Business & Law China Summer School

Ref: 10002708


All students within the Faculty of Business and Law are eligible to participate in this opportunity, but it would be of particular relevance to first year students enrolled on Global Business Issues modules CORP1528 and CORP1530. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 40 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 20. 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.

Visa information

British nationals need a visa to enter mainland China. Students of other nationalities should check the Chinese Embassy website.

The #DMUglobal team can provide visa support letters as required, and proof of enrolment can be obtained from the Student Gateway.

The Faculty will assist students in the visa application process as this will be done for the group.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Friday 25 May 2018
  • Return date: Monday 10 June 2018
  • Estimated cost of travel, accommodation, transfers and visas: £2,300
  • Students will also be required to pay for: UK transfers, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £400
  • Deadline for application: CLOSED