Beijing : A cultural and commercial experience

Ref: BAL-R2-009-2018

Eligibility

Law and HRM students enrolled on the following modules: Constitutional and Administrative Law (LLBP1001), Business Entities (LLBP2052), Employability and Professionalism (HRMG1203) are eligible to participate in this opportunity. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 45 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 5. 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.

Description

An academic, commercial and cultural experience of China’s biggest city, Bejing, in collaboration with DMU partner Bejing Wuzi University and the Confucius Institute. Students will be led by BAL academic staff to investigate the cultural and legal significance of leading national institutions.

Then, hosted by BWU, will engage in a joint academic exercise with BWU students and professors discussing law and completing exercises, with a particular focus on the growth of intellectual property and the commercial areas of e-commerce and logistics, which are key research areas for BWU. As this is a long standing developing collaboration, it is intended that this trip will develop in the future to further academic and research collaboration.

Cultural activities

You will also have the chance to visit Tiananmen Square, the Imperial Palace, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, the Beijing Temple of Confucius, and also go on a traditional Chinese shopping trip to the Namluoguxang area.

Contact details

Travel and accommodation

Accommodation for this opportunity will be booked by the Faculty and will be at Beijing Wuzi University. Flights will be booked independently by students.

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. You must ensure that you apply for your visa as soon as you have been formally accepted to this opportunity by #DMUglobal. You are responsible for checking processing times and meeting all application requirements in order to ensure that you receive your visa prior to departure. Be aware that immigration decisions are made by individual embassies.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Saturday 24 February 2018
  • Return date: Saturday 3 March 2018
  • Estimated cost of travel and accommodation: £750
  • Students will also be required to pay for: UK and in-country transfers, food and drink, and visa (if applicable)
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £400
  • Deadline for application: Monday 30 October 2017 9am