The Finance program provides specialist training in finance for international students. The master's degree in the finance program focuses on a core curriculum in financial theory and applications.
The Finance program provides specialist training in finance for international students. The master's degree in the finance program focuses on a core curriculum in financial theory and applications. This is a two year, full-time program in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. All courses are instructed exclusively in English, as is all academic support provided by faculty, TAs, and staff members. The faculty members of this program have earned their PhD degrees from top-ranked universities over the world.
*The Masters of Finance program curriculum is very quantitative based and therefore requires students to have a very high level of mathematical skills. It is recommended that students who apply for this program have an undergraduate degree in a related or quantitative field such as economics, finance, mathematics, engineering, etc.
This program aims to develop in students the modern financial theories and methodologies, and a comprehensive understanding of financial performance and management. The Finance program prepares students for a variety of careers, such as chief financial officers, risk management specialists, corporate fund managers and more. This program also enables the students to pursue PhD degrees or carry out research in related concentrations in finance.
To obtain a Master of Finance degree from Peking University HSBC Business School, students are required to fulfill 54 credits (including 9 required courses, 6 major elective courses and 2 general elective courses), complete 2 required courses that do not count credits (Mathematics and a Graduate Thesis Seminar) and complete a Master’s thesis.
Students will earn the credits only if they pass course examinations. For required courses and elective courses, students need to pass by earning a score of 70 (D) or above. Those who fail a required course will retake the course. Students who fail the same required course two times or fail any 3 courses within one semester will be removed from the program and not receive their master's degree.
This is two year postgraduate program. students will be able to fulfill all course requirements in the first one and a half years if they succesfully pass all of their coursework. Those who have difficulty completing the required coursework can apply to extend their studies by half a year to one year at the beginning of the second academic year. The tuition cost of the extended period will be significantly lower than traditional tuition fees, but will be covered entirely by the student himself/herself.
Concentrations: Financial Engineering, Corporate Finance, Investment, Risk Management, Chinese Financial Markets
Advisors: Vincent Chang, Lei Sun, Heungju Park, Denial Kim, Frank Koger, Ken Hung, Hursit Selcuk Celil, Frank Koger, Naqiong Tong, Wei Cen, Sung Bin Sohn, Erik Benrud, Wei Xu, Jun Lu，Lan Ju，Juan Yang, Zhiyong Tu，Kwang Won Ahn, Liangyi Ouyang, Chang Yong Ha, Hyunjoong Im, Seungjoon Oh, Nan Liu, Domenico Tarzia