Undergraduate Program in Finance


The University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is the alma mater of Jacqui Smith, the current British Minister of Education. It is the only national higher education institution in Worcestershire and Herefordshire, and enjoys a high international reputation in the field of teaching and research. Its honorary president is Prince Richard, the Queen’s cousin. The university has 10800 students and 9 academic schools, including School of Science & the Environment, School of Arts,Worcester Business School, School of Education, School of Allied Health & Community and School of Sport & Exercise Science, and is one of the British universities recognized by the Chinese government offering bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctor’s degree.The university won the Best International University Award in the 2019 Guardian University  Award, and was nominated byTimes Higher Education (THE) as the Best University of the Year of 2019 for its efforts in communication, quality education, student achievement and democratic participation.

In September of 2012, the university built the only one large-scale public library of Europe, which is rich in books and equipped with the most advanced electronic, media and online reading system. It is the second such kind of library in the world and has won the British "National Sustainable Development Award". The British Queen has come to unveilits opening ceremony.

Worcester Business School is one of the most popular business schools in the UK, with good reputation in Europe. In the assessment of QAA by British Association for Quality Control of Teaching, it has obtained full marks in the "teaching and learning machine testing mode", "support and guidance for students" and "learning resources", and has been evaluated and certified by the British Management Criterion Institute (MCI), the British National Occupation Standard (NOS) and the British Management Standards Center (MSC), with the total score ranking 33rd among all business schools in the UK. The major of Finance inWorcester Business School emphasizes the development on thinking and analysis ability of students, and attaches great importance to cultivate professional elites, maintaining high employment rates. In 2011, the employment rate of British students majoring in Finance of the school has risen to the top 10 among British universities, while Chinese students have got even better development, and many of them are employed in the world’s top 100 enterprises, multinational companies, international banks, domestic and foreign listed companies, financial investment institutions and financial management departments of the Chinese government.

Program Information

Location: No.17 Sheng Lizhuang Road, Tianqiao District, Jinan, Shandong Province

Parties: Shandong University of Science and Technology & The University of Worcester

Level and Category: Undergraduate Education

Major: Finance

Enrollment Scale: 120 students / year

Education Mode: Curriculum and syllabus are jointly developed by the two universities and carried on in the program.Some courses adopt original English edition textbooks, perform bilingual or all-English teaching, and implement credit system management. Program students who have studied in Shandong University of Science and Technology for four years, completed and passed required curriculum shall be awarded the general higher education graduation certificate of Shandong University of Science and Technology, and those who are qualified for bachelor degree shall be awarded the bachelor’s degree of Shandong University of Science and Technology.

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