Course Information

The duration of the full-time programmes is two to three years. At NTU, about half of the courses are conducted in English and the other half in Mandarin. Participants are required to complete 36 AUs consisting of core and elective courses at both universities to graduate. As part of their learning experience, participants are also expected to complete at least a 3 months internship at PKU.
    

MSc Finance

YEAR 1 - NTU MSc Finance1
Core CoursesCorporate Finance, Investments, Data Science for Decision Making, Financial Accounting & Analysis, Global Economy, Fixed-Income Securities Analysis, Derivatives & Structured Products, Securities Analysis & Valuation, Advanced Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions, China's Financial Markets & Policies.

Elective CoursesFintech - Machine Learning in Finance, Blockchain Systems: Concepts & Principles.
or
Wealth Management - Introduction to Wealth Management, Alternative Investments.



YEAR 2 - PKU MSc Finance1
Core CoursesChinese/English2, Lecture Series on Contemporary China, Economics, Economic Reform & Development, Financial Risk Management, Special Topic on Corporate Finance, Internship.



Elective CoursesTime Series Analysis, Data Analysis Software & its Applications, Quantitative Trading, Private Equity Investment, Investment Banking, M&As & Corporate Restructuring, Bank Management & Practices, International Finance & Monetary Policy, Internet Finance, Empirical Financial Analysis.



Students can also choose to complete one of three other professional Masters Degrees in Tax, Insurance, and International Business (IB) at SEPKU. 

    

MSc Tax

YEAR 2&3 - PKU ​​MSc Tax1
Core CoursesChinese/English2, Lecture Series on Contemporary China, Economics, Economic Reform & Development, Public Economics, Tax Theory & Policy, Tax Planning, Special Topic on Corporate Finance, Special Topic on Tax Law, Internship.


Elective CoursesComparison of Tax Systems, Tax system of USA, Empirical Analysis of Taxation Data, Budgeting & Government Accounting.



    

MSc Insurance

YEAR 2&3 - PKU ​​MSc Insurance​1
Core CoursesChinese/English2, Lecture Series on Contemporary China, Economics, Economic Reform & Development, International Insurance Theory & Practice, Risk Evaluation & Management, Insurance Actuarial Practice, Social Insurance Theory & Practice, Special Topic on Corporate Finance, Internship.


Elective CoursesRisk Management Models and Practices, Comprehensive Risk Management for Enterprises, Financial Risk Management, Topics on China Insurance Market, Management of Insurance Companies, Finance & Accounting of Insurance Companies, Insurance Laws & Regulations, Selective Topics on Financial Mathematics & Actuarial Science, Actuarial Methods, Portfolio Management.
    

MSc International Studies

YEAR 2&3 - PKU ​​MSc International Studies1
Core CoursesChinese/English2, Lecture Series on Contemporary China, Economics, Economic Reform & Development, International Trade Theory & Policy, International Business, International Marketing, International Finance & Monetary Policy, Internship.


Elective CoursesChina's Foreign Trade Policy & Management, Management of Multinational Companies, Cross-Border E-Commerce, Business English, Corporate Strategic Management, International Technology Trade, International Settlement, International Investment.




1Nanyang Technological University and Peking University reserve the right to modify the courses at any time.

2Non-Chinese citizens are required to attend a Chinese course while Chinese citizens are required to attend an English course.