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Financial Mathematics (Hons) programme at Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College is a cross-disciplinary field that brings finance, economics, mathematical theory, statistics and computer science together. 

Financial mathematics is found to be important in understanding the issues aroused from the ever increasing complexity of the financial world, especially in the area of constructing the different financial products, hedging and risk management and investment portfolio optimization.

Financial mathematics has been widely used by global financial professionals such as Wall Street traders and financial analysts in commercial banks, investment banks, hedge fund, insurance companies and other financial institutions.

In China, the rapid growth of its economy causes a great demand for the graduates from financial mathematics who develop a variety of different financial products in order to meet the needs for capturing the potential growth and for managing the risk.

Career prospects

The pressure for the free floating of RMB exchange rate, the development of Shanghai as a financial hub and the globalization of China’s economy cause the great demand for the people with the skills in financial mathematics and with the China focus. 

The FM graduates are equipped with those capabilities and can take up the challenging and financially rewarding opportunities in the following areas:

  • Financial services: in investment, corporate and private banking, in currency trading, in credit risk and in management of hedge funds.
  • Actuarial profession: working primarily in pensions, life insurance and investments.
  • Public sector: government departments, public corporations, central banks and other public sector bodies, such as the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
  • Other areas: in accountancy, tax, law, etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Structure
  • C++ Programming Language 
  • Economics 
  • Time Series for Finance and Macroeconomics 
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Risk Management in Finance 
  • Investments 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Mainland China Applicants:

Mainland Chinese students who have sat the P.R.C. National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) of the current year, and have met the college entrance benchmark are eligible to apply.

Overseas Applicants:

An applicant from overseas other than Hong Kong or Macau may apply for admission with qualification acceptable to the College, and will be considered on an individual basis.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Associate Degree Student/Holder
  • Higher Diploma/Professional Diploma/Diploma Student/Holder
  • GCE Qualification
  • SAT Qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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90,000 RMB per annum 


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