Financial Engineering 

(Released in:2014-08-23 )
 

Educational aims of programme

The educational aim of financial engineering programme is to provide students with opportunity to develop and demonstrate

·           analytical knowledge of modern financial theory along with mathematical, statistic and informational technology;

·           conceptual understanding of operating mechanism in financial market, pricing approach and risk management of security and derivatives;

·           skills to address problems through flexible, adaptable, innovative and judgmental approaches via setting up models and invent new financial tools;

·           general transferable intellectual and study skills which will equip undergraduates to make a valuable contribution both within their chosen career path and in the wider community and to encourage a positive attitude to continuing development and lifelong learning.

Programme requirements

On completion of the programme, students need have acquired a good knowledge and understanding of:

·           comprehensively theoretical knowledge of not only financial theory but also quantitative analysis;

·           innovate thinking and creative ability in financial engineering and solving problems;

·           all-round skills including computer literacy,  mathematical ability, independent action;

·           right life value as well as good ideological and political quality.

Teaching and learning methods and strategies

Teaching and learning strategies employed within the finance faculty embrace of a variety of different methods appropriate to the programme aims.

·           Based on the advantage of finance subject in our school, students will be accepted with high quality and great curriculum system.

·           The programme emphasizes all aspects of abilities especially in quantitative analysis, composite use and creativeness.

·           Most importantly, all professional subjects are equipped with a speaker teacher and another tutor in combing of international teachers. Additionally, financial practice department of professional managers will have been invited to improve students’ analytical ability by different kinds of lectures.

·           Teaching outside the classroom is an necessary extension of classroom, that is an intermediary bridge between professional education and students who will go into society. It includes the following means that:

§   professionals who actually work in the sector make special and practical presentation;

§   subject-specific course practice;

§   group-based society survey during holidays;

§   graduate internships and thesis

Programme and structure and features

The bachelor of economics for finance is taken over four years in case which can be extended for six years. The structure is as follows:

Credits

General educational core courses

64

Subject-based courses

24

Professional compulsory courses

18

Elective courses

Professional-oriented

12

Multi-disciplinary

12

General education-cored

8

Free-chose

18

Practice courses

16

Summary

172

Profession requirements for graduation are to pass all their classroom teaching courses (156 credits) and achieve practice courses (16 credits) and second classroom teaching (4 credits).

Lecture list

·           Professional Access courses: Political Economy, Principles of Economics (micro ), Accounting

·           Quasi- professional courses: Principles of Economics (macro), The Economics Of Money, Banking, And Financial Markets, Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematical Analysis, Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, Investment, Financial Economics, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Risk Management, Derivative Financial Instruments, Fix Income Security

Career opportunities

A key aim of our degree is to combine academic knowledge with transferable skills in order to enhance employability. Finance undergraduates are highly valued by employers across the world and the employment record of undergraduates of the School is evidence that undergraduates from our programmes are highly sought after by a wide range of employers.  Our undergraduates secure employment in a diverse range of fields, the most popular being finance (79.1%), public management, society security organization 2.3%),business services2.3%