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International Economics and Trade

  • Qualification Awarded:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration of Study:
  • 4 years
  • Starting Date:
  • Sep.05 2014
  • Application Deadline:
  • Aug.15 2014
  • Tuition Fees
  • RMB 24,900 per year
  • Application Fee:
  • 150 USD (Non-Refundable)
  • Teaching Language:
  • English
  • Chinese requirement:
  • None
  • Academic Requirement:
  • High School Graduate  

Class Capacity

Each class has no fewer than 12 students. Exchange students may take courses of this program for one academic year. Language requirements for exchange students are the same as those for full-time students. 

Program Objectives

Provided with the distinguishing multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment in BLCU, students of this program will undergo four years’ systematic education under the guidance of IBS’s characteristic “Specialty plus English” principle. We aim to educate students to become highly skilled in English, besides having sufficient knowledge about economics, management and law, being familiar with the current trends and practice of international business and trade, knowing about the economic condition and relevant policies and regulations of China’s main target countries of business and trade.

Students are expected to be capable of working with department of foreign economics and trades, foreign enterprises and government agencies, or taking other jobs engaged in international trade and international operations and management activities. They can also choose to lead an academic career promoting the study of international trade policy. In sum, our goal of education is to foster business talents with internationalized mindsets, of multiple strengths, and applicable to the current international business and trade field.


Training Standards

Having had this program, students are supposed to be able:


  1. To well understand the fundamental theories and knowledge of economics, management and international trade, and know about the latest theory and development of the field;
  2. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the policy background and policy making of international trade, and be able to use both qualitative and quantitative methods to conduct scientific evaluations about the influences of international trade policies and regulations of different countries;
  3. To be familiar with the customs and rules of international trade practice, and be highly skilled regarding practical operations;
  4. To attain proficiency in the use of English in terms of acquisition of professional information and business communication in both spoken and written formats;
  5. To have a global vision, an innovative spirit, a collaborative character and all-round humanistic qualities.

Course Requirements

Core Courses

Principles of Economics, Principles of Accounting, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Money and Banking, Principles of Management, Statistics for Business, International Trade Theories and Policies, International Trade Practices, and International Finance.  



Compulsory Courses

Supply Chain Management, International Marketing, International Cultural Trade, Multinational Corporation, International Business Negotiation, International Business Writing, International Business Law, International Trade Payment and Finance, Global Logistics Management, and Principles of Insurance.

Elective Courses

Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Personal Finance, Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Transfer, Foreign Trade Documentation, Investment, Project Management, Corporate Strategy and Risk Management, Corporate Finance.

Graduation Requirements

In order to earn a Bachelor degree (in economics) issued by Beijing Language and Culture University, a formally registered student must complete the curriculum of the program, obtain sufficient credits, and pass the thesis oral defense within the allowed years of study.


General Requirements
Applicants for the full-time curriculum of this program will need a secondary school or high school certificate. Education should normally consist of a minimum of 12 years of study. You will need to present transcripts from your graduation diploma or certificate, and any graduation exam results (Academic Transcripts).

Language requirements
IELTS 5.5 or above/TOEFL (iBT) 527 /TOEFL (paper-based test) 197 or above

  1. Photocopy of valid passport
    With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included
  2. Passport photo
    A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant
  3. High school academic transcript
  4. High school graduate certificate
    Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
  5. English proficiency test certificate
    For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.
  6. Letter of recommendation
    Reference letter from applicants' former teacher.
  7. Valid identity document of the applicant\'s emergency contact person
    A photocopy of the ID of the emergency contact (can be a license, official ID of Chinese citizen or foreigner).

Getting in touch

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Beijing, China

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