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University of International Business and Economics

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International Trade
Last updated: Aug.31 2015
Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor's Degree Report mistake
Teaching Language:
English Report mistake
4 Years Report mistake
Tuition Fee:
RMB 49,750 per year Report mistake
Starting Date:
Mar 2 , 2016 Report mistake
Application Deadline:
Dec 31 , 2015 Report mistake
Application Fee:
USD 125 (Non-Refundable)
Academic Requirement:
High School Graduate Report mistake

Program Highlights

  • One of the first universities to be constructed under"Project 211".
  • A national key university under the leadership of the Ministry of Education of China.
  • Great reputation on international trade, laws, finance, and business administration.
  • Exceptional academics and professors with excellent research ability and cross-cultural experiences.
  • Concentration on professional skills as well as Chinese culture.
  • Programs designed to provide students with an opportunity to study general education courses and explore the field of International Trade in depth.
  • Provide international undergraduates with the same preparedness that current UIBE graduates possess.
  • Provide students with rich knowledge, high-level skills and responsibility and ability to integrate knowledge from International Trade and other disciplinary aspects to solve complex real world problems.

Program Description

Brief Introduction

International Trade is one of the most competitive disciplines of UIBE and it has a history as long as this university. UIBE tops the list in International Trade specialty among China Universities. It is aimed to cultivate professionals with global vision and internationalization management skills, to teach students the basic skills required in international trade, internationalization operating management and the related policy research institutes.

Main Courses and Credits

International Trade is a discipline in the International Undergraduate Programs (IUP) offered by UIBE. All the students in IUP(Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing) must take the general education curriculum and complete 54 credits of courses  (36 compulsory, 18 elective and 8 for a practicum requirement) for their major field.

Compulsory Courses Credits Elective Courses Credits
Accounting 3 Selected Topics in WTO and China 2
Intermediate Microeconomics 3 Chinese Economy 2
Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 Corporate Finance 3
Statistical Methods in Economics and Business 3 Investment Analysis 2
Legal Studies 3 Principles of Marketing 3
Econometrics 3 Chinese Business Law 2
 Research Seminars 2 Applied Econometrics 3
Applied International Economics 3 Advanced International Trade Theory and Policy 3
International Business Environment 2 Financial Markets 3
International Transportation and Logistics 3 Principles of Management 2
International Trade Practice 3 Transnational Management 2
International Finance 2    
International Trade and Environment 3    

Internship and Career Development

  • The university provides career advisory service for all the students.
  • School of International Education constantly announces the internship or employment news from international and domestic celebrated companies for international students.
  • International Trade graduates in UIBE mainly work in banks, multinational corporations, commercial agencies stationed abroad etc.


In the fourth year of their study, students must complete a thesis related to their major to meet the graduation requirements. The length of the thesis should be around 8000 words. The thesis is a milestone assessment on the intended level of achievement both in the major and the general learning outcomes by the students. Specifically, students, must demonstrate the ability to apply their learning to complex, unscripted problems in the context of their advanced studies, the mastery of the skills required for their disciplines as well as essential learning outcomes including the breadth and the depth of their knowledge, critical and creative thinking, problem solving, the ability to integrate knowledge and skills and present their work in an appropriate manner.

Diploma Awarded

Bachelor of Economics.

Academic Semesters

There are 3 semesters in one academic year: fall, spring and summer. Fall and spring semesters consist of 14 weeks of normal classes and a summer term consists of 8 weeks of classes (except Practicum and Internship).

  • Fall Semester: the end of August to the middle of December
  • Spring Semester: the end of January to the end of May
  • Summer Term: the beginning of June to the end of July

Note: The course requires students to pay the tuition or admission deposit before issuing the admission package.

School Introduction

School of International Trade and Economics, UIBE

School of International Trade and Economics(SITE) has an international body of students: about 70% of students are domestic students, and 30% are international students. SITE’s academic program emphasizes the right balance of theory and practice to give our students the ability to compete and succeed. Aside from the regular academic program, SITE has developed several special programs.

