Curriculum Details

Course Categories


UG 5 Requirements (36 credits)

Technical English for computer science

Practical Chinese for Engineering Students

Four University Common Core Courses*

BASc Requirements (18 credits)

Discipline Core Courses (54 credits)

Computer programming I

Object-oriented programming and data structures

Introduction to financial technologies

Linear algebra, probability and statistics

Introductory statistics

Introduction to financial accounting

Introductory microeconomics

Corporate finance

Regulation of financial markets

Discipline Elective Courses (30 credits)

One course from the following list:
Introduction to information technology law
Alternative Finance
Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE)
Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Internship

Four courses from the following list:
Machine learning / Artificial intelligence and deep learning
Modern technologies on World Wide Web
Cyber security
Investments and portfolio analysis
Mathematical finance
Regulatory and operational issues in finance
Natural language processing and text analytics in finance
Big data and data mining
Distributed ledger and blockchain
E-payment and crypto-currency
Introduction of English linguistics
English corpus linguistics
Introduction to quantitative methods in psychology
Cognitive psychology

Capstone Experience (12 credits)


Elective Courses (90 credits)

Any courses except Common Core Courses.

Degree Classification

The degree of Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Financial Technology shall be awarded in five divisions in accordance with FITE 15 of the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Financial Technology and UG 9 of the Regulations for First Degree Curricula.