College of Economics and Trade of HUT was officially founded as recent as in July 2016, but its history can be traced far back to the relevant disciplines and departments of the three institutes which were combined to form the HUT more than ten years ago, namely Zhuzhou Institute of Technology, Zhuzhou Institute of Metallurgical Technology and Zhuzhou Institute of Finance and Accounting. College of Economics and Trade consists of four departments: International Economy and Trade, Finance, Accounting and Financial Management. And there are five undergraduate majors: International Economy and Trade, Financial Engineering, Investment Science, Accounting and Financial Management.
With the emphasis on the development of Finance and Financial Management, Our School offers two kinds of master’s degrees in Accounting, and collaborates with Business School to offer doctor’s degree in Business Administration. And during the past several years, faculty members of our School have directed 15 state or ministerial level research projects, and 20 plus province level research projects, and published over one hundred articles in academic magazines such asEconomic Research Journal,Economic Perspective, Researches in Chinese Economic History,The Journal of Quantitative & Technical Economics, China Soft Science, Journal of Finance and Economics,and over 20 academic monographs.
Of the approximately one hundred faculty members, there are 11 professors, 28 associate professors, 49 lecturers, with 3 postdoctoral degrees, 14 doctoral degrees, and 53 masters’ degrees. Now our school boasts an effective and reasonable teaching and scientific research team.
Now our school has 3000 plus undergraduate students, 90 plus postgraduate students, all with full development in terms of moral standards and academic competence and most of those who have graduated have enjoyed a competitive edge in the labor market. And during the past several years, our students’ employment ratio remained around 90 percent. Each year, scores of our graduates will pursue their master’s degrees in other top-level universities such as Renmin University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics and Law, University of Foreign Economic and trade, Central South University.
With our principles of science, democracy, and open-mindedness, we strive to spend about five years to make us into a high level and nationally famous school of finance and economics.