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Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Risk Management

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Course profile

The aim of the program is to provide students with analytical framework and practical tools necessary to manage financial risk in global financial markets. The program covers a number of units that are similar to the Financial Risk Manager levels 1 & 2 exams and offers in-depth coverage of financial risk management, valuation of relevant derivative instruments, hedging strategies and the usefulness of the financial instruments in managing financial risk. The program is both analytical and practical and students will acquire skills and knowledge that are highly relevant for their professional career development. Cases will be used to provide many real-life examples.

Course details

Finance & Accounting
Postgrad Certification / Postgrad Diploma

Primary Area of Study

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Part Time
9 modules 27 lecture hours per module
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Applicants should

a) hold a bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized institution;


b) provide evidence of English proficiency (if the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English) such as one of the following:

i)an overall band of 6.0 with no subtests lower than 5.5 in the IELTS;

ii)a score of 550 in the paper-based TOEFL or a score of 213 in the computer-based TOEFL, or a score of 80 in the internet-based TOEFL;

iii)HKALE Use of English at Grade E.


c) have passed Calculus or Statistics at university first-year level.

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Application Deadline: 
March 01, 2014
(This course is closed for application.)
Commencement Date: 
March 24, 2014