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MIBF Programme

We are glad to introduce you to this distinctive Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) Programme, hosted by the Economics Department of Lingnan University.  According to a recent study published in the China Economic Review*, Lingnan University is ranked fifth** among all economic research institutions in China (including Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau) in the period 2005 – 2009 based on the publications in top 50 economics journals.

The overriding aim of this program is to provide a broad-based set of problem-solving skills especially suited for those who are holding or anticipating positions as managers, financial analysts or economists in the banking and finance industry, big multinational corporations and government or international organizations.


Special Features:

  • A strong host department: the Economics Department of Lingnan is ranked fifth among all economics research institutions in China*;
  • A broad-based and internationally oriented Programme curriculum that strikes a balance between theoretical and practical knowledge;
  • Excellent quality and satisfaction;
  • A dynamic mix of students with international cultures and experiences;
  • Over $1 million of scholarships and tuition waivers for outstanding local and non-local students;
  • Good opportunities for placement and articulation;
  • Subsidised local and overseas internships;
  • A comprehensive orientation programme;
  • Intensive summer refresher courses for those students who come from diverse background;
  • On-campus accommodation and vibrant campus life
  • Opportunity to study in Europe and earn two masters in less than 2 years (the MIBF degree and another master's degree from either ESSCA in France or University of Leicester in the UK#)

# the double-degree programme with University of Leicester is subject to final approval.

Tel:  (852) 2616 7164 (Graduation),  2616 7167 (Application), 2616 7180 (Alumni)

Fax: (852) 2265 7538 (General Enquiries), (Application)


* YU Xiaohua and GAO Zhifeng (2010). An updated ranking of the economic research institutions in China. China Economic Review, 21, 579.

**The top five research institutions are Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Peking University, University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University respectively.