Professional Partnerships

Professional Partnerships

Partnership with CFA University Affiliation Programne - Master of Finance

The HKU Master of Finance is a University Affiliation Programme of the CFA Institute, a global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The CFA University Affiliation Programme sets a standard for developing the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisers, and other investment professionals worldwide. It is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing programme. Status as an Affiliated University signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that the university curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to prepare students to sit the CFA examinations. Scholarships from the CFA Institute will be offered to HKU MFin students.

Partnership with FRM Academic Partner of GARP - Master of Finance

The HKU Master of Finance has been added to the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Partnership for Risk Education. GARP is a globally recognised organisation dedicated to preparing professionals and organisations to make better-informed risk decisions. The academic partnership with GARP proves that our efforts in providing the best financial education are highly recognised. The alignment with GARP signals to students and their potential employers that our Master of Finance curriculum is closely tied to the market and is well-suited to prepare students for the demand of the global financial industry.

“GARP is very pleased to announce the addition of The University of Hong Kong to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education. The Master of Finance offered by The University of Hong Kong is a rigorous, well regarded programme. The interdisciplinary nature of the curriculum offered provides a solid theoretical as well as practical foundation for its students, ensuring they will be well positioned to pursue the FRM designation and to assume strategic roles within the global risk management profession." 

 -- Dr. Chris Donohue, Managing Director – Head of Research & Educational Programs, GARP

Students of the MFin programme are eligible for the GARP scholarship programme, which shall cover the registration fee for the FRM Examination Part I.

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