University Of Nottingham Ningbo China International Students

Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, we are run by The University of Nottingham with cooperation from Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China.

We offer degree programs from The University of Nottingham, taught in English, which are subject to the same quality assurance processes as in the UK. The University of Nottingham is in the top one percent of more than 7,500 higher education institutions worldwide and league tables consistently rank the University highly. With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, Nottingham is a world-class university with a truly global perspective.

Ningbo is located in Zhejiang province on the south shore of Hangzhou Bay, opposite Shanghai. 7,000 years old, populated with more than six million people and covering more than 1,000 square kilometres, Ningbo is a rapidly growing city. Ranked in the top ten of cities for business in China by Forbes, it is a thriving blend of enterprise, culture, education, tradition and entertainment.

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, we are run by The University of Nottingham with cooperation from Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China.

We offer degree programs from The University of Nottingham, taught in English, which are subject to the same quality assurance processes as in the UK. The University of Nottingham is in the top one percent of more than 7,500 higher education institutions worldwide and league tables consistently rank the University highly. With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, Nottingham is a world-class university with a truly global perspective.

Ningbo is located in Zhejiang province on the south shore of Hangzhou Bay, opposite Shanghai. 7,000 years old, populated with more than six million people and covering more than 1,000 square kilometres, Ningbo is a rapidly growing city. Ranked in the top ten of cities for business in China by Forbes, it is a thriving blend of enterprise, culture, education, tradition and entertainment.

Nottingham University International Scholarship For International Students To Study In China

Nottingham Global fully-funded programmes in China

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is delighted to offer Global fully-funded programmes for brilliant students. The award is open for the academic year 2021-2022.

The educational award is designed to provide financial support for international students who are going to pursue an undergraduate degree program at the university.

Founded in 2004, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China offers undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. In fields like satellite technology, the environment, education, and law, it has teaching and research links with China.

Why study at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China?. UNNC uses cutting-edge teaching and evaluation approaches to enable students to think independently and creatively. UNNC also provides a vibrant student experience through excellent accommodation, sporting and dining facilities.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021

Brief Description

  • University: University of Nottingham Ningbo China
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Awards: Full scholarship
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International students
  • The award can be taken in China

Eligibility            

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Undergraduate degree program in any subject area offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • You must be an overseas applicant who has submitted the application.
  • Merit-based selection based on outstanding academic achievement, having achieved the minimum requirements of AAA in A-level; IB 36 points or equivalent for Qualifying year entry or AAAAA in iGCSE or equivalent for Primary year entry, as determined at the time of admission.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To take part in this studentship, aspirants must have to be registered as an undergraduate degree student at UNNC. After receiving confirmation, seekers can download and submit the application form here via email to [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: You must provide two references, an English Language test score report, a copy of your passport (international applicants) or ID card, an electronic copy of the passport-sized photo, a brief CV, personal statement.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates must meet all the entry requirement of the university.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area.

Benefits

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China will provide an award amount of 110,000 RMB per student, an equivalent of 100% toward the first year of undergraduate tuition fees to the successful students.

Ningbo Government Awards For International Students 2021-2022

China Zhejiang/Ningbo government awards for International students 2021-2022 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Undergraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of Nottingham Ningbo China . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 31 May 2021.

Degree Level:

China Zhejiang/Ningbo government awards for International students 2021-2022 is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China will provide an award amount of 20,000 RMB for successful undergraduate students.

Eligible Nationalities:

International students are eligible.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, the applicants must have high school certificates with a good academic record.

Application Procedure:

  • Students who would like to apply for this application will need to prepare the following documents and submit in your online application form system in section 6 under the “other documents” area.
  • Supporting Documents: You must provide a copy of your passport (international applicants), an electronic copy of the passport-sized photo, a brief CV, personal statement (500 words).
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates must meet all the entry requirement of the university.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area.

Scholarships in University of Nottingham Ningbo China for International Student

To encourage academic excellence, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is now offering a comprehensive and expanding range of full and partial scholarships to international students. 

Non-competitive scholarships for undergraduate students:

Family scholarships 

The scholarship is for the children, brothers, sisters, husbands or wives of students who are currently registered on award bearing courses at The University of Nottingham Ningbo or who have already successfully completed award-bearing courses.

Study abroad and international exchange alumni scholarships

Scholarships  are available to students who: have attended The University of Nottingham on a Study Abroad or International Exchange program AND are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND register on a new full-time degree program at Nottingham in September 2016. The scholarship is for the first year only and is given once the evidence has been completed and Study Abroad or Exchange status has been confirmed by UNNC.

2+2/1+2 program scholarships

International students who choose to undertake a 2+2 or 1+2 degree, for the remaining two years’ stay in Nottingham UK, will receive a 2+2/1+2 program scholarship from the University of Nottingham.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China High Achievers Scholarship

All students achieving A-level grades of AAA, IB grades of 36 points, HKDSE 5*55, or an equivalent result, will receive a scholarship. No application is required for this scholarship.

