Master of Finance (Corporate Finance)

Sept 2022 Entry
Programme code: 21050

Duration & Credit Requirement

Duration & Credit Requirement

Stream Code


Mode of Study
Normal Duration

2 years

Credits Required for Graduation


Fund Type
Initial Registration Credits


Tuition Fee

HK$270,000 per programme (HK$7,500 per credit) for local students
HK$288,000 per programme (HK$8,000 per credit) for non-local students

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with outstanding qualifications.

PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.

Programme Leader(s)

Programme Director

Dr LI Gang

Deputy Programme Director

Dr Allen Ng


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 & Characteristics

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims

The Master of Finance (Corporate Finance) (MoF-MCF) programme aims to provide corporate finance practitioners with education opportunities to enhance their professionalism and elevate their intellectual capacity in corporate finance, corporate risk management and related areas. The programme curriculum integrates theory and practice with emphasis on local applications, addressing the needs of those holding senior positions in corporate finance and banking.


On completion of the MoF-MCF 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.



  • 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 Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Corporate Finance) for students who have completed six Year One Compulsory Subjects.

Recognition & Prospects

Recognition & Prospects



  • Students have to complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (18 credits), 4 Elective Subjects (12 credits), and 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (6 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Corporate Finance award.


Year One (18 credits)

Compulsory Subjects

  • Accounting for Business Analysis
  • Corporate Governance, Disclosures & Implications
  • Economics for Financial Analysis
  • Investments
  • Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance


Year Two (18 credits)

Elective Subjects* (any four)

  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • International Banking
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project#


Compulsory Capstone Subjects

  • Finance & Strategy
  • International Financial 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.

# The Project can be either 3 credits or 6 credits, depending on its scope.


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


Information on the subjects offered can be obtained at

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree awarded by a recognised university;
  • A Professional Diploma awarded by the former Hong Kong Polytechnic or the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong.


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.


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

Other Information

Other Information

  • The six Compulsory Subjects of this programme have been included on the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. The mother programme (Master of Finance (Corporate Finance)) of these subjects is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level[6]).
  • Classes are normally scheduled on weekday evenings or Saturdays.



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


For academic matters, please contact:
Dr Allen Ng
Tel: (852) 3400 3453

Student Message

Student Message

PolyU’s Corporate Finance programme equipped me with a comprehensive view of the finance industry, relevant legal knowledge and assessment methods. It gave me strengths in different areas of my professional life.

Cheung Hui Lung, Alan

I am not a finance professional by training but my job requires me to achieve the financial targets of a business unit comprising 50 people. This programme not only sensitised me to numbers but also enabled me to understand the meaning behind them.

Simon Ng Siu Hin

It was a fruitful learning experience. The most valuable things I am taking away are professional knowledge and meaningful friendships.

Wong Yung Ho

The MCF programme broadened and strengthened my knowledge of corporate finance and investment analysis, thus helping me to formulate financial strategies and make financial decisions. I learned academic theories and professional practices from lectures and real-life applications through class projects.

MAK Che Fai Lawrence

The programme broadened my knowledge, strengthened my theoretical foundation, enhanced my professional skills and extended my social network.

NG Yuk Kwan Phyllis

The MCF programme offered me a valuable opportunity to both learn theories and knowledge and to meet with schoolmates now working in the finance industry. This helped extend my network and enrich my school life.


The Master of Corporate Finance provides me with an international and unique perspective on finance. The lecturers convey extremely valuable and thought-provoking information to us. The programme is also helpful for CFA preparation.


Additional Documents Required

Additional Documents Required

Transcript / Certificate

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


  • Copies of certificates issued by professional bodies, e.g. Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Hong Kong Securities Institute (HKSI), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), etc.
  • Applicants with any non-English certificates should also submit a set of corresponding official English-translated copies for reference.

Info Seminar

Info Seminar

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Programme Leaflet

Programme Leaflet

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