Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Investment Science

Sept 2017 Entry

Programme code: JS3363

Duration and Credit Requirement

Mode of Study
Normal Duration

4 years

Credits Required for Graduation

At least 129, depending on the student's qualifications (plus 2 training credits)

Fund Type
Consider Second Choice Applications
Programme Leader(s)

Programme Leader

Dr Lee Heung-wing, Joseph
BSc, PhD

Deputy Programme Leader

Dr Zhao Xing-qiu
BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Programme Leader

Dr Chiu Lai-lin, Marjorie
MSc, PhD, CStat

  • This programme does not consider second choice applications.
  • The credit requirements of this programme are indicative only. They are subject to review.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

The aim of this programme is to help students acquire strong mathematical and statistical techniques and a thorough understanding of their applications in investment and finance. We prepare graduates for various careers in the investment and financial service industries.


Programme Characteristics

The programme provides students with solid training in statistical and mathematical skills, with a strong emphasis on applications in investment and finance. With a balanced curriculum in quantitative analysis, critical thinking and communication skills, the programme produces graduates who can pursue a variety of careers in the financial sector.


  • Year One: Students study the University's core curriculum and compulsory Foundation Subjects in science, general studies, mathematics and statistics.
  • Year Two: Students study Compulsory Subjects in mathematics, statistics and finance.
  • Years Three and Four: Students study advanced subjects in investment and financial mathematics, including Elective Subjects.

In the fourth year of study, students complete a Capstone Project in which they tackle a problem or research topic in investment science/applied mathematics/statistics, consolidating discipline-specific knowledge, concepts and generic skills developed through different stages of the programme.

Recognition and Prospects

Career Prospects

Graduates of the BSc(Hons) in Investment Science programme have excellent career prospects. The programme is designed to develop students’ mathematical and statistical skills, and enhance their understanding of the application of those skills in the world of modern investment and finance. Capabilities in quantitative analysis, critical thinking and communication enable our graduates to pursue careers in both business- and finance-related fields.


In addition to finance-related fields, our graduates also find careers in education, information technology, scientific research, marketing and consultancy.

Entrance Requirements

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Other Information

  • Students should normally obtain satisfactory results in mathematics and/or related subjects.


Office Tel. No.  Office Fax No. Email Address Website
2766 6946/2766 6948 2764 4382/2362 9045


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