Finance Master of Business Administration (Fanhai International School of Finance)
Fudan University
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 , 2025
Duration: 2 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 229,000 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.
May 8 , 2025
Application Fee:
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USD 164 (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 200 (Check Policy)

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Special Requirements
Program Description

1. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: Students of choosing to study this program will not only have a solid foundation financial knowledge, but also have responsible leadership.

As a full-time Finance MBA program (FMBA FT+) designed for passionate, self-driven young talent, the program aims to help professionals release their full potential and make further impact in finance through MBA education. FMBA FT+ program builds excellece through Rigor,
Relevance and Responsibility. We are committed to instill our students with cutting-edge finance knowledge and practice, highest standard of ethics and sense of responsibility, rich interdisciplinary constructs, and a global vision. Our students will not only have a solid 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.

2. Rigorous Curriculum

Editor Notes: The courses listed in the table are not all the courses, they are only for reference.

3. World's Leading Faculty

Editor Notes: All senior faculty were tenured in top-tier global business school.

4. Relevant Focus

Editor Notes: Students can know more about this program from the following 3 parts information.

Practical LIVE Learning

LIVE Learning is a unique experience-oriented credit course at FISF. In each module, students will take part in LIVE Learning project where they are tasked to tackle real-world financial challenges and practice knowledge learnt into real business cases in top financial companies. We will introduce several employer partners to act as LIVE Adjunct Instructors, guiding throughout students' practice projects.
Each learning module consists of 6 weeks in class + 2 weeks of experiential LIVE Learning. Students can choose their most interested area for the following LIVE Learning.
Words from LIVE Adjunct Instructor: As a member of the LIVE Learning Adjunct Instructors, my mission is to push students to go out of the classroom and tackle real-world business challenges, practicing theories and models learnt in class.
They're challenged to delve deep into areas that they're most passionate about, to acquire strategic skills and insights, thus leading an impactful career in the future.

Overseas Modules

To give our students a truly global outlook and exposure, we offer them two study away opportunities each academic year to breathe the
pulse of finance in top global financial centers. These overseas modules will be taught in New York, Boston, Frankfurt, and London, etc.

Partner Schools

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. Columbia University (Fu Foundation) is ranked No. 11 in Best Engineering Schools around the globe. Its MFE program ranked No.1 globally for consecutively 10 years.

The University of Wisconsin — Madison has one of the oldest — and one of the best — academic real estate programs in the world.
The Wisconsin Real Estate Program earned a #1 ranking from U.S News & World Report for its undergraduate program and consistently ranks as one of the top three real estate programs at all levels. The department traces its history back to Richard T. Ely's 1925 program in land and public utility economies.

5. Professional Development Center

Editor Notes: The PDC provides services from admission to graduation, students can get a lot help from here.

The PDC provides a comprehensive range of services to ensure our graduates are workplace-ready. These services are delivered from admission to graduation. Students would gain insights into the finance industry, learn about its unwritten rules and how to survive and succeed. Students would also benefit from the wealth of experience of our career advisors, Fudan alumni and senior industry executives serving as career mentors. Together, they form the Center's 'support pyramid'.

The PDC's Support Pyramid

About the PDC

The PDC consists of three teams: Career Services Office, Extended Learning Office, Corporate Relations Office.

Career Services Office: The CSO is the strategic interface between students and the industry. With the help of our Career Services Advisors, students would develop their career goals and secure internship opportunities at the early stage of their studies. Upon graduation, the CSO would refer the best-suited talent to our industry partners.

Extended Learning Office: The ELO offers a wide range of extra-curricular training, with the aim to instill professionalism in our students
and to equip them with the non-academic knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Extended learning course topics include communication, time management, leadership, teamwork, innovation and so on.

Corporate Relations Office: The CRO is responsible for industry outreach and forming strategic partnerships with companies in different financial sectors.

Services for Students

  • Career Assessment
  • Career Planning Seminar
  • Career Development Seminar
  • Mock Interview Workshop
  • Campus Recruitment Talk & Event
  • One-on-one Career Counseling
  • Industry Seminar
  • Experience Inheritance Series
  • Resume Clinics
  • Company Visit

6. Career Mentor Program

Editor Notes: Industry mentors will help students to be from senior industry executives to cultivate next-generation leaders in finance industry.

