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Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) [Full-time] (Programme code: 21050-EEE)

The programme has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) purposes.

 

New Programme

   

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:

  • apply conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues.
  • solve asset management/corporate finance/ energy and enironmental economics problems as they present themselves in real-life situations.
  • formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.
  • demonstrate awareness of the ethical implications of finance/economics-based decisions on energy and environmental issues.

 

Special Features

  • Open to degree graduateds with little work experience;
  • Synthesizes academic thories and up-to-date industry practices;
  • Prepares students for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination;
  • Offers scholarship to outstanding applicants;
  • Focuses on the energy and environment areas of the financial industry;
  • Professional Development Lectures given by prominent practitioners provide students with updated industry information;
  • The Master of Finance (MoF) programme at PolyU is proud to be an academic partner with GARP for risk education;
  • New Feature - Collaborative Study Programme with UMass Boston

Duration

The normal duration of study is 1 year with a maximum study period of 2 years.

 

Fee

Local students: The tuition fee is HK$185,400 per programme (36 credits) 
Non-local students : The tuition fee is HK$248,400 per programme (36 credits)

 

Admissions Procedures

From late September to April of each year. Please refer to Study@PolyU website (www.polyu.edu.hk/study) for the application deadlines of individual programmes.

 

Enquiries

For further information, please contact:

Ms Helen Ng Tel: (852) 2766 7042 
Email: afmof.ft@polyu.edu.hk

 

For information on academic matters, please contact:

Dr David Broadstock Tel: (852) 2766 7060
Email: david.broadstock@polyu.edu.hk

 

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The full-time Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or equivalent; AND
  • A minimum score of 600 (Total, Verbal, and Quantitative Scores) in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR a minimum score of 600 (or its equivalence under the revised General Test) in both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning in Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), or equivalent.

 

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.

Candidates with no or little work experience are welcome to apply.

We have a quota for admissions. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Suitable candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.

  • You have to complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (18 credits), 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (6 credits), 3 Compulsory Specialism Subjects (9 credits) and 1 Elective Subject (3 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) award.

 

Semester One (18 credits)
Compulsory Subjects

  • AF5115 Accounting for Business Analysis
  • AF5312 Principles of Corporate Finance
  • AF5341 Economics for Financial Analysis
  • AF5343 Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • AF5344 Investments
  • AF5511 Regulatory Framework

 

Semester Two (18 credits)

Compulsory Capstone Subjects

  • AF5355 Finance and Strategy
  • AF5362 International Financial Management 

Compulsory Specialism Subjects​

  • AF5633 Economics of World Energy Markets
  • AF5634 Economics of Sustainability
  • AF5935 Energy and Environment Project


Elective Subjects* (any one)

  • AF5347 Financial Analysis and Valuation 
  • AF5351 Derivatives Securities
  • AF5353 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management  

 

* Subject to the university’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects will be offered each year. And, registration is subject to the availability of quota.