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Program Overview

MS in Global Finance program is a one-year, modular master's degree program jointly offered by the HKUST Business School and NYU Stern that lets you experience 3 major financial centers in the world!
  • * 5 modules to be held in Hong Kong
    (at HKUST Business School)
  • * 1 module in Shanghai
  • * 4 modules in New York
    (at NYU Stern)

The program is designed with busy schedules in mind, with classes held mostly once a month at weekends.

The Master of Science in Global Finance program – the first executive-format master's degree in finance in Asia Pacific - offers interested professionals the opportunity to advance their knowledge and practices under the guidance of internationally recognized academics.

Jointly developed by the HKUST Business School and NYU Stern School of Business, this groundbreaking program takes the latest insights from Wall Street and the emerging Asian market and puts them in a global context. Participants will emerge with the skills required to contribute to the robust development of the global financial markets, and to cope with the rapid changes underway there.

Specifically, participants can expect:

  • to gain knowledge from senior academics of two world-renowned academic institutions through interactive lectures, real-life case studies and integrative projects
  • to deepen and widen their understanding of finance – from corporate finance, portfolio management, FX and derivative markets to fixed income, risk management and banking reform
  • to study alongside other global executives who will have at least 5 years of working experience in banking, finance or other professional service industries. The classroom will become a natural platform for networking and exchanging of ideas
  • to learn best practices from other companies, including those from Wall Street and Beijing, through case studies, speaker sessions and company visits
  • to become alumni of both HKUST & NYU and be exposed to superb networking opportunities
  • that lecture hours count towards the continuous professional training (CPT) requirement stipulated by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong