HKSI Professional Diploma in Financial Markets

The HKSI Institute Professional Diploma in Financial Markets (PDFM) aims to set a standard of competency across the securities and investment industry and to examine whether individuals have acquired the knowledge of principles and practises that apply to their job functions.

The PDFM is designed to offer a high degree of flexibility, allowing individuals to pursue the programme at their own pace and by their preferred mode of study.  The PDFM is a 5-year programme comprising seven PDFM Modules.

Enrolment Prerequisites
Potential candidates should note the Entry Requirements for registering as a PDFM Registered Student ("PDFM Student").

The PDFM has been recognised by a number of both local regulatory bodies/institutions and international professional associations and universities, offering PDFM Students a variety of progression pathways to further internationally recognised academic/professional qualifications.

PDFM Students are required to pass all seven PDFM Modules to be awarded the HKSI Institute certificate.

The PDFM is recognised as one of the key admission criteria for HKSI Institute membership.

For details of the PDFM, please download the Programme Handbook.