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Double-master Programme

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

Double-degree options
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-W) MSc. in Banking and Finance

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

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

Founded in 1921 as a memorial to the Great War, the University of Leicester has a proud history of ambitious projects that lead to amazing discoveries. As a leading UK university, it is committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The School of Business is a vibrant, international and interdisciplinary community of over 150 academics. Building on over 90 years of experience in delivering business education, it is internationally renowned for its courses in accounting and finance, management, marketing and economics, with a global alumni network of over 30,000. It is ranked 14th in the UK for research power reflecting the pioneering work it conducts in partnership with leaders, managers and organizations to promote and strengthen responsible business practice.

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

For Outbound Students from Lingnan

Study Schedule of University of Leichester - Outbound Students from Lingnan

Similarly, inbound students from Leicester first complete a full MSc. (in Finance or Banking and International Finance, normally within 12 months), and then continue to study at Lingnan for about 5 months. Leicester MSc. degree holders can receive a credit of up to 50% of the courses required for the completion of their MIBF degree at Lingnan.

Inbound Students from Leicester

Study Schedule of University of Leichester - 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/
https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/business/study/postgraduate/dualmasters

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 (2017). It is the number one post-secondary business school quoted by recruiters ("Nouvel Economiste" ranking).

Programme Structure*
For Inbound and outbound students


Study Schedule of ESSCA

*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 2018/19 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 2018/19 academic year is €10,500.
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 (Subjects are grouped in modules)

The Master of Research in Economic Analysis has a two-year structure. The programme 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.

For Inbound and outbound students

Study Schedule of UAB

*Subject to change

Tuition Fees

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

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

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

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts – School of Business (HSLU-W) is the largest provider of taught-in-English master's courses in Business in Switzerland. Swiss universities usually do not take part in ranking schemes. However, the Lucerne School of Business is undergoing AACSB accreditation. Its MSc. in Banking and Finance Programme is officially certified by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) and the Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ).

Programme Structure
For Outbound Students from Lingnan

Outbound students from Lingnan first complete a semester at Lingnan University, and then continue to study at HSLU-W for 2 semesters to achieve the remaining credit points necessary for graduation. HSLU-W would recognize at least 12 credits of relevant MIBF courses.

Study Schedule of University of Leichester - Outbound Students from Lingnan

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

For Inbound Students from HSLU-W

Inbound HSLU-W 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.

Study Schedule of University of Leichester - Inbound Students from HSLU-W

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

HSLU-W Website

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