International Master students Program
I. Educational Objectives

1. To be knowledgeable in Western Economics in both fundamental and systematic theory;

2. To have a very good moral in scientific research; to be strict, truth seeking, creative and progressive in a scientific way;

3. To be capable of doing research independently in the field;

4. To be able to use computer in a proficient way; to master modern mathematical analysis methods;

5. To have a good command of a foreign language to proficiently read professional books in the field and write academic papers with the foreign language;

6. To be qualified in teaching, researching and doing economic management in the field;

II. Main Research Fields

1. International Trade                 2. World Economy

3. Finance (including Insurance)         4. Quantitative Economics

5. Industrial Economics               6. Regional Economics

7. Western Economics                8. Development Economics

III. Length of Schooling and Credits

Two years’ study is usually required for full time master candidates. Excellent students are encouraged to finish their studies earlier.

Total credits ³ 40, covering course credits ³ 27 and research credits ³ 13,distributed as follows:

Total Credits

40 Credits

Course Credits


General Courses ≥ 6 credits

【including Chinese (4)、A Survey of China(2)】

Basic courses ≥ 9 credits【including Microeconomics(3)、


Major compulsory courses ≥8 credits

For International Trade:Topics in international trade、Topics in WTO、International trade practice、International business、Business English.

For Finance: Monetary finance、Financial management、Topics in international finance、Topics in Chinese Economy.

For World Economy:World Economy、Topics in Chinese Economy、Topics in WTO、International trade practice

Elective courses ≥ 4 credits (determined by supervisor)

Research credits


Literature Review, 1 credit

Topic report , 1 credit

Academic lecture , 1 credit

Thesis, 10 credits

IV. Course Arrangement

To refer to the course arrangement of Economics.