Double Master Degree
Master of Science in Mathematical Finance
Master of Science in Finance (Financial Markets)#
The Program is administered by Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University. The Graduate School of Hong Kong Baptist University welcomes applications from students with either business or non-business academic backgrounds. Every application received is considered individually, and admission decisions are based on the applicant's ability and motivation to complete the program.
The Graduate School of Hong Kong Baptist University has a self-completing application process.

Admission Requirements | Application Deadlines | Application Process | Application Materials

Admission Requirements:

Applicants for this programme should normally
  • possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Business or other related majors;
  • be proficient in Basic Mathematics;
  • satisfy at least one of the following requirements on English language proficiency:
    1. he/she used English as the medium of learning in his/her Bachelor’s degree course,
    2. a minimum score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic), (An additional requirement for MFFM applicant, a minimum of 6.0 in all subscores) or
    3. equivalent qualifications.

Notice that TOFEL is not accepted.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline: 15 July each year
We strongly recommend that all application materials be submitted as soon as possible. Completed applications will be considered on a first-come first-served basis.

Application Process

Applicants can apply for admission to HKBU through one of the following means:
  1. Online application
  2. Paper application
    • Send the completed application form and other required documents (see Application Materials below) to
      Graduate School
      AAB 904, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building
      Baptist University Road Campus
      Hong Kong Baptist University
      Kowloon Tong
      Hong Kong
    • Request two referees to complete the Confidential Recommendation Form for you and send it directly to the Graduate School
Detailed instructions for submitting the required materials can be found in http://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/en/prospective/tpg/how_to_apply/app_period/ and the Postgraduate Prospectus.
Send us an email at mffm@math.hkbu.edu.hk if you have further queries.

Notice that we will only process the application with a full set of required documents.

Application Materials

  • Application Form
    Online form Paper form
  • Identity Document
    For local applications, photocopy of HKID or passport. For non-local students, photocopy of other identity document of home country.
  • Certificate(s) and Transcript(s)
    All applicants must have graduated from an accredited college or university. Photocopies of certificate(s)/transcript(s) from all institutions attended must be submitted. Upon receipt of the admission offer, you have to arrange to send the official transcript(s) for the academic qualification(s) to the Graduate School directly by the original institution(s)/authorities. These documents should bear all the academic records of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate studies to date.
  • Mathematics Course Description
    A course description for all mathematics courses taken by the applicant must be included in the supporting documents.
  • Resume
  • Confidential Recommendation Forms
    Request two referees to complete the Confidential Recommendation Form for you and send it directly to the Graduate School. The forms may be from faculty (preferred) or employers who can assess the applicant's abilities.
  • Statement of Goals and Objectives
  • Proof of English Proficiency
    Applicants whose native language is not English may be required to submit scores for the IELTS or approved substitute. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all four skills), or equivalent score of other similar accepted tests is required for those applicants to receive proof of English proficiency. TOEFL score is not accepted as a proof of English proficiency, as UK Visas and Immigration has discontinued to accept TOEFL test since July 2014.