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About

The MSc Economics and Finance programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University combines a solid foundation in economic theory and applied econometrics with the study of finance.

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Overview

By the time you graduate from the Economics and Finance programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  , you will have:

  • a solid understanding of core and advanced principles, theories and models relevant to finance and financial management
  • the ability to explain, understand and apply statistical and econometric techniques and their application to the analysis of financial information and data
  • knowledge of portfolio selection, risk and risk management, and the macroeconomic context of international financial transactions
  • skills in creative and critical thinking, problem-solving, data collection and analysis, and report writing.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for roles such as portfolio manager, investment strategy analyst, director of research, market risk analyst, head of investor relations, senior economist and industrial economist. Graduates can find employment in the financial sector, and with central banks and other monetary financial institutions, as well as in international organisations, academia, research institutions and the wider business sector, especially within multinational enterprises. The programme also offers a solid foundation for pursuing a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • International Finance and Economics
  • Economics and Finance Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
  • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 June

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

China:

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85% percent or above, depending on your Undergraduate institution

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
OTHER REGIONS
  • Equivalent academic qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16998 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    11332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16998 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 120,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Funding

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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