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Accounting & Finance FinTech and Financial Intelligence

Certificate in Introduction to Fintech (Senior Secondary Applied Learning)
金融科技入門(高中應用學習)證書

Course Code
FN080A
Application Code
2150-FN080A

Study mode
Full-time
Start Date
10 Oct 2023 (Tue)
Duration
2 years
Language
Cantonese
How to Apply

本課程旨在教授基本金融科技知識、電子支付、加密貨幣及區塊鏈在商業和金融中的應用。課程亦會培養學生學習金融科技基本編碼技能應用。

The programme aims to provide fundamental knowledge on fintech, digital currencies, coding and applications of blockchain technology in business and finance. The programme develops students with basic coding skills in fintech and put them into practice in finance.
 

課程結構 Programme Structure

本課程有4個單元共180課時(60堂)。
The programme consists of 180 hours (60 lessons) and is divided into 4 modules.

單元一
(45課時)
 
Module 1
(45 hours)
金融理財入門
  • 金錢的時間價值
  • 國際金融市場
  • 金融監管
  • 投資者保障
  • 個人理財規劃
  • 信用卡及私人貸款
  • 保險
  • 儲蓄及投資策略
Introduction to Finance
  • Time value of money
  • Global financial market participants
  • Financial market regulations
  • Investor protection
  • Personal finance
  • Credit card and personal loans
  • Insurance
  • Savings and investment strategy
單元二
(45課時)

 

Module 2
(45 hours)
金融科技基礎
  • 金融科技生態圈
  • 人工智慧
  • 機器學習
  • 雲端運算
  • 數碼銀行
  • 點對點網絡貸款
  • 電子支付科技
  • 專業操守及法律議題
Basic Principles of Fintech
  • Fintech ecosystem
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Cloud computing
  • Digital banking
  • Peer to peer lending
  • Digital payment technologies
  • Ethics and legal issues
單元三
(45課時)

 

Module 3
(45 hours)
金融科技程式設計入門
  • 程式設計入門
  • 變數
  • 數據結構
  • 控制結構
  • 程式句法
  • Python入門
  • 程式設計在金融上的應用
  • 程式設計專業操守
Basic Coding for Fintech
  • Basic coding concepts
  • Variables
  • Data structures
  • Control structures
  • Syntax
  • Python basics
  • Application of coding in finance 
  • Ethics of coding
單元四
(45課時)

 

Module 4
(45 hours)
區塊鏈及加密貨幣基礎
  • 區塊鏈及分散式帳本技術
  • 密碼學
  • 區塊鏈技術
  • 加密貨幣挖礦
  • 加密貨幣簡介
  • 加密貨幣風險
  • 加密貨幣騙案
  • 非同質化代幣 (NFT)
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Fundamentals
  • Blockchain and distributed ledger 
  • Cryptography in blockchain
  • Blockchain technology
  • Crypto mining
  • Basics of cryptocurrency
  • Risks of cryptocurrency
  • Cryptocurrency scams
  • Introduction to non-fungible token (NFT)

 

學習成效 Learning Outcomes

完成本課程後,學生應能:
  1. 描述金融科技市場環境及金融科技術語;
  2. 描述金融市場主要參與者、金融監管制度及投資者保障;
  3. 應用金融概念於個人理財;
  4. 於金融情境中編寫程式,以展示解難能力;
  5. 描述金融行業的專業操守,並展示正面的價值觀;及
  6. 提升相關範疇之升學及就業發展所需的自我認知。
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
  1. describe the fintech landscape and fintech terminology; 
  2. describe major participants in the financial market, financial regulatory system and investor protection; 
  3. apply financial concepts in personal finance; 
  4. demonstrate problem-solving skills through coding in a finance context;  
  5. describe the work ethics and demonstrate positive values in the finance industry; 
  6. develop self-understanding for further studies and career development in the related field. 

 

評核 Assessment

包括筆試 、實習、專題報告及口頭匯報
Includes written test, practical exercise, project and presentation.

 

學銜 Award

按香港大學體制,經香港大學專業進修學院頒授「金融科技入門(高中應用學習)證書」(資歷架構第3級)予成功畢業的同學(出席率達80%或以上及於評核課業中取得合格成績)。
Students who successfully complete the programme (have at least 80% attendance and achieve qualified results in assessment tasks) will be awarded "Certificate in Introduction to Fintech (Senior Secondary Applied Learning) (QF Level 3)" within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.

評分準則 GUIDELINES FOR GRADING

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Application Code 2150-FN080A -

視乎報讀人數提供粵語及/或英語授課
The programme can be delivered in either English or Cantonese, depending on the number of applicants.

上課模式 CLASS MODE

模式一:
逢星期六上午或下午上課,或全日上課,每課3小時,於香港大學專業進修學院教學中心上課,部份課堂亦會安排於暑假進行。
模式二:
由有關中學及香港大學專業進修學院安排,可選擇於平日及/或週六上課,視乎有關設施及器材需要,部份課堂會於香港大學專業進修學院教學中心上課,部份課堂亦會安排於暑假進行。

Mode 1:
3 hours lesson in every Saturday morning or afternoon, or full day lesson at HKU SPACE Learning Centres. Summer class will be arranged.
Mode 2:
Arranged by the secondary school concerned and HKU SPACE; class can be arranged on weekday and/or Saturday. Depends on the equipment/facility needed, some lessons may be held at HKU SPACE Learning Centre. Summer class will be arranged.

申請人必須為中三或中四學生。 中三學生可以提前申請,但在應用學習課程開課時, 他們必須是中四學生。而中四學生可以選擇在中四或中五時學習該課程。

Applicants shall be Secondary 3 or Secondary 4 students. Secondary 3 students can apply in advance but they must be in Secondary 4 when the Applied Learning course starts. Whereas Secondary 4 students can choose to study the course either in Secondary 4 or when they reach Secondary 5.

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Enrolment Method
報名辦法 

學生須於每年2月至4月中透過所屬中學向教育局申請,詳情請向所屬中學查詢。
Students must submit their application through their secondary schools from mid February to mid April. Please contact your secondary school for details.

 
Payment Method

課程費用由所屬中學及教育局全數資助。
課程費用為港幣18,000,分兩期繳交。
選擇上課模式二的中學將根據學校提供的埸地設施及學校老師參與授課的程度作出減免。
Course fee will be subsidized by secondary school and the Education Bureau.
Course fee is HK$18,000 and paid by 2 installments.
For class mode 2, course fee will be partially exempted according to the teaching venue and teaching support provided by the partner secondary school.