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The economy of China


You will gain an extensive knowledge of a wide range of economic and social issues concerning the contemporary business environment in China.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1 Demographic Challenges Facing China – Population Growth, the Changing Population Structure and Ageing
  • Unit 2 The Employment Challenge
  • Unit 3 China’s Food Security
  • Unit 4 Energy Security – Meeting China’s Energy Needs in the Twenty-First Century
  • Unit 5 The Sustainability of China’s Economic Growth
  • Unit 6 Reform and Development in China’s Financial Sector
  • Unit 7 Capital Market Development in China
  • Unit 8 Trends and Prospects


  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)