Business & Law China Summer School

Ref: 10003614


First year Business students enrolled on CORP1502 Understanding Business, and CORP2165 Contemporary Management  are eligible to apply for this opportunity. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 25 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 10. DMU staff will accompany the group.

DMU students are only eligible to receive one academic-led trip bursary per year. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


The trip offers a variety of fascinating lectures on Chinese culture, history and language as well as travel to three large cities, Shenyang, Beijing and Shanghai, to visit a number of companies. You will also visit Tiananmen Square, the Imperial Palace, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, the Oriental Pearl TV tower and the Shanghai business district, as well as experiencing your very own Rickshaw ride.

On arrival in China’s original capital, Shenyang, you will be collected by coach and transferred to Liaoning University’s new campus, where you will be staying in shared en-suite rooms at the university’s own hotel. During the week that you stay at Liaoning University Sun Wah International Business School, you will be treated to an impressive welcome party, be paired with a Chinese student, have an evening with a Chinese family and even take part in a Chinese cookery competition. In the afternoons you will visit a range of Chinese and international businesses operating in China, including: BMW and Sunwah Real Estate.

Cultural activities

The trip will help enrich your cultural knowledge through experiencing Chinese culture, history, language and local family life. As part of the formal itinerary students will visit the Temple of Heaven (China’s tallest building) and other key historic sites in Shanghai and Beijing.

Contact details

Travel and accommodation

Travel, accommodation, in-country transfers and some activities will be booked by the Faculty,  and students will be expected to pay for the trip in installments following confirmation of their place, with £500 due in January, and subsequent payments in February and March 2020.

Visa information

British nationals need a visa to enter mainland China. Students of other nationalities should check the Chinese Embassy website. The Global Mobility Office can provide visa support letters as required, and proof of enrolment can be obtained from the Student Gateway.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Monday 25 May 2020
  • Return date: Sunday 7 June 2020
  • Estimated cost of travel, accommodation, transfers and visas: £2000
  • Students will also be required to pay for: UK transfers, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
  • DMU Global bursary: £400
  • Deadline for application: Friday 10 January 2020 9am