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Your Key
to a Finance
Career in Asia

Delivered by Queen’s University, Canada & Renmin University, China

Master of Finance - Beijing

A one-year program starting in September, offered to qualified Chinese and non-Chinese candidates. Earn a Master of Finance from Queen's University while living in Beijing.

The Renmin-Queen's Partnership

Canada and China have a long history of co-operation in education, and extensive business connections. The Master of Finance – Beijing program is offered jointly by the renowned Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, Canada and the prestigious School of Finance at Renmin University of China.

The program was approved by China’s Ministry of Education in 2013 as an official foreign collaborated master’s program in China.

Our Partnership

“The MFin program provided me a valuable platform to take advantage of opportunities in an expanding market which operates with a different cultural mindset. Through this program I was able to gain an understanding of finance in Asia and gain insights from academics from two top-tier universities in Canada and China.”

Chun Him Cheung, MFin
FX and Rates Research - North Asia
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Hong Kong, China

New Scholarships Available

Smith School of Business introduces scholarships for Black students and Indigenous students in all MBA, Professional Masters, and Graduate Diploma programs.

Key Features


Advanced Curriculum

The program develops critical skills needed to thrive in the finance sector today and for the future including strong technical expertise, analysis and strategies, and the ability to lead effectively in a management role.

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Double Degree Option

Qualified students have the option of pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Smith School of Business in addition to the Master of Finance.

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Expert Faculty

Learn from our expert faculty who are some of the best management educators and industry experts in China and North America, teaching from real market experience.

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International Alumni Network

Meet and work with a group of experienced classmates including senior finance professionals in China, and build your international professional network.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, or “learning by doing” is one of the most effective ways to learn. Students not only master the theoretical concepts, but learn how to apply these concepts to real-life opportunities.

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Class Profile

A diverse group of international and local students brings varied backgrounds, perspectives and experience.

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Financial Times

"The Must-Have Degree"

The Financial Times describes the Master of Finance as the “must-have degree” for a career in investment banking or asset management. This specialized degree signals to employers a depth of knowledge and understanding of the sector.

A Unique Opportunity

The Master of Finance - Beijing program provides an outstanding opportunity to earn a world-class graduate degree in finance from Canada’s Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.

For Chinese Students

With classes held on weekends, you may complete the program while you continue to work, making this option an outstanding value compared to other full-time programs in China or North America. There is also the option to travel to Canada for one of the Smith-led courses.

While our International section features classes taught in English, our Executive section (opens in new tab) is taught in Chinese for more senior working professionals.

For Non-Chinese Students
(Canadian and Other Nationalities)

Classes are held on weekends, so you can explore the authentic Chinese culture, food, values, as well as the business environment and financial markets while advancing your education and skills.

The first-hand experience in the fastest-growing major economy of China will expand your career horizons on the global stage.