PhD in Financial Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
3 - 4 years
HKD 42,100 / per year *
Earliest start date
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Financial Technology (FinTech) is an important emerging area that has been developing rapidly in recent years. It refers to the application of cutting-edge technologies and advanced analytics on various financial services, such as mobile banking, peer-to-peer lending, digital payments, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies, aiming to improve service efficiency, promote financial innovations, and increase end-user satisfaction.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Financial Technology provides training and education for students to undertake advanced research and have a sound grasp of developments in FinTech. Students graduating from the program should be able to conduct and apply high-quality research that makes an impact on FinTech research and practice in academia and/or industry. The program focus on advanced research with an aim to place graduates in academia, research institutes, and industry jobs that appreciate research capability and quality.