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  • Tuition Fee:
  • / Year (International)
  • Foreign: $ 11.6k / Year (International)
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    The globalisation of the world economy and the increase in competition among businesses has created a need for highly skilled economists able to work in complex business environments.

    More and more companies are looking for employees to have experience of China, whether it is through employment, the development of language skills or academic studies. Nankai University's English-medium degree programmes allow students to study for an internationally recognised Master's degree qualification at a prestigious world-ranked Chinese university.

    Whilst studying on the Master's degree students will experience first-class teaching, dedicated support from INTO China student services and full access to on-campus facilities.

    What will I study?

    The programmes are designed and delivered by top-class professors with international work and study experience and incorporate international business perspectives – while bringing specific detailed focus on the growing Chinese economy.

    This innovative Master’s programme is designed to provide you with a general training in economics, while enabling specialisation in the areas of international business in relation to China’s economy.

    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

    The 2-year course will include studies into the following areas:

    Compulsory modules - 3 credits

    • Panorama of Contemporary China
    • Intermediate Microeconomics
    • Intermediate Econometrics
    • Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • International Business
    • International Economics
    • Company Case Study

    Optional modules - 2 credits

    • Chinese Language I
    • Chinese Language II
    • Transnational Investment and Management
    • InternationalMarketing
    • Corporation Finance
    • International Financial Markets

    Optional modules continued

    • China’s Foreign Trade
    • Topics in China’s Economic Growth
    • International Settlement and Financing
    • Intercultural Communication and Management
    • International Economic Laws

    All classes will be taught in English, for core Chinese language modules there will be a variation of Chinese and English, for student benefit.

    Master classes

    To provide an insight into what it is like working in China the course incorporates a series of master classes from professionals, who have many years experience of working with in China and with Chinese companies.

    • Master class speakers include key university alumni and leading professionals in China.
    • Small group sizes provide opportunities for group discussion and interaction.
    • Develop your network of potential employers in China.

    Program requirements

    Academic requirements:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and have previously studied one or more Economics-related module English requirements:IELTS 6.0 or equivalentOther requirements: Prior to being accepted onto the Master’s programme all students will be interviewed. For applicants outside of China this interview will be conducted remotely using Skype or an alternative conference call facility.Age21 years and above English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6

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