Overview

The BSc in Quantitative Finance (QFIN) program is designed for students with a strong desire to pursue a career in the finance industry.

Students will follow an integrated curriculum covering areas in finance, mathematics, statistics, data analytics and computer programming. Students will acquire knowledge and skills to solve complex financial problems. Important topics covered in the program include investment analysis, portfolio management, risk management, derivative securities, and quantitative trading.

Our graduates are well prepared for professional qualifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), the Certified Financial Planner (CFP), the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and the Professional Risk Manager (PRM). Meanwhile, our curriculum is also flexible enough to accommodate students’ interest in choosing their additional majors or minors. The BSc in Computer Science (COSC) is one of the most popular additional majors for QFIN students. Available minors include, but not limited to, Actuarial Mathematics, Big Data Technology, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, and Mathematics.

Our program offers a wide range of training and enrichment activities, such as Career Mentor Link Program, QFIN Speaker Series, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), International Exchange Program, Bloomberg Market Concepts Certification, business case competitions, personal development training, and company visits.

It is common for our students to take one or two semesters of study leave to work as full-time interns at financial firms. The connection with the industry and the experiences from multiple internships give them a significant advantage in the job market upon graduation. QFIN graduates are highly sought after by employers from the finance industry and across different business sectors.