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Application for the Class of 2025 is Open


The application for the Class of 2025 (November 2024 entry) is open.


The recruitment is on a rolling basis, with final deadlines in early September for non-Hong Kong applicants and in October for Hong Kong applicants. However, we highly encourage applicants to submit applications early to be considered for awards and to secure their seat in the class.

The next application deadline is Friday, August 16, 2024.

The next information session is at noon EST on August 14. Please register here.

MSGF merit-based awards are available to support the academic journey of high-performing professionals, please visit the Fees and Financing section for more details.


We encourage our HKUST and NYU Stern alumni to introduce the program to acquaintances and refer high-caliber candidates who would greatly benefit from the MSGF learning experience. For referral policy and benefits, please visit the Alumni page.

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MSGF Information Session

This event has concluded.

The video recording is now available on our YouTube channel.

This recording provides a comprehensive overview of the program, including details on the schedule, curriculum, study mode, admission requirements, application process, tuition fees, and deadlines.

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MSGF Information Session


Missed last information session?

Here is your chance to join us online on August 14th (EST) for another session!


Members of the Admissions Committee will discuss key details including the program format, curriculum, and next steps in the admissions process. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions in the Q&A session.

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MSGF Alumni Webinar

This event has concluded.

The video recording and extracted transcript are now available here.

In this webinar, Ms. Bronwen Sanders, the Director of Admissions at NYU Stern, hosted a distinguished panel of MSGF alumni. They discussed their remarkable professional journeys after graduation and shed light on the immense value of obtaining the MSGF degree.

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HKUST-NYU Stern MSGF: Embracing Learning Amid Turbulent Times

Justin Yang (MSGF Class of 2023), Research Analyst at NY-based hedge fund, shares his experience with the MSGF program.

Justin finds the program to be very rewarding, as it deepened his understanding of the finance industry and provided him access to global perspectives and first-hand experience across diverse cultures and markets.

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HKUST-NYU Stern MSGF: Empowering the Experienced Finance Professionals for Career Advancement

Abraham Monroy (MSGF Class of 2023), CFO of Red de Colegios Semper Altius Mexico, shares his experience with the MSGF program. Abraham is an exemplary continuous learner who believes in the power of education. His dedication has propelled him along an inspiring and progressive career path.

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The MSGF Program Ignites Your Passion for Lifelong Learning

Becki Li (Class of 2022), Executive Director, Global Markets Division at Credit Agricole CIB and alumna of HKUST Business School shares her insights on how the rigorous curriculum of the MSGF program has strengthened her passion for lifelong learning and academic curiosity.

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Setting Sail: A Financial Professional’s MSGF Journey

In 2012, Tobias Westermaier embarked on a transformative journey when he joined the HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance (MSGF) program. With years of experience in global finance, Tobias wanted to deepen his knowledge and broaden his horizons through the program. Little did he know that his academic pursuits would also ignite an unexpected passion for sailing.


Advice from the MSGF alumni and academic director on how to get accepted to the program

Even those who have climbed to an executive-level role can benefit from a refresher on their industry.  This is especially true in the dynamic world of finance and in today's evolving global economy, with revolutionary new technologies and constant innovations in products, services, and processes.


So, when researching a post-experience Master in Finance, what should you look for?  From admission requirements to fees and application tips, we break down everything you need to know 

Global Finance Masters Grads are Launching Diverse Careers from Healthcare to Hollywood

Considering the intensity and highly specialist nature of a Master's in Finance, it’s understandable that the finance industry is the typical draw for graduates. However, the transferable skills you gain can prepare you for careers across various industries. 


This was the case for Michelle Tang (Class of 2018) and Steve Demmler (Class of 2019), who, after completing their studies, found themselves on diverse career paths.

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