment banks, commercial banks, hedge fund, asset management firms, private equity firms, brokerage firms, insurance companies, consulting firms, the Big Four auditors, and government agencies. 

Our graduates are also well prepared to obtain high-level professional qualifications such as Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Financial Planner, Financial Risk Manager, and Professional Risk Manager certification.

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