Mathematics and Economics (MAEC) Program

The Mathematics and Economics (MAEC) program is jointly offered by the School of Science and the School of Business and Management of HKUST. The program provides students with solid training in the fundamental theories of both mathematics and economics. The curriculum equips students with quantitative reasoning skills, conceptual understanding and the ability to effectively communicate in mathematics and in the language of economics and social sciences. This interdisciplinary degree is suited to students who seek to obtain a finance industry position that emphasizes quantitative skills or who intend to pursue postgraduate study in applied mathematics, economics, business or related areas such as operations research or management science.


Career Prospects:

Career opportunities in the banking and finance industry in Hong Kong are promising for those who are capable of applying mathematical tools to understand the financial markets and make economic forecasts. Graduates with an interdisciplinary degree are increasingly valued and needed in the job market, and tend to have more diverse career options than those majoring in Mathematics or Economics alone. A number of MAEC alumni have joined top-ranked financial institutions and multinational firms. Our MAEC graduates are equipped with sufficient backgrounds for entry into advanced/professional degree programs in economics, financial mathematics, statistics, and other business-related fields. Recent graduates have been admitted into PhD/Master's programs at leading universities in the world.


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