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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 application deadline is Friday, May 24, 2024.

If you are interested in getting more program information or downloading a brochure, please fill in the brochure download form.

If you are interested in connecting with our admissions staff for a preliminary chat, please fill in the preliminary information form

For inquiries, please email

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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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.


Embracing the MSGF Journey:

A Transformative Experience

Listen to Roberto Versace (Class of 2022), a senior financial professional in Hong Kong and Singapore, on his experience with the MSGF program, highlighting its strong reputation, global nature, and an excellent base to learn about Asian markets. 

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MSGF Finance Seminar - "Valuation of Twitter (now 'X')"


We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming finance seminar in Singapore on May 21. Jointly hosted by HKUST-NYU Stern MSGF program and CFA Singapore, this seminar will examine the valuation of Twitter, and employ various valuation techniques to assess how strategic decisions can contribute to Twitter's value creation.

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Coffee chat in Singapore on May 21!


MSGF is sponsoring the Japan Investment Conference 2024


We are proud to announce that MSGF program is sponsoring the Japan Investment Conference (JIC) 2024, which will be held on May 23rd at the Tokyo Convention Hall. The JIC is the annual flagship event organized by the CFA Society Japan.

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MSGF Alumni Webinar


Mark your calendar for a virtual event on June 5th!


During this event, Ms. Bronwen Sanders, the Director of Admissions at NYU Stern, will be hosting a distinguished panel of MSGF alumni. They will discuss their remarkable professional journeys after graduation and shed light on the immense value of obtaining the MSGF degree.

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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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It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

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