The Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) Master of Finance (iMF) is dedicated to developing leaders with global vision, industry skills and impeccable professionalism. Students will master principles of finance and information analysis, learn to skillfully apply financial theories to real-world settings, become deeply knowledgeable in cutting-edge industry trends in China and abroad and develop strong entrepreneurial and innovation skills. Graduates will be equipped to excel in the finance and technology industries and in government, and become globally competitive practitioners of finance.
The iMF program is a full-time professional master training program of Zhejiang University. The duration of schooling lasts for two years and the research orientation focuses on fintech. The teaching and daily management of students are carried out in Haining International Campus of Zhejiang University. The total tuition fee for the iMF program is RMB 148,000, which is paid in two years.
The iMF program orients its research on fintech, emphasizes financial quantitative analysis, grounds its efforts in interdisciplinary and cutting-edge theories, and relies on the Zhejiang University-Ant Group Fintech Centre and PBOC Fintech Research Center to create the best internship and practice environment and financial technology research platform for students. In the iMF program, both Chinese and foreign students are taught with English as the teaching language, cultivated and managed in the same class, so as to build an international student community characterized by cultural integration and cross-cultural understanding between the East and the West.
Focus on fintech
Based on applied economics, management, law and computer science and technology, the fintech-oriented iMF program grounds its efforts in interdisciplinary, cutting-edge theories and emerging technologies, to promote the comprehensive innovation and integration of fintech and related ideas in governments, enterprises, universities and research institutions.
Famous teachers and experts
Headed by famous experts in fintech in China, the program relies on the platform of the Academy of Internet Finance, Zhejiang University, has cooperated closely with the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), and brings together well-known fintech experts, scholars and enterprise leaders around the world to participate in lecturing, instructing, practice and research.
Chinese and foreign students in the same class
In the iMF program, both Chinese and foreign students are taught with English as the teaching language, cultivated and managed in the same class. The program aims to build an international student community characterized by cultural integration and cross-cultural understanding between the East and the West, which enables interaction with outstanding students majoring in engineering and biomedicine on the international campus.
Collaboration with first-class enterprises
ZIBS has carried out strategic cooperation with famous fintech enterprises such as Ant Group to create the best internship and practice environment and financial technology research platform for students. Students will have the opportunity to join Zhejiang University-Ant Group Fintech Centre (ZAFC), where they will learn from practical courses and industry mentors, and explore career development.