Career Prospects

The HKUST Business School places a great emphasis on the career development of its business students, and is building its strength in career management together with company Human Resourses Departments and its alumni network. Through a dedicated team of placement officers, it offers various resources and career workshops to support and enhance students’ career objectives.

Graduates of the BSc in Quantitative Finance will likely work for firms in fields such as investment banking, portfolio management, insurance and commercial banking, which put a premium on quantitative financial skills. They will work in areas such as equity and bond analysis, derivatives sales and trading, asset management, risk control, and trading system support where a strong quantitative background and education is a competitive advantage.

Placement of Graduates
Over 90% of the QFIN graduates are now working in the finance industry in areas such as derivatives sales and trading, asset management, and risk control.

Some of the Employers include:
• Bank of America
• Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi USJ Ltd
• Barclays Capital
• Deutsche Bank
• Fidelity
• Fortis Bank
• Goldman Sachs
• Hang Seng Bank
• HSBC
• IBM
• Macquarie, Singapore
• Merrill Lynch
• MSCI Barra
• Oriental Patron
• Shinsei Bank, Tokyo
• UBS
• UBS, Tokyo