The tuition fee for the next intake to the programme is expected to be RMB 85,000 (US$ 13,500 as at April 2016); the fees for the programme are affected by currency fluctuations and may rise each year. In addition, a student needs a minimum of around RMB 50,000 to cover living costs in Dalian for the whole study period (accommodation, food, books and study material and so on).