Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Introduction

Founded in 1925, located in Chengdu

The only business-oriented university in western China listed in both “Project 211” & “Featured Project 985”.

The only university previously administered by the People’s Bank of China

Leading Brand for Business Education in West China

Over 24,000 students



Contains 2 campuses with an overall area of about 380 acres, 27 departments and schools

Offers 56 Doctoral degree programs, 79 Master’s degree programs, 32 Bachelor’s degree programs and Chinese language training program

Also offers 6 Bachelor’s degree programs, 5 Master’s degree programs and 4 PHD programs delivered completely in English

Four national key disciplines:

  • Theoretical Economics
  • Applied Economics
  • Statistics
  • Accounting

Accreditation or Recognition by National or International Agencies

  • Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (2010)

  • Ministry of Education (MOE)’s “National Outstanding Teaching Team on Business Administration” (2010)

  • Ranked No. 7 in Applied Economics in MOE’s national ranking and No.1 in western China (2009)

  • Ranked No. 7 in Accounting in MOE’s national ranking and No.1 in West China (2010)

  • Ranked No. 1 in Finance in MOE’s national ranking (2003)

  • Recognized as one of “China’s Top Ten Most Competitive Business Schools for MBA Programmes” by China’s MBA Association (2010)
  • Awarded “20 Years’ MBA Education—the Best Business School”by China’s MBA Association (2011)

About Chengdu

One of the most important economic, transportation and communication centers in West China. In 2006, it was named China's 4th-most livable city by China Daily.

An international metropolis highly reputed for its prosperous business, cultural/historical essence, gorgeous scenic spots and favorable living environment.

Chengdu is positioning itself to be a financial center for West China and has successfully attracted major international financial institutions

i.e., Citigroup, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, JPMorgan Chase and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, ANZ Bank etc.

Over 250 Fortune 500 companies had set up branches in Chengdu, ranking it first in terms of the number of Fortune 500 companies in Central and Western China:

i.e., JP Morgan Chase, Henkel, and GE, Intel, Cisco, Sony, Toyota, Motorola, Ericsson, and Microsoft etc.

Hometown of Panda: A breeding and research center for giant pandas was founded in the north suburbs of Chengdu. It is the only one of its kind in the world that's located in a metropolitan area, which attracts almost 100,000 visitors each year.

Chengdu Airport is located 20 km outside of Chengdu center and is one of the main air hubs in China, recently ranked 4th in passenger volume. It serves flights to/from most major cities in China and some international destinations including Amsterdam, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Osaka, Phnom Penh, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Frankfurt,London,San Francisco and Singapore etc.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 China Chengdu, Sichuan

During the whole program, students must take 7 compulsory and at least 4 selective courses. In the last semester, students must do an internship and finish their dissertations to graduate. [+]

Duration of the program: 2 years. During the whole program, students must take 7 compulsory and at least 4 selective courses. In the last semester, students must do an internship and finish their dissertations to graduate. The applicants should have gained the bachelor degree or will gain the bachelor degree by July. Application fee: RMB 400. Application procedure and documents required: - Submitting online application at http://admission.swufe.edu.cn - Certificate of bachelor (copy) - Official university transcript - Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors - Copy of passport photo page - Study plan in China - Copy of certificate of English language proficiency: IELTS 6 or TOEFL79 or other equivalent certificates (non-English native speakers only) [-]

Master in Finance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 China Chengdu, Sichuan

During the whole program, students must take 7 compulsory and at least 4 selective courses. In the last semester, students must do an internship and finish their dissertations to graduate. [+]

Duration of the program: 2 years. During the whole program, students must take 7 compulsory and at least 4 selective courses. In the last semester, students must do an internship and finish their dissertations to graduate. The applicants should have gained the bachelor degree or will gain the bachelor degree by July. Application fee: RMB 400. Application procedure and documents required: - Submitting online application. - Certificate of bachelor (copy) - Official university transcript - Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors - Copy of passport photo page - Study plan in China - Copy of certificate of English language proficiency: IELTS 6 or TOEFL79 or other equivalent certificates (non-English native speakers only) [-]

Master of Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Germany Berlin China Chengdu, Sichuan + 2 more

<strong>Dual Degrees awarded:</strong> German Master of Arts (M.A. CEEBS) plus Chinese Master of Management, Major in International Business<br /> [+]

Dual Degrees awarded: German Master of Arts (M.A. CEEBS) plus Chinese Master of Management, Major in International Business Places of study: Berlin, Germany (1st, 2nd term), Chengdu, China (3rd term); the 4th term can either be spent in Berlin or Chengdu (depends on the location and person for Master’s thesis supervision) Language of instruction: English

Courses structure:

- Global Governance (1st term) - Financial Analysis and Corporate Finance (1st term) - Strategic Management in China and Europe (2nd term) - Human Resource Management in China and Europe (2nd term) - Marketing in China and Europe (3rd term) - Capital Markets in China and Europe (3rd term) - Economics in China and Europe (3rd term) - Cultural and Political History of China and Europe (all terms) - Chinese/German language learning (all terms) - Optional Choice (all terms) - Final Examination: Master’s Thesis (4th term) + Oral Assessment (4th term) ... [-]


Master of International Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 China Chengdu, Sichuan

The aim of this Master’s programme is to provide graduates with a comprehensive and critical understanding of key issues in international business and economic development, as well as valuable perspectives on the China’s economies and multinationals. [+]

Program Rationale & Aims

- The aim of this Master’s programme is to provide graduates with a comprehensive and critical understanding of key issues in international business and economic development, as well as valuable perspectives on the China’s economies and multinationals. - The programme is designed to equip graduates with a mix of analytical and problem-solving business-related skills with a very strong emphasis on relevant international challenges and emerging issues in international business. - It also provides a foundation for those wishing to undertake doctoral research in international business and development.

Programme Description

MSc students complete eight modules and write a 15,000-word dissertation.... [-]


Master of Laws in Chinese Business

Campus Full time 3 years September 2016 China Chengdu, Sichuan

3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. [+]

Duration of the Program: 3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. First year, Chinese language study; Second year, Chinese business laws study; Third year: Practice and thesis. Language of instruction: English Fees Tuition Fees: To promote this new international program, with the condition of apply before the year of 2015, the tuition fee for the Master of Laws in Chinese Business program is waived by the SWUFE. Living Costs: Overall personal living expenses vary depending on personal choices. An estimate of 1200 RMB per month for general living expenses is a realistic calculation for Chengdu city. Accommodation Fees: In campus accommodation fee is 500 RMB per month. Application Documents - Submitting online application; - Personal Statement; - Academic Degrees and Transcripts; - Photocopy of Passport. [-]