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All the students of the DDP are required to take mathematical foundation courses at PKU in the first two years, and study in CUHK in the third and fourth years to finish FinTech-related course requirements.

Figure 1: “2+2” Study Pattern for CUHK and PKU Students

The graduation requirements of the two degrees programmes offered by CUHK and PKU for students participating in the DDP are summarized in the following table.

RequirementsCUHK – BENG in FinTechPKU – BS in FMA*
CUHK studentsPKU studentsCUHK studentsPKU students
No. of units to be taken at CUHK70-71 units60-61 units70-71 units (43 units will be recognized by PKU for fulfilment of graduation requirements) 60-61 units (43 units will be recognized by PKU for fulfilment of graduation requirements)
No. of units to be completed at PKU91 units (35 units will be recognized by CUHK for fulfilment of graduation requirements)91 units (35 units will be recognized by CUHK for fulfilment of graduation requirements)91 units91 units
Total units taken under DDP 161-162 units 151-152 units161-162 units 151-152 units
Minimum units for graduation84 CUHK units69 CUHK units132 PKU units132 PKU units
Table 2: Unit Requirements of the Two Degree Programmes offered by CUHK and PKU for Students Participating in the DDP
* A one-unit course at PKU is generally comparable to a one-unit course at CUHK.

Bachelor of Engineering Programme in Financial Technology, CUHK