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Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) [Full-time] (Programme code: 21050-EEE)

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On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:

  • apply conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues.
  • solve asset management/corporate finance/ energy and enironmental economics problems as they present themselves in real-life situations.
  • formulate financial strategies and envision their outcomes.

demonstrate awareness of the ethical implications of finance/economics-based decisions on energy and environmental issues.


Special Features
  • Open to degree graduateds with little work experience;
  • Synthesizes academic thories and up-to-date industry practices;
  • Prepares students for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination;
  • Offers scholarship to outstanding applicants;
  • Focuses on the energy and environment areas of the financial industry;
  • Professional Development Lectures given by prominent practitioners provide students with updated industry information;
  • The Master of Finance (MoF) programme at PolyU is proud to be an academic partner with GARP for risk education.



The normal duration of study is 1 year.

Current students can refer to the Programme Document for more details of the programme.



HK$270,000 per programme (HK$7,500 per credit) for local students;
HK$288,000 per programme (HK$8,000 per credit) for non-local students


Admissions Procedures

From late September to April of each year. Please refer to Study@PolyU website for the application deadlines of individual programmes.



For further information, please contact:

Ms Helen Ng Tel: (852) 2766 7042 

For information on academic matters, please contact:

Dr Li Gang Tel: (852) 2766 7136

The full-time Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

  • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university, or equivalent; AND
  • A minimum score of 600 in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) OR its equivalence under the revised General Test in both Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning in Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).


If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admission Requirements" section for details.

Candidates with no or little work experience are welcome to apply.

We have a quota for admissions. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Suitable candidates may be invited to attend admission interviews.

  • You have to complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (18 credits), 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (6 credits), 3 Compulsory Specialism Subjects (9 credits) and 1 Elective Subject (3 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) award.


Semester One (18 credits)
Compulsory Subjects

  • AF5115 Accounting for Business Analysis
  • AF5312 Principles of Corporate Finance
  • AF5341 Economics for Financial Analysis
  • AF5343 Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • AF5344 Investments
  • AF5511 Regulatory Framework


Semester Two (18 credits)

Compulsory Capstone Subjects

  • AF5355 Finance and Strategy
  • AF5362 International Financial Management 

Compulsory Specialism Subjects​

  • AF5633 Economics of World Energy Markets
  • AF5634 Economics of Sustainability
  • AF5935 Energy and Environment Project

Elective Subjects* (any one)

  • AF5347 Financial Analysis and Valuation 
  • AF5351 Derivatives Securities
  • AF5353 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management  


* Subject to the university’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects will be offered each year. And, registration is subject to the availability of quota.

4 February 2021

GARP Info Session

by Mr Jimmy Qu
AVP Business Development, GARP

Mr Gianfran Liu
Associate Director, KPMG

Mr Falino Ku
Senior Regional Risk Manager, RHB Bank


14 November 2020

ESG and Investment Simulation Training

by Mr Xiaoyu Zhang
Head of China Operations, Amplify Trading


28 September 2019

ESG Investment Game Competition

by Mr Xiaoyu Zhang
Head of China Operations, Amplify Trading


14 September 2018

A Practical Experience at the Forefront of Financial Markets

by Mr Xiaoyu Zhang
Head of China Operations, Amplify Trading




25 August 2018

MoF Orientation 2018

Hong Kong Economic Outlook
by Mr Andrew Fung
Chief Financial Officer, Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Application of Blockchain Technology in Hong Kong
by Mr Jack Poon
Professor of Practice, School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



9 April 2018

MoF Professional Development Lecture

SOE Reform – Opportunities for Investors
by Dr Michael Wu
Chief Executive Officer, China Chengtong Asset Management (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.

AI Investments and Unicorns in Mainland China
by Prof. Louis Cheng
Professor of Finance, School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



1 March 2018

MoF Professional Development Lecture

Currency Analysis and Fund Management
by Mr Andrew Fung
Chief Financial Officer, Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Currency Analysis and Fund Management
by Mr Victor Lee
Partner, SM Investment Advisors



17 November 2017

MoF Professional Development Lecture

From investment analysis to asset management: comparing Hong Kong and Mainland China
by Mr Wilfred Yiu
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Gao Hua Securities Co Ltd

Currency Analysis and Fund Management
by Dr Eric CHIANG
Executive Director, Investment Management Division, Goldman Sachs (Asia), L.L.C