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Master of Finance (Investment Management) [Part-time] (Programme code: 21050-IMM)

The six compulsory subjects of this programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. These subjects / The mother programme (Master of Finance-Investment Management) of these subject are recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level[6]).

On completion of the Master of Finance (Investment Management) programme, graduates will be able to:

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


Special Features
  • Prepares students for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination;
  • Professional Development Lectures given by prominent practitioners provide students with updated industry information;
  • Possible exit point with Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Investment Management) for students who have completed six Year One compulsory subjects;
  • 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 2 years.

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



Depending on the qualifications of each applicant, a scholarship of up to 20% of tuition fee may be offered.


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 Allen Ng Tel: (852) 3400 3453

The Master of Finance (Investment Management) (MoF-IMM) programme equips students with solid finance concepts and up-to-date industry know-how about asset management, portfolio management and fund management, with emphasis on risk assessment.

  • A Bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized university; or
  • A Professional Diploma awarded by the former Hong Kong Polytechnic or the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong.

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.

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

* For applicants with qualifications obtained in Taiwan, a pass in the High-Intermediate level or above in GEPT may be considered as having fulfilled the English language requirements. Please contact us at for details.


  • You have to complete 6 Compulsory Subjects (i.e. 18 credits), 4 Elective Subjects (i.e. 12 credits), and 2 Compulsory Capstone Subjects (i.e. 6 credits).
  • A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Finance (Investment Management) award.
  • Students will study six subjects in each of Semesters 1 and 2.


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)
Elective Subjects* (any four)

  • AF5321 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • AF5322 Corporate Risk Management
  • AF5323 Fixed Income Securities
  • AF5333 Risk Management for Corporations
  • AF5336 Business Risk Management
  • AF5346 Entrepreneurial Finance
  • AF5347 Financial Analysis and Valuation 
  • AF5352 Personal Financial Planning
  • AF5351 Derivatives Securities
  • AF5353 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management  
  • AF5358 International Banking
  • AF5932/AF5933 Project # (3 credits / 6 credits)


Compulsory Capstone Subjects*

  • AF5355 Finance and Strategy
  • AF5362 International Financial Management 

* In line with the University’s minimum enrolment requirement, not all subjects will be offered each year. Registration is subject to the availability of places.
# The Project can be either 3 credits or 6 credits depending on its scope.


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

Sample Lecture


AF5362 International Financial Management sample lecture