Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)
Sept 2020 Entry
Programme code: 21050
Duration & Credit Requirement
HK$220,320 per programme (HK$6,120 per credit) for local students
HK$263,880 per programme (HK$7,330 per credit) for non-local students
Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with outstanding qualifications.
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
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 economic and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.
On completion of the FT MoF-EEE 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 finance, and energy and environmental economics problems; and
- Formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.
- 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
- The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme, positioning students to sit for the CFA examinations.
- The Master of Finance (MoF) programme at PolyU is proud to be an academic partner with GARP for risk education.
- 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)
- Accounting for Business Analysis
- Economics for Financial Analysis
- 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
* Subject to the University’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects are offered each year. Registration is subject to the availability of quota. The School of Accounting and Finance reserves the right to revise or withdraw the offer of any subject.
Note: Programme structure and content are subject to continuous review and change.
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at https://af.polyu.edu.hk/study/master-programmes/eee/.
- A Bachelor's degree from a recognised university, or the equivalent;
- A minimum score of 600 in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR its equivalence 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.
- 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 www.polyu.edu.hk/stars.
Additional Documents Required
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.