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The Sino-British College, USST

Business Management (Dual Bachelor Degrees)

Business Management (Dual Bachelor Degrees) Regular Class Online Class
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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).

Programme aims

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 behavior, 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 can use quantitative and qualitative analysis methods to solve practical problems of business organization;

Proficient in English, with high ability to listen, speak, read and write;


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 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.


The 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

高等数学 C(1)

Advanced Mathematics C(1)


English for Business Management


Academic Skills for University


Introduction to Business


C Programming and Practice


Linear Algebra B

高等数学C (2)

Advanced Mathematics C(2)


Self and Stakeholder Management


English for University


Contemporary Issues

体育 (1) 和 (2)

P.E.1 and P.E.2

In the second year, you will start to take the typical modules in the field of business, including


Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics B



商务统计: 决策与分析

Data Analysis for Business Decisions


Contemporary Organizations


People and Organizations in Context


Operations Research B


Financial Accounting


Enterprise Change and Creativity


Global Business Environment


Customers and Markets

体育 (3) 和 (4)

P.E.3 and P.E.4

In 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

战略规划: 塑造未来

Strategic Planning: Shaping the Future


Academic and Professional Development


Operations and Supply Chain Management


Managing International Business


Integrated Marketing Communications

责任 道德商业实践

Responsible and Ethical Business Practice

In the final year, core modules include


Implementing Strategy and Change


Marketing in a Global Context

优秀人才 (国际) 领导力培养计划

Outstanding Talents (International) Leadership Training Program


Managing the Digital Enterprise


Financial Performance Management


Dissertation/Consultancy Project


Graduation Field Work


Student's Physical Health Standard Testing

Career Prospects

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 the 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.

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The Sino-British College, USST (Shanghai)

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No. 1195 Middle Fuxing Road, Shanghai 200031, P.R. China

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