CUHK Business School Ranks 33rd Worldwide in the Financial Times Masters in Finance 2021 – Pre-experience Programmes Ranking

The Financial Times Masters in Finance 2021 – Pre-experience Programme ranking released today places The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s Master of Science (MSc) Programme in Finance at 33rd – the only programme in Hong Kong that has made into the world’s top 55.

CUHK’s MSc in Finance secures a strong position in the “Alumni Career Progress” category of the ranking, a measure that assesses the professional evolution of alumni three years after graduation. This year, respondents surveyed reported 55 percent increase in their average salaries since graduation. The programme retains its 5th position globally in “Careers Service” for the second consecutive year. This outstanding result also places it as No. 1 in Asia for the first time. The Programme came 15th in the world (2nd in Asia) for “Career Progress”, outperforming its peer institutions in Asia. These results clearly demonstrate that the careers services provided by the Programme – including internship and graduate placement, career counselling, personal development, networking events – were highly effective for our graduates.

In the “Aims Achieved” parameter which measures the extent to which alumni have fulfilled their goals or reasons for pursuing a master’s degree, CUHK MSc in Finance is in 6th place worldwide (1st in Asia). Our alumni surveyed also rated the programme an overall satisfaction score* of 9.33 on a 10-point scale, 9th highest globally.

Financial Times defines pre-experience programmes as those aimed at students who have very little or no professional experience. The rankings are calculated according to information provided by business schools and alumni who graduated three years ago, i.e. Class of 2018 for this year’s survey.

For more details, please click here to read the full Financial Times Masters in Finance 2021 – Pre-experience Programme ranking results.

*Notes: Data is for information only and is not used in the rankings’ calculation.