For example, SITE is one of the first institutions in China to have initiated academic programs in English for international students, including Undergraduate Programs in Economics, Master Programs in Applied Economics, International Business, and International Development, and Ph.D. Programs in Economics. SITE has established the several Honors Undergraduate Degree programs which offer the students research training and advance courses in mathematics, statistics and economics in addition to regular course work. 

Job Placement

SITE boasts an excellent placement record in academic, government and the private sector. Graduates are positioned in leadership roles and contribute to policy and practice in China and around the world. Undergraduate and MA graduates are employed in governments, high-tech industry, trading firms, financial institutions, multinational enterprises, and many continue their graduate study abroad. Ph.D. graduates are employed in domestic universities and research institutions in governments and financial sector. 


SITE is a research-oriented school in Economics, Finance and Management. SITE focuses on both academic contributions and applied analyses of the Chinese economy. In recent year, more than 40 papers have been published in international academic journal such as the Journal of Econometrics, Rand Journal of Economics, Review of International Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Futures Markets, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change,China Economic Review, World Development, Journal of Evolution Economics, Urban Studies, Regional Studies, Transportation Journal, Supply Chain Management, China and World Economy, Environment and Development Economics, International Journal of Production Research. Lots of research papers are published in top domestic journals such as China Social Science, Economic Research Journal, China Economic Quarterly, Management World, and World Economy. SITE faculty members also participate in a large number of domestic and international research projects.

SITE has several research centers: International Business Bridge, Chinese Society of International Trade, FDI Research Center, Leasing Research Center, Cheungkei Research Center for Luxury Goods and Services, Research Center for Energy Economics. 

International Collaboration

Internationalization is the salient term for SITE. SITE has an international faculty body and an international student body, and has built up a world-wide collaborative network.

SITE has established a long-term partnership and research cooperation with a number of foreign universities, research institutions, and international organizations such the United Nations, and the US International Trade Committee, and the World Bank. SITE is the only member in China to have joined UNCAD’s Virtual Institute Network of Academic Institutions. SITE has established several collaborative research centers with partner universities, such as the joint International Economics Research Centers with Washington University, the joint Technology Management Research Center with Northumbria University, and the joint Service Trade Research Center with Adelaide University.

Entry Requirements

  1. High school graduation
  2. Good health
  3. Applicant whose age is under 18 needs to submit notarial certificate of guardianship

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Application Materials:

  • 1. Passport photo
    Two recent passport photos, white background, no hat
  • 2. A copy of TOEFL or IELTS scores report
    The minimum score for TOEFL is 86 and 6.0 for IELTS. (If high school courses are taught in English, please submit the official letter about the applicant’s English proficiency).
  • 3. Photocopy of valid passport
    With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included
  • 4. Academic transcript of High School
    Academic transcript in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
  • 5. Certificate/diploma of High School
    Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
  • 6. A copy of guarantor’s passport or ID


Tuition Fee and living expenses

Tuition Fee(RMB) Living Cost(RMB) Total Cost(RMB)
Per Academic Year 49750 26400 - 33600 76150 - 83350
Total (4 Academic Years) 199000 105600 - 134400 304600 - 333400
Note: Living Cost including food, transportation and entertainment; (Living Cost: 2200-2800 per/month)

Other cost

Item Amount
Medical Examination RMB 400-500
Insurance RMB 800
Book RMB 800-1000
Residence Permit RMB 800
Beddings RMB 500
Estimated Cost Per Year RMB 3400-3700
Note: Application Fee, Medical Examination and Beddings Fee only pay at 1st academic year.

Total cost

Item Per Academic Year Total (4 Academic Years)
Accommodation Cost(RMB) 12775 - 23725 51100 - 94900
Tuition Fee And Living Expenses(RMB) 76150 - 83350 304600 - 333400
Other Cost(RMB) 3400 - 3700 13600 - 14800
Total Cost(RMB) 92325 - 110775 369300 - 443100
Note: Estimated cost above are calculated by CUCAS just for your reference.

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