Basic Information
Degree: Master
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 1 , 2024
Duration: 2 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 159,000 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Jun 30 , 2024
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 166 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Program Highlights

Why choose SAIF Fiance MBA?

SAIF Finance MBA program aims to help those who want to pursue a successful career in finance. Whatever your prior profession is, SAIF paves your way towards the financial world with:

  • Accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB);
  • Focus on Finance. Advanced curriculum in Finance, furthering your know-how;
  • Diversity and Globalization at SAIF. Growing value of your degree, with the rapid growth of SAIF and Chinese financial markets;
  • Career Development Center(CDC). Tailor-made career service;
  • Strong support from Shanghai municipal government;
  • Financial Trading Lab. Virtual trading practice based on real-time stock fluctuations;
  • World-class faculty.Worldwide gurus of finance, with expertise in both western and Chinese markets;
  • Strategic location-Shanghai, the engine of the fast economic growth in China.
Program Description

It is a two-year program for people who have at least three-year work experience by the date of entry. The program is designed for those who want to hone their management skills as well as learn financial knowledge, after two years of immersive study; you can build strong alumni network and a solid knowledge foundation which constitute the cornerstone for a brighter career future.

Focus on Finance

Both the full-time program (all English) and part-time program (bi-lingual), aiming at cultivating forward-looking and innovative business leaders with financial expertise. More than just finance, what you get here is also a strong network of alumni to support your career. Whatever your prior profession is, SAIF paves your way towards the financial world.

Courses Structure

Compulsory course

Teambuilding & Leadership
Presentation Skills
Quantitive Analysis Method
International Certificate in Financial English
Statistics, Decision-making & Risk Analysis
Managerial Ecnomics
Principles of Accounting
Principles of Finance
Corporate Finance

Derivative Securities
Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior
Strategic Management
Chinese Economy
Financial Laws and Regulations
Lecture Series by Financial Excecutives
Summer Inter / Consultanting Project
Electives Understanding Wall Street - Lecture Series

click here for SAIF's Finance MBA full course(s) details

Diploma Awarded

Degree candidates that have obtained 55 credits as required are conferred by Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s MBA degree certificate and a graduation diploma.


SAIF's Finance MBA programs are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB), The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education. Established in 1916, AACSB International provides its members with a variety of products and services to assist them with the continuous improvement of their business programs and schools.

Diversity and Globalization at SAIF

SAIF design various programs to maximize the students' international exposure, including student exchange programs, lectures by foreign industry speakers, networking opportunities, overseas study tours, international event organization/facilitation.

SAIF maintain cooperative relationships with other universities/schools around the world through a number of partnership development projects, such as:

  • Joint academic research
  • International module in the program
  • Joint non-degree program development
  • Student internship exchange
  • Hosting overseas student groups and faculty visits

Career Development Center(CDC)

The Career Development Center(CDC) at SAIF is dedicated to providing students with effective career development advice and coaching. CDC not only serves to exchange information between the students and recruiters when students are near graduation, but also offers career counselling and training oppotunities to students at SAIF. By interacting with students closely on an individual basis, the staff members will help the students develop their professional goals and find the best career paths to achieve them. CDC's current services include:

  • Professional skills training
  • Career assessment
  • Career development lectures and seminars
  • Company information sessions
  • Internship service
  • Job vacancy posting
  • Campus recruiting

Future Career

Salary Distribution(RMB)

Partial list of employers:

CITIC Securities Co., Ltd
China International Capital Corporation Limited
Dow Chemical (China) Investment Company Limited
Everbright Securities Co., Ltd
New China Trust Co., Ltd
Shanghai Securities Co., Ltd
China Academy of Financial Research, Shanghai

Scholarship now available for international students

1. SAIF has set up the Global Impact Scholarship (GIS) which is a merit-bases award in the form of tuituion waiver.

  • Full coverage of tuition fee: 1 MBA student
  • Half coverage of tuition fee: 2 MBA students

2. MBA Continuing Scholarship

The scholarship is granted in the second academic year for MBA students who have distinguished themselves in academic performance and /or contribution to the class and SAIF in the first academic year.

  • Academic Performance Scholarship RMB 10,000
  • Student Service Fellowship RMB 10,000

3. MBA High GMAT Score Scholarship

The RMB 10,000 worth scholarship is provided to MBA candidates, who achieve high scores in GMAT. The high score will be decided each year due to varied candidate pools.

Entry Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree or above
  2. GMAT>550/ GRE>1100
  3. 3-year working experience after obtaining bachelor’s degree or
    2-year working experience after obtaining master’s degree

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Master RMB 159,000 pre year
RMB 318,000 in total (About $ 64,898)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 810
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Copy of education certificates

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

3. Official unversity transcript

4. Resumes/CV

Written in Chinese or in English

5. Two reference letters

Finance MBA: At least one letter from current employer/ Master of Finance: From associate professors and above, with at least one letter highlighting your quantitative skills.

6. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

7. Proof of remittance of application fee

8. Photocopy of the information page of your passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

9. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

10. GMAT or GRE certificate

GMAT (Code:6QS-S6-21) (min:550) /GRE(Code:4481) (min:1100) score report

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