Master of Science Degree in Economic Studies in Hong Kong

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The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

Hong Kong, found on the south coast of China, the country is one of the two Special Administrative Regions in the Republic of China. Hong Kong's higher education is placed in the England’s structure as well as international systems. It is managed by the country's Education Bureau.

Top MScs in Economic Studies in Hong Kong 2018/2019

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Master of Science in Accountancy

Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years Open Enrollment Hong Kong Hung Hom + 1 more

This programme familiarizes you with contemporary and up-to-date accounting knowledge and issues. It aims to build up your accounting knowledge base, enabling you to develop sound analytical skills and [+]

Master of Science in Accountancy (Mixed-mode)

This programme familiarizes you with contemporary and up-to-date accounting knowledge and issues. It aims to build up your accounting knowledge base, enabling you to develop sound analytical skills and judgment and make efficient and effective business decisions.

Special Features

This is a flexible specialist programme providing a progressive and deepening understanding of major accounting issues for accounting practitioners and executives. The focus is on real world-related and contemporary academic studies and practical applications. Two of the key elements are PRC accounting and the contemporary application of information systems in accounting.... [-]


MSc in Applied Economics (MScAECON)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy.

The programme integrates economic theory with applied economic analysis and will enable students to understand the economy of China and the world. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the flexibility of choosing electives for pursuing a career in applied economics or future research-oriented studies. Graduates will be equipped with analytical skills and techniques for analyzing business and real-world problems from the economic perspective. Our graduates are trained to be competent economic analysts in business corporations, public organizations and financial institutions. Outstanding students are offered scholarships and merit-based awards.... [-]


MSc in Applied Accounting & Finance (MScAAF)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas. [+]

Overview

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas.

Programme Theme

Enhance and Broaden Knowledge in Professional Accountancy and Finance

Programme Objectives To provide an opportunity for Business Managers, Professionals, and Senior Executives to develop their analytical, judgmental, and conceptual minds; To enhance students’ understanding of the state-of-the-art knowledge in accounting and finance; To equip students with the solid accounting and finance knowledge and practical skills needed for managing their organizations; To prepare students to advance further in their professional careers, or to continue their studies in the relevant fields, and To facilitate students to prepare for relevant professional qualification examinations. Learning goals LG1: Students will have the knowledge in contemporary accounting and have related problem-solving skills supported by accounting theories. LG2: Students will have the knowledge in contemporary finance and have related problem-solving skills supported by finance theories. LG3: Students will enhance their analytical and critical thinking skills by integrating acquired accounting and finance knowledge with rational decision making in the fields of accounting and finance. LG4: Students will explain the key issues and increase awareness of the ethical and professional responsibilities of the accounting... [-]

Master of Science in International and Development Economics

Lingnan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

The Belt and Road initiative and planned economic developments in the Greater Bay Area are in the spotlight in Hong Kong and have attracted the interest of investors around the world. Businesses and governments can see the potential, with many already indicating they are keen to take part in upcoming projects. [+]

A first master’s programme taught in Chinese focuses on the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area economic initiatives

The Belt and Road initiative and planned economic developments in the Greater Bay Area are in the spotlight in Hong Kong and have attracted the interest of investors around the world. Businesses and governments can see the potential, with many already indicating they are keen to take part in upcoming projects.

However, there are also new opportunities for universities and other educational institutes, which are proactively stepping up related research efforts and introducing programmes to offer training and insights for professionals and academics looking to specialize in this area.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

The Master of Science (MSc) in Finance is offered and managed by the Department of Finance and Insurance (F & I) at Lingnan University. The MSc Degree will give a broad coverage of the major areas in finance, with an emphasis on fundamental principles and professional practice. [+]

Best MSc Degrees in Economic Studies in Hong Kong 2018/2019. Lingnan’s MSc in Finance is the right path to prepare for a career in the financial sector A Perfect Start

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc in Finance) postgraduate programme is open to anyone interested in finance. It’s a good start for those seeking career opportunities and advancement in Hong Kong’s most prominent industry.

The Pillars of Hong Kong’s Success

“Banking and finance are the major pillars of the Hong Kong economy, so the demand for professionals with a finance background, and a knowledge of the industry has always been steady. Employment opportunities are continuing to grow,” says Professor Stan Ho, an instructor with years of industrial experience. “With China’s economic growth, and its initiatives like Belt and Road, Hong Kong has been able to leverage its integration with China. Stock Connect and Bond Connect, for instance, have contributed to the internationalisation of Chinese companies and the yuan,” says Ho. “The banking and finance industry is expected to continue to grow in terms of the sector’s contribution to Hong Kong’s GDP over the next several years. So employment in the sector will likely increase,” says Ho.... [-]


Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF)

Lingnan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

We are excited to introduce you to this distinctive Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) Program, hosted by the Economics Department of Lingnan University. [+]

Lingnan’s Master of Science in International Banking and Finance gives students an in-depth knowledge of the financial industry and a global perspective.

In today’s dynamic economic environment, cross-border business and investment plays an increasingly important part.

“For this reason, international banking and finance services will continue to grow significantly,” says Dr Kent Lai Wan-lung, managing director of the Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) offered at Lingnan University. This, though, also means that Hong Kong should remain a key centre for global finance in the coming decades thanks to its reputation for efficiency, its strong infrastructure and geographical position.... [-]


MSc Opportunity to Study and Work in Hong Kong

University of Leicester, School of Business
Campus Full time 18 - 21 months August 2019 Hong Kong

An exciting new partnership has been established between the University of Leicester and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. This will allow students from each university to study an additional Masters degree over a shorter period by studying fewer modules. [+]

What is it?

A special opportunity to obtain two MSc degrees from separate leading institutions on two continents.

An exciting new partnership has been established between the University of Leicester and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. This will allow students from each university to study an additional Masters degree over a shorter period by studying fewer modules.

Students must be studying on the following programmes to be eligible:

MSc Banking and Finance MSc Financial Economics MSc Business Analysis and Finance How does it work?

Students complete a full 12-month MSc degree at either Leicester or Lingnan University before applying at the reciprocating university for a reduced study period.... [-]


MSc in Finance

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK Business School
Campus Full time Part time August 2019 Hong Kong

The MSc program in Finance at CUHK has been especially restructured to offer a dynamic, challenging curriculum with practical applications and relevance. The programme aims to develop students’ critical reasoning skills necessary for formulating and executing financial advisory, risk management, trading and quantitative analysis at all levels of an organization. [+]

To strengthen its position as a regional financial hub, Hong Kong must further develop and capitalize on its human capital. The recent financial crisis reflects a strong need for creative decision making drawn from diverse disciplines far beyond the codified knowledge currently taught in traditional finance programs. The capability to articulate innovative, multi-faceted strategies at top-tier institutional level characterizes sustainable corporate achievements in the globally integrated market. These leadership skills demand mastery of requisite financial theories and techniques, backed by superior quantitative skills and specialized knowledge in advanced finance.

The MSc program in Finance at CUHK has been especially restructured to offer a dynamic, challenging curriculum with practical applications and relevance. The program aims to develop students’ critical reasoning skills necessary for formulating and executing financial advisory, risk management, trading and quantitative analysis at all levels of an organization. Within our curriculum, the corporate finance stream will focus on economics, accounting, law, capital market and corporate financial management. The quantitative finance stream, drawing on applied mathematics, statistics, and computer science, nurtures students’ quantitative capabilities to explore the underlying financial theories.... [-]