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If you are a talented student graduating from an undergraduate course who is seeking a career in hospitality and tourism, this programme offers you an affordable study option in terms of tuition and living costs – with full access to world-class university facilities.

Formal teaching sessions are complemented by research and real-life work experience in an international business environment. The learning and teaching methods are a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, study tours and project-based assignments.

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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 postgraduate 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, a postgraduate 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


A postgraduate degree taught in English at a top-ranked Chinese university. The Global Institute of Management and Economics offers you the opportunity to study a Master'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 MSc International Tourism Management programme?

  • GIME outperforms the sector average on all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Over 85% of the faculty lecturers are qualified with doctoral degrees
  • GIME has 150 international students from a range of countries including Russia, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey, Pakistan, Nigeria, France, Germany, USA, Nepal



What will I study?

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.

Year 1 

Compulsory modules Optional Modules
Semester 1 Tourism Foundation Organisational Behavior
Tourism Marketing
Tourism Policy and Development
Chinese Culture
Semester 2 Tourism Issues and Trends E-tourismE-tourism
Tourism Destinations Managerial Accounting and Finance
Chinese Reading and Writing

Year 2 

Compulsory modules Optional Modules
Semester 3 Research Methods Tourism Entrepreneurship
Business Chinese Sustainable Tourism
Semester 4 Dissertation
Semester 5 Graduate Internship

This popular course will fill up quickly so apply now!


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.


When can I start?

This is a 2.5-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


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
  • By 2020 it is predicted that China will account for 19% of the global demand for all luxuryPic13 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

Contact Info

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