Since September 2020, SBC and USST offer students a fantastic and unique opportunity to earn both a British bachelor degree and a Chinese bachelor degree. If international students have a strong desire to learn Chinese, they can be dual enrolled. After four years of study at SBC, students can earn both a British bachelor degree certificate from Sheffield Hallam University and a Chinese bachelor degree certificate from the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST).
The overarching aim of the design for this course is that it is specialism-centric, academically challenging and provide a stimulating student experience. Through the systematic study of business management theories and methods, combined with business practice training, this major excavates students' leadership ability, expands students' international vision, enables students to actively deal with the management decision-making problems in the international complex business environment, and carries out students' career planning, improves students' career competitiveness, and cultivates students with modern management basic theory, knowledge and skills, and understanding ability Economy, management, good management, namely with business quality and ability, but also with engineering talents strong logical thinking and hands-on ability of "industry and commerce" combined compound. The course facilitates students:
Master the basic theories and knowledge of management, economics, organizational behaviour, marketing, statistics, human resource management, strategic management and operation management;
Have the basic ability to analyze and solve practical problems by using business administration theory;
Understand the theoretical frontier and development trend of Business Administration major, master the basic methods of scientific and technological literature and data query, and have the ability of scientific research;
Self-confident, creative and effective in teamwork;
Have independent learning and cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis;
Master the research methods of business organization and market, and have the ability to use quantitative and qualitative analysis methods to solve practical problems of business organization;
Proficient in English, with high ability to listen, speaking, reading and writing;
The design of the Business Management offer is built around students studying core business modules from Year 1 to Year 4. It is aligned to professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Where relevant, all of the modules will optimise professional accreditation.
The Business Management degree offered by the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and Sheffield Hallam University at SBC are ideal for students wishing to advance their knowledge, skills and career prospects in business management and achieve further career or academic development in a bilingual environment. The emphasis of this programme is on developing practical skills and business understanding, alongside academic knowledge whilst equipping students the Chinese learning courses and core modules taught in Chinese to help the students have a unique bilingual study experience in Shanghai, but most of the courses and core modules are still taught in English. Teaching through projects and case studies related to real-life organizations and scenarios improves employability. There is a focus on skills much needed in business organizations such as problem-solving, decision making, negotiation, research and project management.
lThe first year comprises the fundamental courses that lead a student to possess the basic required professional academic abilities and preliminary recognition of business studies to make enough preparation for the upcoming key modules in the next 3 years. These courses include
Advanced Mathematics C(1)
English for Business Management
Academic Skills for University
Introduction to Business
C Programming and Practice
Linear Algebra B
Advanced Mathematics C(2)
Self and Stakeholder Management
English for University
P.E.1 and P.E.2
lIn the second year, you will start to take the typical modules in the field of business, including
Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics B
Data Analysis for Business Decisions
People and Organizations in Context
Operations Research B
Enterprise Change and Creativity
Global Business Environment
Customers and Markets
P.E.3 and P.E.4
lIn the third year, you'll study more core areas of business management including
Management Information System
Fundamentals of Economic Laws
Financial Fluency for Management Decision Making
Strategic Planning: Shaping the Future
Academic and Professional Development
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Managing International Business
Integrated Marketing Communications
Responsible and Ethical Business Practice
lIn the final year, core modules include
Implementing Strategy and Change
Marketing in a Global Context
Outstanding Talents (International) Leadership Training Program
Managing the Digital Enterprise
Financial Performance Management
Graduation Field Work
Student's Physical Health Standard Testing
Career Service & Development Centre(CSD) of SBC is committed to enhancing independent learning, career employability, social adaptability and cultural awareness by developing a systematic competency model within a global context, and ultimately facilitating career success for students and alumni. Thus far SBC has established long-term strategic partnerships with 200 leading employers and professional consultancy institutions, centring on a dynamic curriculum that will enable the development of graduate employability skills fostered through a range of work-related opportunities including student placements, student internships, student part-time and volunteer activities, company visits, a vocational instructors committee, corporate scholarships, small job fairs, mock interviews, and corporate social responsibility projects.
Business Programme (Business Management and Events Management) corporate partners include Louis Vuitton, H&M, ZARA, NIKE, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, KPMG, DTZ, Nürnberg Messe, Reed Exhibitions, Riviera Events, Saatchi & Saatchi, MSL China, MMI, Edelman, Touch Media, VNU Exhibitions and other leading companies.
Engineering Programme (Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering) corporate partners include Siemens, Ingersoll Rand, Philips, Continental Automotive System, LENZE, SKF, Machaire, Lectra, ICD Security Systems, IMI, EMERSON, Valeo, Bosch, Haworth Furniture, FESTO, Autoliv and other leading companies.
As a consequence of the distinctive nature of the programme, students will be enabled to apply their knowledge, deepen their workplace insights, make value judgments, communicate, and provide evidence of their achievements related to the development of employability skills.
GCSE/IGCSE: Successful completion of 5 modules, including Maths and English, with grades of 4 or above. (CCCCC for pre-2017 students)
IB: 22 points
A Level: One E Grade from a UK A-Level board
*For entry requirements of Dual Bachelor Degrees Programme from your own country please contact the international office at firstname.lastname@example.org
English Language Requirements
B1 High Pass
SBC Entrance Test
Chinese Language Requirements
HSK 3 or above.
*For more information about HSK test please look at the official website of this test. http://www.chinesetest.cn/index.do