I. Training Goals and Duration of Schooling

Master’s Degree Program

This major aims to develop talented students who adhere to the four cardinal principles: promoting the reform and opening-up; developing morally, intellectually, and physically; obeying the law and being disciplined; and being of good conduct. They must have a good knowledge of economic theory and systematic finance expertise, as well as a good command of a foreign language and certain modern economic analysis methods and computer technology. After graduation, these students can engage in teaching and research in the fields of finance, financial management in government departments, or they can work in financial institutions.

Master’s degree students have a flexible study period of two to three years, and those who complete the required credits and pass the examinations as well as the thesis defense can finish their studies within two or two-and-a-half years.

II. Specialized Research Orientation

No. Research Main Research Content Supervisors
1 International Finance

Foreign exchange rates, balance of payments, international reserves, international capital flows, the international monetary system, the international financial markets, financial innovation, and other issues.

Professor Li Chong (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
2 International Finance

The exchange rate, balance of payments, the international financial crisis, international economic policy coordination theory, and the corresponding policies of each country.

Professor He Zhang
3   Monetary Policy and Financial Supervision  

Economic theoretical basis and international comparisons of the central banking system and monetary policy; new problems and new trends in financial regulation.

Professor He Liping (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
4 Monetary and Banking Studies

The theory, tools, and policies of money and banking, including the system and policies of the central bank, regulation of the banking system, functions, operating principles, and development strategies of commercial banks, etc.

Associate Professor Li Xiaofeng
5 Capital Markets

Capital market-related macroeconomic analysis, and the analysis of the capital structure of listed companies.

Professor Zhong Wei (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
6 International Financial Market

International financial system, foreign exchange market, the European currency market, and the theory, practice, and investment instruments of the international bond market.

Associate Professor Hu Songming
7 Corporate Finance Theory and Policy

Theory of corporate capital structures, dividend distribution policies, corporate financing preference, a comparison of the financing of different financial systems, a comparison of corporate financing forms, etc .

Associate Professor Hu Haifeng, (Supervisor of Ph.D. candidates)
8 Financial Economics and Financial Engineering

Based on financial economics, this course studies the theory of investment and corporate finance, and advances to professional financial engineering, including financial mathematics, financial innovation, and financial intermediaries.

Professor Zhang Yonglin

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