CUHK Business School Ranked 29th Worldwide in the Financial Times Masters in Finance 2023 – Pre-experience Programmes Ranking

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s Master of Science (MSc) Programme in Finance has been ranked 29th worldwide and 4th in Asia in the Financial Times Masters in Finance 2023 – Pre-experience Programme ranking, moving up 4 places from the previous ranking, and standing firm as the only programme in Hong Kong that has made to the world’s top 55.

CUHK Business School’s MSc in Finance continues to achieve outstanding results, with particular success in careers service and alumni network. The programme ranked 4th globally in “Careers Service” for the second consecutive year and 8th globally in “Alumni Network”, securing the first place in Asia in both categories. Careers service includes the support provided to students on career counselling, personal development, networking events, internship search and recruitment, while the strength of the alumni network is evaluated on its effectiveness in providing ongoing career opportunities after graduation, starting companies and recruiting staff etc. The survey respondents also reported an impressive 77 percent salary rise on average since graduating from the programme.

Prof. Joseph Cheng, Director of MSc Programme in Finance (Full-time) welcomed the result, “We are honoured to be recognised again as one of the world’s top Pre-experience Master’s Programmes in Finance. These excellent results speak to our unwavering commitment to equipping our students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers, as well as our support for them in their professional journeys. We are very proud of the close-knit alumni community we have built up and nurtured since the inception of our MSc Programme in Finance. They are also a testament to the impact that CUHK Business School has made over the past 60 years and our strong alumni network of over 40,000 members in 49 locations.”


Financial Times defines pre-experience programmes as those aimed at students with little or no professional experience. The rankings are based on information collected from business schools and their alumni who completed their degrees three years ago (in 2020).

For more details, please click here to read the full Financial Times Masters in Finance 2023 – Pre-experience Programme ranking results.