3 for local students
9 for non-local students
HK$6,000 per credit for local and non-local students
Prof. Yang Xiao-qi
BSc, MSc, PhD
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Lou Yijun
BSc, MSc, PhD
Assistant Programme Leader
Dr Guo Xin
BSc, MPhil, PhD
The main aim of the Actuarial and Investment Science (AIS) specialism is to provide students with a solid foundation of actuarial and investment science. Graduates will become leading professionals in addressing business and societal problems that require identification, quantification, assessment or management of the financial implications of risk.
Our programme provides graduate-level subjects with an emphasis on the advanced methodologies and techniques of actuarial and investment science that are useful to financial and actuarial professionals.
Our focus is on applications and the use of software packages to handle real-world data and solve practical problems.
Our graduates become leading professionals in tackling business and societal problems that require identification, quantification, assessment or management of the financial implications of risk.
In recent years our graduates in Actuarial and Investment Science specialism have continuously secured internship positions in leading insurance companies and investment banks as actuaries and data analysts in both Hong Kong and Mainland China.
A student studying for the MSc (AIS) award must complete 7 Compulsory Subjects (21 credits), and 3 Core Subjects (9 credits) or a Dissertation (9 credits).
For details of the programme structure, please refer to www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022/Pages/program.
Core Areas of Study
Seven Compulsory Subjects (21 credits)
Three Core Subjects from the following list or a Dissertation
Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022/Pages/curriculum.
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.
Some of the subjects in this programme have been included in the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) list of reimbursable subjects (for course commencement before March 2023).
The CEF list includes:
For further information, please contact:
Prof. Yang Xiao-qi, Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 2766 6954; email: firstname.lastname@example.org);
or Dr Lou Yijun, Deputy Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 3400 3980; email: email@example.com);
or Dr Guo Xin, Assistant Programme Leader
(tel: (852) 3400 3751; email: firstname.lastname@example.org);
or Ms Jojo Au (tel: (852) 2766 6949; email: email@example.com);
or visit our website at www.polyu.edu.hk/ama/pg/63022.
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