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B.Econ. in International Economics and Trade (in English)
- General Information


    The bachelor programs in SCUT offers SCUT International Scholarship for Excellence to international students.

    The scholarship coverage varies from full tuition exemption of 4 years to half tuition exemption of 2 years.

    Please submit relevant documents to finish your application as soon as possible since the quota is limited.

    Learn more about the SCUT International Scholarship for Excellence >>>

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: This program provides a theoretical knowledge of economics and trade for international students.

    • Teaching a theoretical knowledge of economics and management, a good command of the theories and skills of international trade, strong computer application skills and bilingual communication.
    • Graduates are demanded in fields of international business and economics, multinational enterprises, and governmental departments of economics.
    • Students who satisfy all the conditions prescribed by SCUT will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
    • SCUT has 2 semesters a year; the main semester which admits new students only, runs from September to January, and the second semester runs from late February or early March to July.

    2. Program Structure

    Editor Notes: This program provides 11 main courses and offers different kinds of career direction in the future for international students.

    2.1 Main Courses

    Chinese Introduction to Chinese Culture Microeconomics Macroeconomics
    Principles of Transitional Corporations Management International Finance Financial Management International Marketing
    Principles of Accounting International Trade Business Negotiation

    2.2 Future Career

    a multinational company foreign trade companies export-oriented enterprises
    banks securities financial companies foreign trade and economic cooperation departments of government
    the field of economics and management disciplines continues to pursue advanced studies

    3. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: SCUT is a key comprehensive research-oriented university under Project 985 and Project 211.

    South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China's leading universities. South China University of Technology is a key comprehensive research-oriented university under Project 985 and Project 211. It operates under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. SCUT is a member of Project 985 and Project 211 which means top excellent in teaching and research, it is one of the universities approved by MOE to accept international students on Chinese Government Scholarships, Learn More>>

    4. School of Economics and Commerce

    Editor Notes: It is a key school of economics and commerce in south China.

    4.1 Introduction of the Department

    • The School enjoys abundant teaching resources, excellent education conditions and strong academic atmosphere.
    • The School is recognized as one of the rapid developing schools in the university.
    • The School promotes all-round development in teaching and research, serves regional economic and social development, and strengthens international cooperation.

    4.2 Learning Facilities

    Editor Notes: The School of Economics and Commerce has excellent conditions with an independent school building.

    Comprehensive Economics Lab.

    Sand Table Simulation Lab.

    Logistics Informatization Innovation Platform Lab.

    4.3 Faculty

    Editor Notes: Team of teachers are introduced: the existing 15 full-time faculty members, including 2 professors and 6 associate professors, Dr. 13 people.

    Subject: International Trade and Industrial Cluster
    Professor Kuang Guoliang
    Master of Industrial Economy of South China University of Technology
    Subject: Management Economics
    Professor Long Zhihe
    Doctor of Management Science and Engineering in Southwest Jiaotong University, China(2000)
    ​ Subject: E-Business
    Professor Qi Ming
    Dean of Intellectual Property Information Engineering Institute

    5. Campus Life

    Editor Notes: International students enjoy the wonderful life in the campus.

    Sports Meeting

    Recreational Activities


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 26,000 pre year
    RMB 104,000 in total (About $ 19,070)
    Accommodation Fee
    International Student Dorm (West Lake)
    Double Room RMB 20 to RMB 9,800
    Single Room RMB 15,000 to RMB 90
    International Student Dorm (Building C15)
    Double Room RMB 27 to RMB 8,000
    Quad room RMB 12 to RMB 3,500
    Single Room RMB 15,000 to RMB 90
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 210 to RMB 450
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,100 to RMB 2,700
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  26,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • High school graduate or above.
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to summit a TOEFL score of 68/190/520 or IELTS 5.5, or pass SCUT's placement test.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. English test result(TOEFL/IELTS)

3. Foreigner physical examination form

4. Photocopy of valid passport

Valid duration covers our study period at SCUT.

5. Passport photo

Within six months.

6. High school academic transcript

7. 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.

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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