This major mainly cultivates the financial talents with theories and practices for the banks and financial institutions. The major requires the students to realize the basic theories and methods of economics and finance, master the basic skills of financial businesses, understand the basic policies of Chinese financial industry, and be familiar with major businesses of Chinese financial institutions and international finance. The students are required to have strong abilities to analyze and solve problems in practice.
Career directions: banks, financial institutions, supervision departments of government, corporate financing departments, academic research institutions.
Main courses: economics, management, finance, international finance, bank management, financial market, financial risk management, financial accounting, central banking, international settlement, securities investment, corporate finance, trust and leasing, financial engineering, accounting, econometrics, insurance, economic law.
Bachelor of Economics (Major in Finance) with Master of Finance of Coventry University
The program is the conjoint program of Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics (ZUFE) and Coventry University. The students have to achieve a Bachelor of Economics (Major in Finance) at ZUFE. If they complete the degree with acceptable academic records, they will be recommended to Coventry University (can also choose other universities to pursue a master's degree) to continue their master studies. The undergraduate program uses the cultivating structure of ZUFE. The students also have to complete two master level courses of Coventry University: Method of Quantitative Analysis and International Financial Market which are held by the teachers of Coventry University.
Career direction: domestic and multinational banks or financial institutions, master studies, other research institutions.
Bachelor of Economics (Major in Financial Engineering)
This major focuses on the theoretical and application issues of financial products design, financial products pricing and financial products trading. Using the curriculum and teaching contents with international standards, the program cultivates the financial talents with the knowledge of modern economics, finance, advanced mathematics, foreign languages, and computer information technology. Those talents should quickly adapt to the rapid development of China's financial market, and participate in the international financial market operation with strong financial innovation abilities.
Career direction: investment fund companies, securities companies, investment banks, trust companies, insurance and financial institutions, international corporate financial companies, financial consultancies, commercial banks, large and medium-sized enterprises.
Main courses: economics, management, financial economics, finance, financial marketing, investment, advanced mathematics, econometrics, statistics, portfolio management, financial risk management, computer, data structure, principle and application of database, futures and options, insurance and actuary, investment banking, financial engineering.
Bachelor of Economics (Major in Credit Management)
The program cultivates high-level professionals for credit rating companies, banks, financial institutions, economic management departments of governments, and large and medium-sized companies. The students mainly work in the fields of credit investigation, credit evaluation, financial investment, and risk management in financial institutions, credit agencies, large and medium-sized enterprises, and government departments. After taking the program, the students should realize the basic theories and methods of modern economy, finance, and management; master the theories and technologies of credit management, credit rating, and risk management; be familiar with the general businesses of the banks, financial institutions, and credit service organization.
Career direction: credit rating agencies, banks and financial institutions, enterprises, government departments.
The program is to adapt the rapid development of China's insurance industry; mainly cultivates the talents with financial risk management and insurance businesses skills for economic management departments, financial departments, insurance companies, foreign trade companies, enterprises, and institutions. The students are required to master the basic theories and knowledge of economics; basic theories and professional skills of insurance; China's relevant insurance regulations, guidelines and policies; the history and current situation of domestic and international insurance development. After taking the program, the students should have strong skills of research and analyze, problem solving abilities, business development abilities, and management abilities.
Career direction: insurance institutions, government supervision departments, social security agencies, banks and financial institutions.
Main courses: economics, management, finance, accounting, statistics, financial market, investment, corporate finance, international settlement, insurance theory, financial risk management, insurance and actuary, property insurance, life insurance, marine insurance, social insurance, insurance accounting, insurance law, operation and management of insurance companies, and employee benefit plans.
Bachelor of Economics (Major in Investment)
After taking the program, the students should master the basic theories and application of knowledge of finance, investment, and securities; and also be familiar with related professional knowledge. The students should with high comprehensive quality and innovative spirit; has a strong investment planning, decision and management abilities. The students should become the talents who will be employed in government departments, financial institutions, companies, and enterprises.
Bachelor of Economics (Major in Finance, International Conjoint Program)
This program is the conjoint program which is approved by the Ministry of Education. After taking the program, the students should be familiar with the internationalization of China's economy and international financial rules. 30% of courses are held by Bangor University. 45% of core courses are held by Bangor University. By completing the program, the students will be awarded Bachelor of Economics (Major in Finance) Degree at Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics. They may also be awarded Bachelor of Banking and Financial Science (Honors) at Bangor University after one-year further study in UK.
Career direction: domestic and multinational banks and financial institutions, master program studies, and other financial services organizations.
The CFA Exam Experimental Class is held by the Finance School and the Shanghai Gorton. The enrollments are from the school. The students take CFA courses at the weekend and their spare time, and participate in the CFA exams. The course structure follows the CFA Exam knowledge ranges and the designated reference books.