CUHK MSc in Finance Named Among Top 10 Programmes for Options and Futures in Financial Times Global Master’s in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2018
CUHK Business School’s MSc Programme in Finance has moved up four places to 49th, making it one of the top five master’s in finance programmes in Asia. As rated by the 2015 graduates, CUHK MSc in Finance was named as one of the top 10 master’s in finance programmes for options and futures.
The Financial Times Global Master’s in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2018 was released on 17 June 2018. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s MSc Programme in Finance has moved up four places to 49th, making it one of the top five master’s in finance programmes in Asia. A total of 73 schools took part in this year’s ranking exercise, and only the world’s top 67 masters in finance programmes are listed in the ranking table.
Based on the 2015 graduates’ ratings of their own programme, Financial Times also announced the top 10 master’s in finance prorgrammes in 10 selected categories, including asset management, commodities, compliance / legal, consultancy, corporate finance, economics, fintech, FX & money markets, options and futures and risk management. CUHK MSc in Finance was named as one of the top 10 master’s in finance programmes for options and futures.
Attributed to its strong student career support, CUHK MSc in Finance is ranked 17th in the world and as the highest ranked programme in Asia in terms of career progress*, and fourth in Asia (17th in the world) in terms of career service*. 98 percent of our graduates surveyed successfully landed a job within three months after graduation. The ranking demonstrates that CUHK MSc in Finance is able to enhance its full-time graduates’ employability and career advancement.
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 2015 for this year’s survey. Alumni responses inform six criteria — including today’s salary, placement success and international mobility — that together account for 55 per cent of the ranking’s weight.
*Note on ranking criteria of measurement
Career progress: This is calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of company alumni are working for between graduation and today.
Careers service: This reflects the effectiveness of the school careers service in terms of career counselling, personal development, networking events, internship search and recruitment, as rated by their alumni.