International Economics and Trade


International Economics and Trade is a traditional major offered by Chinese universities to study subjects encompassing foreign economic activities. Today, it provides a comprehensive course to teach theories and knowledge pertaining to the international economy and international business. The course offers a wide range of course units that cover the subjects of international trade, finance and investment, as well as management, accounting and marketing. International students are also required to study Chinese language and Chinese culture as part of the course. This composite curriculum enables the students to attain a broad and detailed understanding of the international economy, while developing the essential skills needed for conducting international business. Following a multidisciplinary approach, this course sets out to help the students make well-informed decisions to meet a wide array of challenges in the context of the globalized economy. International students will also benefit from their exposure to Chinese culture for an insightful perspective of the Chinese business system.


4 years.

Core Courses

Advanced Mathematics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Principles of Management, Principles of Accounting, Principles of Marketing, International Economics, Statistics, International Business Law, International Trade Practice, International Logistics, International Finance, Intercultural Business Communication, International Marketing Strategy

Admission Requirements

  1. Be over 18 years of age;

  2. Provide your original copy of senior high school graduation certificate together with transcripts: Those that are in languages other than Chinese or English must be translated into Chinese or English and be notarised. (Current graduates who have not yet obtained graduation certificates are required to present school reference letters indicating the designated date of graduation.)

  3. Provide copy of the details page of passport;

  4. Six passport sized photographs, no more than six months old.

Note: Those who have studied Chinese language for at least one semester at college in their own country or universities in China other than Shenzhen University are eligible to apply for placement to an appropriate class. Students in this category are required to present the relevant academic documents, including transcripts and HSK certificates of Band 3 or above.

Graduation qualification

  1. Attaining all the compulsory credits
  2. Passing the dissertation

Degree awarded

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