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Economics(in English)

Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Bachelor's Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 3 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2024
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Tuition Fee:
CNY 80,000 per year
Application Fee:
150 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: School of Business

Course Duration
4 years (3 years for native and near-native English speakers)

Course Description 
Bachelors of Arts (BA) - 4 Years of Study (3 Years for Native English Speakers) *   
Our Bachelors courses in the Business and Economics Division cover all major areas of business management. Skills in analysing quantitative material will be developed alongside the ability to present good oral and written analysis. 

Students may study partly in Shanghai and partly in the UK, and receive a degree certificate from one of the nine SBC partner universities. 

Our degree gives you the flexibility to explore a range of topics and to specialise in line with your interests. You will learn about contemporary issues in business management and there will be opportunities to undertake project-based and individual work at a demanding level. 

Course Content
Typical course modules include financial and management accounting, economics, organisational behaviour, statistics, supply chain management, management information systems, marketing, hr management, consumer behaviour, business strategy, and corporate social responsibility. 

Degree Subjects Available for Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in the Division of Business Studies
Economics and Management 
Business Studies  
International Business 
Business Information Management 
Business and HRM  
Business Economics 
Logistics and Supply Management 
Business Enterprise 
Business Management 
Management with Marketing 
Human Resource Management 
International Business and Management Studies 
Business Information Technology 
Business Administration 
Advertising Management & Brand Management 
Business Information Technology  
* Subject to final approval by the respective parties.

Multiple & Flexible Progression Pathways (part in Shanghai and part in UK)

Choices for Non-Native English Speakers

3 + 1 consists of 3 years at SBC in Shanghai + 1 final year UK study 
2 + 2 consists of 2 years at SBC in Shanghai + 2 years UK study 
Choices for Native English and Near-Native English Language Speakers

2 + 1 consists of 2 years at SBC in Shanghai + 1 final year UK study 
1 + 2 consists of 1 year at SBC in Shanghai + 2 years UK study   

International Foundation Year - First Year of study at SBC in Shanghai  
Equivalent to an "Access Course", or; 
Equivalent to NCUK's International Foundation Year certificate; 
Transferrable credit accepted at a large number of British universities  

International Diploma - Second Year of study at SBC in Shanghai  
Equivalent to the common Year 1 of the 3-years bachelors programme in the UK, or; 
Equivalent to NCUK's International Diploma Certificate; 
Transferrable credit accepted at a large number of British universities   
Career Opportunities

Our graduates are equipped with the crucial skills needed to gain a competitive advantage when competing for employment positions in the business and management fields. 

Graduates may continue professional training, start up their own businesses or begin one of the many exciting career options in the industries of banking, insurance, consulting and general management.

Certificate of Graduation and Degree
Qualified students will be granted certificates of graduation and Bechelor Degree(British Degree)

SBC Year 1 Entry (NCUK International Foundation Year)
1.Age and School Attendance Requirements Applicants must normally be 17 years of age by 30th September in the year of entry to SBC Year 1. They must have completed 12 years of school education including completion of year 12 and achieved a satisfactory level of pass in the Year 12 school leaving examinations.
2.English Language Requirements:A minimum of IELTS 5.0 in all components (or equivalent **).
3.Academic Requirements - Standard Qualifications:
(a) International Baccalaureate:
A minimum of 22 points.
(b) UK GCSE, IGCSE or Cambridge O Levels:
A minimum of 3 A Grades and 2 B Grades including Mathematics and Science subjects (or relevant subjects depending on Business or Engineering streams).
(c) UK A2 Levels:
A minimum of one E grade.
(d) UK AS Levels:
A minimum of 2 E grades.
Mathematics Requirements 
1.Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.Passport-sized photo

A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.Graduation certificate of high school
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4.Academic transcript of high school

5.Two recommendation letters

From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

6.Certificate of English proficiency test

IELTS or TOEFl will only be required if the applicant is not a native English speaker.

7.Personal Statement

Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.