Executive Mentorship Programme (QFEMP)
As the oldest university in Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong
has an extensive network of alumni who hold senior positions in
the quantitative finance industry to serve as students’ mentor.
Distinguished market professionals are invited to campus to share
with students the latest developments in the financial market so
that they can better relate theory and practice.
Overseas Exchange Opportunities
The School of Economics and Finance has exchange agreement with
many renowned institutions overseas. All students meeting basic
academic requirements are eligible to go. Our exchange partner institutions
include universities with highly acclaimed quantitative finance
programme, including New York University and University of Toronto.
Field trips to overseas will be arranged to broaden students' global
perspective which is strongly appreciated by financial institutions
Seminars and workshops are held to enhance students’ job search
skills and industry knowledge. Job search training includes CV/cover
letter writing workshops, individual CV/cover letter review, mock
individual/group interviews, and personal career counseling. Professionals
from banking/finance industries and recent graduates are invited
to talk about different types of banking and financial markets,
career prospects, and required competencies.
Internship and Financial
Through internship opportunities, students can gain hands-on experience
in business environment and enhance their industry knowledge, communication
skills, and problem solving ability, which are strongly emphasized
in the business world.
Our students have been able to find internship positions
with Morgan Stanley, Citicorp, HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Bank of Tokyo
Mitsubishi UFJ, DBS, Watyson Wyatt, and Daiwa Institute of Research.
Our students’ placement record attests to the high regard for graduates
from the School of Economics and Finance.
- Financial Practicum – this elective course
allows students to earn course credit while gaining real world
experience via internship or providing consulting service to financial
institutions. Students will be supervised by a faculty member
and a mentor from a financial institution.
Generous scholarships are available for qualified students.