Courses-Undergraduate International Program in Economics
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  Undergraduate International Program in Economics (UIPE)


1. Program Aim


Undergraduate International Program in Economics (UIPE) is an English-taught program with a duration of 4 years, aiming to nurture future leaders to make an impact on the world by empowering knowledge, charismatic leadership and global competitiveness in a diverse and dynamic global economy.


UIPE provides the student with a curriculum designed with the idea of gradually increasing depth in major education, liberal-art education throughout the four-year study, and rich oversea experiences. Literally, all students in this program are encouraged to study abroad for at least one semester. For students planning to go into industry and international organizations, interning abroad during summer or fall semester in senior academic year is encouraged; for the students planning to do PhD studies, more rigorous education on Math and economic theory and recommendation to top PhD programs by directors will be offered.

2. Credit and Degree

UIPE requires the completion of no fewer than 150 credits, including no fewer than 43 credits of General Education Courses, 23 credits of Basic Courses in General Discipline, 52 credits of Professional core courses (including 2 credits of Interim Report or Industrial Practice , 6 credits of Thesis), and 32 credits of professional Advanced courses and Multiple development path courses. The curriculum is designed with a breadth of language, communication, politics, history, literature, philosophy, science, arts and technology; a depth on economic courses for which, students must pay close attention to the prerequisites for each course, as they are strictly enforced. Bachelor in Economics will be granted to those who meet the requirement of degree by Fudan University.


For Hongkong, Macau and Taiwan Students,UIPE requires the completion of no fewer than 150 credits, including no fewer than 43 credits of General Education Courses, 23 credits of Basic Courses in General Discipline, 52 credits of Professional core courses( Interim Report or Industrial Practice , 6 credits of Thesis), and 32 credits of Professional Advanced Courses and Multiple Development Path Courses. The curriculum is designed with a breadth of language, communication, politics, history, literature, philosophy, science, arts and technology; a depth on economic courses for which, students must pay close attention to the prerequisites for each course, as they are strictly enforced. Bachelor in Economics will be granted to those who meet the requirement of degree by Fudan University. The students will be exempted from taking 16 credits of "Ideological and Political Theory Course Module and 1 credit of Military Theory in the special education curriculum, but they will take 4 credits of Sports courses.


For International Students,UIPE requires the completion of no fewer than 145 credits, including no fewer than 38 credits of General Education Courses, 23 credits of Basic Courses in General Discipline, 52 credits of  Professional Core Courses(including 2 credits of Interim Report or Industrial Practice, 6 credits of Thesis), and 32 credits of Professional Advanced Courses and Multiple Development Path Courses. The curriculum is designed with a breadth of language, communication, politics, history, literature, philosophy, science, arts and technology; a depth on economic courses for which, students must pay close attention to the prerequisites for each course, as they are strictly enforced. Bachelor in Economics will be granted to those who meet the requirement of degree by Fudan University.

3. Curriculum


I. General Education Courses (43 credits)

Study requirements: 43 credits (including 16 credits for the ideological and political theory module and these courses are taught in Chinese. 10 credits from the seven modules, and  17 credits of Sports, military theory, English and other special education courses. The vast majority of the seven modules are taught in Chinese. The number of English courses is very limited. Students are required to take the relevant courses from the Fudan Summer Semester Course, Fudan  International Summer Program, Fudan  International Winter Project, or overseas exchange study to meet the credit requirements of the general education curriculum. The above English courses do not necessarily cover all the seven modules, so the student only need to select the courses which fall into three modules, but the total credits should be 10 credits.  

II. Basic Courses in General Discipline (23 credits)


Ⅲ. Professional Core Courses (52credits)


Course Code Credits Credit Hours Per   Week
Semester Note
Professional Core Courses
    52 credits
Intermediate   Microeconomics  
5 5 0 Spring/Fall
Intermediate Macroeconomics  
5 5 0 Spring/Fall
Econometrics I
5 5 0 Spring/Fall
Econometrics II
5 5 0 Spring/Fall
Chinese Economy  
4 4 1 Spring/Fall
International Economics  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Cooperate Finance
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Industrial Organization  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Interim Report
2 2 0 4 1 out of 2①
Industrial Practice
2 2 2 7
Overseas Lecturers' Short Courses Ⅰ
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Thesis
6 6 0 8


①Advice on Interim Report/Industrial Practice:  

It is recommended that undergraduates in the program with an interest on further study can choose to complete the interim report to strengthen mathematics and economics theory education. Others with employment plans are advised to participate in industrial practice in overseas companies or international organizations around the world, with a focus on improving business-related skills.

