ABOUT THE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME
This degree provides students with the opportunity to develop a strategic business outlook and to enhance their business and personal skills in a global context. Students also gain an understanding of Chinese business culture and language.
The programme will develop your ability to think strategically, to communicate effectively and to implement complex business projects, ranging from new product development to mergers and acquisitions. Throughout the course you will be required to apply your new knowledge and understanding of relevant theories to a variety of business case studies.
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Why choose this programme?
The International Trade and Chinese Studies degree provides students with the opportunity to develop a strategic business outlook and to enhance their business and personal skills in a global context.
As the second-largest economy and biggest exporter in the world, China’s importance as a strategic market will only increase, and Dalian as a major trade hub will become increasingly important for global investors. Organisations will be looking to employ those with knowledge and experience of China, and how it operates with the rest of the world.
Getting the Chinese perspective
A postgraduate degree taught in English at a top-ranked Chinese university. Dongbei University of Finance and Economics offers you the opportunity to study a Master's in International Trade and Chinese Studies. 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.
Why apply for the MSc International Trade and Chinese Studies programme?
What will I study?
The programme will prepare you to become an international manager by developing your ability to think strategically, to communicate effectively and to implement complex business projects, ranging from new product development to mergers and acquisitions. Throughout the course you will be required to apply your new knowledge and understanding of relevant theories to a variety of business case studies.
Modules in Chinese language are a compulsory part of your degree and provide 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 two and a half year course will include studies into the following areas.
|Compulsory modules||Optional Modules|
|Year 1||Contemporary China||Operation Analysis of International Corporation|
|Basic Chinese||International Trade in Technology Issues|
|China’s Foreign-related Economic||Research Methods|
|Laws and Regulations||Macroeconomics|
|Survey of China|
|International Trade Theory and Policy|
|International Financial Issues|
|Year 2||History of Economic Integration|
|Practice of International Trade|
|Intermediate Business Chinese|
|Academic and practical issues|
|Medium-term comprehensive examination|
A selection of modules have been outlined in more detail below. A full description of all course modules, plus an introduction to the teaching staff, can be found as a download at the end of this page.
International Trade: Theory
|China's foreign-related economic laws and regulations|
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How do I qualify?
Successful completion of Bachelor's degree with good grades.
Students should have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students who have at least one year of relevant work experience will be considered with a GPA of 2.3 or higher.
Students are also required to provide a personal statement and recommendation letters from two professors or associate professors.
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Students with an IELTS score of 5.5 should apply for Pre-Sessional English.
|Age||21 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 2-year programme
|Start date||Term dates||Fees|
|September 2016||September - July||RMB 69,000 per year|
|(approx £7,177 per year)|
|(approx US $10,786 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.
The masterclasses delivered by leading professionals will enhance your knowledge of real life scenarios and ultimately contribute to your future employability and networking opportunities.
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