MPhil-PhD in Finance (including Accounting Track)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen), a research-intensive university, was established in 2014 through a Mainland - Hong Kong collaboration with staunch support from the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and links together the educational and research resources of China and Hong Kong and the world. Students who satisfy the graduation requirements will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
The School of Management and Economics (SME) at CUHK-Shenzhen was established in 2014 as the first school of the university. It spearheads a globally orientated environment for business education and research in China. SME and CUHK Business School have jointly accepted AACSB accreditation to signify the international standards of our world-class teaching quality.
This integrated MPhil-PhD programme targets highly motivated, self-directed individuals interested in a career in top research institutions. There are over 20 finance faculty members at CUHK, Shenzhen, all of whom received their PhDs from prestigious overseas universities. The faculty members are renowned for their excellent academic research in diversified areas of finance.
The field of finance, including the accounting track, encompasses a broad set of topics, such as asset pricing, corporate finance, market microstructure, disclosures, behavioral finance, and FinTech. Our target students may have a wide range of backgrounds, but should have a strong interest in finance/accounting and generally have completed undergraduate-level courses in economics, statistics, and calculus. Applicants with a background in science and engineering are also welcome to apply.