The Master of Science in Finance International Program(MSF)depends on the academic advantages and training experience of the School of Finance, and offers oversea students-who are interested in understanding China's financial conditions and problems but do not yet have a good basis of Chinese languagean opportunity to comprehensively understand Chinese culture, economy and finance. The program completely covers China's financial industry including banking, securities and insurance.
Duration of MSF Program
The duration of MSF Program is 2 years.
Year 1: Course study on campus;
Year 2: The second year will be devoted to research projects for the thesis.
The program seeks to give students (the objectives of program)
Characteristics of the MSF program
Comprehensively understanding of Chinese culture;
Comprehensively understanding of institutional basis, the policy system, institutions and organizations systems, business model and the direction of development with respect to Chinese economy and financial;
Communication skills with China's financial industry;
Research skill in Chinese economy and finance;
Practical ability to engage in services relative to China's financial industry.
Courses of the program will be lectured by professors with overseas study experience, government official and industry experts in English. The language of instruction and administration in the MSF Program is English.
Each Student in the program works directly with a Renmin University faculty member, who is responsible for assisting the student in pursuit of his/her area of particular interest.
The program strengthens the practice links and pay attention to the cultivation of professional ethics.
To gain the degree diploma and graduation certificate, students should complete at least 31 total credits including 22 required courses credits, 8 elective courses credits and 1 credit for professional internship. The master thesis does not credit, but student have to pass the thesis defense.
Chinese Culture (2 c)
Basic Level of Chinese (3 c)
Financial Mathematics (2 c)
Financial Econometrics (2 c)
Modern Chinese Economy (2 c)
Venture Investment (2 c)
Chinese capital market and investment (3 c)
Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance in China (3 c)
Monetary Theory and Monetary Policy in China (3 c)
Investment Environment and Chinese Taxation System (2 c)
Fiscal Theory and China Fiscal Policy (2 c)
Risk Management of Chinese Financial Institutions (2 c)
International Finance and CNY Exchange Rate (2 c)
China's Financial Law (2 c)
1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport and under 40 years old
2. Hold a Bachelor degree or above
3. With recommendations of two associate professors or higher, providing a certificate of competence in English
. Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.
. Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.
3. Bachelor's degree diploma
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.
4. Transcript of undergraduate school
5. Two recommendation letters(optional)
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.
6. Certificate of English proficiency test
IELTS or TOEFl will only be required if the applicant is not a native English speaker.
. Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.
8. Copies of article or papers published
Sample copies of published academic articles, awards or other research outputs