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BA English and Finance

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 73,920
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 84,480

Entry Requirements

Entry into Year 1

  • Consideration is given to the complete high school record, with emphasis on grades obtained in courses most relevant to the intended programme of study. Students will normally be expected to have the equivalent of a high standing high school or equivalent school in their country, and a B in Mathematics for Science subjects and a C in non-science subjects.
  • Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan applicants may also apply with completion of the following:
    • Joint Entrance Examination to Chinese Universities for Overseas Chinese Students and Students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan with a minimum grade of 400; Or
    • General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) ranking at least top 25% for Taiwanese students who have completed high school in Taiwan, or at least top 50% for Taiwanese students who have completed high school in mainland China.
    • Note: Taiwan students applying to XJTLU through the GSAT, cannot apply to other universities in China at the same time (Chinese government regulation).    

Entry into Year 2

  • Students who have completed A-levels or equivalent with predicted and final grades of BBB or above (in relevant subjects) will be considered for entry into Year 2.
  • Students who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 30 points or above will be considered into Year 2

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS: 5.5 for year 1 entry, or 6.5 for year 2 entry. Or
  • TOEFL: 75 (iBT) for year 1 entry, or 88 (iBT) for year 2 entry


Year 2

  • Sounds of English
  • Introduction to English language
  • Quantitative methods for accounting and finance
  • Economic principles for business and markets
  • Finance and financial accounting
  • English cultural studies
  • Language of business and finance
  • Economic principles for business and markets
  • Introduction to finance

Year 3

  • Translation and interpreting
  • Advertising and the media
  • Theory of the firm
  • Econometrics
  • Business communication
  • Financial management
  • Securities markets

Year 4

  • Interdisciplinary research project 
  • Alongside your project, you will learn more about the use of English and finance in a business context:
  • Language and literature
  • Analysing text
  • English as a global language
  • Business finance
  • Finance and markets
  • International economic relations
  • One option from:
    • Interpersonal communication in the workplace
    • Language and literature

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