Admission Policy of Foreign Postgraduate Student in the Field of “Financial Information Service” in School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University

Admission Policy of Foreign Postgraduate Student in the Field of “Financial Information Service” in School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University

 

Source:Admissions Office

Nov. 6 2014

 

School overview

 

The School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University (SSMPKU) is a ” National Model College of Software” with the approval of Ministry of Education and State Development Planning Commission. The school has engineering doctorates of electronic and information field, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Engineering on six fields (software engineering, integrated circuit engineering, project management, electronic and communication engineering, computer technology and industrial design). Cooperated with the Software Engineering State Engineering Research Center and School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science Institute of Software, the school has also constructed Program for Doctor Degree of the Software Engineering First-Level Discipline. SSMPKU was born with the goal to make it one of the top-rank software schools all over the world. It inherits Peking University’s tradition of”Democracy, Science and Cultural Diversification”, and pursues of “Diligence, preciseness Truth-seeking and innovation”. School’s mission is “Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Demand Oriented and Quality First”. SSM aims to develop advanced, practical, multidisciplinary and globalized professionals, and shall improve educational objectives and curricula according to the demands of the industry. It shall develop flexible curriculum system and dynamic teaching plans.

The school shall learn from the experience of experts, make every effort to realize the innovation of the teaching patterns, management system, teaching contents, curriculum as well as teaching methods.

 

 

Introduction of the Research Direction

 

With the rise of internet finance and financial globalization, a large number of international talents with professional financial information service knowledge are eagerly needed.

Students of this major would study in the Daxing campus of Peking University. The school aims to cultivate students into qualified graduates with solid knowledge of finance theories, information technology, interdisciplinary knowledge of finance, big data and Internet, paying special attention to students’ practical abilities, innovation spirits and international competence.

 

Application Requirements

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens, well conducted and in good health, abide by the laws of Chinese Government and the regulations of Peking University.

2. Applicants who apply for the master's degree graduate student should have acquired bachelor's degree.

3. Applicants should meet the admission requirements on academic achievement, academic level as well as language competence.

 

Career Development Target

 

This major aims at cultivating professional talents who are able to occupy the senior position in domestic or overseas financial industry, and international financial institutions which have Chinese financial business.  Possible occupational directions are:

large financial institutions, Internet financial companies, financial regulators, technical support companies which provide services to financial institutions.

 

Core Curriculum

Financial Engineering

Financial Risk Management

International Finance

Corporate Finance Practice

Financial Data Analysis

Special Report of Internet Finance

Special Report of Chinese Economy

Special Report of Chinese Finance

 

Faculty

 

Teachers of this program are professors and associate professors of Peking University. In addition, in order to improve students’ abilities of practice and knowledge application, senior experts from the world's leading financial institutions and Internet financial firms are invited to give lessons and to be the enterprise mentors.

 

Degree Conferral

 

Students are required to complete the curriculum in 2 years, fulfill the designated credits, complete the master's thesis and defend it in front of a panel of experts. Successful graduates will receive a graduation certificate along with the Master's degree.

 

申请材料 Application Materials: 

1、Peking University Application Form for International Students (Master and Ph.D. Programs), which must be filled and submitted online via the following link www.studyatpku.com. You should also print it out and stick your photo.

2、An official certificate of your highest education (Students expecting to graduate should provide an official letter stating expected graduation date), must be original documents or certified copies either in Chinese or English.

3、Official transcripts of your academic achievement up to the present, must be original documents or certified copies either in Chinese or English.

4、A personal statement (about 800 words, the research plan should be included, must be in Chinese.) The format can be downloaded at http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn.

5、Two recommendation letters from your referees. The referees should be professors or associate professors (or persons with relevant academic title). The format of the reference letters can be downloaded at http://www.isd.pku.edu.cn.;

6、A copy of your HSK results: HSK level 6, 200 overall (min. 65 in writing) is required;

7、One photocopy of your passport (passport type must be valid and ordinary)

8、Personal research achievements, table of contents and abstracts of your academic publications and any other original achievement in your field. (if you have them)

 

Two copies of all application materials (except recommendation letters) are required, one original and one copy. Please hand in or sent them by post to International Students Division of Peking University.

 

Application Fee

 

800 RMB.  Accept cash, UnionPay cards, and online payment (follow the tips in Online Application for International Students). Any other currency and traveler cheques would not be accepted, and the application fee would not be returned.

 

Preliminary Examination of Department

 

Applicants will firstly have an examination by the office of International Students. After that, Admissions Office of the School of Software and Microelectronics will organize professional tutor groups to examine the applicants’ potentials in certain fields they’ve applied for through their schools, specialties, academic levels and characters. The selected applicants will have opportunities to attend the reexamination and to receive the notification before March 20th, 2015.

 

Reexamination of Department

 

Admission Office of the School of Software and Microelectronics will organize professional tutor groups to give a comprehensive reexamination to applicants about specialty level and language ability.

 

The applicant who enter the reexamination should give a report which covers his research experiences and performances, views on the fields he has applied for, his studies and tentative ideas about research and work.

Professional tutor groups will assess applicants by the reexamination scores combined with results of quality, and give a preliminary admission list.

 

Admission and Enrollment

 

1. We will release the admission list before the end of May, 2015 according to the results of reexamination.

2. Office of International Students will send admission notifications and visa application forms in late June, 2015.

3. The exact dates for registrations are subject to the admission notification. Admitted students must arrive at Peking University for enrollment and registration procedures in accordance with the date on the admission notification.

4. Our classes are mainly held in Daxing campus, Peking University.

 

Fees and Scholarships

 

1. Tuition: 33,000 RMB/ academic year, total tuition 66,000 RMB

2. Accommodation: charged in accordance with the relevant provisions of the school.

3. Scholarship: students who meet the requirements can apply for the relevant international students’ scholarship of Peking University.

 

Contact information

 

Admission Office, School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University.

professional consultation:  Mr. Zhang( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone::(010)62767181

Address: Room 1723N, No.1 Science Building, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P,R.China.

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Web site:www.ss.pku.edu.cn

Post Code:100871