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香港中文大学(CUHK)金融科技专业申请攻略(硕士)
院校: The Chinese University of Hong Kong / 香港中文大学 专业: Financial Technology 授予学位: MSc 申请难度: 校友评分:
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专业简介

香港中文大学Fintech是开设在工程学院下为期一年的硕士项目,培养能够为金融相关行业提供创新解决方案的技术娴熟且精通业务的人才。该课程由中大工程学院在人工智能、网络安全及金融工程学等范畴的专家设计多元化的学习内容,包括金融基建、电子支付系统、量化交易和算法交易、互联网金融、金融信息学等。该课程引入大量实务元素,在金融科技业界人士指导下,学生要完成一个研究项目,藉此汲取实战经验;工程学院同时与本港金融监管机构合作,为学生提供专业培训,并安排实习机会。

课程设置

REQUIRED COURSES:

FINA6122 FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTRUMENTS

FTEC5510 ADVANCED FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE

FTEC5520 APPLIED BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES

ELECTIVE COURSES:

CMSC5705 ADVANCED TOPICS IN DATABASE SYSTEMS

CMSC5712 COMPUTER MODELS FOR E-BUSINESS

CMSC5718 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTATIONAL FINANCE

CMSC5741 BIG DATA TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

CSCI5580 ONLINE ALGORITHMS FOR MACHINE LEARNING AND OPTIMIZATIONS

ECLT5720 ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS SYSTEMS

ENGG5108 BIG DATA ANALYTICS

FINA6250 FUNDAMENTALS OF DERIVATIVES TRADING STRATEGIES

申请材料及要求

成绩单(中英文盖章件)

均分证明和成绩换算证明

在读证明或毕业学位证(中英文盖章件,需要学信网认证)

语言成绩

简历及工作证明(如有)

两封推荐信

个人陈述

GRE/GMAT(不是强制要求)

其他奖项等(如有)

文书要求

PS 个人陈述写作框架:

Part 1. 你的目标专业是什么?为什么要申请这个专业?你对目标专业的理解是怎样的?你为何能匹配这个专业? 

Part 2.高中/本科/硕士的学习科目,掌握技能和取得的成绩。

Part 3.课外活动和实习经历以及工作经历。

Part 4: 为什么申请这个学校? 为什么要申请这个大学的这个专业? 

Part 5. 职业规划(不同目标专业的职业规划)短期目标&长期目标

文书解析

Mathematics and computer science have become widely-used tools and driving forces in the development of modern finance industry, such as algorithm trading(算法交易), cry ptocurrencies(数字货币), and mobile payment(移动支付). The purpose of this statement is to describe my wonderful experiences, how my career objective of being a technical sales specialist(技术销售专家senior) in a Fin Tech company(金融科技公司) has been developed, and why I am strongly motivated to apply for MSc in Computer Science in the University of XX.

As a technical-oriented person, I am passionate about utilizing and applying cross-disciplines knowledge to solve financial problems. Driven by this interest, I have taken two internships in quantitative trading(数量化交易), and both involved a plenty of use of mathematical modelling(数学建模计算) as well as programming.

In WanKun Investment, I used R Scripts(R脚本) to automatically fetch and reprocess(取出再加工)the data and built automatic interactive GUI to complete automatic transaction. This experience made me realize that computer science could substantially improve the speed, accuracy and reliability of trading execution(交易和执行)compared to traditional manual work. Therefore, after that, I continuously sought for work opportunities related to Fin Tech and I then took the internship in Haitong Securities(海通证券) where I work as the structurer(结构师,金融行业术语). Haitong were applying for qualification of option market making(期权交易/期权做市), and according to the regulatory policies of China Securities Regulatory Commission, option market making requires complex high frequency and low latency trading system(低滞后时间的交易系统). Due to the lack of independent development in IT system. Haitong planned to purchase such system from third-party Fin Tech Company,

申请日期

APPLICATION DEADLINES

FIRST ROUND: 5 OCTOBER, 2020

SECOND ROUND: 9 NOVEMBER, 2020

THIRD ROUND: 18 JANUARY, 2021

FOURTH ROUND: 12 APRIL, 2021

就业方向

该专业毕业的学生将非常适合需要金融相关行业的强大技术技能的工作,包括银行,保险,资产管理,互联网金融,金融科技初创企业和政府监管机构。

申请要点

1.该专业要求申请人本科学历,工程、理学或金融/商科相关背景,最好有基本的数学知识(例如微积分,线性代数和概率)以及一种现代编程语言(例如C,C ++,Java或Python)。

2.雅思要求6.5或者托福79.

3.虽然GRE/GMAT不是强制要求,建议学生最好有320+GRE 或者700+GMAT.

4.目前开设FinTech 金融科技专业硕士的世界名校:

美国:Harvard ,Michigan,UW Madison,University of Minnesota,Pennsylvania,Columbia,MIT,Princeton,Fordham,Connecticut,Wake Forest,Georgetown,Florida,Duke,UC-Berkeley,Stanford,Colorado Boulder,UCB-Haas,共15所;

香港: 香港科技大学,香港中文大学;

英国:帝国理工,伦敦国王学院和爱丁堡大学

新加坡:新加坡南洋理工大学,新加坡管理大学

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