Non-competitive scholarships for postgraduate students:

Alumni Scholarship

In recognition of the academic ability of University of Nottingham graduates, students applying for postgraduate studies at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and who have previously studied at undergraduate level at The University of Nottingham, UK, China or Malaysia are entitled to this scholarship.

Family Scholarship

This scholarship is for the children, brothers, sisters, husbands or wives of students who are currently registered on award bearing courses at The University of Nottingham Ningbo or who have already successfully completed award-bearing courses.

Study Abroad and International Exchange Alumni Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students who: have attended The University of Nottingham on a Study Abroad or International Exchange program AND are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND register on a new full-time degree program at Nottingham. The scholarship is for the first year only and is given once the evidence has been completed and Study Abroad or Exchange status has been confirmed by UNNC.

Competitive scholarships for undergraduate students:

Ningbo International Student Government Scholarships for Academic Excellence 

There are approximately 30 undergraduate scholarships. Students who would like to apply for this scholarship will need to prepare the following documents: Course application form and documents, Scholarship Application form, Personal statement (500 words). 

Competitive scholarships for postgraduate students:

Ningbo Government International Student Scholarship for Academic Excellence

This scholarship is awarded to approximately twelve academically talented applicants.

Students who would like to apply for this scholarship should hold, or be on course to achieve a 2:1. They will need to prepare the following documents: Application form, a personal statement of 500 words. Students may go a maximum of 10% under, or over the word count. Students may choose to use the personal statement from their main course application, or submit a second statement.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China High Achievers Scholarship

Each year the university rewards 25 international applicants with this scholarship. Scholarships are largely reserved for students with outstanding academic results, but consideration is also given to students with exceptional extra-curricular achievements or employment accolades. All master applicants are automatically assessed for the awards. 

University Of Nottingham China Requirements

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate:

Preliminary Year (Year One) Entry

Students from 12-year education systems are normally required to have graduated from High School. Applicants for all degree programmes should have achieved a minimum GCSE Grade B (or equivalent qualification) in Mathematics.

In addition to the University entrance requirement, international students whose first language is not English or whose entry qualification was not obtained in the medium of English are required to provide evidence of their proficiency in English.

Minimum English Language Requirement (some majors have higher requirements):
– IELTS 5.5, with the writing band no less than 5.0
– TOEFL iBT 79 (minimum 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking)
– PTE Academic 65 (minimum 59)

Qualifying Year (Year Two) Entry

Students from 12-year education systems are normally required to complete a foundation year before entering the second year of an undergraduate programme. Students from 13-year education systems or on recognized foundation courses are not usually required to complete a foundation year. Direct entry applicants should have achieved:
– GCE A Level: BBB (or equivalent qualification)
– IB: 32

Minimum English Language Requirement (some majors have higher requirements):
– IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0
– TOEFL iBT 87 (minimum 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements)
– PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65)

Transfer Application

You can apply to UNNC as a transfer student if you are enrolled as a full-time student at another institution. Please contact us for further details.

Entry Requirements for Postgraduate:

UNNC considers applicants on the basis of academic merits as well as English language proficiency. Although the entry requirements vary depending on the course, as a general rule, you are expected to hold an honours degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and education experience may also be taken into consideration. Based on the application materials, the admissions committee may require the applicant to participate in relevant interviews or tests.

The level of English required depends on the program you’re applying for. Alternative test scores may also be considered.
– IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.0 in any element to IELTS 6.5 no less than 6.0 in any element
– PTE Academic 65 (minimum 59) to PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65)

Tuition:

Application Fee: RMB 200

International Students:
Undergraduate RMB 110,000/year
Postgraduate RMB 110,000/year

Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Students:
Undergraduate RMB 100,000/year
Postgraduate RMB 100,000/year

Scholarship (new student): RMB 20,000, RMB 30,000, 25%, 50%, 100% of tuition

Accommodation:
RMB 11,000 / 16,000 per year

Books:
Approx. RMB 2,500 per year (actual amount will be calculated and settled at the end of the academic year)

Insurance (compulsory):
RMB 800 per year

Living Expenses:
RMB 1,800-3,500 per month to include meals, power, water, internet connection and entertainment and other necessities depending on life-style. This compares to approximately £700 per month in the UK.

Degree Certificate:

All students who successfully graduate from The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, will be awarded a University of Nottingham degree certificate signed by The University of Nottingham UK Vice Chancellor and Registrar. Exactly the same degree certificates are awarded to students at all three University of Nottingham campuses.

