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HKBU MSc in Finance (Fintech & Financial Analytics) Ranked World's Top 63 by Financial Times 2024

20 Jun, 2024
img The HKBU School of Business is proud to announce that its Masters of Science in Finance (Fintech & Financial Analytics) programme has been ranked 63rd by the Financial Times in their latest Masters in Finance (pre-experience) 2024 Ranking. This marks a significant accomplishment and recognition of our programme’s commitment to facilitating successful career advancement for our students.

Prof. Aris STOURAITIS, Director of the Master of Science in Finance (Fintech & Financial Analytics) programme, expressed delight at this inaugural success and is dedicated to further enhancing the quality of the programme based on the insights from the ranking. 

The Masters in Finance (pre-experience) Ranking by the Financial Times utilised data from business schools and alumni who graduated in 2021, evaluating criteria including salary enhancement, career progression, and diversity. The ranking results also revealed that Masters in Finance graduates in the finance sector received the highest average starting salaries at $80,000, while those in non-financial sectors earned the least, with an average of $55,000. The top earners were those in private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds, earning an average of $120,000.