Advanced Curriculum


The program provides the highest quality training, and covers applied financial knowledge and skills that are used globally. The one-year curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career in Finance or to continue on to a PhD in a relevant area of study. The curriculum consists of 10 courses, five taught by Renmin faculty and five taught by Queen's faculty. The curriculum is similar to the Queen's Master of Finance — Toronto program.

Students must obtain an overall average grade of B (3.0) or higher, and must successfully pass all 10 courses to earn the Queen's Master of Finance degree.

Available in English and Mandarin

Our Early Career Section is taught exclusively in English. Please consult the Renmin University website for more details about our new Executive Section, available in Mandarin for senior working professionals.

Program Curriculum

The one-year curriculum consists of the following 10 courses

  • Quantitative Methods and Economics
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Finance I
  • Fixed Income
  • Communication & Finance
  • Advanced Financial Modeling
  • Equity Markets and Analysis
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Alternative Investments

In the addition to the 10 courses, both Queen's and Renmin-Hanqing will invite financial professionals from both China and Canada for workshops and seminars to enhance students' learning experience.

The program also provides optional preparation classes for the CFA Level 1 and 2 exams.

Optional Study in Canada

Students have the option to travel to the Queen's campus in Kingston, Canada, for one of the Queen's-led courses when they are offered by Queen's. Students who participate in this option will be responsible for:

  • Obtaining a student authorization or visa, and for completing any immigration procedures needed
  • Paying all travel costs associated with travel to and from Canada as well as all living expenses while in Canada
  • Enrolling in the mandatory University Health Insurance Program (UHIP) for the duration of your studies in Canada
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  • Obtaining any additional international health and travel insurance that is adequate to their personal needs