Chinese Business Department Programmes(Bachelor of Economics in International Economics and Trade (Top Up))

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by Xiamen University Degree

Course introduction


The degree is provided by XIAMEN University. XIAMEN University ranks among the top 10th in China and is internationally recognized as a comprehensive university with distinctive educational features, a full spectrum of disciplines, and qualified faculty.

The origin of the programme is to design to meet the needs of the government, enterprises and scientific research institutes. The students are expected to have a solid theoretical foundation in economics and trade, master the basic knowledge and basic skills of international trade, understand the current situation of international economic and trade development, international trade rules and practices, as well as China's foreign trade policies and the socio-economic situation of major countries and regions. At the same time, they should have a strong adaptability, practical ability and innovative spirit and master the operation of computer. They would be equipped with the ability to work in the economic and trade departments, enterprises and government agencies in the import and export business after graduation.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

To meet the needs of social and economic development, this program aims to cultivate talents with innovative spirit and practical ability by adhering to the principle of “cultivating high-quality innovative talents” and following the personnel training mode of “wide-caliber, profound foundation, academic proficiency, strong ability and high-quality" and the guideline of “comprehensive training, laying a solid foundation, multi-directional development, professional orientation, ability training, and focus on quality”.

  • The overall aim of the Bachelor of management in International Economics and Trade studies is to:
  • Provide students with knowledge of introductory economics and expose them to microeconomic and macroeconomic applications of theory.
  • Provide students with solid foundation for their future career on management and further study on managerial science.
  • Provide students with the theory of International Trade and its policy, focusing on the analysis of the most important issues of International Trade of goods, International Trade of services, multinational corporations and regional economic integration, combined with the actual situation of China's accession to WTO
  • Provide students with knowledge of the contribution of international purchasing and supply to the competitiveness and profitability of domestic companies and will allow them to explain the reasons why businesses are prepared to procure internationally.
  • Provide some information on fundamental principles and theories which are closely associated with the international trade payment. Making the learners familiarize with the customs and practice in international trade payment
  • Enable students to apply specialised, up-to-date knowledge within specific areas of E-Commerce, utilising a work based learning approach where relevant.

Area of Studies

Graduates should be able to understand and apply, within the context, basic theories and concepts from the following generic areas:

  • Management
  • Economics
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Law
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of economic concepts and principles
  • Develop general knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts, principles and standards that are applied when preparing a set of limited company accounts for annual or other reporting purposes.
  • Interpret financial data and carry out statistical and financial analysis
  • Demonstrate cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
  • Show an understanding of accounting and finance principles and practices in the context of their chosen specialisation
  • Develop an awareness and understanding of the ways in which regulation and legislation impact on and are relevant to international business 
  • Develop an understanding of the measures commonly employed by organisations to monitor performance in their core business sectors.
  • Demonstrate  effective use of communication and information technology for business applications

Entry Requirements

Minimum Academic Entry Requirement:

Students, who have successfully completed either of the following:

  • LSBF Higher Diploma in International Business (Mandarin)
  • LSBF Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance (Mandarin)
  • LSBF Higher Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (Mandarin)
  • LSBF Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance (Mandarin)
  • LSBF Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (Mandarin)
  • Polytechnic Diploma in a non-relevant field
  • Students, who have higher diploma or advanced diploma qualifications in relevant fields, will be assessed case-by-case and subjected to university approval.
Minimum Language Entry Requirement:
  • Students who pursue CBD programmes delivered in Mandarin MUST achieve a Pass in Mandarin Language in Year 11 High School qualification or equivalent.
Minimum Age:
  • 20 years or above

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Full Time/Part-time course: 24 months

Students attend lessons 3 hours per day plus directed/independent study from Monday to Friday

Part-time classes will include evening classes (2 evenings a week) with either additional classes on alternate Fridays or Saturday workshops.

Lectures, Seminars, Exercises, Case studies, Mini-cases, Analysis of reports, Presentations, Discussion, Online learning, Computer simulation, Self-study


January, April, July, October

Each intake will comprise of 8 weeks of formal classes, two weeks of self-study class plus one week for exams.

Fees & Funding

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