DUFE - MSc International Trade and Chinese Studies List of Some of Our University - DUFE

Pic10ABOUT 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.


Start your application today, or find out more about how to apply to Dongbei University of Finance and Economics.


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


COURSE DESCRIPTION

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?

  • China and the EU are trading more than €1 billion every day
  • Dalian is the second largest commercial port in China and is one of 11 national software industry bases
  • Dalian is a major centre for international trade with continued growth of 66% in 2013
  • Currently, more than 300 companies, including 37 global 500 corporations, have offices in the Dalian Software Park

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MODULE DESCRIPTIONS

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
Microeconomics Management
China’s Foreign-related Economic  Research Methods
Laws and Regulations Macroeconomics
Econometrics
Business Chinese
Survey of China
International Trade Theory and Policy
International Financial Issues

Year 2                                                     History of Economic Integration
Practice of International Trade
International Marketing
Intermediate Business Chinese
Academic and practical issues
     Medium-term comprehensive examination
Dissertation

Module descriptions

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 
and Policy

Students will gain insights into international trade theory and policy. Learning will be targetted on a number of issues including theories of international trade, development of foreign trade policy, the relationship between trade and growth, examining foreign trade strategy in developing countries, the mechanism of the WTO and evaluating the role of it and identifying the development of international economic integration and examining different strategies

China's foreign-related economic laws and regulations

The purpose of this course is to help foreign students learn the ability to carry out academic research on Chinese economic law. The students will learn the knowledge of law and regulations related to Chinese economy. The contents of this module include Chinese foreign-related company law, Chinese foreign-related contract law, Chinese foreign-related intellectual property law, intellectual property law, Chinese foreign-related marriage law and Chinese foreign-related succession law and so on.

International Marketing

This course introduces the basic theories and methods of international marketing. It will closely integrate with China's reality; summarise the experience of China's international marketing; analyse the case to improve and master international marketing strategies and skills. The main contents include international marketing environment analysis, international market analysis of consumer behavior, international marketing research, international marketing product strategy, international marketing channel strategy, promotion strategy for international marketing; international marketing publicity strategy, international marketing organisation, planning and control.

Basic Chinese

Chinese language tuition starts from the very beginning which includes basic pronunciation, words, comprehension and grammar. The course will give students intense training about Chinese listening, speaking, and reading and will be instructed in Chinese. The grammar is the first-grade language points in the Standards for Chinese Proficiency and Outline of Chinese Grammar. Students will have the basic communication ability in daily life after the course is accomplished. Further Chinese language courses including Intermediate and Business Chinese are covered later in the programme.


This popular course will fill up quickly so apply now!


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

How do I qualify?

Academic requirements: 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.
English requirements: 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:

  • Text books – RMB 800 per year (approx £80 / US $135)
  • Application fee – RMB 1,000 (approx £100 / US $164)
  • Registration fee – RMB 400 (approx £40 / US $64 approx)
  • Accommodation - find out more about our accommodation at DUFE

WHY CHINA?

Career prospects

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.

  • The world’s leading economy and a driver of economic opportunities in your own country and in China
  • Over the past 10 years, China’s economy has grown 7 times faster than America’s (316% growth vs. 43%)
  • Join the 328,330 international students already studying in China


Lifestyle: An ancient culture, modernising fast

  • By the end of 2012, there were 1.1 billion mobile phone users in China – double the combined number of people in the United States and Japan
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  • By 2020 it is predicted that China will account for 19% of the global demand for all luxury goods
  • More than 300 million people use blogs and social networking sites – that’s approximately the combined population of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom
  • China’s first Starbucks opened in 1999 – 14 years on, there are now 850 outlets across 70 Chinese cities
  • In the past year China has overtaken the UK to join the list of the world’s top five wine-consuming nations
  • Learn about China – living in China is the best way to learn about its fascinating culture, language (all students learn mandarin alongside their medical studies) and history whilst studying towards an internationally relevant degree
  • Embrace the exciting opportunity and experiences


This popular course will fill up quickly so apply now


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