Financial Aids

CEF Reimbursement
The MSc(FA/IM) program has been listed as one of the reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF). MSc(FA/IM) students who are eligible for CEF can apply for reimbursement of a maximum sum of HKD 10,000 upon successful completion of the following modules:
HKUST Course Code
Course Name
CEF Course Code
FINA 5210
Investment Analysis
FINA 5290
Derivatives Analysis
FINA 5300
Advanced Derivative Analysis
FINA 5360
Fixed Income Analysis
If students have been approved of credit transfer, the exact tuition fee to be paid will be adjusted in the final installment.


  • Hong Kong Residents; and
  • Have enrolled in and pre-paid the tuition fee for a reimbursable course before the course commences; and
  • Are aged from 18 to 60
  • The applicant must not have obtained any other publicly-funded financial assistance for the same course.
If you are interested in applying the CEF, please follow the procedures below.

Reminder: As stated in the CEF website, under the section of Application Procedures,

"Applicants should submit their applications as soon as they have been enrolled in, and have paid for, the first course for which reimbursement of fees is to be made and, in any event, before the commencement of that course. Late applications will not be accepted."

Remarks : Our Program Office will only assist students in the CEF application. It is the sole responsibility of students to post their application form and reimburse their fees after the completion of the course. Program Office will only check and chop the relevant forms during the whole application and reimbursement process.