Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University

Introduction

XIAMEN UNIVERSITY

Xiamen Universitywas founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. At present it is the only university in any of five special economic zones and is one of China's higher-level universities designated for the state key construction of the "211 Project" and the "985 Project".

Over the pasting years, as the result of following the school motto: Pursue Excellence, Strive for Perfection,Xiamen Universityhas accumulated rich experience in offering its educational programs and has presented its distinctive features in running the programs. Equipped with a strong team of faculty and staff,Xiamen University, which provides a fairly complete range of programs of education, has become a first-class comprehensive university in China with extensive international influence.

Xiamen Universitynow has a total enrolment of over 40,000 full-time students on campus, including 20,314 undergraduates, 17,312 master students, 2,956 doctoral students, and over 2,700 international students. In 2005,the universityreceived a straight-A score in the undergraduate level Teaching Appraisal organized by the Ministry of Education.

With green hills behind and fronting the sea,Xiamen Universityis recognized as one of the most beautiful universities in China.

WANG YANAN INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN ECONOMICS (WISE) & SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS (SOE)

Thanks to the influence of the late president, Professor Wang Yanan, who was also the Chinese translator of Adam Smith'sWealth of the Nationsand Karl Marx’sDas Kapital, the School of Economics (SOE) at Xiamen University has been among the very top programs in China, with currently 5 state-rated key fields -- Public Finance, Statistics, Finance, Political Economy and World Economy.

TheWang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)is a research-oriented institute, which was established in 2005. WISE focuses on frontier research, high-quality teaching and enjoys extensive international academic exchanges and cooperation.So far, WISE has about 40 full-time faculty members who received their PhD degrees from renowned oversea universities, and 5 distinguished adjunct professors from North American universities who visit and teach at WISE regularly each year.

Currently, WISE and SOE work closely together to promote Xiamen University as one of the major centers for economic research and education in Asia Pacific.According to the Tilburg University Worldwide Economic Schools Research ranking, WISE associated with the School of Economics is ranked among the top 20 in Asia and ranked 4th in China in the number of publications in selected prestigious international journals in recent years.


LINKS

Xiamen University (XMU): http://www.xmu.edu.cn/

XMU Admissions Office: http://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE): http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/english/

School of Economics (SOE): http://www.soe.xmu.edu.cn/english/

WISE-SOE International Master's Programs: http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/imwise/

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Programs

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Master

Master of Economics in Finance (MAF)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Finance is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. With its focus on the field of applied finance, the program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance both in private and public sectors that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. We emphasize the development of strong analytical and quantitative tools useful in a wide variety of environments. Areas of emphasis include economic modeling and forecasting and international business economics. Students in this program generally wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector, such as investment and commercial banking, asset management, financial services or consulting, or in corporate finance positions within international companies at a managerial level. The program provides an excellent preparation for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exams, as it is based on the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Finance is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

With its focus on the field of applied finance, the program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance both in private and public sectors that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. We emphasize the development of strong analytical and quantitative tools useful in a wide variety of environments. Areas of emphasis include economic modeling and forecasting and international business economics.

Students in this program generally wish to prepare for careers in the financial sector, such as investment and commercial banking, asset management, financial services or consulting, or in corporate finance positions within international companies at a managerial level. The program provides an excellent preparation for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exams, as it is based on the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge.... [-]


Master of Economics in Financial Engineering (MFE)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Financial Engineering is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. The program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. The program covers the fundamentals of finance, as well as advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets. It aims to provide students with strong technical and analytical skills in the principles and applications of finance, as well as broad finance sector knowledge, and a multicultural exposure. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Financial Engineering is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. The program covers the fundamentals of finance, as well as advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets. It aims to provide students with strong technical and analytical skills in the principles and applications of finance, as well as broad finance sector knowledge, and a multicultural exposure.

PROGRAM DURATION: 2 years full-time study... [-]


Master of Economics in International Trade -International Business (MIT-IB)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in International Trade - International Business is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by School of Economics(SOE) at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. The program aims to give highly-qualified talent a rigorous understanding of the economics of international trade, finance, and development, with a focus on the rapidly changing role of China in this field. Successful students will gain insight into current and future trade issues and developments including China’s trade policies, as well as an understanding of economic and commercial decision making processes in China. After graduation, the participants are suitable candidates for positions in multinational companies, financial organizations, and government departments or further their advanced study towards a PhD degree in economics and economic policy. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in International Trade - International Business is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by School of Economics (SOE) at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program aims to give highly-qualified talent a rigorous understanding of the economics of international trade, finance, and development, with a focus on the rapidly changing role of China in this field. Successful students will gain insight into current and future trade issues and developments including China’s trade policies, as well as an understanding of economic and commercial decision making processes in China.

After graduation, the participants are suitable candidates for positions in multinational companies, financial organizations, and government departments or further their advanced study towards a PhD degree in economics and economic policy.... [-]


Master of Economics in Management Economics (MME)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Management Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. The program is designed to train students with solid analytical and quantitative skills in the field of economics, especially management economics. The main missions for this program are that the students establish a rigorous, explorative and innovative scientific attitude and style and develop their own future career both academically and practically. That is, on graduation, students have a strong ability to engage in academic research in the areas of economics, business and finance and students have the sophisticated skills needed to work in business and financial sectors, including the banking industry, financial services and consulting firms. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Management Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program is designed to train students with solid analytical and quantitative skills in the field of economics, especially management economics. The main missions for this program are that the students establish a rigorous, explorative and innovative scientific attitude and style and develop their own future career both academically and practically. That is, on graduation, students have a strong ability to engage in academic research in the areas of economics, business and finance and students have the sophisticated skills needed to work in business and financial sectors, including the banking industry, financial services and consulting firms.... [-]


Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics (MQE)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. It is designed to provide rigorous training in quantitative analysis for applications in economics and finance, after laying down a solid foundation in economic theory. Taking advantage of her excellent research group on theoretical and applied econometrics, WISE is able to offer the most extensive ranges of courses in econometrics in China. This program is ideal for highly motivated students who want to pursue PhD study in an academic institution, or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

It is designed to provide rigorous training in quantitative analysis for applications in economics and finance, after laying down a solid foundation in economic theory. Taking advantage of her excellent research group on theoretical and applied econometrics, WISE is able to offer the most extensive ranges of courses in econometrics in China. This program is ideal for highly motivated students who want to pursue PhD study in an academic institution, or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world.... [-]


Master of Economics in Western Economics – Economic Theory (MWE-ET)

Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Western Economics - Economic Theory is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. The program is designed to equip students with advanced skills in economic theory and econometrics. The emphasis is on development of students’ analytical skills, in particular their ability to identify key questions and to use theoretical and empirical tools to answer them. A graduate from this program will be in an ideal position to pursue doctoral study or successfully contribute to the business sector or government in China or around the world. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Western Economics - Economic Theory is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program is designed to equip students with advanced skills in economic theory and econometrics. The emphasis is on development of students’ analytical skills, in particular their ability to identify key questions and to use theoretical and empirical tools to answer them. A graduate from this program will be in an ideal position to pursue doctoral study or successfully contribute to the business sector or government in China or around the world.

PROGRAM DURATION: 2 years full-time study... [-]