② All the students are required to finish the thesis in English, and a Chinese abstract over 2,500 words will also be required.


Ⅳ. Multi-development path course


Multi-development path course includes different pathways such as taking Professional Advanced Courses, participating in Academic Minor Programs and other Courses. It is required to select one of the development paths under the guidance of the supervisor, and follow the guidance to take the courses.

1).Professional Advanced Courses (32 credits)

The undergraduates who finished the professional advanced courses can apply for the exam-free postgraduate recommendation from the School of Economics, and the completion of professional advanced courses shall lead to an award of the degree from Fudan University.

Course Code Credits Credit Hours Per   Week
Semester Note
I (24 credits at least) Overseas Lecturers' Short Courses Ⅱ
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Business English Enhancement I
2 2 0 Spring/Fall
Business English Enhancement II
2 2 0 Spring/Fall
Applied Economics
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Dissertation Writing in Economics
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Development Economics  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
International Finance  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Urban Economics  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Money and Banking
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Labor Economics  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
China and Globalization
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Asset Pricing  
4 4 0 Spring/Fall
Ⅱ组 (8 credits at least) Elective   courses from EMA Program 



Spring/Fall

Courses from 2-year Professional Master Programs
    (专硕)
Valuation:Economic Analysis and Application, Cooperate Finance
Taxation: Taxation Theory and Policies,Taxation Planning
International Business:Economic analysis and application,   International Trade & Business
Insurance:Studies on Insurance, Mathematical Basis of   Insurance
Finance:Cooperate Finance, Financial institutions and   markets

Courses from 3-year Academic Master Programs
   
Political Economy(Intermediate)
Macroeconomics (Intermediate)
Microeconomics (Intermediate)
Econometrics (Intermediate)
Courses Doctoral Programs Analysis   on Microeconomics I
Analysis on Macroeconomics I
Econometrics I
Elective course
Spring/Fall

②Elective course: all the English-taught courses provided by Fudan University, including the courses in Professional Advanced Courses I in UIPE

2).Cross-disciplinary Programs

Students must complete a minimum of 36 academic credits. In order to fulfill the course requirements, students must take, 2 course packages not opened independently by their own major, or at least 15 credits of professional advanced courses and a course package not opened independently by their own major. And those students with insufficient credits can take any undergraduate courses in Fudan.


Students who successfully complete and meet all the graduation requirements will receive a corresponding certificate. The students will receive a diploma in economics, a bachelor's degree certificate, and a corresponding certificate upon graduation. The students must also note that they cannot apply for the exam-free postgraduate recommendation from the School of Economics. And the School of Economics will not provide the students with any course rankings.

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3).Academic Minor Programs

Students must complete a minimum of 55 academic credits. In order to fulfill the course requirements, students must take at least 15 credits of professional advanced course and a double degree program offered by other schools in Fudan University.


For the courses of the double degree program, please refer to the second part of the study plan. Students who successfully complete and meet all the graduation requirements will receive a corresponding double degree certificate. The students will receive a diploma in economics, a bachelor's degree certificate and a double degree certificate upon graduation. The students must also note that they cannot apply for the exam-free postgraduate recommendation from the School of Economics. And the School of Economics will not provide the students with any course rankings.


4).Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs

Students must complete a minimum of 36 academic credits. In order to fulfill the course requirements, you are required to complete two innovative and entrepreneurial courses offered by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, or innovative entrepreneurship courses and a course package not opened independently by their own major. And those students with insufficient credits can take any undergraduate courses in Fudan. Students who successfully complete all innovative and entrepreneurial courses will receive a diploma in economic and a bachelor's degree certificate upon graduation. The students must also note that they cannot apply for the exam-free postgraduate recommendation from the School of Economics. And the School of Economics will not provide the students with any course rankings.


5).Double Degree Programs with foreign partner universities

The students who take the double degree program path are required to complete Basic Courses in General Discipline, General Education courses, Professional core courses,  and a double degree program offered by a foreign partner university. The double degree program curriculum will be designated in accordance with the requirements in the collaboration agreement. Students who have completed the double-degree program and meet the requirements for graduation and degree awarding will receive a degree certificate from Fudan University and a degree certificate from a foreign partner university as well.


Other Notes

(1)Students must choose their course paths at the end of the 5th semester. Assessment corresponding to your selected path will be strictly given by graduation. For those who do not meet the requirements, their assessment will not be approved.

(2)The academic credits for both sharing courses of major and multi-development are calculated only once. Students who choose or change the path should be approved by the tutor.