English Taught Program- Bachelor Program of Tourism Management (not enroll students in 2017)

What is the program about?

Tourism is becoming one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the global economy. Due to the lack of internationalized and advanced human resource in Tourism Management, developing Tourism Management discipline and fostering students to be specialized in Tourism Management are on demand in this contemporary society. Tourism Management is a comprehensive and applied emerging specialty which is a cross-discipline developed from tourism, management, economics and history, etc. The Tourism Management program at Shandong University is selected as a key unit which focuses on international development. Visiting professors from the world-renowned universities are invited to teach in the department annually. To acclimatize to the global economic trends, the Tourism Management Program commits itself to train students to become specialized experts in tourism management, who not only have internationalized knowledge, vision, management concept and work experience, but also are qualified to a senior management role and work in a multicultural environment.

How long does the program last?

The four-year Bachelor’s program will be fully taught in English and provides several different research concentrations, like Tourist Management, Destination Planning, Hotel Management, Hospitality Marketing, Event Management, etc. Upon the completion of the program, graduates will earn a Bachelor’s Degree of Management, recognized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants should have high school diploma. Since English is the teaching medium, applicants non-English speaking shall provide TOEFL score or relevant certificate.

Program Structure :

Core Courses

Quantitative Methods for Business

Principles of Management

Introduction to Economics

Principles of Tourism

Accounting for Business

Computer Applications in Business

Tourism Public Management

Tourism Resources Studies

Travel Service Operation Management

Tourism Planning & Development

Tourism Consumer Behaviour

Hospitality Marketing and Sales

Personnel Organization & Supervision

Hotel Management

Management of Tourist Destination

Event Management& Planning

International Tour-guide Service

Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship Management

Tourism Sociology

Tourism Cultural Studies

Club Management

Urban Tourism Development

Wine Culture

Post-modern Society and Leisure Studies

Fashion Culture and Luxury Management


Credit Requirements

The total credits for the program are no less than 110, of which no less than 94 credits are for compulsory (core) courses.


A list of scholarships for prospective and current students can be found at http://www.istudy.sdu.edu.cn/en/?c=content&a=list&catid=87

Highlights of the Program

This program adhere to the international, open and forward-looking education mode, adhering with the concept innovation, academic guidance, top-notch educational philosophy, and has comparative advantages of international cooperation, social services, scientific researches, academic teams, teaching capacities, students training etc., which at home and abroad enjoys a high reputation for tourism and leisure research as one of the important bases. Currently, close relationships had been established in teaching and research collaboration with the United States, Canada, Australia, Finland, Japan, Korea and many other universities and institutions, and many international conferences were organized or co-formed, with which the modern educational structure are established with international standards.


Registration Fee: 400 RMB   Tuition: 26,000 RMB/year   Medical Insurance: 800 RMB/year

Online Application

“Online Application System” is available for prospective international students, and please enter www.apply.sdu.edu.cn for submitting application and tracking application status.

Contact Information

International Admission Office                  School of Management

Department of International Affairs            Email: tourism@sdu.edu.cn

Email: admission@sdu.edu.cn                 Tel: +86-(0)531 88364664

Tel: +86-(0)531 88364854                         http://english.glxy.sdu.edu.cn/