Master of Finance (Investment Management) [Full-time] (Programme code: 21050-MIM)

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


New Feature - Collaborative Study Programme with UMass Boston


On completion of the full-time Master of Finance (Investment Management) (MoF-MIM) programme, graduates will be able to:

  • apply conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method, Business Ethics and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues.
  • solve asset management/corporate finance problems as they present themselves in real-life situations. 
  • formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.


Special Features

  • Offers collaborative study places for Master of Science in Finance (MSF) at the University of Massachusetts Boston with credit transfer and scholarship;
  • Open to applicants with little work experience;
  • Integrates finance concepts with up-to-date industry know-how;
  • Prepares students for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination;
  • 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.


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

Current students can refer to the Definitive Programme Document for more details of the programme. 



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 ( for the application deadlines of individual programmes.



For further information, please contact:

Ms Helen Ng Tel: (852) 2766 7042 


For information on academic matters, please contact:

Dr Li Gang Tel: (852) 2766 7136


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The full-time Master of Finance – Investment Management (MoF-MIM) programme prepares students to apply conceptual frameworks to tackle real-life issue and envision possible outcomes of financial and strategic recommendations, and evaluate performance in a relevant and effective way.

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, preferably with at least a second-class lower division honour, 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.

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


 * For applicants with qualifications obtained in Taiwan, a pass in the High-Intermediate level or above in GEPT may be considered as having fulfilled the English language requirements. Please contact us at sends e-mail) for details.

  • You have to complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (i.e. 18 credits), 4 Elective Subjects (i.e. 12 credits), and 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (i.e. 6 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Investment Management) award.
  • Students will study six subjects in each of Semesters 1 and 2.


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)
Elective Subjects* (any four)

  • AF5322 Corporate Risk Management
  • AF5323 Fixed Income Securities
  • AF5333 Risk Management for Corporations
  • AF5336 Business Risk Management
  • AF5346 Entrepreneurial Finance
  • AF5347 Financial Analysis and Valuation 
  • AF5351 Derivatives Securities
  • AF5353 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management  
  • AF5358 International Banking
  • AF5372 Real Estate Economics & Finance
  • AF5932/AF5933 Project # (3 credits / 6 credits)


Compulsory Capstone Subjects*

  • AF5355 Finance and Strategy
  • AF5362 International Financial Management 

* In line with the University’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects will be offered each year. Registration is subject to the availability of places.

# The Project can be either 3 credits or 6 credits depending on its scope.