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M.Sc. On Campus

Economics and Finance

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

18 months
15091 USD/year
15091 USD/year
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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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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.


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:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor Degree in accounting, economics, finance, mathematics or statistics


  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent


  • Top 100 of 2021 Shanghai Ranking or World-class universities or First-class disciplines (MoE, People’s Republic of China): 75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Other universities: 80 - 85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22637 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    15091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22637 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

RMB 144,000 for the entire programme.

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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