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Finance(Shipping Finance)

Update: 2013/1/17

Length of Schooling: 4 years

Professional CategoryEconomics


I. Educational Objectives

   The major is one of the specialties of Economics of our university. This program aims at developing senior practical and interdisciplinary specialists who are equipped with good political awareness and ethical qualities, a solid foundation of economic and financial theories and principles as well as the essential professional skills and abilities involved in the finance service, acquainted with other related disciplines such as law,insurance,trade shipping, and marketing management. Besides, this program also emphasizes students’s comprehensive knowledge about the status quo and future trend of shipping and logisits globally. Students are supposed to be competent in undertaking the e-commerce activities with the good knowledge of computer science and technology and the help of proficient English language, so as to be able to work in such enterprises and public institutions as well as financial sectors related to international shipping and logistics as banks, insurance companies, leasing business, stock and securities offices, fund firms,trust,assurance,futures market, apart from  research institutions based on the practical work and service involved in this field.


II. Education Requirements

This major gives prominence to international business environment and the demand of more talented people who have the interdiciplinary abilities to participate in multinational deals, with a global perspective of shipping and logistics. Students of this major are supposed to finish the Basic Courses in the Discipline during the first 5 semesters and then the Specialty-oriented Courses during the left 3 semesters. Besides all the credits required for the Basic Courses and the Specialty-oriented Courses, students of each major are supposed to get extra credits from other courses related to Economics.

Students are supposed to master the basic theoretical knowledge of Economics, Monetary Banking, International Finance, Securities, Investment, Insurance, Shipping and Logistics; having a systematic knowledge of Economics and a strong awareness of scientific management, the students are equipped with solid analytical abilities in solving practical problems independently. 

Students who have completed program learning are expected

1. to have a systematic theoretical knowledge and analytical method of modern Economics, together with a strengthened awareness of scientific management;

2. to be informed of the theoretical current issues and the trend in the financial field, with a profound knowledge of Finance;

3. to be able to deal with the practical problems related to banks, securities, investment and insurance;

4. to be acquainted with the national guidelines, policies and regulations related to financial service;

5. to have mastered the English language, with a good display of strong abilities in listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating;

6. to be competent in computer and Internet-related application skills and expert in e-commerce business;

7. to have a good command of knowledge about document retrieval so as to possess the basic abilities in scientific research and practical work.  


III. Length of Schooling, Academic Credits, Degrees Conferred

Length of Schooling: 4 years

Academic Credits required: 160 credits

Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Economics


IV. Curriculum and Credits Distribution

1.    General Education Courses: 54 credits (among which 44 credits for the compulsory courses and 10 credits for the elective courses)

2.    Basic Courses in the Discipline: 48 credits (no less than 48 credits)

3.    Specialty-oriented Courses: 49 credits (including 33 credits for the required courses and 16 for the elective courses)

4.    Optional  Courses: 6 credits (no less than 6 credits)

Second Class (Extracurricular Activities):  Courses: 3 credits (no less than 3 credits)

.  Education Plan