Wuhan     1500-2000 CNY/Month     16.63 ℃
International Trade
Degree Type: Master
Application Deadline: 2017-08-20
Language: English
Starting Date: 2017-09-01
Duration: 2 years
Tuition: CNY 38000.00
Application Fee Through University: USD 100.00
Application Fee Through CTUAS: USD 100.00


The School of Economics at HUST is one of the top economics schools in China.
The School of Economics has a complete academic system, staff with strong research capability and first-rank teaching office facilities.
Among the subjects of the school, Economics is the national key subject.
There are 55 faculty members, and nearly 90% of them have PhD degrees.
Among the faculty members, there are 18 professors, 22 associate professors, and 15 lecturers.
The school has a teaching and administration building with 15000 square meters.
The school library collects the latest references in economics. There are two laboratories in the school.



Educational Objectives

(1) To be knowledgeable in economics in both fundamental and systematic theory;

(2) To have a very good moral in scientific research; to be strict, truth seeking, creative and progressive in a scientific way;

(3) To be capable of doing research independently;

(4) To be able to use computer in a proficient way; to master modern mathematical analysis methods;

(5) To have a good command of a foreign language (English) to proficiently read professional books in the field and write academic papers with the foreign language(English);

(6) To be qualified in teaching, researching and doing economic management work;

Career Field

Graduates in this specialty are fostered by tutors through the steering team. This specialty especially focuses on the development of graduates’ ability to engage in scientific research independently through scientific research as well as their comprehensive quality and capability of innovation. After graduation, graduates will be competent for work in various types of industrial and commercial enterprise, government department or relevant research and teaching in research institutes and colleagues.

Main Courses

Microeconomics (Intermediate)

Macroeconomics (Intermediate)

Econometrics (Intermediate)

Topics in Chinese Economy

Topics in Development Economics

Environmental Economics

Topics in International Trade

International Investment and Multinational Corporation

Topics in WTO

International Trade Practice

World Economy

International Business

Monetary Finance

Financial Management

Topics in International Finance

Introduction of School of Economics

The School of Economics includes 3 departments: Department of Economics, Department of Finance, and Department of International Economy and Trade.

The School of Economics has taken "Virtue, Erudition, Statecraft,Benefiting the People" as its mission, implementing the educational idea that education should be geared to the needs of the world, of the future, and of modernization. The School has adopted the training pattern with broad scope, solid foundation, practice-and-innovation orientation, devoting to educate elites in government, businesses and research institutes.

School Strength and Area of Excellence

The School of Economics has established a complete academic system and had staff with strong research capability. Among the subjects  of the school, Economics is the national key subject. There are 2 post-doctoral research programs in theoretical economics and applied economics. The school has master and doctor degree conferring authority in the first-level subjects----theoretical economics, applied economics, and statistics, including 16 second-level subjects. The school has 2 professional master degree programs in Finance and International Business, and 6 bachelor degree majors in Economics, Finance, Financial Engineering, International Economy and Trade, International Business, and Statistics.

Faculty Members

There are 55 faculty members, and nearly 90% of them have PhD degrees. Among the faculty members, there are 18 professors, 22 associate professors, and 15 lecturers.

It has hired honorary and part-time professors, mainly including: Heckman, McFadden, Hurwicz, Engle, Mirrlees, Zhang Wuchang, Dieter Cassel, Tan Chongtai, Li Yining, Guo Yiyao, Yu Zhaoxiong, Lin Yifu, Zou Hengfu. Among whom Tian Guoqiang, Ai Chunrong, Tam Guofu, Xu Dianqing, Song Min, Shi Shouyong, Huang Xiaodong, Li Dong, Zhang Yansheng, Zhang Junkuo, Ba Shusong, and Li Youjun have become well-known economists home and abroad.

International Collaboration

The school has been actively carrying out international academic exchange and cooperation, keeping a close link with peers in the US, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, France, Japan, Russia, Australia,and in other regions such as Hongkong, Macou and Taiwan.

Many oversea scholars are invited by the school to give lectures every year. The well-known invited economists include Kenneth Arrow, Herbert Simon, Lawrence Klein, James J. Heckman, Daniel L. McFadden, Lenid Hurwicz, Robert F. Engle, James A. Mirrlees, ZHANG Wuchang, ZHOU Zhizhuang, LIU Shunyi, GU Yingchang, Myron J. Gordon, Irma Adelman, Dwight Perkins, Manoranjan Dutta, J. J. Laffont, David Hendry, Dieter Cassel, XIAO Zheng, and YANG Xiaokai.

The school sends some faculty members and postgraduates to visit or study in foreign universities for research and training every year.

Our international cooperation partners spread out to more than 10 countries such as the US, Great Britain, Singapore, and Indonesia, etc.


The school has an office building with 15,000 square meters. Each faculty member has a personal studio, connected with the broadband and cable networks. The School library collects the latest references in economics. There are two laboratories in the school.

Item Amount (RMB/Per Year)
Tuition fee 38000.00 (Approximately)
Medical Examination 500.00 (Approximately)
Insurance 0.00 (Approximately)
Accommodation Fee 9000.00 (Approximately)
Residence Permit 400.00 (Approximately)
Living Cost 20000.00 (Approximately)
Settlement and Other Cost 1000.00 (Approximately)
Not: Medical Examination only need to be paid at the 1st academic year.

How to Apply

(1) Overall Procedure

You need only to complete the following procedure which is very convenient and time saving

1. Click “Apply Now”

2. Fill in online application

3. Upload all the required documents and Submit your application

4. Pay the application fee

5. Wait for the application results

Important notice: You need to create an account before applying. Account name needs to be a valid email, which will be used to receive our system notice.

(2) Required documents

1. One photocopy of your passport;

2. Passport-size Photos of the applicant;

3. Official transcripts;

4. An official certificate of your highest education; or an official Certificate of Enrollment for the ones still on campus.

5. Two Recommendation Letters from professors in the same academic field (The letters should be written in the blank recommendation form and enclosed in special envelopes with seal);

6. Language Proficiency certificate; (Certificate of HSK for Chinese-taught Programs. Official copy of TOEFL or IELTS scores for applicants whose first language is not English for English-taught Programs)

7. Personal Statement including previous study and work experiences, academic research achievement, planned research proposal, and individual development objective after graduation.

Notice: Note that all Certificates or Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be notarized in Chinese or English editions.



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