Career Mentor Program aims to Engage, Enlighten and Empower FMBA FT+ students through mentoring from senior industry executives to cultivate next-generation leaders in finance industry. By fostering a trusting and inspiring relationship, this program helps students:

  • learn front-line business operation from industry experts
  • expand professional network in finance industry
  • realize desired career aspirations

Some industry mentors come from

7. About FISF

Editor Notes: FISA is a business school founded in accordance with the management model and standards of the world's leading business schools.

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 team composed of outstanding scholars recruited from around the world. FISF aspires to ascend to the league of world-class business schools with global and domestic influence in the next 5 to 8 years. To this end, the School is committed to educate future leaders through innovative, best-in-class pedagogy. It is also determined to spearhead cutting-edge research that will further our understanding of the Chinese and international economies and inform decision-making in the public as well as private sectors.
A great school needs great people. That is why FISF is building a core faculty of more than 80 world-renowned scholars as tenured and termed professors, all with proven track records in research and teaching. They will be joined by a team of clinical professors who hold key
positions in international organizations, government agencies and successful enterprises to complement classroom learning with their wealth of real-world experience.
The open courses and internal training courses of The Executive Education Program (EE)are in full operation now. The Elite Master of Finance Program (EMF) has enrolled its first cohort of students in September 2018. In September 2019, the Part-time Finance MBA Program (FMBA PT+) and Finance EMBA Program (FEMBA) have welcomed their first batch of students. In 2020, the school has opened Full-time Finance MBA program (FMBA FT+). Furthermore, the Finance DBA Program, Doctoral Program in Finance, undergraduate program and joint degree program will be launched in the near future.

8. Fudan University Introduction

Editor Notes: A Top 3 Chinese university, ranking No.31 of QS World University Rankings.

Fudan University was established in 1905 as Fudan Public School. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded by a Chinese person. The two characters, fù (“return”) and dàn (“dawn”) were borrowed from A Commentary on The Classic of History (《尚书大传·虞夏传》), of which the part on the Yu and the Xia dynasties mentions: “Brilliant are the sunshine and moonlight, again the morning radiance returns at dawn.” In 1917, the institution was renamed Fudan University, which has been kept ever since. Learn More>>

9. Colourful Life

Editor Notes: Through differents of activities, students can learn Chinese culture well and enjoy their life at FDU.




Entry Requirements

  • Applicants who are not citizens of the People's Republic of China
  • Degree in any discipline
  • Bachelor degree holders with at least three years'  work experience Or Master/PhD degree holders with at least two years' work experience till September 2022
  • Fluent in English
  • GMAT is highly recommended

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Master RMB 229,000 pre year
RMB 458,000 in total (About $ 93,470)
Accommodation Fee
Unijia No.2 Building
Single Room RMB 160 to RMB 8,100  (More Details)
Unijia No.8 Building
Single Room RMB 145 to RMB 160  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 400 to RMB 800
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 200 (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

2. Catalogue and abstract of published papers, or other documents that can prove academic ability

not compulsory

*3. Proof of No Criminal Record in Chinese or English

*4. Diploma of the highest degree conferred or proof of impending graduation(for applicants in their final year of study).

The document must be original or notarized copy, and should be attached with notarized Chinese or English translation if the original one is not in Chinese or English.

*5. Transcripts of the highest degree conferred.

The document must be original or notarized copy,and should be attached with notarized Chinese or Englishtranslation if the original one is not in Chinese or English.

*6. Proof of Financial Capacity or the Statement of Financial Support for International Students of Fudan University.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*7. A photocopy of the passport

Photocopy of valid passport identification page. Passport must be an ordinary one and be valid until Sep. 30, 2022. Applicants currently residing in China also need to provide a copy of the page containing a valid visa or residence permit.

*8. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

*9. English proficiency test certificate

*10. Two recommendation letters

The referee must be professor,associate professor.The letter should be in Chinese or English and include the referee’s signature and contact information. If the letters cannot be uploaded online, applicant may contact the referee to send the scanned letter via email to the school or department applied.Please visit the website below to get the detailed contact information of School or Department.

*11. Personal Statement

It requires above 2000 words for master applicants. The language should align with the one to be taught with.The content should include (but not limited to) study and work experience, academic achievement,expected research proposal,and career plan after graduation, etc.

12. Completely filled Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

The form should be filled out in Chinese or English.the report is valid for six months. Applicants currently residing in China may submit Residence Permit or Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card in substitute for Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

You can download a template or sample from here.

13. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

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