Bachelor On Campus

International Economics and Trade

48 months
3839 USD/year
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The International Economics and Trade program from South China University of Technology has an emphasis on an integration of Chinese and western economics theory and practice.


SEC offers diversified programs in finance, economics and management for bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. It also provides professional programs such as Master of Engineering for Logistics Engineering major, Master of Engineering for Project management, and Master of Finance. 

SEC currently has 133 full-time faculty members and continuously strives for academic excellence. The faculty members carry out rigorous and original research with particular focus on China’s ongoing financial, economic and managerial development by publishing in first Tier international and national research journals.

International students in the International Economics and Trade program at the South China University of Technology undertaking this program will:

  • develop a systematic command of basic theories and tools of economics and management science;
  • understand the basic rules and operations of international trade, including the principles of international trade bodies such as the WTO
  • understand computer applications for trade analysis and management;
  • acquire through theory and practice, cross-cultural literacy and, improved proficiency in English, and enhanced Chinese language skills.

Career Prospects

Graduates are in high demand in fields of international business and economics, multinational enterprises, and governmental departments of economics, foreign trade companies, and export-oriented enterprises and securities traders.

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Transnational Corporations Management
  • International Finance
  • Financial Management
  • International Trade

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Passport Copy (Valid duration covers your study period at SCUT)
  • English Test Result (TOEFL/ IELTS or any other English Proficiency Certificate, For   English Medium Programs only)
  • High School Diploma and Transcripts
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3839 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3839 USD per year during 48 months.
  • RMB 26,000 year

Living costs for Guangzhou

3693 - 6127 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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