Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

Sept 2017 Entry
Programme code: 21050

Duration & Credit Requirement

Stream Code


Mode of Study
Normal Duration

1 year

Credits Required for Graduation


Fund Type
Initial Registration Credits


Tuition Fee

HK$183,600 per programme for local students
HK$241,200 per programme for non-local students

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with outstanding qualifications.

Programme Leader(s)

Programme Director

Prof. Louis Cheng

Deputy Programme Director

Dr David Broadstock


Note to Applicants

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

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialise in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.



  • Students are able to complete the Master's programme in ONE year.
  • The most up-to-date industry practices are incorporated into the curriculum to make the programme a unique synthesis of academic theories and professional practice.


Recognition & Prospects


  • Students must complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (18 credits), 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (6 credits), 3 Compulsory Specialism Subjects (9 credits) and 1 Elective Subject (3 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) award.


Semester One (18 credits)

Compulsory Subjects

  • Accounting for Business Analysis
  • Economics for Financial Analysis
  • Investments
  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Regulatory Framework


Semester Two (18 credits)

Compulsory Capstone Subjects​

  • Finance and Strategy
  • International Financial Management


Compulsory Specialism Subjects​

  • Economics of World Energy Markets
  • Economics of Sustainability
  • Energy and Environment Project


Elective Subjects* (any one)

  • Derivatives Securities
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management


* In line with the University’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects are offered each year. Registration is subject to the availability of places.


Note: Programme structure and content are subject to continuous review and change.

Entrance Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or the equivalent; AND
  • A minimum score of 600 (Total, Verbal, and Quantitative Scores) in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR a minimum score of 600 (or its equivalent under the revised General Test) in both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning in Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).


If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.


Candidates with no or little work experience are welcome to apply.


We have a quota for admissions. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Suitable candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.

Other Information

  • Non-local students must obtain a valid student visa issued by the Hong Kong Immigration Department before being allowed to register as students or commence study with PolyU.
  • For information on accommodation and living costs in Hong Kong, please refer to


For further information, please contact:
Tel: (852) 2766 7042 or (852) 2766 5645



Student Message

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Additional Documents Required

Programme Leaflet


Transcript / Certificate

Copies of graduation certificate and official academic transcript of studies are required.


Applicants with any non-English certificates should also submit a set of corresponding official English-translated copies for reference.  

Info Seminar

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