Master of Finance                      中文 | English
Each year, around 15% of the MF class consists of international students coming from a diverse range of countries including Canada, France, Germany, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, and the United States of America.
International Youth Leadership Finance Summit (IYLFS) is conducted by SAIF MF program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The summit aims to provide an interaction and learning platform for outstanding undergraduate students, as well as to cultivate their leadership, communication and organizational skills.
Extended Learning and Student Activities (ELSA) is committed to creating an exceptional living and learning environment for students and the greater SAIF community. SAIF MF highly encourages and facilitates student-faculty interaction.
Students from all over China (including Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) gather together to experience the SAIF culture, make friends, and learn critical finance and life skills in Summer Camp.
SAIF MF achieved the highest placement rate for any business/ finance program in China.
SAIF MF program made a strong debut in the Financial Times’ annual ranking of the best MF programs in the world, ranking 2nd in Asia and 28th in the world.
What is SAIF MF

The Master of Finance (MF) program has been the flagship program at SAIF since it first matriculated students in 2009. In 2016, the SAIF MF program made a strong debut in the Financial Times’ annual ranking of the best MF programs in the world, ranking 2nd in Asia and 28th in the world. SAIF MF ranked 1st in Asia and 2nd globally for value for money. Currently, SAIF MF stands as one of the most prestigious finance programs in Asia.

SAIF MF is an all-English program with a rigorous curriculum combining in-depth study of quantitative techniques with pragmatic, hands-on business problem solving. Offering a world-renowned faculty and an internationally diversified class profile, SAIF equips students with the creative thinking and global perspective required to address market challenges in both developed and emerging economies. In addition, the industry advisory board is founded for the project, the comprehensive practice course (SAIF LIVE Learning center) is set up and the rich Extended Learning and Student Activity (ELSA) is arranged for students.

SAIF MF's curriculum is designed in combination by our faculty, industry professionals and leaders. We draw on our faculty's collective knowledge and experience to design the curriculum that is academically rigorous and relevant. We bring industry professionals and leaders into our classrooms and our students' education through action learning, whereby our students learn through direct interaction with high-level business leaders on live projects. This focus is forward-thinking both in spirit and implementation, and aligns us with the top business programs in the world by emphasizing learning-by-doing.
Career Development
SAIF Career Development Center(CDC) is dedicated to providing students with professional career development mentoring, training students how to most effectively promote their professional skills and experience, helping graduates achieve their career goals and facilitating the building of close connections between graduates and employers.
Employers (Partial) of MF graduates in recent three years:Bain & Company, Bosera Asset Management, BP, Cargill, China Construction Bank, China Development Bank, China Financial Futures Exchange, China Universal Asset Management, CICC, CITIC Securities, Deloitte Consulting, Deutsche Bank (China), Ernst &Young, Fidelity,Fortune CLSA Securities Limited, GF Securities, Goldman Sachs, Guotai Junan Securities, HSBC Holdings, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific), Morgan Stanley Asia Limited, Sequoia Capital, SWS Research, Temasek Holdings, Thomson Reuters
Who Should Apply
We are looking for the best and brightest to join SAIF MF family, students with passion for finance, promise, character, a winning attitude, and a drive to learn and grow. If you feel these traits describe you, we look forward to getting to know you.
  • Candidates must NOT be a citizen of China (including the Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao) at the time of application.
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor degree, with a GPA ranking in the top 20% of the undergraduate institution.
  • Applicants must submit a complete set of application materials.