Comments about Chinese and Business MA - At the institution - Leeds - West Yorkshire
Entry requirements English language requirements; * TOEFL: (paper-based test) 550 with 4.0 in the Test of Written English; (computer-based test) 220 with 4.0 in the essay rating. * IELTS: 6.0 overall with not less that 5.5 in listening and reading, and not less than 5 in speaking and writing. Academic entry requirements; * Upper-second class honours degree or other equivalent qualifications/work experience.
Chinese and Business MA
This programme offers training in international business, management and Chinese language skills with the opportunity to develop an analytical understanding of major economic issues in China and the Chinese business world. It prepares students and managers for a career in organisations dealing with China and acts as conversion course for those considering advanced academic or professional engagement with China.
12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Centre for Chinese Business and Development
The CCBD is a joint venture that brings together expertise form the Department of East Asian Studies and the Centre for International Business (CIBUL) in Leeds University Business School.
The Department of East Asian Studies has long been a major European centre for Chinese Studies, while Leeds University Business School has a strong world-wide reputation for research and teaching in international business in general and China in particular.
The CCBD acts as a focus for scholars from both within and beyond the University of Leeds from a range of academic disciplines with a common interest in China. The CCBD also provides information and consultancy services to business and the community.
By bringing together the complementary expertise of the Department of East Asian Studies and CIBUL, the CCBD is uniquely placed to offer the highest standards of professional expertise in Chinese language and in international business in relation to China.
What you study
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:
* To demonstrate an advanced understanding of concepts, information and techniques informed by knowledge at the forefront of Chinese Business Studies;
* To exhibit competence in the Chinese language and the general and specific abilities needed in cross-cultural business situations in or dealing with China;
* To demonstrate an advanced understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship;
* To take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;
* Proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;
* To evaluate critically current issues and research in Chinese Business Studies.
A description of the course can also be found on the department's website.
How you study
EAST5060M East Asian Language Skills: Chinese
EAST5250M Dissertation on China
EAST5201M Chinese Business 1
LUBS5670M Chinese Business 2
LUBS5215M International Business Management
4 further options on the Asia Pacific region or individual parts of it.