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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 comprised of 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:
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.
QFIN students may apply for the extended major in Artificial Intelligence or Digital Media and Creative Arts at the end of the 3rd term of study, if they satisfy the extended major requirement. Students completing the extended major will graduate with a title bearing both the traditional major subject they selected and the extended major. For more details, refer to “Business with an Extended Major in AI / DMCA”.
Instead, they have the autonomy to discover their academic interests and strengths at their own pace and to apply for an Extended Major at the end of the third semester (i.e. in the fall term of Year 2).
Students from the selected business majors, regardless of their admission route (school-based or program-based), are eligible to apply for an Extended major if they meet the major requirements.
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(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
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 certifications.