Future Family

The one-year taught Master of Family Wealth Management programme (“FWM”) offers an interdisciplinary mix of skills and knowledge courses that will help students develop the soft and hard competencies required for a successful career in this rising industry. Graduates of the programme will be well-prepared to take up jobs in wealth management, family office, private banking and insurance, to help meet the evolving needs of high-net-worth families.


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Programme Highlights

1 Year

Taught master's programme

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No. 2

Ranking university in Asia*

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*QS Asia University Ranking 2024

70 Students

Target student cohort size

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As global wealth grows, there is an increasing demand for professionals who can effectively manage the complex and diverse needs of family offices. Beyond finance and wealth management, professionals need well-rounded knowledge across history, ethics, cultural competence, and social responsibility to excel in the family wealth management and family office industry."

Professor Zhiwu Chen

Chair and Cheng Yu-Tung Professor in Finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics

Director of both IHSS and Centre for Quantitative History

The University of Hong Kong

About the Institute

The Master of FWM programme is offered by the Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences ("IHSS"), an independent research institute at The University of Hong Kong ("HKU"), which has a long history of research and teaching in the history of family business, family succession and dynasty case studies, asset allocation and investment management.

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