History: With the 120-year history of Peking University, our program starts admission in 2002 and is one of the first programs in China offering professional master degree.
Ranking: In 2018, the Master of Finance of Guanghua is No.18 worldwide.
Course Category: 3 professional directions, 13 required basic courses, 9 required professional courses, 14 elective professional courses, practice integration programs and overseas courses.
Alumni：more than 1000 graduates till July, 2018.
Required basic courses: The program offers advanced courses of economics and finance, focusing on fundamental theories and methods of economics, finance and accounting, and integrating with the reform and development of China’s economics. Students gain solid theoretical backgrounds, emphasize on interpretation of economics and finance situations, and keep sensitive for the market. Career Development Strategy is also required.
- Advanced Microeconomics
- Macroeconomic Management
- Financial Analysis Application
- Financial Econometrics
- Finance I, Finance II, Finance III
- Career Development Program
Required professional courses: The program offers advanced courses of investment management, corporate finance, and financial intermediation, teaching frontier theories and methods of investment, corporate finance, financial markets and financial institutions. Students grasp the latest developments in theory, master advanced skills of analysis and decisions, and improve abilities to analyze and solve practical problems.
-Investment Management: Fixed Income Securities, Quantitative Investment Strategy,
-Corporate Finance: Case Analysis on Corporate Finance, Valuation and Value Creation Strategy
-Financial Intermediation: Financial Markets and Financial Institutions, Money and Banking
Elective professional courses: This program offers elective courses of investment management, corporate finance, and financial intermediation. Students can choose courses based on their academic background or work on specific courses based on research interest. Elective professional courses emphasize more on professionalism and practice.
- Investment Management: Legends in Investing, Financial Engineering, Financial Modeling, Advanced Topics on Finance: Asset Pricing, Financial Derivatives and Pricing Theory, Behavioral Finance: Wealth Management and Investment Strategies.
- Corporate Finance: PE & VC, Advanced Financial Accounting, Microeconomics and Its Application in Industrial Research, International Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions.
- Financial Intermediation: Commercial Bank Management, Investment Banking, Credit Risk Management, Regulation of Financial Institutions.
Practice courses: The Master of Finance program keeps reforming and improving and has achieved outstanding results. We enhance students’ understanding of finance by inviting industry elites to give lectures and seminars; on the other hand, we have practice integration programs with financial industry experts or institutions for students to solve practical problems of investment management, corporate finance, and financial institution management with their supervision, narrowing the distance between academia and industry. At the same time, we also have oversea courses for students to develop international perspective.
- Practical Program
- Overseas Courses
More than 95% of our graduates go to industry. Since 2003, graduates of Guanghua Master of Finance program have joined famous international investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and HSBC, and famous fund companies, such as China AMC, Harvest Fund and China Southern Asset Management, and also major domestic securities firms such as CICC, CITIC Securities, SWS Securities and Guotai Junan Securities. Graduates are now living in US, Europe, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and other parts of the world.
About 3% of graduates pursue PhD degrees.
Employment fields include:
About 90% are in finance, consulting and related fields.
Financial industry includes: investment banks, fund companies, commercial banks, insurance and asset management companies, venture capital and private equity, securities companies, accounting firms, other financial services institutions.
Related departments include: investment banks, research, investment and financing, Fixed Income, consulting, fund management, risk management, sales transactions, project management, human resources, strategic planning, marketing, financial accounting, auditing, and quantity analysis.
About 80% are in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong, 20% are overseas.