Short-term Study Programme


The UK Campus of Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS UK) welcomes students from other universities in the world to gain learning experience of Peking University for study of its cutting edge courses catered for both industry and academia. These courses aim to deliver intensive, specialist training that enable our students to master the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge in Finance and Management, equipping them with the edge to remain current and competitive in the dynamic global market. These carefully designed courses aim to equip students with a global vision and an insight into the growing Chinese economy. The courses at PHBS UK, are delivered by highly qualified academics and accomplished industry leaders, and they tap into their wealth of knowledge and experiences. Our students learn through the delivery of keynote lectures, and applying that knowledge in authentic case studies, group projects, and work placement with relevant organisations.
The 9-weeks short-term study programme focuses on developing in our students a thorough understanding of the appropriate strategies, systems, and research methods that are currently trending in the dynamic world of Finance and Management. In this fast paced and ever-changing world, it is necessary to equip our  students with the latest cutting-edge information, knowledge, and skills to ensure that they remain competitive and current, as well as to unlock their bright future in academia, Finance, and Management industries.
The UK Campus is based on Boars Hill, a quiet and picturesque suburb of the city of Oxford. The tranquil environment of the campus provides an extremely conducive learning environment. Being some 12 minutes of driving away from the city centre of Oxford, our students also get to immerse in the old world charm of the historic city of Oxford.
Academic excellence: Courses taught in the Campus are designed and delivered by faculty members who had received their PhD from prestigious universities worldwide. PHBS UK is a representation of global excellence with a distinctive type of research department and it draws on expertise from worldwide research hubs.


Course modules

Our full academic year is divided in 4 terms, with each term consisting of 9 weeks of study. Students in the Short-term Study Programme can choose which term they would like to join for their training and studies. The list of terms and the modules available are outlined in the table below.
Block 1 Mid of September- 3rd week of Nov Block 2 Last week of Nov- Last week of January Block 3 Mid of Feb- the last week of April Block 4 the first week of May- end of June
Chinese 1 Managerial Economics/ Microeconomics Investments Applied Econometrics
Financial Accounting Corporate Finance Financial Markets Fixed Income Securities
Corporate Finance Business Ethics Chinese 2 Introduction to Chinese Economy
Business Mathematics International Finance Artificial Intelligence Analysis I Strategic Management
Critical Spoken English(not credited) Organizational Behaviour Marketing Management Artificial Intelligence Analysis II+Summer Project Study(6 weeks) (not credited)
Research Methodology Big Data Science Critical Spoken English(not credited) Chinese 2
Operations Management Business Chinese2 Writing in English Financial Risk Management
Financial Markets and Investments in China Chinese 1   Blockchain and Digital Currency +Summer Project Study(6 weeks)
Business Chinese 1      


1. transcript of your study results at PHBS UK Campus
2. the certificate of Postgraduate Visiting Study at PHBS UK Campus


Entry requirements
Applicants must be a current student or graduate from a recognized university.

How to apply
1. To register your interest in the course, send an email with a cover letter, your CV, and relevant educational documents in English to and we will send you an application form; 
2. Fill the form and email it back to
3. If your application is successful, we will email you with instructions for you to complete the payment for our course fees
4. Once we have received your payment, we will send you the following:
  • A letter confirming your status as a student of our short-term study programme
  • Your short-term study student ID
  • Your timetable for the term
  • Accommodation details
  • Login details for our Intranet, online courses, and webinars

Once we have received your payment, we will send you the following:
  • A letter confirming your status as a student of our short-term study programme,
  • Your short-term study student ID,
  • Your timetable for the term
  • Login details for our intranet, online courses, and webinars.
Documents to be included in your email:
1. A copy of your degree certificate or a letter from your own university to prove your current student status
2. A Transcript  
3. Evidence of your English language qualifications
4. An up-to-date CV
For international students, please read about visas, immigration and other information.

£3,500 one term, £6,800 for two terms 

Key Information

Start Date: Sep 2020
Minimum Duration: 1 term of 9 weeks 
Maximum Duration: 4 terms or a year
Entry requirements:
  • A graduate from, or a current student from a recognized university
Tuition fees: £3,500 one term, £6,800 two terms
Application period: All year