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Entrance Year Sept 2022

Programme Code 21050

Stream Code

IMM

Mode of Study Part-time

Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation

36

Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2022

Non-Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2022

Programme Leaders

Programme Director

Dr LI Gang
PhD, BBA

Deputy Programme Director

Dr Allen Ng
DBA, CFA, CFP

Remarks

Note to Applicants

An incomplete application cannot be processed promptly and would reduce your chance of admission. Please complete all relevant fields on the application form and upload all necessary documents.

Aims and Characteristics

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Special Features

  • Prepares students for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination;

  • Professional Development Lectures given by prominent practitioners provide students with updated industry information;

  • Possible exit point with Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Investment Management) for students who have completed six Year One compulsory subjects;

  • The Master of Finance (MoF) programme at PolyU is proud to be an academic partner with GARP for risk education.

Programme Aims

The Master of Finance (Investment Management) (MoF-IMM) programme aims to provide current and prospective investment management professionals with a combination of solid finance concepts and up-to-date industry know-how. The programme provides students with up-to-date knowledge in asset management, portfolio management and fund management, with emphasis on risk assessment, enabling them to work in the brokerage and fund management industries. Furthermore, it prepares students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination.

On completion of the MoF-IMM programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply conceptual frameworks drawn from accounting, law, economics and quantitative methods to the analysis of investment, corporate reporting and finance, and regulatory and business ethics issues;

  • Apply financial theories and concepts to identify and explain real-life asset management/corporate finance issues and international financial problems; and

  • Formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.

Characteristics

  • The most up-to-date industry practices are incorporated into the curriculum to make the programme a unique synthesis of academic theories and professional practices.

  • Professional Development Lectures given by prominent practitioners provide students with updated industry information.

  • There is a possible exit point with a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Investment Management) for students who have completed six Year One Compulsory Subjects.

Message from Alumni

This programme deepened my financial knowledge. I also got valuable advice from experienced lecturers and broadened my network in the financial industry. These have been beneficial to my career development.

HUNG Ying Yeuk

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The programme enabled me to improve theoretical knowledge as well as actual practice. I did research on a range of topics during which the teaching staff provided me with valuable insights

SUEN Chak Yeung

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4 February 2021

GARP Info Session

Mr Jimmy Qu
AVP Business Development, GARP

Mr Gianfran Liu
Associate Director, KPMG

Mr Falino Ku
Senior Regional Risk Manager, RHB Bank

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