Admission at University of Nottingham Ningbo China for International Education

Bachelor Degree/Undergraduate Programs in English Medium

University of Nottingham Ningbo China admits foreign students in 29 specialties taught in English: BEng Architecture, BEng Architectural Environment Engineering, BA Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China, BEng Civil Engineering, BEng Chemical Engineering, BSc Computer Science, BA Contemporary Chinese Studies, BEng Environmental Engineering, BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BA English Language and Applied Linguistics, BSc Environmental Science, BA English with International Business, BA European Studies, BSc Finance Accounting and Management, BA International Business with Communications Studies, BSc International Business Economics, BA International Business with French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese, BSc International Business Management, BA International Communications Studies with, French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese, BA International Communications Studies with Chinese,  BA International Communications Studies, BA International Communications Studies with Chinese, BSc International Economics and Trade, BA International Studies, BA International Studies with French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese, BSc Mathematics with Applied Mathematics, BEng Mechanical Engineering, BEng Mechatronic Engineering, BEng Product Design and Manufacture.

Applicant Qualification

In good health; non-Chinese passport holder;

Applicants must have attained a senior high school diploma; 

Good  English proficiency for English Medium programs.

Application Materials:

Application Form;

Scan copy of one recommendation letter, signed and/or stamped

Scan copy of transcript of school exam results (completed or results so far)

Scan copy of High School Certificate

Scan copy of English language test score report if already received (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL)

Scan copy of Personal StatementScan copy of the main pages from your passport 

Duration and tuition Fees: 

Undergraduate programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China take 4 years.  

Tuition fee is 80,000 CNY per year.

Intake Every Year:

September Intake

Master Degree/Postgraduate/PG Programs in English Medium

Master’s programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China admit international students in English taught courses which lead to Master degree including MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, MSc Finance and Investment, MSc International Business, MSc International Management, MSc Finance and Investment in China,  MSc International Management in China,  MSc International Business in China,  MA Contemporary Chinese Studies, MSc Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China, MA International Higher Education, MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), MSc Engineering Surverying and Geodesy, MSc Geospatial Engineering with BIM, MSc Electronic Communications and Computer Engineering, MA Applied Linguistics, MA Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching,  MA International Communications Studies, MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English, MA International Relations and World History, MA International Relations and International Business, MA China in International Relations and World History, sustainable building technologies. 

Applicant Qualification

In good health; non-Chinese passport holder;

With a bachelor degree or equivalent;

Good English proficiency for English Medium programs.

Application Materials 

Application Form

Scan copy of one recommendation letter, signed and/or stamped

Scan copy of academic transcripts and degree certificates (results so far, or completed)

Scan copy of English language test score report if already received (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL)

Scan copy of Personal Statement

Scan copy of the main pages from your passport 

Duration and Tuition Fees

Master Degree programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China take 1-4 years.  

Tuition fees are 90,000 CNY/Year.

Intake Every Year:

September Intake

Doctoral Degree/PHD Programs in English Medium

Doctorate programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China admit international students in English taught courses which lead to doctorate degree including Higher Education, Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Literary Studies, Psycholinguistics/Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, Approaches/theoretical Orientations, Media, Digital Media, Computer Games, Game Studies, Mobile Media Studies, Journalism, Documentary, Film/Cinema (including film philosophy), Cultural and Creative Industries, Cultural Policy, Critical and Cultural Theory, Irish and British Art, Popular Culture, Sport Cultures, Subcultures, Gender Studies, E-Learning, Public Sphere, Translation and Interpretation, Radio Studies, Language Pedagogy, Multimedia, Gender/Sexuality and Literature, Convergent Journalism, Big Data and Visual Analytics, Computational Intelligence in Optimization, Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, Software Implementation, Testing and Evolution, Visual Information Processing, Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Green Technologies, Sustainable Energy Transport Systems, Low Carbon Buildings, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Architecture, Sustainable Manufacturing Technology, Architectural Environment Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Geomorphology, Hydrology, Soil Science, Environmental Management, Mechanical issues arising at the nanoscale, None-linear analysis, Matched asymptotic expansions, Numerical schemes for stochastic systems, Mathematical modeling of physical processes, Politics, Governance, Economics, Business, Management, Popular Culture, Media, Culture, Society, New Media, International Relations, History, International Trade, Labor/Health Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics, International Relations, Comparative History and Politics, Area Studies, International Political Sociology, History, History of Empires and Colonialism, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Investment, Marketing, Finance, Economy, World History, Management, Human Resource Management.

Applicant Qualification

In good health; non-Chinese passport holder;

With a master degree or equivalent;

Good English proficiency for English Medium programs.

Application Materials 

Application Form

Scan copy of one recommendation letter, signed and/or stamped

Scan copy of academic transcripts and degree certificates (results so far, or completed)

Scan copy of English language test score report if already received (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL)

Scan copy of Personal Statement

Scan copy of the main pages from your passport 

Duration and Tuition Fees

Doctoral Degree programs at University of Nottingham Ningbo China take 2-4 years.  

Tuition fees are 80,000-90,000 CNY/Year.

Intake Every Year:

September Intake


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