Hospitality and Tourism Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 4.54k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:985 Duration:30 months

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China is expected to be one of the world's top tourism destinations by 2020. The Hospitality and Tourism degree is designed especially for international students who have an interest in studying tourism in the context of China.

Study a postgraduate degree at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian. The Master's programme allows students to study for an internationally recognised degree qualification at a top-ranked finace, banking and economics university.

Hospitality and Tourism Management degrees are taught in English and administered by GIME. This school outperforms the sector average on all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including those for international students.

Why study in 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.

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 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

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

Semester 1

Compulsory modules

  • Tourism Foundation
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Policy and Development
  • Chinese Culture

Optional Modules

  • Organisational Behavior

Semester 2

Compulsory modules

  • Tourism Issues and Trends
  • Tourism Destinations
  • Chinese Reading and Writing

Optional Modules

  • E-tourism
  • Managerial Accounting and Finance

Year 2

Semester 3

Compulsory modules

  • Research Methods
  • Business Chinese

Optional Modules

  • Tourism Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Tourism

Semester 4

Compulsory modules

  • Dissertation

Semester 5

Compulsory modules

  • Graduate Internship

Please note optional Chinese Language modules will be offered each semester. Optional modules subject to demand, availability and students meeting pre-requisites.

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 a 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.Age21 years and abovePlease note: applicants may be required to undertake an admission interview on a case-by-case basis. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6

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