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Certificate for Module (CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme)
證書(單元 : 特許金融分析師三級考試研習課程)

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

Course Code
Application Code

Study mode
Start Date
06 Oct 2024 (Sun)
2 months to 3 months
Course Fee
HK$17,800 (including a comprehensive set of notes and study materials which are non-refundable)
Deadline on 27 Sep 2024 (Fri)
2867 8468
2861 0278
How to Apply

CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme with a planned commencement date on 6 October 2024! Welcome to your enrolment!


The programme aims to prepare students to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level III examination. It will provide students with the advanced knowledge to evaluate various asset classes in investment portfolios and perform asset allocation in synthesized cases. It also enables students to perform wealth planning and portfolio management holistically.


Year Passing Rate
2013 49%
2014 54%
2015 53%
2016 54%
2017 54%
2018 56%
2019 56%
2020 56%
2021 43%
2022 49%
2023 February 48%
2023 August  47%



Please note that CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, review or warrant the accuracy of the products or services offered by organisations sponsoring or providing CFA examination preparation materials or programmes, nor does CFA Institute verify pass rates or exam results claimed by such organizations. CFA® is a licensed service mark of CFA Institute. For general information on the CFA® programme, please look up The CFA Institute website:

Programme Details

On completion of the programme, students should be able to

  1. analyse cases based on the ethical and professional standards established by the CFA Institute;
  2. apply economic analysis and valuation techniques to investigate synthesized cases in finance and investment;
  3. use valuation techniques to analyse equity, fixed income, derivatives, currencies and alternative investments as well as perform wealth planning and portfolio management; and
  4. critically evaluate a wide range of finance and investment cases.
Application Code 2250-FN091A -




(1) Ethical and professional standards


(2) Economics


(3) Portfolio management


(4) Derivatives 


(5) Fixed-income


(6) Equity Investments


(7) Alternative investments


 Assessment method: 2-hour Examination


Upon successful completion of the programme, students who have passed the final examination with attendance no less than 70% will be awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE a Certificate for Module (CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme).

Class Details

Certificate for Module (CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme) -

October 2024 Intake

Lecture Date Time slot
1 6-Oct-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
2 13-Oct-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
3 20-Oct-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
4 27-Oct-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
5 3-Nov-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
6 10-Nov-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
7 17-Nov-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
8 24-Nov-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
9 1-Dec-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
10 8-Dec-24 (Sun) 10:00 - 14:00
Exam 13-Dec-24 (Fri) 19:00 - 21:00

Teacher Information

DR. LAI MAN-KIT, CFA® He is a CFA holder. He is currently a professional trainer at Executive Training and Management Consultancy as well as a visiting scholar at HKUST.  Dr. Lai has extensive knowledge in teaching adult continuing education. He was also an Assistant Professor at City University from 1994-2000.

Mr Larry Yuen, CFA® Mr Larry Yuen is an all-round financial markets lecturer with extensive experience in finance, investment, and risk management.  He was qualified in England as Chartered Accountant. He started his career in asset management managing monies of institutional clients, and then joined the private banking as portfolio specialist. He has held various senior positions in global financial institutions over the past 20 years of career. Larry holds a MSc in Financial Economics, MSc in E-commerce & Internet Computing, and MSc in Risk Management Science. He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIA). He also holds specialisation certificates of Investment Management with Python and Machine Learning


Course Fee
  • HK$17,800 (including a comprehensive set of notes and study materials which are non-refundable)

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a degree awarded by a recognised institution.

Applicants should check with the CFA Institute that they are eligible to attempt the examination.


  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Certificate for Module (CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme)
證書 (單元:特許金融分析師三級考試研習課程)
COURSE CODE 33C144204 FEES $18,300 ENQUIRY 2867-8468

Continuing Education Fund


Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Certificate for Module (CFA Level III Examination Preparatory Programme)

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [6])


Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.