Program Highlights


Unique Opportunities for High Flying Students

The RMBI program is the first undergraduate degree program in Hong Kong to integrate risk management and business intelligence. It opens up a unique opportunity for talented students with a strong background in quantitative and computing skills to empower themselves to meet the challenges of these sought-after professional fields. Those admitted to the RMBI program will join a group of elite undergraduates and enjoy all-round professional preparation for a career in risk management and business intelligence. Students will acquire professional skill sets in both risk management and business intelligence, as well as developing the special capability to synergize them through the RMBI program's pioneering integrative approach.

The RMBI program combines state-of-the-art knowledge with professional and personal development to give graduates the edge with employers. RMBI students develop comprehensive quantitative and statistical skills, high-quality analytical and problem-solving abilities, and a firm grasp of business fundamentals. These capabilities are complemented by effective communication skills and the fostering of confidence and initiative to encourage independent thinking. In this way, graduates are fully prepared to manage information, mitigate risk and assist leading organizations in making essential decisions.


A One-of-a-kind Way to Differentiate Yourself

Truly Interdisciplinary and Pace-setting Combination of Courses

Responding to the needs in the business world, its enterprising interdisciplinary approach builds and synthesizes statistical, mathematical, financial, and information system techniques and tools to develop innovative professional skills. Training also equips students to analyze and handle managerial problems in the business world, enabling them to bring multiple perspectives to solution-building.

World-class Academic Innovators

Faculty members from HKUST's internationally renowned Schools of Science, Engineering, and Business & Management combine their expertise to develop and teach cutting-edge multi-disciplinary courses that incorporate up-to-the-minute research advances and exciting interdisciplinary insights to add to students' competitive edge.

Strong Business Sector Input for Curriculum Design to Meet the Needs of the Business World

Senior executives working in risk management and business intelligence in investment banks, advisory firms, IT businesses, financial regulatory authorities and global corporations are invited to serve as the RMBI program's Advisory Board Committee with a view to ensuring the curriculum to keep up-to-date with the latest developments and graduates' skills remain in line with market demand.

Enterprising Real-world Business Experience

Early links to the business world provide important insights into professional practice and create wider career prospects. Corporate projects, internships, professional seminars and symposia, and trainings on business tools applications are parts of the activities available.

Eye-opening Personal Development

The ability to see the world from different points of view is essential in today's globalized world. Overseas exchange program and Mentorship program provide RMBI students with valuable opportunities to expand their vision, interpersonal skills, creativity and cultural awareness.