ABOUT THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
This degree is designed to produce graduates who have the skills to function and communicate in the world’s fastest growing industry. You will develop a critical understanding of hospitality and tourism management in an international context, as well as learn about the country in which you are studying through modules in Chinese language skills and culture.
The learning and teaching methods are a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, study tours and project-based assignments, complemented with practical application of learning through an internship. The undergraduate curriculum includes theoretical, empirical and practical components to prepare candidates to work in public and private tourism and tourism related enterprises.
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Why choose this programme?
China is the third most visited country in the world, with 55.98 million overseas visitors in 2010. Dalian is the most visited tourist destination in China. This undergraduate programme is designed specifically for international students who have an interest in studying tourism, with a particular emphasis on China.
In a rapidly-changing global economic environment, where it is increasingly important to understand the international perspective, an undergraduate degree gained outside your own country will be an invaluable asset on your CV. Global companies are looking for employees who have experience of China and who understand the Chinese business environment, conventions and language.
Getting the Chinese perspective
An undergraduate degree taught in English at a top-ranked Chinese university. The Global Institute of Management and Economics offers you the opportunity to study a Bachelor's in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Being taught entirely in English by fully qualified and experienced teachers. All of the coursework material is provided in English and you will be able to complete your exams and assignments in English. There are core modules of Chinese language as part of the curriculum that will allow you to develop new language skills whilst you study.
Hospitality and tourism management degrees are administered by the Global Institute of Management & Economics (GIME).
Why apply for the BSc Hospitality and Tourism Management programme?
What will I study?
The programme is taught in English with modules in Chinese language which are a compulsory part of your degree, providing you with a unique opportunity to develop new skills. You do not need any prior knowledge as you can study from beginners' level Chinese.
The four year course will include study of a vast range of topics, of which a selection is highlighted below. A full module listing can be found further below.
Selection of modules in detail
|Tourism foundation||Students will become acquainted with professional terminology and structure of tourism industry including how it operates and how it is developed. Course experiences will help prepare students as future tourism management personnel in the 'people-focused' tourism industry. This course will also links student career choices and the commercial, voluntary and public sector organisations that provide employment in tourism, hospitality, events, and services.|
|The Principles of Management||The aim of this module is to help you develop understanding and competence as a manager including fundamental principles and theories that explain what managers do; how these have influenced past and present managers; and the ways in which managers have pursued their objectives. The course will develop your performance as a manager, and increase your understanding of good management practice as a process and not a series of events.|
|Organisational behaviour||This course focuses on the managerial work and human challenges encountered in an organisation. It provides a framework on understanding and analysing behaviour in an organisational context through discussion of human perspectives, psychology and sociology. Students will examine the organisational consequences of both individual and group behaviour within a formal organisation.|
|Business Chinese||This optional course is suitable for intermediate students who have learned Chinese for more than one and half years. The focus is on improving students’ listening comprehension and speaking skills and the appropriate use of Chinese characters, words and expressions. Further study includes stylistic peculiarities of business Chinese.|
How do I qualify?
|Academic requirements:||Successful completion of High School with good grades. Students are also required to provide a personal statement.|
|English requirements:||IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Students with an IELTS score of 5.5 should apply for Pre-Sessional English.|
|Age||17 years and above|
Please note: applicants may be required to undertake an admission interview on a case-by-case basis.
DATES AND PRICES
When can I start?
This is a 4-year programme
|Start date||Term dates||Fees|
|September 2016||September - July||RMB 64,000 per year|
|(approx £6,637 per year)|
|(approx US $10,005 per year)|
Please note course fees are pegged against China RMB. Prices in other currencies are subject to currency fluctuations.
Tuition fees do not include:
In a rapidly-changing global economic environment, where it is increasingly important to understand the international perspective, a postgraduate degree gained outside your own country will be an invaluable asset on your CV.
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