Will there be any interview?

We plan to arrange (JUPAS) interviews in mid-/late June, 2022. We only consider Band A applications for shortlisting. Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation email for the details, e.g., date, time, format, etc.

Non-JUPAS interviews will be conducted in batches from ~Jan. 2022. You are encouraged to attach adequate supporting documents, e.g., transcripts, predicted grade, certificates, etc., in your application for our holistic review. Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation email for the details, e.g., date, time, format, etc.

Stay tuned! Check your email regularly for the latest update!

Will there be any exchange opportunity?

You are encouraged to join the exchange programme to broaden your horizon and learn with peers from diverse background. List of some overseas universities for the exchange : 

  • Macquarie University, Australia
  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Telecom & Management SudParis, France
  • Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
  • University of California, Davis, USA

Submit you application via Office of Academic Links (OAL) ( http://www.oal.cuhk.edu.hk )!

Will there be any scholarship or financial aid?

The Government and the University offer various scholarships and financial aids depending on student’s financial situation, or their outstanding performance in academic or other areas.

List of some scholarships and financial aids
    ・Admission Scholarships
    ・Scholarships for Overseas Studies
    ・Government or University Financial Aid
    ・Summer Subsistence and Travel Loan Scheme
    ・Student Residence Bursary Scheme

Check out more details via Office of Admissions and Financial Aid (OAFA) (http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk/finance.html)!

How can I declare the specialized stream?

You should check and complete the required courses of the respective stream.

You will be invited for the stream declaration in the final year of study.

You can declare in at most one stream.

In addition to the three specialized streams, can I focus on business and financial applications for the specialized application field?

Yes. You can declare the general stream “Computational Data Science” and

For major electives, choose courses related to business and financial applications, such as SEEM4630 E-Commerce Data Mining, STAT3001 Foundation of Financial and Managerial Statistics, STAT3009 Recommender Systems, STAT4004 Actuarial Science, STAT4005 Time Series, STAT4012 Statistical Principles of Deep Learning with Business Applications, RMSC4001 Simulation Methods for Risk Management Science and Finance, RMSC4003 Statistical Modelling in Financial Markets, RMSC4004 Theory of Risk and Insurance, RMSC4005 Stochastic Calculus for Finance and Risk, RMSC4006 Operational Risk Management

For the Final Year Project, you can choose to work with our faculty members whose research focuses are Actuarial Science, Econometrics, Derivatives Pricing, Mathematical Finance, Marketing Research, Risk Management, Time Series, Statistical Finance, and Stochastic Control.

What are the differences between CDAS, AIST and QFRM?

I am still struggling to choose AIST / CSCI / CENG / RMSC / QFRM. What can I do?

You can go through our websites and admission materials for a better understanding before submission, and write to us via email to statdept@cuhk.edu.hk or ug-admiss@cse.cuhk.edu.hk whenever you have any queries.

You can join our outreach activities in the future and chat with our teachers.

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