SMXMU consist 6 departments:
Department of Business Management
Department of Tourism and Hotel Management
Department of Management Science
Department of Finance
Department of Marketing
The Accounting Department was founded in 1924. Since then, with great efforts through generations, it has developed into a national key subject with a strong faculty, fruitful scientific research, and excellent teaching and research facilities.
The Accounting Department of Xiamen University was the first to be authorized by the State Education Commission (now the Ministry of Education) to award master and PhD degrees; the Department offers three undergraduate programs: Accounting, CPA, and International Accounting, 8 masters specializations and 8 PhD specializations. Currently, the Department has over 923 on-campus students, including undergraduates, masters students and doctoral students.
In 1987, Accounting in Xiamen University became one of the first key subjects in China. In the 2001 national key subject assessment, Accounting in Xiamen University, coming out full score, ranked No 1 in China and was again designated a key subject.
The Accounting Department of Xiamen University has been devoted to education reform and faculty development. Department faculty consists of such highly-reputed economists and accounting professors as Professors Ge Jiashu, Wu Shuipeng, Qu Xiaohui, Liu Feng, Chen Hanwen, Huang Shizhong and Wang Guangyuan, and the Department’s strong team consists of full professors, associate professors and lecturers with master or PhD degrees. Currently, there are 19 professors, 12 associate professors in the Department.
Since China’s reform and opening, the Accounting Department has undertaken more than 30 key research projects with grants from the National Natural Science Foundation, the National Philosophy and Social Science Foundation, the Education Commission’s Doctoral Foundation, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance and Fujian Province, and published more than 1500 academic journal articles and others. Among them, many have won national and provincial level awards, including the Outstanding Achievements Award on Research Projects by the National Philosophy and Social Science Foundation and the first prize for Humanities and Social Science Research at Higher Institutions of Education.
Department of Business Management
Business education and research in Xiamen University has a long history. In 1921, along with the founding of the University, the Department of Business Management was established within the Business Division. In 1985, the Department of Business Management was re-established on the basis of some related majors. Currently, apart from enrolling undergraduates in the areas of business management and human resource management, the Department also enrolls graduate students in business management and marketing and accepts post doctors in business administration.
The Department of Business Management has a well-structured, diverse, young and high-level faculty. Of the 23 full-time faculty members, 8 are professors, 11 associate professors and 4 assistant professors, and 80% of them hold PhD degrees. Over 90% of them have been abroad for academic exchanges, as visiting scholars or receiving a degree. With great efforts by the faculty, the Department of Business Management has accomplished a lot in teaching, research and social services. The Department of Business Management is productive in management researches. In last five years, faculty of the department has published almost 10 papers on journals indexed by SSCI, and 2 of them are in Journals used in FT Research Rank. In last five years, the department has gained almost 10 research projects supported by national research founding.
Business Management was designated as a key discipline of Fujian Province in 1999, and was designated a national key subject in 2007. Since its establishment in 1985, the Department has had almost 3000 undergraduate and more than 800 graduate alumni.