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Economics and Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BSc program is designed to be quantitative oriented, it focuses on the scientific basis of economic and financial phenomena, problems, and solutions that required sophisticate analytical skills and quantitative methods.The Economics and Finance program is offered at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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Overview

Enjoying the synergy from solid education in both Economics and Finance, students are well equipped with knowledge and application of quantitative skills to grasp different aspects of the modern economy.

The Economics and Finance program is offered at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Career 

This program is suitable for students who aspire to enter into business fields that require strong analytical and quantitative skills, such as investment banks and financial institutions, consulting, data analysis, economists, or government agencies.  The program is equally suitable for students who wish to explore research and further study in economic or other fields.

The Program Structure

A distinguishing characteristic of the BSc program is that it requires less business core courses but more analytical courses in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Microeconomic Theory I
  • Macroeconomic Theory I
  • Microeconomic Theory II
  • Macroeconomic Theory II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • IB Diploma

  • Reference Information to Reflect the Intake Quality or Competitiveness for Admission
  • Mid 50% Score Range for 2020 Intake: 36 –40 (including bonus points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18057 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Local Tuition Fee
  • HK$42,100
Non-local Tuition Fee
  • HK$140,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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