Master of Science in International Banking and Finance

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Double-Master Programmes

MIBF students have the opportunity to obtain two master’s degrees with one of our double-degree options from the following universities:

Country University Master's Degree
France École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA) Master in Corporate Finance / Master in Financial Engineering
Spain Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) Master of Research in Economic Analysis
United Kingdom University of Leicester MSc. in Finance / MSc. in Banking and International Finance
Switzerland Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU)* MSc. in Banking and Finance
* Subject to final approval


Remarks: Our partner universities will conduct all courses for the above double-master programmes in English.

Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan) – Master in Corporate Finance / Financial Engineering (ESSCA)

Founded in 1909, ESSCA is one of the most prestigious post BAC business schools in France, ranked in the top 2 in a survey carried out by L'Etudiant magazine (2011). It is the number one post-secondary business school quoted by recruiters ("Nouvel Economiste" ranking).  

  • Programme Structure*


    *Subject to change

    ESSCA Website: http://www.essca.fr/

    Tuition Fee

    1.Tuition will be charged according to the number of credits taken at Lingnan and ESSCA respectively.
    Lingnan : Tuition fees for the 2017/18 academic year is HK$15,900 / 3 credit for non-local students and HK$10,000 / 3 credit for local students
    ESSCA : Tuition fees for the 2016-17 academic year is €9280 and 2017-18 academic year is €9370.
    2.Participating students should take care of their own travel expenses, and of their living expenses in the host country.
    3.Participating students must subscribe to insurance regulated by both institutions.

     

    Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan) Master of Research in Economic Analysis (UAB)

    The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a comprehensive, dynamic and modern public university founded in 1968. In the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2015-2016, the UAB ranks 146th in the world and first in Spain. In the Top 50 under 50 Ranking, which classifies the top 50 universities in the world with less than 50 years of history, the UAB ranks second in Europe.


    Programme Structure**

    The Master of Research in Economic Analysis has a two-year structure. The program provides students with a solid grounding in Economics that emphasizes rigorous analytical thinking and advanced quantitative and computational methods. After completing the Master's program, some students apply for the PhD Program, which is the research stage of the IDEA doctoral program, while others take on careers in the private sector and governmental and non-governmental institutions.


    **Subjects are grouped in modules.

     Tuition Fees

    Tuition will be charged according to the number of credits taken at Lingnan and UAB respectively.

     

    UAB Website: http://www.uab.cat/

     

    Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan) – MSc. in Finance / MSc. in Banking and International Finance (University of Leicester)

    The University was founded as Leicestershire and Rutland University College in 1921 and has established itself as a leading research-led university. The university has consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the UK by the Times Good University Guide and was named the University of the Year of 2008 by the Times Higher Education. The 2012 QS World University Rankings also placed Leicester 8th in the UK for research citations.

    Programme Structure

    Successful completion of the 18-month programme enables students to be awarded with the following two MSc degrees:

    1. MSc in International Banking and Finance from Lingnan University, and

    2. One of the following from University of Leicester:
    MSc. in Finance
    MSc. in Banking and International Finance

     

    Outbound Students from Lingnan


    Similarly, inbound students from Leicester first complete a full MSc. (in Financial Economics, Banking and Finance, or Business Analysis and Finance, normally within 12 months), and then continue to study at Lingnan for about 6 months. The concerned Leicester MSc. degree holders could receive a credit of up to 50% of the courses required for the completion of their MIBF degree at Lingnan.

    Inbound Students from Leicester


    Tuition Fees

    Outbound from Lingnan: 100% fees of MIBF at Lingnan, followed by 60% fees of the MSc. chosen at Leicester

    Inbound from Leicester: 100% fees of the MSc. chosen at Leicester, followed by 50% fees of MIBF at Lingnan

     

    University of Leicester Website: http://www.le.ac.uk/

     

    Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (Lingnan) – Master of Science in Banking and Finance (HSLU)

    Being one of the leading universities in Switzerland, HSLU comes 21st in the national ranking. Its MSc. in Banking and Finance Programme is officially certified by Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) and the Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ).

     

    Programme Structure

    Outbound Students from Lingnan

    Outbound students from Lingnan first complete a semester at Lingnan University, and then continue to study at HSLU for 2 semesters to achieve the remaining credit points necessary for graduation. HSLU would recognize at least 15 credits of relevant MIBF courses.


    All other credit-point, course-attendance and examination requirements will be made known to the students concerned in accordance with the relevant HSLU regulations.

    Inbound Students from HSLU

    Inbound HSLU students who have completed 2 semesters in their home country will have to complete one semester of full-time study at Lingnan to achieve the remaining credit points necessary for graduation.


    All other credit-point, course-attendance and examination requirements will be made known to the students concerned in accordance with the relevant Lingnan University regulations.

    For those inbound HSLU students who have completed a full MSc. in their home country. Lingnan would recognize up to 5 courses, and the students would take at least 5 MIBF courses at Lingnan.

    Tuition Fees

    Outbound from Lingnan: 100% fees of MIBF at Lingnan.

    Inbound from HSLU: 100% fees of the MSc. In Banking and Finance at HSLU, followed by 25% fees of MIBF at Lingnan

     

    HSLU Website: https://www.hslu.ch/en/lucerne-school-of-business/