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The Executive Certificate in Big Data and Business Analytics aims to provide students with knowledge in Big Data and Business Analytics for management decision-making. Students are expected to be familiar with different big data analyses, tools and methodologies. The programme provides an insight on how business world is using Big Data to improve their business models. 

Start 05 JAN 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 month to 2 months
Fee HK$6000
Executive Certificate in Corporate Credit Management aims to equip students with current knowledge and practical skills in managing credit risk of corporations. It covers both quantitative and qualitative analysis in corporate credit valuations including case study analysis.  This course introduces credit analysis based on Cash Flow Based Lending doctrine which is the shift from the use of accrual based accounting information to the use of cash based financial information for lending decisions. 
Start 19 FEB 2019 (TUE)
Duration 3 months
Fee HK$6000
The programme aims to give participants a holistic view of the latest development of sustainable finance and investment.  The topics cover a wide range of hottest issues in this field from basic sustainable investment to more in-depth social venture capital.  As this field is a cross-disciplinary study and still emerging, a practical approach is adopted to outline the mindset change of decision makers with real-life case studies.
Start 09 MAR 2019 (SAT)
Duration 5 months
Fee HK$8000 per module. Total programme fee: HK$16000
Executive Certificate in Financial Intelligence from Big Data aims to provide students with market knowledge in Big Data for Banking and Financial Services and to develop students’ skill sets in setting up hypothesis models in Predictive Analytics. The programme contents cover challenges and limitations in using Big Data in Banking and Financial Services.

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Duration 3 months
Fee HK$9000 per programme
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester - Master of Science in Finance

The MSc in Finance will develop your understanding of the concepts of finance and the role of financial management in a variety of organisations and sectors. You will gain a greater understanding of how finance is central to organisational decision-making by looking at key areas including financial analysis and investment, financial statements, strategic financial management, financial modelling and financial risk management and corporate finance. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest when taking your option modules and dissertation.
Start 01 FEB 2019 (FRI)
Duration 2 years to 2.5 years
Fee £10,345 (2018/19)
  1. HKU SPACE students can top-up our Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Law graduates to MSc Global Investment Management from Ulster University, UK.
  2. The programme focuses on practical approaches in areas of derivatives, fund management and risk management.
  3. The programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) and graduates of the programme will be entitled to associate membership of the CISI and exemptions from the following CISI exams (CISI level in brackets): Securities and Investments (IOC); Derivatives (Certificate); and Fund Management (Diploma).
  4. Ulster University is ranked in the top 25% of all UK universities for research.
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Duration 1 year to 2 years
Fee HK$11,000
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Thanks to technological innovations in Fintech, the MSc International Banking and Finance* (MScIBF) evaluates contemporary impacts on financial markets, studies strategic issues in global banking, and discusses regulatory frameworks in financial services internationally. The programme also familiarises students with the current developments in global financial markets from the unique perspective of banking institutions. This programme aims at preparing students for a career in banking and finance by developing students’ expertise in key areas of international banking and financial institution management. Students will develop their practical research and analytical skills during the course in preparing for their assignments/projects.
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Duration 2 years
Fee Programme fee at GBP 8,600
This Postgraduate Diploma is one of the most comprehensive courses offered by HKU SPACE in Investment Management. It is designed to follow the CFA syllabus and to focus on the current market trends and regulatory progression. This programme attracts a diverse group of students with background from finance, engineering, technology, business, management, government. Tutors are all market practitioners. 
Start 14 JAN 2019 (MON)
Duration 12 months to 18 months
Fee HK$6500
The programme aims to: 
  1. impart financial and investment management knowledge and skills to students to enhance their financial decision making;
  2. facilitate students to understand and analyze contemporary issues as well as the latest development in the financial world;
  3. prepare students to sit for the CFA examinations based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge;
  4. equip students with the latest technologies on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for financial industry;
  5. stimulate students to apply financial intelligence to perform investment management.
Start 16 FEB 2019 (SAT)
Duration 1 year
Fee HK$6500
Financial engineering requires the application of mathematical methods and information technology to analyze financial problems quantitatively. Financial engineers are responsible for creating structured financial products, building mathematical risk models as well as developing algorithmic trading system which facilitate effective investment decision making, managing financial and investment risk with quantitative modeling and computing technology. This programme is designed for those who plan to pave their career path as a financial engineer or quantitative analyst. The programme is taught by financial and investment practitioners, who are all senior professionals from investment banks or finance industry.
Start 01 MAR 2019 (FRI)
Duration 12 months
Fee HK$3600