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The interdisciplinary BA English and Finance programme combines English language and finance 50-50 with the aim of producing graduates who have an excellent command of English and a critical awareness of the use of language in a financial context.

English modules offer a wide choice of topics, such as linguistics, literature, interpreting and translation. In Finance modules, you will study economics and finance and financial mathematics alongside students in XJTLU's International Business School Suzhou (IBSS).

Why should I study English and Finance at XJTLU?

  • Gain insights into the language of specialist domains such as the business and finance world
  • Choose from options in mathematics, finance and economics to develop and extend your knowledge of finance-related statistical methods
  • Use your strengths in the English language and linguistics to gain deeper insights into the use of language across different domains
  • Acquire the intellectual, interpersonal, technical, and strong language skills highly valued by employers
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
Qualification University of Liverpool BA English and Finance More about qualifications

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the BA English and Finance programme, you will have:

  • the ability to communicate professionally in English, using the language confidently to analyse financial issues
  • the skills to apply a range of accounting and quantitative techniques
  • a good working knowledge of financial economics and financial markets.

This program combining English language skills and financial knowledge enables graduates to have more than one choice when it is time to decide on what postgraduate programs to study or what jobs to take.
Yan Zhao
Programme director


XJTLU provided me with good English and communication abilities, helping me to quickly fit into the international working environment in London, where I currently work.
Shuangning Lu
Alumna, BA English and Finance, China


Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for positions such as administrative, managerial, accounting and consultancy positions within international organisations, as well professional translator or interpreter.

Graduates may also choose to go onto further study in the areas of English language and finance.