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Currently, there are one class of master’s program (recruit 19 students per academic year) and two classes of undergraduate (recruit 110 students per academic year) for the department. The department features employment-orientation based on teaching principal axis of “financial license” or “employment exam”, aiming at the cultivation both of student’s theory and practice, and further having ability in financial practices integration and research & development to achieve the purpose of knowledge-action integration, including professional financial field of securities risk management, insurance, actuary, futures, bank and financial information. There is a guidance mechanism of professional certification with measures of exchange teaching, study abroad and industrial internship with pay, etc.


To drive undergraduate students in the 8th semester and graduate students in the 4th semester for internship in enterprise, we continuously promote “7+1 & 3+1” industry-academy cooperation plan to not only assist students in possessing valuable internship experience before future employment, but also satisfy the industry’s demand for talents to achieve educational goal of knowledge-action integration. 


In 8-13 April 2018, four faculty members pay a visit to several universities in Vietnam on behalf of College of Finance, Feng Chia University. The visiting faculty members are Chi-Kai Chang, Richard Lu, Yin-Yee Leong from Department of Risk Management & Insurance, and Ching-Yun Huang from General Education Center. This visit was also accompanied by staff from human resource department and business development commission of Cathay Life Insurance Company. Besides than visiting, this trip focused on recruiting highly potential Vietnamese students into master program in quantitative risk management & actuarial science, along with PhD program in finance.


Because of resounding success on this program, for the first time, Cathay Life Insurance Company launches a collaborate program with Feng Chia University in order to educate students with actuarial profession. Cathay Life Insurance Company is one of the largest life insurance company in Taiwan. In this joint program, the company offers the students with full scholarship, various subsidies, internship opportunity, etc. If these students fulfill the preliminary requirements, they will be formally recruited as an employee in Actuarial department of Cathay Life Vietnam, located in Ho Chi Minh City.


The universities including in this trip are Hanoi University, VNU-Hanoi University of Science, University of Science Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Hoa Sen university and University of Economics & Law. Around 15 students throughout Vietnam were interviewed jointly by FCU members and Cathay Life staff. FCU staff were also invited to headquarters of Cathay Life Vietnam, sharing idea and discussing the further cooperation to boost Insurance business development.


Students will be able to have specialties of insurance and finance after graduation and have practical experience of internship in enterprise. The employment field includes:   

(1) Professional manager or actuary in property & casualty insurance industry or life insurance industry;

(2) Risk management analyst in financial industry and financial holdings company;

(3) Bank financial analyst;  

(4) Analyst and planner of derivatives in insurance industry;

(5) Public official or researcher.


 Student Achievement

Learning outcomes/Year 103 104 105 106
Internship 27 9 12 8
Overseas internship 0 3 0 5
International grand tour 0 2 0 0
Overseas assignment 0 20 0 0
Overseas exchange 1 5 6 6
Ministry of Science and Technology plan by students 1 0 0 0
Qualified post graduates 22 22 19 25
Qualified post graduates overseas 1 1 3 1
Financial and insurance related licenses 85 71 80 117