📖Introduction

Fudan University was founded in 1905 and located in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai. Fudan is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary research university with many highly-ranked majors and programs, and is a member of the C9 League, Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

💰 Fees:

Total tuition is 428,000 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on April 25. This program starts in September.

📙 Program type:

Master

📍 Location:

Shanghai

📚About the Program

Master’s in Finance MBA (Full-Time) at Fudan University (FDU)

Introduction:

The FISF Finance MBA designed for passionate, self-driven young talent, inspires future leaders in finance. We are committed to instill our students with cutting-edge finance knowledge and practice the highest standard of ethics and sense of responsibility, rich interdisciplinary constructs, and a global vision. 

The University: Offered by Fudan University, one of the most prestigious and selective universities in China, located in the world's leading financial city Shanghai, the program builds excellence through Rigor, Relevance, and Responsibility. Our students will not only have a strong foundation of financial knowledge, but also responsible leadership that will inspire them to embark on an even more successful career in finance as soon as they graduate.

Fanhai International School of Finance (FISF):

Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University (FISF) is a business school founded in accordance with the management model and standards of the world's leading business schools, focusing on high-end financial talent education and financial think-tank research. The school was founded in late 2016 and officially opened in June 2017, with a core faculty composed of outstanding scholars recruited from around the world. With strong support from key stakeholders and its commitment to academic excellence, FISF strives to become one of the world's leading business schools for finance, serving business communities in China and beyond. 

Program:

FMBA Full Time program (FT+)

Program Length: 2 years

Format: Weekday classes

Language: Full-English 

Curriculum focus: Comprehensive finance learning + Interdisciplinary knowledge

Student profile: diverse background

Double Degree Program Partnership:

  1. Columbia University (MFE, MSBA, MSOR, MSMSE programs)
  2. University of Wisconsin (Global Real Estate Master’s Program GREM)

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🏫About Fudan University (FDU)

Fudan has four campuses, covering an area of 2,440,000m2, with the measure of 1,490,000m2 of school buildings. The university possesses 5 national key laboratories and 33 provincial key laboratories. Fudan has 5 libraries specializing in the field of liberal arts, science, and medicine, with over 5,190,000 collections of books. It has 11 affiliated hospitals, all possess advanced facilities. Fudan University comprises 19 schools, 69 departments, 70 bachelor’s degree programs, 229 master degree programs, 187 Ph.D. degree programs. The number of full-time teachers is over 2,700, 745 of them are professors, 795 of them are associate professors, 34 of them are academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Fudan has more than 30,000 full-time students, consisting of over 14,000 master’s students and doctoral students, over 14,000 undergraduate students, and over 3,400 international students.

About Shanghai

Located where the Yangtze River Delta and the Pacific meet, Shanghai is the commercial and financial center of mainland China, and ranks sixteenth in the 2013 edition of the Global Financial Centers Index published by the City of London. A pilot free trade zone is located in Shanghai in 2013, which will certainly launch a new round of rapid economic development at the international trading and financial hub. Shanghai now magnetizes thousands of talents all over the world every year by offering countless opportunities. Shanghai is home of the historic Bund, traditional temples, and the proud pioneer of futuristic architecture.

Shanghai has embraced people from different cultures with highest inclusiveness. Over 200,000 foreigners choose Shanghai to be their frequently dwelling place. An increasing number of Chambers of Commerce are set up in Shanghai by businessmen from the U.S, the U.K, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea and many other countries, making Shanghai the ideal place to do transnational business.

Living in University

Fudan University is widely known for its campus culture of freedom, rich variety, and forward progress. Its campus culture is expressed in many dimensions, such as its outstanding school spirit, its rich academic flavor, its ideology of free discussion, the many independent choices available, its open and accepting attitude, as well as many elements of content, such as its more than 2000 lectures and forums per year, several tens of athletic competitions, more than a hundred artistic performances and cultural exhibits, over 310 student clubs, almost 500 social events, extracurricular academic creations by almost a thousand students, over ten thousand instances of volunteerism, etc. The school culture is like soil and air, nourishing generation after generation of the Fudan community. Fudan students, teachers, and alumni consciously protect and cultivate it through extensive participation and experience. This is why the school tradition is carried on, and it is how the Fudan spirit is carried forward—it goes beyond the campus, and influences society. In this process of shared ownership, shared construction, and shared use, an inherent character was gradually cultivated in the Fudan community, consisting of an idealistic mood, social responsibility, and a rational spirit.

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🏠 Accommodation

💰 Fees

Application fee:

$140 USD

Tuition fee:

428,000 RMB in total

💸 Scholarship Information

Fudan University offers its international students the following scholarships:

Global Excellence Scholarship: 

A merit-based scholarship awarded based on applicants' academic and professional achievements, personal accomplishments, interview performance, and potential contributions to the FMBA program, the Global Excellence Scholarships can waive up to 100% of the tuition.

GMAT test score: Scoring 700+ will receive up to $7,000 USD Scholarship

Professional Qualification Holders: Qualifications such as CPA, CFA, ACCA, FRM can qualify up to a $7,000 USD scholarship. 

Location: Shanghai, China - Right in the heart of the leading financial city of the world with countless opportunities.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Photograph (Please upload a photo of yourself. This should be a passport type photo.)
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

Entry requirements Take Eligibility quiz

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate (You can take the English test online here) such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL is an advantage.

Minimum education level: Bachelor's.

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