Short Visiting Study Programme
Short Visiting Study Programme
1. Overview
The UK Campus of Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS-UK) runs cutting edge courses catered for both industry and academia. These courses aim to deliver intensive, specialist training that enables our students to master the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge in Finance and Management, thereby 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 as well as a deeper insight into the growing Chinese economy. The courses at PHBS-UK are delivered by highly qualified academics and accomplished industry leaders who will tap into their wealth of knowledge and experiences to share with our students. Our students learn through the delivery of keynote lectures, and the application of that knowledge to authentic case studies, group projects, and work placement with relevant organisations.
The 9-weeks Short Visiting Study Programme focuses on developing students with a thorough understanding of the appropriate strategies, skills, in-depth knowledge 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 PHBS-UK Campus is located 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 just a 12 minutes drive away from the city centre, our students also get to immerse themselves 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 have received their PhD from prestigious universities worldwide. PHBS-UK is a representation of global excellence in knowledge creation and dissemination, and it draws on expertise from worldwide academic hubs.
2. Course modules
Our academic year is divided in 4 terms, with each term consisting of 9 weeks of study. Students in the Short Visiting Study Programme can choose which term they would like to join for their training and studies.  PHBS-UK offers the following modules (equivalent to UK postgraduate level of study for visiting students) each term:
Term 1 Mid September – 3rd week of Nov Term 2 last week of Nov - last week of January
Financial Accounting Applied Econometrics
Business Mathematics and Statistics Corporate Finance
Academic Writing Strategic Management
Critical Spoken and Written English Leadership
Chinese Language 1 for Business Derivative Pricing/ International Finance
  Chinese Language 1 for Business
  Critical Spoken and Written English
Term 3   Mid February – the last week of April Term 4  the first week of May – end of June
Managerial Economics/Microeconomics Fixed Income Securities
Investments Strategic Management
Financial Markets Financial Risk Management
Artificial Intelligence Analytics for Business Fixed Income Securities
Marketing Management Introduction to Chinese Economy
Business Ethics Blockchain and Digital Currency
Chinese Language 2 for Business Chinese Language 2 for Business
Critical Spoken and Written English Critical Spoken and Written English
Research Methodology Research Methodology
  The EU/UK Economy and Trade
  The EU/UK Politics, Governance, and Foreign Relation
3. Completion of the Visiting Study Programme
l transcript of your study results at PHBS-UK
l the Certificate of Postgraduate Visiting Study at PHBS-UK
4. Apply
· Entry requirements
· Applicants must be a current student or graduate from a recognized university.
· As all our courses are conducted in English, non-native English speaking students must have one of the following:
a. An English proficiency level of either TOEFL (80 and above),  
Or IELTS (overall 6.5 and above), or equivalent
b. Pass PHBS-UK’s English Language Proficiency Test - Pass
c. Bachelor degree awarded by a University  which uses English as a medium of instruction
d. Proof of English competency in Lectures and assessment
· How to apply
A. To register your interest in the course, download the application form and email it with the relevant documents to 
B. If your application is successful, we will email you with instructions for you to complete the payment for our course fees.
C. Once we have received your payment, we will send you the following:
a. A letter confirming your status as a student of our Short Visiting Study Programme. this letter can be used as part of your visa application for the standard visitor visa to enter the UK;
b. Your short-term study student ID (which will be given during the student Induction after your arrival),
c. Your timetable for the term
d. Accommodation details
e. Login details for our intranet, online courses, and webinars (which will be given during the student Induction after your arrival)
Documents to be included in your email:
· A completed application form
· A copy of your degree certificate or a letter from your own university to prove your current student status
· Evidence of competence in using English  as a working language in lectures and courses  
For international students, please read about visas, immigration and other information.
5. Fees
£5,000 one term, £9,000 for two terms
6. Key Information
Start Date: September of Year
Minimum Duration: 1 term of 9 weeks
Maximal Duration:  2 terms of 18 weeks
Entry requirements:
A graduate, or a current student from a recognized university
Tuition fees: £5,000 for one Term, £9,000 two Terms
7. Application period:     All Year
8. Accommodation:
PHBS-UK has limited guest-room accommodation on the Campus for visiting students which is subject to availability.