Finance, Ph.D. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
36 months
Duration
42100 HKD/year
42100 HKD/year
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About

The Finance  programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is research-oriented with each student being directly supervised by a faculty member.

Overview

About the programme

The Department of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong pursues five research specializations:

Behavioral Finance:

  • Behavioral finance studies investors' deviations from rationality and the subsequent impacts on the markets. Specific research studies include behavioral biases of investors, households, and managers, and how biases interact with market frictions. 
Corporate Finance:
  • The corporate finance research concentrates on company financing and investment activities and corporate governance. Specific research topics include capital structure decision, mergers and acquisitions, minority shareholder protection and corporate governance issues in China.
Derivatives:
  • This research area studies derivative assets and markets. Specific research topics include the pricing and investment of derivatives on underlying assets such as equity, commodity, currency, etc., and the hedging of institutions and corporations with derivative products.
Empirical Asset Pricing:
  • This area conducts empirical research on asset pricing. Specific research topics include asset market efficiency and anomalies, price behaviors, implications for portfolio selection, and investment strategies.
Financial Markets and Institutions:
  • The research area covers the instruments traded in the financial markets, the analysis of money and capital markets, and economic and environmental problems related to acquisitions and the use of funds by financial institutions. Specific research studies include the collateralized debt obligation market, bank advertising and the marketing of products and services. 

Programme Structure

Research specializations include:
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • Clearing Round: March 31
    • Applications in Clearing Round will only be considered subject to availability of places.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

18 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

The applicant shall have:

  • a master's degree from a recognized university; or
  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42100 HKD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42100 HKD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    42100 HKD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42100 HKD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Finance.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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